Interview: Prominent dental specialists speak about power of an interdisciplinary approach
September 10, 2019
Dr Daniel Edelhoff is director and chair of the department of prosthodontics and dental material sciences at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich in Germany. He is a member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Prothetische Zahnmedizin und Biomaterialien , DGPro. He is vice president of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dentale Technologie , a member of the advisory board of the DGPro, and a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the International College of Dentists.
Dr Otto Zuhr studied dentistry at RWTH Aachen University in Germany from 1986 to 1992. He is a specialist in periodontics and is board certified by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Parodontologie , DG PARO, and runs a private office together with Dr Marc Hürzeler in Munich in Germany dedicated to periodontics and implant dentistry. Zuhr is an associate professor in the department of periodontics at Goethe University in Frankfurt in Germany. He has written several refereed scientific articles in the fields of periodontics and implant dentistry and is the author of Plastic-Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery (Quintessence, 2012). His research activities are focused on oral soft-tissue wound healing and reconstruction. With more than 25 years of clinical experience and teaching practice, he has become a proven expert in his field well beyond European borders. From 2007 to 2014, he was a board member of DG PARO.
After their joint lecture, which took place during the MASTERMINDS2 conference in Athens in Greece and in which they presented a well-established and proven interdisciplinary treatment concept, they took the time to answer some questions.