Anton Sculean

Dr. med. dent., Dr. h.c. mult., M.S.

Chairman, Department of Periodontology

University of Bern, Switzerland


Since 2009, Dr. Sculean and Dr. Miron have collaborated on a number of projects most notably related to periodontal regeneration with enamel matrix derivative utilized alone or in combination approaches. He is chairman of the Department of Periodontology at the University of Berne, Switzerland and has gained experience and knowledge working in various clinics and dental schools across many European countries. He has authored more than 260 publications in peer reviewed journals, 14 chapters in periodontal textbooks and has delivered more than 300 lectures at national and international meetings. He is the editor of the book Periodontal Regenerative Therapy published by Quintessence and guest editor of the Periodontology 2000 Issue published in 2015 entitled “Wound Healing in Periodontology and Implantology”.

He serves on the editorial board of more than 10 dental journals, among others Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, Journal of Periodontal Research and Clinical Advances in Periodontics and is Associate Editor of Quintessence International, Clinical Oral Investigations, Section Editor of BMC Oral Health and Editor in Chief of Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry. Professor Sculean served from 2009-2010 as president of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR and is currently president of the Swiss Society of Periodontology and member of the executive committee of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP). His research interests focus on periodontal wound healing, regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal therapy, use of antibiotics, antiseptics and novel approaches such as lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant infections.



1990                  Doctor Medical Dentistry (D.M.D.) Semmelweis University Budapest, Hungary.

1991 – 1992     Postgraduate Training in Periodontology Department of Periodontology, University of

                           Münster, Germany


1993-1995        Postgraduate Training in Periodontology, Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Denmark

       Certificate of Specialization in Periodontics, Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Denmark.


1994                  Doctor Medicinae Dentium (Dr. med. dent.), University of Münster, Germany.


1997                  Master of Science (M.S.) in Periodontology, Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Denmark


2001                  Habilitation (Ph.D.), University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany (Title of thesis: “Healing

                           of Intrabony Periodontal Defects Following Treatment with Guided Tissue Regeneration

                           or Enamel Matrix Proteins. Experimental and Clinical Studies”).

Academic Appointments

2002 - 2004

Associate Professor of Periodontology in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany and Part Time Private Practice Limited to Periodontics, in Prüm, Germany


2004 - 2008

Head of Department of Periodontology, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands.


2004 – 2008

Director of the European Federation of Periodontology Postgraduate Education Committee (EFP-PEC) accredited graduate program in Periodontology at the Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands.



Professor and Chairman, Department of Periodontology, University of Bern, Switzerland



President of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR