Ceramic implants

Stefan Röhling: “Clear trend towards metal-free reconstructions”

An interview with Dr. Stefan Röhling

About Stefan Röhling

Stefan Röhling

Dr Röhling received his dental degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, in 2009. Between 2007 and 2009 he has worked for AO Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland. Since 2009 to this day he has been working for the Clinic of Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery and for the High-Tech-Research-Center of CMF surgery of the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Between September 2013 and October 2014 Dr. Röhling has worked as a postdoctoral research fellow for the Department of Periodontics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA (Chair: Prof. David L. Cochran). Dr. Röhling is a speaker for the International Team for Implantology and since 2006 he has been involved in many experimental and clinical studies dealing with zirconia dental implants. As first and co-author, he has published many journal articles dealing with ceramic implants and he is also first author of a book chapter dealing with dental implant surfaces.

Dr Stefan Röhling is a fellow and speaker of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) specialising on zirconia implant research. Georg Isbaner, editorial manager of the magazine “Ceramic Implants” interviewed Dr. Röhling on his experience with ceramic implants, the organic specialties, market developments and perceived treatment chances and challenges with zirconia implants in comparison to titanium implants (with courtesy of Oemus Media AG, Leipzig).