Anton Sculean, D.M.D., Dr. med. Dent., M.S., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Periodontology
Executive Director of the School of Dental Medicine
University of Bern
Anton Sculean is professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology and currently the Executive Director of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland.
Prof. Sculean has authored more than 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 30 chapters in periodontal textbooks and has delivered more than 500 lectures at national and international meetings. He is the editor of the book Periodontal Regenerative Therapy and guest editor of the Periodontology 2000 Issue entitled “Wound Healing in Periodontology and Implantology”. Prof. Sculean serves on the editorial board of 12 dental journals and is Associate Editor of Quintessence International, Clinical Oral Investigations, and Editor in Chief of Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry.
His H-Index on Google Scholar is 78, and on Web of Science 57.
He has been a recipient of many research awards, among others the Distinguished Scientist Award of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), the Anthony Rizzo Young Investigator Award of the Periodontal Research Group (PRG) of the IADR, the IADR/PRG Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine, and the Distinguished Teacher Award of the European Orthodontic Society. Professor Sculean is currently listed as the top-rated expert in Periodontics in the world https://www.expertscape.com/ex/periodontics.
Prof. Sculean is past president of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR, of the Swiss Society of Periodontology and of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP). Currently, he is the president of the International Academy of Periodontology (IAP).
His research interests focus on periodontal wound healing and regeneration, regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, use of antibiotics, antiseptics and novel approaches such as lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant infections.