Prof. Dr. Joerg Meyle is a full professor and head of the Department of Periodontology at the University of Giessen, Germany. He was appointed for life-time position in 1994. Dr. Meyle is a specialist in Periodontology and in implantology, and he received the qualification as an oral surgeon in 1984 at the University of Tuebingen. He is the Past-president of the German Society of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), current board member of the EFP and International Academy of Periodontology. He received the honorary memberships from German Society of Periodontology in 2003 and the American Academy of Periodontology in 2015, respectively.