Christian F. J. Stappert
Dr. Christian Stappert is Professor and Director of Implant Periodontal Prosthodontics at the Department of Periodontics at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He served several years as Director of Aesthetics and Periodontal Prosthodontics at the Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry associated with the Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry. He earned a D.D.S. and his doctorate from the Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany. Dr. Stappert is a board-certified Prosthodontist in Germany and remains Associate Professor of the Department of Prosthodontics at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany. He is cross-trained in Periodontal and Implant Surgery and graduated ‘Master of Science – Biomaterials and Biomimetics’ at New York University. His research interests involve the reliability of dental materials and clinical restorations, as well as tissue management and perio-implant interface. Dr. Stappert is the author of book chapters and several peer reviewed publications.