Prof Anton Sculean

Anton Sculean is professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology and is currently the Head of the Dental Research Center (DRC) of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland.


Prof. Sculean has authored more than 450 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”.


He was recently appointed as Editor in Chief of Periodontology 2000, one of the top 2 ranked journals in Dentistry.


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


Prof. Sculean is the past president of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR, the Swiss Society of Periodontology, the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), and of the International Academy of Periodontology (IAP).


His research interests focus on periodontal wound healing and regeneration, regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, the use of antibiotics, antiseptics, and novel approaches such as lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant infections.