Dr. Michael GAHLERT – Germany

  • 1980 – 1985 Studied dentistry at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg
  • 1985 – Licence to practise dentistry
  • 1985 – 1987 Doctorate in experimental microbiology
  • 1985 – 1990 Resident in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at Freiburg University Hospital with further training in dentoalveolar surgery, periodontology and implantology, collaboration in the International Team of Implantology (ITI) with Prof. Gisbert Krekeler and Prof. Wilfried Schilli
  • 1990 Specialist in oral surgery
  • 1990 Joint practice with Prof. Dr. Dr. Heinz Kniha in Munich, specialising in implantology and periodontology
  • 1994 Fellow International Team of Implantology, ITI
  • 1996 Member of the ITI Development Commission
  • 1994 – 2004 Unanimously appointed expert in implantology in Munich
  • 2001 Idea and conception of dental ceramic implant made of zirconium dioxide
  • 2002 First preclinical scientific project zirconium dioxide implants at Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Munich
  • 2003 Lectureship Danube University Krems for postgraduate education in dental implantology
  • 2005 International patent special surface ceramic implants
  • 2006 – 2018 Scientific projects on ceramic implants and international publications
  • 2011 Research Associate Hightech Research Center of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Basel
  • 2018 Habilitation in “Experimental Medicine” at the University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2019 Appointment as visiting professor at the Sigmund Freud Private University Vienna
  • 2019 Joint practice with Privatdozent Dr.habil., Dr.med.dent. Stefan Röhling in Munich, research associate Department of Biomedical Engineering University of Basel
  • 2020 Co-winner of the Andre`Schroeder Award 2020
  • 2022 International patent for bone replacement material made of zirconium dioxide



“Single tooth rehabilitation with zirconia implants: clinical outcome and long term results” – 2023 EACim congress

Lecture Abstract :

In this lecture, long term data about our 10- years prospective multicenter study of monotype zirconia implants will show patients outcome and clinical results, which are comparable with the data of titanium implants. The actual discussion about the clinical use of two part zirconia implants show the recipient, that these medicine products will have very good chance to position ceramic implants in future on the markets in an important place value.