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A/Prof. Axel K Spahr

Dr. med. dent. habil., MRACDS (Perio)

Periodontist
AUSTRALIA

Axel Spahr is Head of Periodontics at the Sydney Dental Hospital and Head of the Discipline of Periodontics at the University of Sydney.

Axel is the former Head of Periodontics at the University of Ulm in Germany and has worked at various international universities and research facilities. He has additional training in microbiology, molecular biology and extensive experience in basic science research and clinical research. A/Prof. Spahr’s research interest includes periodontal regeneration, bone regeneration, periodontitis and systemic diseases as well as dental implants and peri-implant diseases. He has lead large externally funded research projects and is collaborating with leading international research groups and companies in the field of periodontology, implantology and bone regeneration. He is author of numerous publications in international peer-reviewed dental and medical journals, author of book chapters and has presented his work on professional conferences worldwide. A/Prof Spahr is a board registered periodontal specialist, Past President of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) and works in private specialist practice (ParkSt Perio) in Sydney.

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