Prof Stefen Renvert



Professor Stefan Renvert received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Lund, Sweden, in 1975. In 1979 he spent one year as visiting professor at Loma Linda University in California, USA. He then completed graduate training in Periodontology at the Dental School in Malmö University of Lund, Sweden with a certificate in Periodontology 1981 and the Odont.Dr. 1984. In 1999 he became Professor of Oral Health Sciences and Research Director at Kristianstad University, Sweden. Professor Renvert also holds a position as visiting professor at Dublin Dental Hospital, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and at the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden.

Professor Renvert is past chairman the Swedish Society of Periodontology and past chairman of the EFP. He was Scientific Chairman for Europerio 5 in Madrid 2005 and Chairman of the Europerio 6 meeting in Stockholm 2009. Professor Renvert at present holds the position as General Secretary of the EFP.

Professor Renvert´s research early focused on outcome assessments of different treatment modalities of intra-osseous defects and diagnosis of periodontal diseases. His collaborative research efforts over the last years have resulted in numerous publications on periodontal microbiology, guided bone regeneration around implants, peri-implantitis and the associations between periodontitis and general diseases. Professor Renvert has published over 150 papers in international and national journals.

At present Professor Renvert´s research focuses on diagnosis and treatment of peri-implantitis, risk assessments and the association of periodontal disease to cardiovascular disease. Professor Renvert has together with Dr. Jean Louis Giovannoli published a book on Peri-implantitis and is an often inviter speaker on the subject.

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