Dr. Thomas Wiedemann
Dr. Thomas Wiedemann
Dental Implant Education
Dr. Thomas G. Wiedemann
Dr. Thomas G. Wiedemann earned his dental (DDS) and medical degree (MD) from the University of Munich/Germany. In addition he obtained a PhD degree in Cardiovascular Physiology (Dr. med.) and Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery (Dr. med. dent.). Parallel to his OMFS-residency at University of Ulm Medical Center and German Armed Forces Hospital he has been appointed as Graduate Teaching Associate for predoctoral clinical courses in Oral Surgery. As visiting faculty at Temple University/Philadelphia Dr. Wiedemann participated in the clinical instruction and supervision of pre-doctoral dental students in the performance of emergency and elective oral-surgery procedures.
After having successfully passed the Board Examination in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Wiedemann started in private practice. His mayor working fields focused on dental emergency care and pain management as well as on minimal invasive surgical strategies and atraumatic techniques of the full scope of oral and periodontal surgery (surgical extractions, third molar extractions, apicoectomies, pre-prosthetic surgery, surgery of the sinuses, management of traumatic injuries of the teeth, exposures for orthognathic treatment).
Since 1995 his special interests concentrated on surgical implant dentistry. Over the past 20 years he has acquired expertise in implant surgery with diverse implant systems, with approximately 8000 implants successfully inserted. Among the field of dental implant education, he focused in innovative concepts of alveolar ridge augmentation and reconstruction (intra- and extraoral autogenous donor bone grafts), maxillary sinus graft surgery, bone and tissue regeneration and piezo surgery.
Therefore he has awarded the German Board Certificate in Oral Implantology (2002) and achieved Fellowship status in the European Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (FEBOMFS) and Diplomate status in the International congress of oral implantologists (DICOI) . In 2008 he intensified his knowledge as former resident of diagnostic Radiology in 3D – dental radiology by certification and licensure in CBCT.
Since 2010 Dr. Wiedemann summarized his clinical knowledge and 7 years of professional experience as senior consultant in the health insurance sector and court appointed expert witness as co-course director in the development of a curriculum for legal dentistry at the European Academy of Dental Education.