Edition V06N04 | Year 2012 | Editorial Entrevista | Pages 10 to 20
With over 30 years of experience in osseointegration, more than 200 published articles, Professor Dr. Georg Watzek is divided — with remarkable skill — between university life, politics and his private clinic, proving to move comfortably and with great expertise from the scientific knowledge to clinical results, as shown in this interview to the Dental Press Implantology journal.
Committed researcher and professional acting since early 80’s, the carrier of Professor Georg Watzek is intertwined with the history of European Implantology. It features a large and experienced view of the entire universe involving osseointegration as a science.
Head of the Department of Oral Surgery of the University of Viena, the renowned professor is dedicated to multiple activities, closely related to the deep study of osseointegration and its applications.
Currently, he is a member of the scientific research committee of the Osteology Foundation in Switzerland, coeditor of the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, member of the Nobel Biocare directors board (Sweden), besides caring his private practice, in Viena.
Invited to lecture at the III International Congress of Implantology, he demonstrated the large experience he gained over the decades as an implantologist, where he discussed several issues related to his presentation, as well as other interesting issues that were a rich source of information to compose this interview.