– Dr. Christian Mertens completed his graduate studies of dental medicine at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bonn, Germany, in 2001, where he received
his “Approbation” as D.D.S. and his degree as “Dr. med. dent.” after completing his doctoral thesis in 2002.
– His postgraduate specialization in oral surgery he started in a private practice with focus on oral surgery and continued his specialization at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Heidelberg University in 2004.
– In 2006, he received the Board Approval in Oral Surgery and the specialist certification in dental implantology. As senior physician he practices at the University Clinics’ Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a lecturing member of the Heidelberg University faculty.
– He has authored numerous articles and lectures on implant surgery as well as bone grafting procedures, both nationally and internationally. He is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration, the European Association for Osseointegration and the German Society of Implantology (DGI).