|Dr. Thomas G. Wiedemann
MD, DDS, PhD, FEBOMFS, DICOI
|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. After his OMFS-residency and fellowship in Oral Implantology he served as visiting faculty at Temple University/Philadelphia teaching predoctoral clinical courses in Oral Surgery. He is currently full-time faculty at New York University, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is actively involved in teaching and lecturing locally and nationally.
He has special interests in dental emergency care and pain management as well as in 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). Over the past 20 years he has acquired expertise in implant surgery with multiple implant systems, with approximately 8000 implants successfully inserted. Within the field of surgical implant dentistry he is very well versed in innovative concepts of alveolar ridge augmentation and reconstruction (intra- and extraoral autogenous donor bone grafts), maxillary sinus graft surgery, bone and tissue regeneration, CBCT and piezo-surgery.
He has been awarded with the German Board Certificate in Oral Implantology (2002) and achieved Fellowship status in the European Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (FEBOMFS) and Diplomate status in the International congress of oral implantologists (DICOI).
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 a curriculum for legal dentistry at the European Academy of Dental Education.