Concurrent 5B: Richard Steffen – MTA, Portland Cement, Bioceramics


Richard Steffen – “MTA, Portland Cement, Bioceramics: How Important for Traumatized Teeth?”



MTA, Portland Cement, Bioceramics: How Important for Traumatized Teeth?

Dr Steffen completed his dental training at Basel University, Switzerland in 1985 and specialist training in paediatric dentistry in 1991. Since then he has been in private specialist practice as well as senior lecturer in paediatric dentistry at the University of Z├╝rich. In 2008 he founded and is co-owner of Medcem GmbH. He is a member of the scientific board of the Swiss Paediatric Dental Society and was the Swiss delegate for the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry between 2008 and 2014.

His research and clinical interests are in the fields of MTA/Hydraulic Silicate Cements, Regenerative Endodontics, Sedation and Traumatology. He has over 40 publications and contributed to a number of book chapters. Dr Steffen established the education platform for stomatology in children and adolescents,