Dr Mario J. Besek, Switzerland
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1985 – 1988
Studying dental medicine, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Graduation in dental medicine

Clinical assistant at the Department of Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology (Center for Dental and Oral Medicine and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery), University of Zurich

Doctoral degree

Senior lecturer and principle clinician of the Division of tooth coloured and computerised dentistry and at the clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology: Head of the education program for graduate students.

Entrusted with the lectureship at the Faculty of Medicine, University of  Zurich. Principle clinician of the Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology, focused on periodontology and restorative dentistry.

Responsible for the Education program for graduates and postgraduates. Head of training courses in restorative dentistry.

1999 – 2003
Assistant professor and head of the department for Cariology and restorative dentistry.

Private clinic: Swiss Dental Center 

Lecturer activities

  • Developer and scientific officer in restorative dentistry 

Focus of activities

  • Reconstructive dentistry in periodontal diseased dentition
  • Computerized restorative dentistry (Cerec)
  • Development of new materials and operative procedures in restorative dentistry, especially in direct restorations in anterior and posterior teeth.