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Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Søren Jepsen, M.S.

Last Update: August 2014

Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry
Center of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
University of Bonn
Welschnonnenstr. 17
D-53111 Bonn

Phone: +49-(0)228-287-22480



Dentistry, University of Hamburg, Germany


Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany


Post-Graduate-Program Periodontology, Loma Linda University, CA, USA (DAAD–Scholarship) (US-Certificate)


Post-Graduate-Program Periodontology, Loma Linda University, CA, USA (DAAD–Scholarship) (US-Certificate)


Dr. med. dent., University of Hamburg, Germany


M.S. (Master of Science), Loma Linda University, CA, USA


Dr. med., University of Kiel, Germany


Habilitation, University of Kiel, Germany


Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

Clinical and Research Experience:
  • 1982 -1985 Lecturer, Dept. of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials, University of Hamburg
  • 1985/1986 Internship (Praktisches Jahr) Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Oral- and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Hamburg
  • 1987 - 1988 Resident, Periodontology at Loma Linda University, California, USA
  • 1989 Private dental Practice, Hamburg
  • 1990 - 1991 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory for Mineral Metabolism, V.A. Hospital at Loma Linda University, California, USA (DFG-Grant)
  • 1992 - 2002 Assistant/Asssociate Professor (Oberarzt C1, C2), Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology at the University of Kiel
  • 1996, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2010 Invited Participant in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th European Workshop on Periodontology (Consensus conferences)
  • 1998 – 2006 Board of the German Society of Periodontology (DGP)
  • 2002 - 2008 Chairman Research Committee, European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)
  • 2007 Elected and invited as Chair of the Dept. of Periodontology, University of Bern, CH (2008 declined)
  • since 2008 Speaker of the Clinical Research Unit 208: “Aetiology and Sequelae of Periodontal Diseases – genetic, cell biological and biomechanical aspects” Bonn

Current Academic Appointment:
  • 2002 to present Professor and Chairman, Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry, University of Bonn

Editorial Boards:
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology
  • Board Member: Clinical Oral Implants Research, European Journal of Oral Implantology, Chinese Journal of Dental Research, Parodontologie, Deutsche Zahnärztliche Zeitschrift
    • 1992 Young Investigator Award (American Association for Dental Research/Mineralized Tissue Group – AADR)
    • 1995 Best Dissertation (German Society of Periodontology – DGP)
    • 1997 Eugen-Fröhlich-Award (German Society of Periodontology – DGP)
    • since 1995 ca. 20 Awards for oral presentations/posters at scientific meetings
    • 2005 Elected Member of Leopoldina (German National Academy of Sciences)
    • 2007 Cochrane Prize for Evidence-based Dental Medicine