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Friedrich Wilhelm Neukam


Professor Friedrich Neukam received a DMD degree from Mainz University in 1976, and a MD degree in 1984 as well as a PhD in 1994 from Hannover University. He trained in oral and maxillofacial surgery and was a senior staff member at Hannover University Medical School. Since 1995 he has served as Chairman and Head of the Department of Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery at Erlangen-Nuremberg University Dental School. He has served as President of the Germany Society of Implantology, General Secretary and President of the European Association of Osseointegration and as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has lectured nationally and internationally and is the author of numerous published articles. In 2010 Athens Medical University awarded him with an honorary doctorate. Professor Neukam served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of FOR (Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation) and as a Governance Council member from 2014 to 2017.

Resources from this author


Diagnosis, avoidance and management of complications of implant-based treatments

Discover the findings of the consensus conference on “Complications of implant-based treatments”.

Implant designs
Implant surfaces


Consensus Conference on Prosthetic Protocols in Implant-based Oral Rehabilitations

Discover the findings on the consensus conference on Prosthetic Protocols in Implant-based Oral Rehabilitations


Consensus Conference on Missing Single Teeth

Discover the findings of the consensus conference on “ Missing Single Teeth”.

Fixed prosthetics
Immediate implant placement


Friedrich Neukam, Stefan Holst: Optimal decision-making and treatment planning - a shared responsibility

The lecturers present their team approach for patient communication, diagnostics, treatment planning and treatment decisions, discuss the functional and esthetic consequences of edentulism, and review the different treatment phases. In addition to regular intro-and extra-oral...
Prosthetic materials

Patient cases

Edentulous patient rehabilitated with implant retained restorations

A 63-year-old female patient's chief complaint was the severe impact on function and chewing following extensive periodontal breakdown associated with significant mobility of numerous teeth. A full mouth rehabilitation over implants was the option selected.

Immediate implant placement
Implant prosthetics
Immediate loading / provisionalization