Professor Regina Mericske-Stern received her dental and PhD degrees at the University of Bern. Dr. Mericska-Stern is the Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics, and the Director of the Master Program in Prosthodontics and Implant dentistry. She is an outstanding teacher as evidenced by her student selecting her as teacher of the year. She lectures worldwide, and is an honorary member of the Japanese Association of Implantology, Past-President of the international College of Prosthodontists and European Prosthodontic Association, and currently the President of the Swiss Society of Reconstructive Dentistry. Her activities, both in clinical practice and clinical research, cover the field of Implant Prosthodontics and Geriatric Dentistry.