Dr. Owen Addison and Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Thomas Dietrich
The Birmingham ECDI centre is represented by Dr. Owen Addison and Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Thomas Dietrich. Both work at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Birmingham. Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietrich is Professor for oral surgery and heads the speciality department of the same name. Dr. Addison is a lecturer and specialist for restorative dentistry works in the same department. Furthermore, he is a renowned researcher in the field of biomedical materials and implants.
Professor Dr. Dr. Dietrichs focuses on clinical research and epidemiology, in particular in the field of oral surgery and periodontology. He is an internationally renowned expert in the research of the connection between periodontium diseases and systemic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and rheumatism. Another research focus lies on the efficacy of treatments in oral surgery, particularly in the field of implantological surgery and the surgical removal of teeth. Prof. Dr. Dr. Dietrich and Dr. Addison work closely with other ECDI centres, evaluating implantation data and therapy results. The results of these surveys and the exchange of the centres contribute to a state-of-the-art treatment in terms of dental science for our patients.