Education

1995 National board exam
1995 – 1996 General dentist in private practice
1996 – 1998 General Dentist and Lecturer at the Dental Hygienist School, Berne, Switzerland
1999 – 2000 Graduate program in Periodontology & Implant Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
2000 Doctoral thesis defense

Postgraduate training

1999 – 2000 Postgraduate student at the Department of Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics including Implant Dentistry, University of Berne, School of Dental Medicine, Switzerland
2001 – 2004 Assistant Professor at the Department of Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics including Implant Dentistry, University of Berne, School of Dental Medicine, Switzerland
2004 Board certification, Specialist SSO in Periodontology according to the criteria of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)

Promotion

2004 – 2005 Sigurd Ramfjord Clinical Visiting Professor and Faculty, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontics & Oral Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
2005 – 2008 Research Fellow, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine and the Michigan Center for Oral Health Research, Ann Arbor, USA
seit 2008 Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontology. University of Berne, Switzerland
seit 2016 Private Docent, Department of Periodontology. University of Berne, Switzerland

Research activities

Periodontal risk management

Reducing risk factors associated with periodontal disease

Motivational Interviewing

Communication in the dental practice

Smoking cessation

Tobacco use prevention and cessation in the dental practice

Awards

2001 3rd Faculty Award, Medical Faculty, University of Berne: „Periodontal care. An educational program for quality assurance in periodontology (CD-ROM)“
2002 „Teacher of the Year“, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
2007 Research Scholarship from the Swiss Society of Periodontology (SSP)
2007 Scholarship from the Swiss Cancer League Research (oncosuisse)
2014 Mature Career Educator’s Award of the Excellence in Education Awards 2014 from the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) at the Annual Meeting in Riga, Latvia, August 25, 2014
2014 Hans R. Mühlemann Research Prize from the 44th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Periodontology on the study entitled „Bleeding on Probing as it relates to smoking status in patients enrolled in supportive periodontal therapy for at least 5 years”, September 5, 2014, Zürich, Switzerland
2016 „Teacher of the Year“, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
2018 Jaccard-EFP Clinical Research Prize in Periodontology from the European Federation of Periodontology at the Europerio 9 Conference on the study entitled “Time between recall visits and residual probing depths predict long-term stability in patients enrolled in supportive periodontal therapy”, June 23, 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2019 „Teacher of the Year“, School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland

Current publications (PubMed)

  1. Clinical and radiographic outcomes of implant-supported fixed dental prostheses with cantilever extension. A retrospective cohort study with a follow-up of at least 10 years.
    Schmid, E, Morandini, M, Roccuzzo, A, Ramseier, CA, Sculean, A, Salvi, GE. Clin Oral Implants Res. (2020).
  2. Transgingival photodynamic therapy (tg-aPDT) adjunctive to subgingival mechanical instrumentation in supportive periodontal therapy. A randomized controlled clinical study.
    Schär, D, Ramseier, CA, Eick, S, Mettraux, G, Salvi, GE, Sculean, A. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 101971. (2020).
  3. [Chemical additives in toothpastes to inhibit calculus formation].
    Cvjetinovic, A, Ramseier, CA, Salvi, GE, Laugisch, O. Swiss Dent J. 503-513. (2020).
  4. Management of dental anxiety – a cross-sectional survey in private dental practices in the Swiss Romandy
    Jevean, P, Ramseier, CA. Swiss Dent J. 308-320. (2020).
  5. Anti-inflammatory potential of an essential oil-containing mouthwash in elderly subjects enrolled in supportive periodontal therapy: a 6-week randomised controlled clinical trial.
    Jünger, H, Jaun-Ventrice, A, Guldener, K, Ramseier, CA, Reissmann, DR, Schimmel, M. Clin Oral Investig. 3203-3211. (2020).
  6. Promoting behavioural changes to improve oral hygiene in patients with periodontal diseases: A systematic review.
    Carra, MC, Detzen, L, Kitzmann, J, Woelber, JP, Ramseier, CA, Bouchard, P. J Clin Periodontol. 72-89. (2020).
  7. Impact of risk factor control interventions for smoking cessation and promotion of healthy lifestyles in patients with periodontitis: A systematic review.
    Ramseier, CA, Woelber, JP, Kitzmann, J, Detzen, L, Carra, MC, Bouchard, P. J Clin Periodontol. 90-106. (2020).
  8. Adjunctive laser or antimicrobial photodynamic therapy to non-surgical mechanical instrumentation in patients with untreated periodontitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Salvi, GE, Stähli, A, Schmidt, JC, Ramseier, CA, Sculean, A, Walter, C. J Clin Periodontol. 176-198. (2020).
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Book

  • Health behavior change in the dental practice.
    Ramseier CA, Suvan JE
    Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell
    ISBN-13: 978-0-8138-2106-1/2010

Media

  • Die Parodontalbetreuung – ein Lernprogramm zur Qualitätssicherung in der Parodontologie.
    CD-ROM
    Ramseier CA, Lang NP
    Koproduktion Stiftung für Klinische Forschung SKF und Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Parodontologie SSP / 1999
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