Special Clinical Focus

  • Implantation with osseous augmentation (GBR)
  • Implantation with sinus lift
  • Removal of retained wisdom teeth
  • Root apex resection
  • Treatment of dentogenic cysts in the jaw region
  • Treatment of benign mucosal changes

About us

In the last 15 years, the Oral Surgery and Stomatology Clinic of the University of Berne has developed into an international centre of competence in oral implantology. Under the leadership of Prof. Daniel Buser, this specialist clinic provides the best conditions in which to give our patients the best possible care. This care is guaranteed by an excellent infrastructure within the clinic, a surgical wing equipped with the latest technology and a radiology suite with the most advanced DVT equipment currently available at its disposal.

Prof. Daniel Buser and his consultants all have many years of experience in the field of oral surgery / implant surgery. Prof. Buser himself has worked in this field for over 30 years and is very experienced. Thus, this established specialist in implant surgery routinely carries out complex and difficult implant procedures. Here, he regularly utilises the GBR technique to optimise the aesthetic results or the sinus lift technique in the maxillary posterior dental region.

The excellent results achieved by the implant specialists at the University of Berne using these up to date procedures and techniques have been documented in long-term studies. Prof. Buser’s team has been able to publish very good results, even after 10 and 20 years, in leading international journals. According to a current study, the failure rate is under two per cent for patients with a normal risk profile.
Together with Prof. Buser’s convincing results in implantology, the other treatment emphases of the Clinic also speak in favour of the long-standing and extensive experience in the field of oral surgery and implant surgery in Berne. As well as tooth replacement using implants, the specialist treatment emphases of the clinic in Berne include root apex resection by Prof. Thomas von Arx and the treatment of dentogenic cysts in the jaw region.

Another treatment emphasis at the Clinic is in the field of stomatology, which covers the entire oral mucosa and the diseases of the oral mucosa. Here, Asst Lect. Dr Michael Bornstein is the group's top specialist. The oral cavity is a point of intersection, which is important to many dental specialists and implantology experts such as Prof. Buser. Stomatology is a classic field, in which interdisciplinary collaboration is particularly important.

Radiological diagnostics in dentistry has taken off in the last 10 years thanks to the major advances in Digital Volume Tomography (DVT). The DVT technique allows high-quality 3-D analysis with, at the same time, considerably reduced radiation exposure in comparison with the dental CT, which was used in the 1990s. Hence, the radiology ward of the zmk bern is by far the most active radiological dental centre in Switzerland.

Diagnostic Services

  • Digital radiological technique
  • DVT-based radiological diagnostics
  • Virtual implant planning
  • Stomatology clinic for the diagnosis of benign and malignant mucosal changes

Therapeutic Services

  • Implant surgery with or without augmentation techniques
  • Implant surgery with or without flap (flapless)
  • Removal of retained or impacted teeth
  • Stomatology: Diagnosis and treatment of mucosal changes
  • Diagnosis and treatment of jaw cysts
  • 3-D radiological diagnostics using DVT equipment
  • (3D Accuitomo 170)

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

Implant procedures are provided with a sedative premedication if desired. Patients are tenderly cared for in the day ward by our nurses before and after surgery. The Clinic is multilingual: in addition to German, French and Italian, English is also used routinely.

Hotel rooms can be arranged at special rates for patients from out of town.
Leading Medicine Guide

Selected expert in the specialist field Oral Surgery / Dental Implant Surgery

Other services

  • Aesthetic disorders of the bite
  • Tooth loss - implants
  • Diseases of the maxillary sinus
  • Jaw cysts
  • Dental accidents
  • Diseases of the oral mucosa
  • Functional disorders due to missing teeth (malocclusion)


Airports near

  • Berne Belp Airport9 km
  • Basel Mulhouse EuroAirport111km
  • Zurich Airport1110 km

Additional staff

Prof. - Thomas von Arx - Oral Surgery / Dental Implant Surgery - Bern

Thomas von Arx

Deputy Director of the Clinic

Dr. - Vivianne Chappuis - Oral Surgery / Dental Implant Surgery - Bern

Vivianne Chappuis


Asst - Michael Bornstein - Oral Surgery / Dental Implant Surgery - Bern

Asst Lect. Dr Michael
Michael Bornstein

Head of the Dental Radiology and Stomatology Ward

Dr. - Simone Janner - Oral Surgery / Dental Implant Surgery - Bern

Simone Janner