Pictured are: F Guerra (PT), O Battegay (CH), chairman R Sader (DE), I Sailer (CH), T Taylor (US), A Schär (CH), M Sanz (ES)

The Oral Reconstruction (OR) Foundation announced its new chairman at the Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium 2018 in Rotterdam. The Foundation is honoured to welcome new chairman Professor Dr Robert Sader, director and chair of Oral, Cranio-Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery at Goethe-University Frankfurt, dean for clinical student affairs and medical director of the University Dental Institute Carolinum.

Additionally Oscar Battegay, partner at Battegay Dürr AG attorney-at-law and civil law Notary Public in Basel, Switzerland also joined the Board of Directors and Professor Dr Irena Sailer, head of the Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials at the University of Geneva completes the Scientific Board.

The new board will discuss progressive ideas in regards to the creation and dissemination of knowledge by funding research projects and advanced education, as well as sponsoring young scientific talents and will remain faithful to its commitment to ‘Teaming up science and education to serve the patient’.

Professor Sader and Professor Sailer will support the Foundation with ideas in regards to education and scientific aspects, whereas Oscar Battegay supplies his knowledge as specialist in national and international corporate law in addition to legal and strategic support.

All new board members are selected for a four-year term. The OR Foundation thanks the past-president Professor Dr Jürgen Becker, Düsseldorf and past-member Professor Dr Frank Schwarz, Frankfurt for their support.

The new members will join the existing board of Professor Dr F Guerra (PT), Professor Dr T Taylor (US), Dr A Schär (CH), Professor Dr M. Sanz (ES) and Professor Dr W Wagner (DE).

The Oral Reconstruction Foundation is a foundation established by scientists under Swiss law. Its purpose is the sponsoring of research projects, of basic and applied research, as well as training and further education in the field of implant dentistry and related areas. Visit www.orfoundation.org