Professor Pjetursson received his DDS from the University of Iceland in 1990. From 1990 to 2000 he worked as a general dentist in his private clinic in Iceland. In 2000 he started his postgraduate training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He received his specialist certificate (EFP & SSP) and Masters of Advanced Studies in Periodontology and Doctorate in Dentistry (Dr. med. dent) from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland. From 2003 to 2005 he did his postgraduate training in Prosthodontics at the University of Berne, Switzerland. In 2014 he received his PhD from Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland.
From 2005 he was Assistant Professor and Senior Lecturer at the Department of Periodontology and Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Berne. Presently he is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Reconstructive Dentistry and Dean, Faculty of Odontology, University of Iceland. Dr. Pjetursson is an ITI Fellow and member of the editorial boards of Clinical Oral Implants Research and the European Journal for Oral Implantology. He has published extensively in recent years. He has also given over 500 lectures in more than 40 countries around the world. His research interests are clinical studies in implant dentistry and evidence based evaluation of different treatment modalities in implant and prosthetic dentistry.
Qualifications: DDS Dr. med. dent. MAS Perio PhD