German Oral Health Foundation


Love your implant!

Not only friendships want to be well maintained!

With proper care and continuous screening, your implants can now stay healthy and inflammation-free for much longer. Doubling the normal lifespan is now possible through new diagnostic procedures and targeted prevention. Here you will find important background information and valuable expert tips - healthy implants for life!

Dirk-Rolf Gieselmann

Dirk-Rolf Gieselmann

Board of Directors


Nominieren Sie Ihre Praxis für unser Stipendium, die sich durch besondere Expertise und Patientenbetreuung hervor tut.


Dies ist unsere Kampagne für gesunde und entzündungsfreie Zahnimplantate ein Leben lang.

Practice Finder

Der Praxisfinder unterstützt Sie, eine geeignete Praxis zu finden. Geben Sie einfach Ihren Standort ein und er zeigt Praxen in Ihrer Nähe!

Gesunder Mund,...

…gesunder Körper! Diese Kampagne war der Beginn der gezielten Information einer breiten Öffentlichkeit.


Have your implants checked now!

Regular check-ups provide immediate information about the current
state of health of your implants. The test is offered to you
free of charge by Dentognostic.

Register here, tell us the name of your dental practice
and we will send the test directly to your dentist.

What will the test cost me?


*The German Oral Health Foundation sponsors the test worth approx. 35 €.

*In the event that your treating dentist charges costs for carrying out the test, these costs are to be requested and borne in full by you.

Oral Fitness & Implant Health Test Secure Here!

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