Project Description

Dr. Frank Saathoff


1974 in Norden geboren
1994 – 1997 Studied Medicine at the Medical University of Hanover (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, MHH)
1997 – 2001 Studied Dentistry at the Medical University of Hanover (MHH)
2001 Study stay at the University of Texas – Health Science Center (San Antonio); training in aesthetic dentistry
2001 Doctorate, receiving the title Dr. med. dent. at the Medical University of Hanover (MHH)
2001 – 2003 Dental Assistant
2002 – 2004 Post-graduate training for the specialization implantology (implantology curriculum, DGI)
2004 Opened a practice in the goMedus Health Center in Cologne, DKV private practice
2004 Validation by EFQM
2004 – 2008 Various further training courses in the areas of:
– Implantology
– Aesthetic dentistry
– Parodontology
– Soft tissue management
– Quality management
2008 Founding of the smart teeth dental practice and relocation to Zeughausstr. 28-38, 50667 Cologne
2008 – 2012 School of Prof. A. Gutowski
– Prosthetic reconstruction, by means of fixed and removable dental prostheses
– Success with prosthetics – prosthetic analysis and design
– The total prosthesis – a life’s work
– Perfect aesthetics (veneers, inlays, partial and full crowns)
– Function analysis and function therapy
– Systematic treatment of abraded dentition
2011 – 2013 Training for the specialization aesthetic dentistry
2009 – 2014 Further training in functional diagnostics and function therapy in the field of sports dentistry
2015 Establishment of the interdisciplinary medical network for mandibular joint therapy and the development of the sports dentistry concept
2015 – 2016 School of Prof. Dr. Axel Bumann (VIZ)
– Curriculum CMD
– Function analysis and function therapy
2016 – 2018 Expansion of the smart teeth concept (new sites: Frechen, Solingen, Wuppertal and Merkenich) and sale to an investor
2017 Awarded specialization in “function therapy”
2018 Appointment as Chief Quality Officer (CQO) of the European Dental Group (EDG)
– Quality standards and assurance
– Academy for dentists
– Evidenced based dentistry
2018 Appointment to the board of the German Association for Dental Prevention and Rehabilitation in Elite Sports (DGzPR Sport e.V.)
2016 – 2020 Master of Science in Orthodontics (MSc)
2019 Termination of investor cooperation/withdrawal from smart teeth
2019 Certification as Sports Dentist and Team Dentist (IASD)
2020 Establishment of a new practice for dental health and sports dentistry