Professor Niklaus P. Lang is the author of more than 520 publications. He holds four honorary doctorates and honorary membership of more than 10 national and international associations. In 1968 he was awarded the Swiss Dental Association’s renowned Prix Louis Metzger and in 1992, he received the IADR’s Basic Science in Periodontal Disease Award. He is a past president of the ITI and the Swiss Society for Periodontology (SSP) and was Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Oral Implants Research until 2016. He is active in clinical research related to implant dentistry, periodontology, etiology and pathogenesis of peri-implant infections, risk evaluation, wound healing and oral microbiology.