Prof. Dr. Christoph Bourauel

Group Leader
Endowed Chair of Oral Technology (OT)
Center of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Medicine
University of Bonn
Welschnonnenstr. 17
53111 Bonn
Phone: +49 (0) 228 287 22332
Email: bourauel(at)

Research Focus

Clinical and Research Experience in:

Dental biomechanics
Experimental biomechanics
Analysis and numerical simulation of tooth movements
Techniques of measurement in orthodontics
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of tooth mobility
Bone remodelling theories in orthodontics and implantology
Computerised analysis and design of orthodontic appliances
Development of superelastic wires for orthodontic appliances
Friction in arch guided tooth movement
Corrosion and intraoral aging of dental materials
Wear and permanent fracture of dental materials
Optomechanical and laser optical measurement techniques
Biomechanical analysis of immediately loaded implants