Carl E. Misch is Clinical Professor and Co-director, Oral Implantology at Temple University, Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in the Department of Periodontics/Geriatrics, Adjunct Professor at the dental schools of Louisiana State University, Loma Linda University, University of Detroit Mercy and the Department of Periodontics/Prosthodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Engineering, Department of Biomechanics. He was the Director of the Oral Implantology Residency Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine from 1989 to 1996. Dr. Misch has maintained a private practice restricted to implant surgery (bone grafting and implant placement) and related prosthetics for more than 25 years. He currently practices in Beverly Hills, Michigan with his wife Dr. Francine Misch-Dietsh.
Dr. Misch graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1973 from the University of Detroit Dental School then went on to receive his Prosthodontic Certificate, Implantology Certificate and Masters Degree in Dental Science from the University of Pittsburgh. The University of Yeditepe in Istanbul, Turkey and Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania each awarded Dr. Misch a Ph.D (honoris causa). He holds several other post-graduate honors including twelve fellowships in dentistry with the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Royal Society of Medicine, American Association of Hospital Dentistry and the Academy of Dentistry International to name a few.
Dr. Misch holds Diplomate status at the American Board of Oral Implantology and has served as Board President and member of the examining committee for seven years. He has also served as President of several implant organizations including the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Implants and Transplants and the American College of Oral Implantologists. He is currently Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of International Congress of Oral Implantologists, which, with more than 75 countries represented, is the world's largest implant organization.
In 1984, Dr. Carl Misch founded the Misch International Implant Institute (MIII), which now has locations in Michigan and Canada. Over the years, the MIII has been present in Brazil, Florida, Italy, Japan, Korea, Monaco, New York, Pennsylvania, Spain, Texas and the United Kingdom. As Director, he has trained more than 2000 doctors in a hands-on, yearly forum of education in implant dentistry. Programs are offered in both the surgical and prosthetic aspects of care. Dr. Misch has more than ten patents related to implant dentistry and is co-inventor of the Bio HorizonsTM MaestroTM Dental Implant System.
Dr. Misch has written two editions of Contemporary Implant Dentistry (Elsevier), which has become one of the most popular books in dentistry and has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Korean. Most recently, he has written Dental Implant Prosthetics (Elsevier). He has published over 250 articles and has repeatedly lectured in most every state in the United States as well as in numerous countries throughout the world.