Professor Joao Carames is a Full Professor and Chairman of the Oral Surgery and Implant Department at Lisbon University School of Dental Medicine (FMDUL). He is Director and Founder of the Implantology Institute in Lisbon. He currently is President elected of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Dental Association (OMD). He is Principal Investigator on Dental Implants at the Oral and Biomedical Research Unit of the Lisbon University School of Dental Medicine (UICOB/FMDUL). He published and lectured extensively on a national and international level. Today his private practice is focused on Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry.