Dr Chen is a specialist periodontist in private practice in Melbourne, Australia and Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Dentistry, The University of Melbourne. He graduated MDSc in periodontology in 1987, and completed a PhD degree in 2008. Dr Chen’s scientific interests are in the field of tissue regeneration and post-extraction implant outcomes.Dr Chen was recently inaugurated as president of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) for a 4 year term of office. He served as president of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists, the Australian Society of Periodontology and Australasian Osseointegration Society in the past. He has lectured widely around the world.