Dr. Wittneben is a Senior Lecturer at the Department for Reconstructive Dentistry at the University of Bern since 2008. She is a part-time faculty member at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, USA.
She received her degree and doctorate from University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany. Dr. Wittneben completed a three-year postgraduated specialization training in Prosthodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and holds a Master of Medical Science from Harvard University.
She was awarded with the Joseph L. Henry Award for "Overall Achievement in Clinical and Research Training and Contribution to the University" from Harvard University.
2011 she was appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor at both Harvard and Tufts University.
Dr. Wittneben actively participates in research related to prosthodontics, esthetics and implant therapy and is publishing in international peer reviewed journals. She is the author of the 6th ITI Treatment Guide published in 2013.
She is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and a member of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), Swiss Society of Reconstructive Dentistry (SSRD) and the Swiss Dental Association (SSO).