Prof. Dr. David Sonntag

Prof. Dr. David Sonntag

Specialist in endodontics (DGET)

Main interests

Endodontic preparation with rotary NiTi instruments and the training of students on the topic of endodontics

Dental Specialization

April 2005: Specialist in endodontics (DGZ)
December 2006: Specialist in endodontics (DGET)

Reviewer activities

Published reviews in national and international endodontic scientific journals

Membership of scientific associations

  • Certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE)
  • Professional member of the American Association of Endodontics (AAE)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahnerhaltung (DGZ)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Endodontie und Traumatologie (AGET)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endodontie (DGEndo)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahn, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde (DGZMK)
  • Verein der zertifizierten Endodonten (VDZE)
Blue diamond

December 1998

License as a dentist

From January 1999 on

Scientific associate at the department of dentistry of the Philipps-Universität Marburg

February 2001

Promotion to Dr. med. dent.

September 2001

Nomination as chief physician

September 2002

Accession of a C1 scientific assistant position

March 2003

Certified member of the European Society of Endodontology

2004 - 2007

Head of AGET study group Marburg

April 2005

Promotion to Spezialist für Endodontie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Zahnerhaltungskunde
Appointed to the advisory board of the magazine Zeitschrift Endodontie

2005 - 2007

Member of the board of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Endodontie

September – October 2006

Study visit at the University of California San Francisco UCSF, CA, USA

December 2006

Nomination as Spezialist für Endodontie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Endodontie

November 2007

Nomination in the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Clinical Dentistry

October 2008

Postdoctoral qualification at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, awarded with the title of private docent – Privatdozent

April 2009

Opening of a private practice for endodontics in Marburg

May 2009

Part time senior physician at the Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltung, Parodontologie und Endodontie of the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

June 2009

Elected as member of the board of AGET part of DGZ

December 2009

Managing director of Master study endodontology of the DDA at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Guest lecturer at the Warwick Dental School, UK