In this issue BDIZ EDI proudly announces the start of its 20th Curriculum implantology that’s already fully booked at the University of Cologne.

BDIZ EDI vice president Professor Zöller takes a short look back on twenty on years. This edition also marks the start of a new series of reports: We want to introduce female European dentists who stand their ground as they balance their work, their family and their pro-bono activities. Europe’s dentists are going livid about the plans of the Dutch Minister of Health to let dental hygienists perform treatments now restricted to dentists: Interview with Dr Jan Willem Vaartjes on the situation in the Netherlands. Very interesting case study from Germany shows safe immediate restoration of edentulous jaws.