Stefan Matthijs earned the dental degree at Ghent University in 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he specialized in Periodontology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and earned the degree of Master in Medical and Pharmaceutical Research. He is working both in Aalst and Wezembeek. He is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology and Study Club coordinator for ITI-Belgium. He regularly gives lectures on topics in oral implantology and periodontology. He organizes training in implantology through a Mentorship Program. He has written several articles in the national dental literature.