Rebecca Otto

Personal Information

Name : Rebecca Otto

Country: Germany

Phone: + 49 173 3500799


Languages: German/English/French


Since 2021       President of Dentista, the largest association of female dentists in Germany

Since 2023       Co-chairwoman of Spitzenfrauen Gesundheit

Skills and Experience

  • Energetic pediatric dentist with a clear personal growth focus, strong implementation skills, strong entrepreneurial spirit and affinity for numbers.
  • Ability to sustainably build successful teams and organizational structures in the field of pediatric dentistry
  • Persuasive speaker with outstanding rhetorical skills and clear understanding of event organization in terms of content
  • Former board member with a strong sense for the development and implementation of new concepts in the field of professional politics
  • Dedicated mother of a 7 year old son


2009 Winner of the Thuringian Business Plan Competition

2015 Prodente communication award in the field of print

2017 DGPZM Award for the best prevention-oriented action concept



10/1998 – 12/2003      

Study of dentistry in Göttingen

Studies within the standard period of study

Professional Development

05/2023 – 11/2023      

currently participant in the strategic competence program for supervisory boards

03/2020 – 02/2023      

Studies at the Apollon University of Health Care Management

Master of Health Management (MaHM)

03/2018 – 12/2019      

Studies at the Academy for Freelance Self-Administration and Practice Management.

Manager in Health Care Systems / Freelance self-administration and practice management.

08/2015 – 07/2019      

State Dental Association Thuringia Board member

1st assessor and board member for district office and public relations work

01/2009 – today         

Opening of the 1st pediatric dental practice in Thuringia

New establishment on 400 sqm practice area

03/2006 – 09/2008       

Employed pediatric dentist in the pediatric dental practice of Dr. T. Roloff and M. Quick-Arntz in Hamburg, Germany

– Training as a pediatric dentist

– Independent care of patients

– Substitution of the practice owner during pregnancies

– Development of patient information materials

– Further development of practice structures

01/2005 – 02/2005      

Employed dentist at ZAP Dr. Kießlich-Köcher in Tautenhain

– Representation of the practice owner

– Care of own patients

– Focused on the care of children and adolescents

01/2004 – 12/2005

Preparatory assistant in the ZAP Dr. Kießlich-Köcher in Tautenhain

– Consolidation of basic knowledge from studies

– Care of children and adolescents

– Care of kindergartens in the context of group prophylaxis

– Outreach care and treatment of handicapped people

– Start of specialization in the field of pediatric dentistry


since 2017      

lecturer in the curriculum pediatric dentistry at the Pfaff Institute in Berlin

in the curriculum in Saxony-Anhalt, in the curriculum in Saxony and Nordrhein


speaker at the KZV Dentists’ Congress in Erfurt


speaker at the FDI Congress in Poznan

since 2015      

speaker and organizer of a DGKIZ certified nitrous oxide course together with Prof. Splieth and Prof. Weimann

since 2007      

speaker in the field of pediatric dentistryseit 2017