From 1999 until 2002, Frank Schwarz has worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology at the University Homburg as well as in the Dep. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich. In 2002 he moved to the Department of Oral Surgery at the Heinrich Heine University, where he became Associate Professor in 2006 and Clinical Professor in 2010. Frank Schwarz has a special degree in Oral Surgery and Oral Implantology. He received several appointment offers, such as Director in Implant Dentistry at the New York University (NYU), Professor in Implant Dentistry at the Hong Kong University, or as Clinical Professor in Oral Surgery at the University of Leeds. In 2013 he became Honorary Professor at the Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia (School of Dentistry and Oral Health) and in 2015, he was appointed as Full Professor in Oral Medicine and Peri-implant Infections at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.
He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Periodontology and Editorial Board Member for Clinical Oral Implants Research. He is the President of the German Association of Oral Implantology (DGI), a Board Member of the Osteology Foundation and the Oral Reconstruction Foundation and was awarded the André Schröder Research Prize in 2007 and the Miller Research Prize in 2012. His current h-index is 37.