Professor Jost-Brinckmann is an orthodontist. Finished studying dentistry at the free university of Berlin, . After graduation in 1986 he became a Research Associate of the Department of Orthodontics at the Free University of Berlin. From 1990 to 1991 he did a one year research stay at Kyushu University in Fukuoka (Japan). He's a Specialist in Orthodontics Since 1991. He completed his Habilitation(PhD) in 1997 at the Humboldt University Berlin. In 2004 acceptance of the professorship of orthodontics at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Since 2009 Chairperson department for orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics and pedodontics at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Managing director Center for Dental and Craniofacial Sciences, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. In 2013 Recieved the Ewald-Harndt Award.
Professor Jost-Brinkmann is an author and co-author of more than 170 articles, book chapters and 2 books. Main interest is interceptive orthodontics and lingual orthodontics.