Conference Speakers

IFED 2022 Speakers


Dr. Andreas Bindl

PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Zurich | Switzerland

Graduated 1994 from Freie University Berlin, started his Doctoral Thesis in that year while attending private practice in Berlin. He also became Research and Clinical Assistant, Division of Aesthetic and Computer Restorations (Prof. Dr. W. H. Mörmann), University of Zurich. Between 1994-2005 he attended his Postdoctoral program became Clinical Instructor and Lecturer in Computerized Restorative Dentistry, and Senior Research Fellow, Director Clinic of the Division of Aesthetic and Computer Rest […] – Switzerland

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Dr. Baldwin Marchack


Baldwin Marchack is a 1971 graduate of the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. In 1989 he received his MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. ​ Dr Marchack is a member of the Academy of Prosthodontics, the International College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Osseointegration; and he is past-president of the Americ […] – USA

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Prof. Bjarni Pjetursson

DDS, Dr. med. dent., MAS Perio, PhD, Professor & Head of Reconstructive Dentistry, University of Iceland | Iceland

Prof. Petursson, received his DDS from University of Iceland in 1990. From 1990 to 2000 he worked as a general dentist in his private clinic in Iceland. In 2000 he started his postgraduate training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He received his specialist certificate (EFP & SSP) and Masters of Advanced Studies in Periodontology and Doctorate in Dentistry (Dr. med. dent) from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland. From 2003 t […] – Iceland

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Dr. David De Franco

BA (Biochem),DMD, DMedSc, Dip (ABO), Dip (EBO), Dip (IBO), | Italy

Dr. De Franco obtained a B.A. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, a D.M.D. degree from the University of Connecticut, and the certificate in Orthodontics with a Doctorate of Medical Sciences degree in Oral Biology from Harvard University. He moved to Milan in 1992 where he has been working ever since in private practice limited to orthodontics. He is a Diplomate of ABO, EBO and IBO, and is presently the Chairman of Examiners for EBO. He is a member of AAO, EOS, Harvard So […] – Italy

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Prof. Didier Dietschi

MD, DMD,, Privat Docent, PhD, Associate Professor, Case Western University (USA) | Switzerland

Dr Didier Dietschi was licensed in 1984 and got his doctoral and Privat Docent degrees in 1988 and 2004, respectively, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He also got a PhD degree in 2003 at the University of ACTA, Netherlands. Following a six year period of full time teaching and research activity in operative dentistry and periodontology, he started working part-time in a private office in Geneva, dedicated to aesthetic restorative dentistry. He now holds positions of adjunct Professor a […] – Switzerland

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Prof. Feng Liu

DDS, MS, SMM | China

Dr. Feng Liu received his Master’s degree of prosthodontics from Peking University School of Stomatology in 1996. He majors on esthetic prosthodontics, dental implantology, CAD/CAM restorative dentistry, dental photography, et al. He has published 17 books as chief editor in the field of esthetic dentistry. – China

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Dr. Francesco Mintrone

BDT, DDS | Italy

Dr. Mintrone started his activity as a dental technician and then specialized as a ceramist in fixed prosthesis. After graduating in dentistry with honors from the University of Modena, Italy, he attended several courses on prosthetic dentistry and implant surgery. Dr. Mintrone is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). He is the winner of the 2011 and 2012 editions of the gIDE institute’s Master Clinician in Implant Dentistry. He has authored several articles […] – Italy

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Dr. Franck Bonnet

DDS | France

Dr. Franck Bonnet received his DDS degree, and specialty Certificates in oral biology, periodontics, and fixed prosthodontics from the Paris VII University. He also completed advanced programs in implantology at the University of California in Los Angeles and the University of Marseille. He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and a member of the European Academy of Osseointegration. He lectures nationally and internationally on esthetics and implantology. Dr. Bonn […] – France

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Prof. Gil Alcoforado

DMD, PhD | Portugal

Dr. Gil Alcoforado has dedicated his life to scientific research in period ontology and implant rehabilitation. His career spanning 35 years has been fulfilled with several lecturing positions at some of the most reputable universities in the dental area in Europe and USA. He has also been actively engaged with an intensive social entrepreneurship and volunteering work in oral care, running oral hygiene instruction campaigns to parents and children in countries where help is paramount. In 1985, […] – Portugal

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Prof. Giovanni Zucchelli

DDS, PhD | Italy

Graduated in 1988 from the university of Bologna, Italy with a degree in dentistry. He was awarded PhD in Medical Biotechnology in 1999 from the University of Bologna, Italy Professor of periodontology at the University of Bologna, Italy from 2000 Received many awards for clinical research in periodontology in Europe and the United States. In 2006 and 2008 is the winner of The AAP Foundation-E Bud Tarrson Reasearch Award in Oral Plastic Surgery Active member of EAED (European Academy of […] – Italy

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Dr. Luca Cordaro

MD, DDS, PhD | Italy

Dr. Luca Cordaro is chair of the Department of Periodontology and Prosthodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital in Rome. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Roma “La Sapienza” where he also got a degree in Dentistry. He holds a Ph. D. degree and is a certified specialist in oral surgery. He also works, together with his brother, in a private practice founded in 1957 by his father. Dr Cordaro is author or co- author of more than 70 papers published in italian or international jo […] – Italy

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Dr. Renato Cocconi

MD, DDS, MS (Orthodontics) | Italy

Dr. Renato Cocconi is an orthodontist in Parma, Italy where he works at a private clinic that he directs with Dr Raffaini. Dr Cocconi attended a 3 year Postgraduate Program in Orthodontics at the Department of Orthodontics of the University of Milan where he obtained his master’s degree in 1993. He subsequently spent 2.5 years in the United States where he worked in L.F. Andrews Foundation and attended the Roth Williams postgraduate course in from 1991-1993. Since that time Dr Cocconi has been […] – Italy

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Dr. Stefano Gracis

DMD, MSD | Italy

Dr. Gracis was trained in the United States where he obtained first a D.M.D. degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and, then, the certificate in Prosthodontics with an M.S.D. degree at the University of Washington. In 1990, he returned to Milan and has been working ever since in private practice limiting his activity to prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. He belongs as Active Member to the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry for which he was President in the years 2007-2008 and to […] – Italy

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Mr. Vincent Fehmer

BDT, MDT, Fellow of International Team for Implantology, Member of the German Society of Esthetic Dentistry (DGAZ) | Switzerland

Vincent Fehmer received his dental technical education and degree in Stuttgart, Germany in 2002. From 2002 to 2003 he preformed fellowships in Great Britan and the US in Oral Design certified dental technical laboratories. From 2003 to 2009 he worked at an Oral Design certified laboratory in Berlin, Germany – The Dental Manufaktur Mehrhof. In 2009 he received the degree as a MDT in Germany. From 2009 to 2014 he was the chief dental technician at the Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics […] – Switzerland

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