Conference Speakers

IFED 2022 Speakers


Dr. Andrea Ricci

DDS, MSc(Prosthodontics) | Italy

Dr. Andrea Ricci graduated from University of Perugia in 1996. In 1999, after three years training program, he achieved the Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In the same university he had didactic activity. Since 1999 he limits his practice to Prosthodontics, Periodontology and Implant Dentistry with special emphasis to the aesthetic areas. He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), Associate Mem […] – Italy

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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 Pétursson

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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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. Kenneth Malament


Dr. Malament received his D.D.S. from N.Y.U. College of Dentistry and a specialty certificate and Masters degree from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. Dr. Malament has a full time practice limited to prosthodontics in Boston that includes a dental laboratory with master dental technologists. A Past-President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, he is a Clinical Professor at Tufts University and a Course Director in the postgraduate department of Prosthodontics. He presently […] – USA

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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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Prof. Jaime Gil

Chairperson | Spain

President The International Federation Of Esthetic Dentistry Professor And Chairman Of Prosthodontics University Of Basque Country – Spain

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Dr. Esam Tashkandi

Chairperson | Saudi Arabia

Conference Chairman (IFED 2022) Associate Professor Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, King Saud University Dr. Tashkandi is an Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics at the College of Dentistry in King Saud University. Previously, he has served as the Chairman of the Department of Prosthodontics and the Vice Dean for Quality and Development and Director of the Nobel Biocare University Partner Program for Undergraduate Dental Implant Education. Dr. Tashkandi, i […] – Saudi Arabia

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Dr. David Winkler

Chairperson | Denmark

Past-President The International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry David Winkler received his DDS from The Royal Dental College of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1983 after having worked as a dental technician for 3 years. He cofounded the Scandinavian Academy of Esthetic Dentisry, the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry; and he is now a Life Member of the European, British and Scandinavian Academy of Esthetic dentistry. With these vario […] – Denmark

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Prof. Selim Pamuk

Chairperson | Turkiye

Prof Pamuk is born on 21st May 1958 in Istanbul. He is graduated from the University of Istanbul Faculty of Dentistry in 1982. He finished his PhD studies in 1988. He became Associate Professor in 1991 and Professor in 1998 at the same faculty in Fixed Prosthodontics Department. Since 2008 he is working full time in his private office in Turkey and organizes implant, esthetics and CAD/CAM restorations courses. Prof. Pamuk published in many international and national journals and lectured in the […] – Turkiye

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Dr. David Garber

Chairperson | USA

President – Elect The International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry Prof. David Garber is one of the internationally recognized multidisciplinary educators well-known as “Team Atlanta”, and has dual post-graduate training in both Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently Professor in the Department of Periodontics, as well as the Department of Oral Rehabilitation at the University of Augusta, Georgia. He also served as a Clinical […] – USA

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Prof. Wael Att

Chairperson | USA

President Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (ARAED) Professor and Chairman, Department of Prosthodontics Tufts University, School of Dentistry, USA – USA

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