Conference Speakers

IFED 2021 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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Dr. Dan Grauer


A former Professor of Advanced Orthodontics at the University of Southern California. Dr. Grauer is a Board Certified Orthodontist who has trained extensively in dentistry and orthodontics in both Europe and the United States. Dr. Grauer first received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Master’s of Orthodontics, and Specialty Certificate of Orthodontics from the University of Barcelona. He then came to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for continued training, where he received his M […] – USA

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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. Didier Dietchi

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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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. 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. Sonia Leziy

DDS, Dipl Perio | Canada

Sonia Leziy received her dental degree from McGill University. Her post-graduate degree in periodontics was completed at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Leziy is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and a member of the British Columbia Society of Periodontists, the Canadian Academy of Periodontists, the American Academy of Periodontists and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED). She co-men […] – Canada

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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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