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Prof. Gil Alcoforado

Prof. Gil Alcoforado


Prof. Gil Alcoforado

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Graduated in Dentistry in 1980 – University of Lisbon, Portugal
Specialty in Periodontology – University of Bergen, Norway – 1983
Visiting Researcher at the U. of Pennsylvania with Profs. Jorgen Slots, Sture Nyman and Max Listgarten – 1986
Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor – 1989/1990
Ph.D. in Periodontology at the University of Lisbon – 1995
Visiting Professor at the U. of Southern California – 2000 – 2016
Chairman and Full Professor, Depart. of Periodontology and
Director of the Master Program in Periodontology (3 years program), U. of Lisbon – 1995-2014
Vice-Dean Lisbon Dental School, University of Lisbon -2000 – 2004
Founder and Past-President of the Portuguese Periodontal Society
Past-President of the European Federation of Periodontology
Fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD), since 1985, Regent for Portugal from 2009 to 2019; Past-President of the European Section ICD
Chairman of the Philip Dear Foundation – ICD – European Section – from 2013 to 2020
Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
Former Fellow of the International Team for Implantology, Past-Chairman of the Iberian ITI Section
Fellow of the American College of Dentists – Since 2009
President-Elect EAO
Board Member of the EAO (European Association of Osseointegration) – since 2012. Responsible for the EAO Master Clinician Courses. Former Chair of the Education Committee.
Recipient of the European Federation of Periodontology “The Board Service Award as President” (1997-1998) and “The Distinguished Service Award” – 2020
Recipient of the Silver Medal of the EAO – 2019
Volunteer of the Mundo-a-Sorrir NGO since 2007

Rector/Dean of the Egas Moniz University, Lisbon, Portugal, since 2018

Private Practice limited to Periodontology and Implant Rehabilitation

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