Dr Marcelo Bönecker

Professor and Chair Department of Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo
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SDL-1 (2007)

Dr Marcelo Bönecker was born in 1964 in São Paulo- Brazil, and graduated from dentistry in 1986. He completed his paediatric dentistry specialty training in 1993 and received his M.S. in Paediatric Dentistry in 1996 at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) Brazil. For his PhD in Paediatric Dentistry at the USP in 1999 he did one year study at the Department of Public Health at University College London (UCL) in England. After that Dr Bönecker did a Post Doc Research at the Dental Research Institute of the Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2000 and 2001. In 2005 he was promoted to Associate Professor.

Dr Bönecker has been Chair and Professor of the Paediatric Dentistry Discipline at the University of Sao Paulo since 2010 and a vice editor of the Brazilian Oral Research and Editor in Chief of a Brazilian Dental Journal. At the moment Dr Bönecker is member of the board of the IAPD - International Association Paediatric Dentistry. His areas of research are Oral Epidemiology in Children; Minimal Intervention in Dentistry and Teledentistry. He has written thirteen books (2 translated into English, 2 into Spanish, and 1 into German) twenty six chapters in Paediatric Dentistry books, and has published over 70 articles in many journals.