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Leonardo Marchini DDS, MSD, PhD

Leonardo Marchini DDS, MSD, PhD

Associate Professor, Geriatric and Special Needs Clinic, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Dr. Marchini (DDS, MSD, PhD) teaches pre-doctoral and grad students in the Geriatrics and Special Needs Program and treats patients in the Faculty General Practice at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. He acts as a general practitioner since his graduation in 1996, with an emphasis in prosthodontics and geriatric dentistry. His current research focus includes investigation of factors affecting geriatric oral diseases, conditions and dental treatments; and patients satisfaction with prosthodontic treatments. He is also interested on researching about the best way to teach dentistry, with particular interest to geriatric dentistry teaching.


Dr. Marchini has no relevant disclosures.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Tooth Replacement Options for Partially Dentate Older Adults