Gil Alcoforado

Board Member

An industrious learner and a fully committed professor, Dr. Gil Alcoforado has dedicated his life to scientific research in periodontology 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, Dr. Gil Alcoforado became the first periodontist in Portugal. That same year he joined The Philip Dear Foundation, and is today the Chairman of the International College of Dentists - European Section.

He was also the founder and former president of the Portuguese Periodontal Society, as well as former President of the European Federation of Periodontology. He is a Board member of the EAO since 2012.

A past chairman of the Iberian section, he is currently a fellow of the International Team for Implantology, and a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Gil Alcoforado can be contacted at:
Clinica Periodontal e Implantes Lda
Rua Artilharia 1, nº 51 - Atelier 2
1250-038 Lisboa, Portugal
gil.alcoforado [at]


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