ADTEP Contract Faculty & Instructor Saulo Geraldeli, DDS, Ms, PhD

Dr. Geraldeli is a graduate of the University of Mogi das Cruzes where he received his DDS degree in 1987. After two year in private practice, he started a masters program in Dental Biomaterials at University of Sao Paulo, followed by a PhD program in the same School that ended in 1996. During this time, he also obtained his Certificate in Periodontics for the Sao Paulo Dental Association. Along with his private practice, Dr. Geraldeli became a part time faculty at University of Mogi das Cruzes and Santo Amaro University, both in Sao Paulo, Brazil. From 2000 to 2002 Dr. Geraldeli went to University of Minnesota as a visiting professor and participated in clinical and laboratorial research projects as well as teaching to DMD students. In 2003 he became a full time professor in the Operative Master program at Guarulhos University, Sao Paulo. In 2006 he became a full-time Assistant Professor at University of Florida, College of Dentistry, and then Clinical Associate Professor at University of Florida. In both institutions, he has acted as director/co-director in pre-clinical and graduate courses, provided dental care in faculty practice and taught preventive and biomimetics dentistry to DMD students. Dr. Geraldeli’s research endeavor relates to the understanding of biomaterials performance in both laboratories and clinical environments. He is a member of many dental associations including the International Association for Dental Research, Academy of Operative Dentistry, Academy of Dental Materials and Academy of Biomimetics. In 2009 he received the Junior Faculty Award while a faculty at University of Iowa and he has lectured nationally and internationally.