Dr. Marchini joined the College of Dentistry in 2013. Prior to coming to Iowa, Dr. Marchini taught as an assistant professor at the University of Vale de Paraiba, the University of Taubate, and the State University of Sao Paulo, for both undergraduate and graduate students. He taught prosthodontics, geriatric dentistry, and occlusion. Dr. Marchini also practiced dentistry in his private dental office located in Sao Jose dos Campos-Brazil.
At the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, Dr. Marchini teaches pre-doctoral students in the geriatrics and special needs program and treats patients in the faculty general practice.
Dr. Marchini acts as a general practitioner since graduating in 1996 with an emphasis in prosthodontics and geriatric dentistry.
Dr. Marchini's current research focus includes geriatric dental and general health epidemiology, satisfaction of prosthodontic patients, tempormandibular dysfunction and bruxism, and molecular biology tools applied to geriatric and dental problems.
Gaspar MG, Santos MBF, Santos JFF, Marchini L. Correlation of previous experience, patient expectation and the number of post-delivery adjustments of complete dentures with patient satisfaction in a Brazillian population. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 2013 (Online). DOI: 10.1111/joor.12070.
Santos GV, Barreto EC, Santos JFF, Marchini L. Alcohol and quality of life among social groups for the elderly in São José dos Campos, Brazil. Applied Research in Quality of Life 2013 (Online) DOI: 10.1007/s11482-013-9225-y.
Barbosa CS, Marchini AMPS, Marchini L. General and oral health-related quality of life among caregivers of Parkinson's disease patients. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. 2012 (Online) DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00926x.
Lima EA, Santos MBF, Marchini L. Patient's expectations and satisfaction with implant-supported fixed partial dentures and single crowns. International Journal of Prosthodontics 25:484-90, 2012.
Marchini AM, Deco CP, Lodi KB, Marchini L, Santo AM, Rocha RF. Influence of chronic alcoholism and oestrogen deficiency on the variation of stoichiometry of hydroxyapatite within alveolar bone crest of rats. Archives of Oral Biology. 2012 May 15. DOI: 10.1016/j.archoralgbio.2012.04.011.
Siqueira GP, Santos MBF, Santos JFF, Marchini L. Patients' expectation and satisfaction with removable dental prosthesis therapy and correlation with patients' evaluation of the dentists. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica 2012 (Online). DOI: 10.3109/00016357.2012.654612.
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Dr. Marchini has worked as a referee for several journals, including Journal of Oral Implantology, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, BMC Public Health, Brazilian Oral Research and Gerontology, and he has refereed grants for Brazilian research agencies. He is a member of the International Association for Dental Research and a member of the European College of Gerondontology.