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.
Marchini L, Montenegro FLB, Ettinger R. Gerodontology as a dental specialty in Brazil: what has been accomplished after 15 years? Brazilian Dental Science 2016;19(2):10-17.
Lodi KB, Marchini AMPS, Santo AME, Rode SM, Marchini L, Rocha RF. The influence of alcohol consumption in conjunction with sex hormone deficiency on Ca/P ratio in rats. International Journal of Endocrinology 2016; Article ID 3797139, 9 pages. DOI: 10.1155/2016/3797139.
Mengatto CM, Marchini L, Bernardes LAS, Gomes SC, Silva AM, Rizzatti-Barbosa CM. Partial denture metal framework may harbor potentially pathogenic bacteria. Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2015;7:268-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.4047/jap.2015.7.6.468.
Cunha MC, Santos JFF, Santos MBF, Marchini L. Patients' expectations before and satisfaction after full-arch fixed implant-prosthesis rehabilitation. Journal of Oral Implantology 2015;XLI(3):235-239. DOI:10.1563/AAID-JOI-D-12-00134.
Deco CP, Marchini AMPS, Marchini L, Rocha RF. Extended periods of alcohol intake negatively affects osseointegration in rats. Journal of Oral Implantology 2015, XLI:e44-e49. DOI: 10.1563/AAID-JOI-D-13-00111.
Santos BFO, Santos MBF, Santos JFF, Marchini L. Patients' evaluation of complete denture therapy and their association with related variables: a pilot study. Journal of Prosthodontics 2015. Online. DOI 10.1111/jopr.12286.
Salgado MCM, Marchini AMPS, Tera TM, Rocha RF, Marchini L. Effects of estrogen deficiency combined with chronic alcohol consumption on rat mandibular condyle. Brazilian Journal of Oral Science 2015;14(1):16-22.
Ferreira NMR, Santos JFF, Santos MBF, Marchini L. Sleep bruxism associated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children. Cranio: the Journal of Craniomandibular & Sleep Practice 2014 (online). DOI 10.1179/2151090314Y.0000000025.
Silva PVC, Santos MBF, Marchini L. Alcohol and medication use among elderly community-dwelling Brazilians. International Journal of Gerontology. 2014 (online). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ige.2013.08.009.
Miranda BB, Santos MBF, Marchini L. Patients' perceptions of benefits and risks of complete denture therapy. Journal of Prosthodontics. 2014 (online). DOI: 10.1111/jopr.12164.
Marchini AM, Goncalves LL, Salgado MC, Do Prado RF, Marchini L, Carvalho YR, Da Rocha RF. Alcoholic and isocaloric diet, but not ovariectomy, influence the apoptosis of bone cells within the alverolar bone crest of rate. Archives of Oral Biology. 2014 Jan 31;59(4):424-433. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2014.01.008.
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.
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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, BMC Oral Health, Brazilian Dental Science, Brazilian Oral Research and Gerontology, and Patient Preference and Adherence. 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.
Dr. Marchini is a member of the American Dental Education Association and chair of the organization's Gerontology and Geriatric Section.
Since 2014, Dr. Marchini has been a counsellor of the European College of Gerodontology.