DDS, MS, PhD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
GDC registration 302613
Dr. Leandro Nunes is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, who earned his dental degree from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and a certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2006 at ULBRA-RS. He holds a Master’s and Doctor’s (PhD) degrees (Bauru SP and PUC-RS, respectively), where he evaluated the behaviour of biomaterials in sinus lift procedures and the biological behaviour of several implant surfaces. After working for eight years as a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in private practice in Porto Alegre (Brazil), he sought further knowledge in surgical aspects of implant dentistry and bone regeneration through an ITI scholarship in oral surgery at the University of Bern (Switzerland) under the mentorship of Prof. Daniel Buser. Dr. Nunes returned to Brazil after the ITI Scholarship and became an ITI Study Club Director and ITI Fellow. He is currently the chairman of the ITI Brazil Leadership Team until 2025. He is also a member of the European Academy of Osseointegration and Osteology Foundation.
Dr. Leandro Nunes is a Professor of the Specialization in Implant Dentistry at Brazilian Dental Association an also maintains an active practice focusing on comprehensive oral rehabilitation with implant treatments, hard and soft tissue augmentations, and digital workflows.