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Prof. François Duret, DDS, DSO, PhD, MS, MD & PhD

LDr. François Duret holds a DDS, DSO and a PhD in Odontologic Sciences, an MS in Molecular Biochemistry and an MD-PhD in Gastroenterology, among other advanced degrees and certifications.

He has worked as Dental Surgeon (15 years)  and assisting professor (4 years)  in France, professor and chairman (10 years)  in the United States (University of Southern California) and Japan (4 years)  (Nippon Dental University).

He currently serves as Visiting Professor in UFR Odontology of Montpellier (France)  and  Director-CEO for his personal Research & Development  Laboratory in Fleury d’Aude, France.


Dr. Duret holds more than 50 patents (please see patents) for polymerization, articulator, spectro colorimetry, composite materials, posts and bleaching techniques, and he is especially the inventor of medical and dental CAD/CAM technology, 25 years old,  with his DDS thesis "empreinte opique" (optical impression) (please see thesis).

He has given around 500 lectures worldwide (please see Research), and his work has been featured in over 200 major publications. (please see lecture) and 500 news paper articles (please see Press).


Dr. Duret received a lot important awards and distinctions (please see Bibiography) and he is a member of numerous societies, such as the American Prosthodontic Society, the International Dental College, the American College of Dentists, the International Association for Dental Research, The Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, European Society of Optic ...