The International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry (IFED) was founded in 1994 by the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the Japanese Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
The formation was announced at the first joint Tri-Academy meeting held in Florence, 1994.
IFED's purpose is to contribute to the progress and development of worldwide esthetic and oral health and to enhance communication between member organizations.
IFED holds a world scientific meeting every two years and hosted by a member academy.
Delegates attend from all around the world.
Professor Takao Maruyama
Professor Takao Maruyama was appointed as First IFED President during the Foundation meeting in Florence on April 30th, 1994.
Dr. Ronald Goldstein
Ronald Goldstein became in charge as IFED President in Kyoto on April 6th, 1997. However due to events on September 11th, 2001, the meeting was postponed for a year.
Dr. Philippe Gallon
The IFED Presidency was shared between Dr Gallon and Dr Goldstein for the year 2002, handing over in Washington DC. Dr Gallon remained President until 2004 ending in the Venice meeting.
Dr. Peter Tay
Dr Peter Tay and Dr Seok-Hoon Ko alternated until the Seoul meeting in 2007.
Dr. Seok-Hoon Ko
Dr Seok-Hoon Ko and Dr Peter Tay alternated until the Seoul meeting in 2007.
Professor Dan Nathanson
Professor Dan Nathanson was President until the Las Vegas Meeting in 2009.
Dr. Jose Moura
Dr Jose Moura served until the Rio de Janeiro meeting in 2011.
Dr. David Winkler
Dr David Winkler became President in 2011 and ended his Presidency at the Munich meeting in 2013.
Professor Akira Senda
Professor Akira Senda became the IFED President after Dr Dave Winkler in 2013. In February 2016 at the GA Meeting in Chicago, Professor Akira Senda handed on the presidency to Dr Baldwin Marchack.
Dr Baldwin Marchack
Dr Marchack accepted Presidential Duties in 2016 and handed over to Professor Gil in February 2018 in Chicago
Professor Jaime Gil
Professor Gil is the longest-serving IFED President, with a four-year tenure, due to multiple Covid-related meeting postponements.
Dr David Garber
Dr Garber is the current IFED President.