Dr Eduardo A. Alcaino

BSc (Hons), MDSc (Paediatric Dentistry), FRACDS, MRACDS, Grad. Dip. Sedation and Pain Control
Paediatric Dentist

Dr Eduardo Alcaino is a specialist paediatric dentist, with an interest in sedation. He is also a Visiting Specialist at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health and Honorary Visiting Specialist at the Sydney Dental Hospital in Surry Hills.

Eduardo moved from Chile to Sydney in 1983 to further his university training. After completing a BDS (Honours) at the University of Sydney in 1988, he began specialist paediatric private practice. 

Eduardo has been teaching since graduating from university. He is a Clinical Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney and has lectured extensively around the world, since completing his thesis on general anaesthesia.

In 1992, Eduardo gained his Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) and Membership in 2011 (MRACDS – Paediatric Dentistry).

He is President of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) and has been involved in several IAPD committees over the years. He is part President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry (ANZSPD – NSW Branch) and a past Secretary/Treasurer of the 2005 IAPD Congress. For the past six years, Eduardo has been an active member of the board of directors.  

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