Jean-Francois Roulet, D.D.S.

Jean-Francois Roulet, D.D.S., Ph.D.

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Dr. Roulet earned his D.D.S. from the University of Bern School of Dentistry in Switzerland in 1974 and immediately began his academic teaching career as a lecturer at the University of Bern before going on to earn his Ph.D. at the University of Zürich in 1986. He has taught at institutions in Switzerland, Australia, Germany, Italy and the United States. Roulet’s experience with the University of Florida College of Dentistry started in 1989 when he was a visiting professor. He was Associate Dean and Dean of the Dental School at Free University of Berlin, and chair of the Department of Operative and Preventative Dentistry and Endodontics at both the Free University of Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin.

For the nine years prior to joining University of Florida full time in 2011, Roulet was director of the Department of Research and Development at Ivoclar Vivadent and also served as a senior expert in Professional Services at the company. Roulet initially served as the chair of the Department of Restorative and Dental Sciences upon his arrival at UF.


1967 Graduation from the Kantonschule (State School) Gymnasium Aarau, Switzerland: General Sciences, Latin and Modern Languages

1967-1974 Study of Dentistry, University of Bern, Switzerland

1968 B.S. in Natural Science, University of Bern, Switzerland

1971 Degree in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry for Physicians, University of Bern, Medical School

1972 Degree in Oral Histology, Pathology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology and Pharmacology for dentists, University of Bern, School of Dentistry

1974 D.D.S., University of Bern, School of Dentistry

1977 Dr. med. dent., University of Bern, Medical School

1976 Swiss Society of Odontology: Surgery and Periodontology
(Prof. Maglin, Prof. Rateitschak)

1977 Center for Electron Microscopy, University of Graz, Austria: Scanning electron microscopy

1977 University of M and uuml;nster, Germany: Scanning electron microscopy (Prof. Pfefferkorn, Prof. Blaschke)

1978 University of Connecticut, Health Center: Histological techniques and morphometry (Prof. Dr. H. Loe, Prof. Dr. K. Langeland and Dr. J. Hock)

1978 Occlusion Symposium Dalpe Switzerland
(Prof. M. Ash, Prof. A. Geering, Prof. H. Graf)

1980/81 University of Michigan, Dental School, Ann Arbor,
Dental Materials, Biostatistics, (Prof. Dr. R.G. Craig)

1986 Habilitation (PhD) University of Z and uuml;rich

Honors and Awards

Academy of Dental Materials

Dr honoris causa
Faculty of Dental Medicine - Carol Davila - Bucharest

EFCD Award of Excellence
European Federation of Conservative Dentistry

Honourable Professor
Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy

Journalism Award
The Journal of Adhesive Dentistry

Honorary Member
"Accademia Italiana di Conservativa"