Eduardo Martinelli Santayana de Lima

Schools: School of Health and Life Sciences
Graduate Programs: Dentistry Graduate Program


Eduardo Martinelli Santayana de Lima (DDS, PUCRS) obtained MSc and PhD degrees at School of Dentistry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and conducted research in the Burlington Growth Study, at Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Toronto. He is diiplomate of the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (BBO). Eduardo Martinelli Santayana de Lima is full-time professor (orthodontics), Postgraduate Program in Dentistry, at School of Health and Life Sciences of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS). His main research interests are craniofacial growth and development, orthodontic treatment, dental materials, and biomechanics of the occlusion.

Areas of interest


Concentration Areas and Lines Research

Biology and Orofacial Rehabilitation

- Biomechanics, Pain and Orofacial Dysfunction


- Craniofacial growth, development and deformities


- Diagnosis and applied therapies

Ontological Clinic

- Bucomaxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology, Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics: Diagnosis and Thera

Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics

- Growth, Development, Diagnosis and Applied Therapies

Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics

- Orthodontic Materials and Biocompatibility