After obtaining his degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona in 1986, Dr Joan Pau Marcó specialised in Stomatology and started working exclusively in orthodontics.
His great skill and passion for ship modelling caught the attention of the Professor of Orthodontics of the Universidad de Barcelona, who asked him to join his team, where he collaborated until 1992.
In 1993, he graduated from the American Lingual Orthodontic Institute of Chicago. He is one of the forerunners of aesthetic orthodontics in our country and one of the first doctors in Barcelona to obtain Invisalign certification.
He is a member of numerous international associations: of the scientific committee of the COEC (Colegio de Estomatólogos y Odontólogos de Catalunya), chairman of the SEOL (Sociedad Española de Ortodoncia Lingual) and co-author of several Interdisciplinary Orofacial Examination Protocols. At present he works exclusively in orthodontics and is a teaching associate in the area of lingual technique in the Master’s Degree in Orthodontics offered by the Universidad Internacional de Catalunya and Universidad de Barcelona.
She has a Licentiate Degree in Dentistry and Master’s Degrees in Integrated Adult Dentistry Oral, and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation and Prosthetics from the Universidad de Barcelona. She completed a medical residency as part of the Master’s Degree in Periodontology and Implants from the University of Southern California; she obtained her Doctorate in Odontostomatology (Implantology) with Excellent cum laude and she won the Extraordinary Doctorate Prize in Dentistry awarded by the Universidad de Barcelona. She is a teaching associate of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Universidad de Barcelona, she collaborates as a lecturer in the Master in Integrated Dentistry and is the director and a lecturer of the Interdisciplinary Dental Aesthetics/Clinical Protocols for Excellence Diploma. She has participated as a teacher in postgraduate courses in: Diploma in Clinical Periodontology, Diploma in Implant Dentistry and Diploma in Esthetic Dentistry awarded by Clínica Aparicio together with the University of Gothenburg. As regards the investigation field, she has published several scientific papers in renowned magazines of the sector and has presented numerous scientific communications in conferences and hands-on workshops around Spain.
She has a Licentiate Degree in Phonoaudiology and a Master’s Degree in Bioethics and Law. She is a specialist in Miofunctional Therapy. Between 2003 and 2015, she was the Vice-Dean of the Col·legi de Logopedes de Catalunya (Catalan Speech Therapists’ Association); she is a coordinator and lecturer in the Master’s Degree in Orofacial Motricity offered by the universities of Vic and Manresa. She gives classes in on-going training, postgraduate and master’s courses in Spain and abroad. She has written a number of books and papers related to the subject and is co-author of several Interdisciplinary Orofacial Examination Protocols. She is a speech therapist in her private practice, our clinic and in the Sleep Unit of the Centro Médico Teknon.
As it was impossible to combine a nursing degree with her job, she decided to study Psychology and Educational Sciences. She has worked in a variety of different places: a cosmetics business, an auditing firm and a foreign language school, although she has always carried out administrative and commercial tasks. In Clínica Marcó she is in charge of the administrative area and patient service.
She is a qualified dental hygienist. To complete her knowledge and experience in dentistry, she has attended courses in periodontics, asepsis, Invisalign and lingual orthodontics. Her work has always been related to dentistry and in Clínica Marcó, besides working as an assistant dental hygienist and nurse, she is responsible for purchasing materials and dealing with suppliers.
She qualified in dental prosthetics and is a senior technician in oral hygiene. She has attended courses in radiodiagnosis, quality in patient service and lingual orthodontics. She has worked in a dental prosthetics laboratory and also as an assistant nurse in two dental clinics. In Clínica Marcó she performs the duties of an assistant dental nurse and hygienist. She is in charge of the laboratory.