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The Denturism Study Programs are not accredited by the International Federation of Denturists. They are accredidated by other education accreditation authorities.

International Federation of Denturists
Members and Affiliates


MEMBERSHIP in the Federation is limited to persons and organizations interested in furthering the objectivess of the Federation and consists of anyone whose application for admission as a member has received the approval of the Board of Directors of the Federation. Annual fees are established by the Board of Directors. There are three classes of members in the Federation:

Active Members – any association or federation of Denturists organized on a national level in any country and which association or federation of Denturists has not less than five (5) Denturists as members. Each Active Member is entitled to one vote at meetings of members.

Associate Members – any person, firm or corporation who is engaged in practicing his/her profession as a Denturist in a country where there is neither legislation governing the practice of Denturists, nor a national association or federation of Denturists. Associate Members are not entitled to vote at meetings of members; however their input to all discussions is anticipated.

Honorary Members – from time to time as determined by the Board of Directors. Honorary members are not entitled to vote at meetings of members.

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS consists of one voting representative per member country. Associate Members and Honorary Members are invited to participate in discussions of the Board but may not vote. Officers (Executive Committee) of the Federation are elected from the Board of Directors to administer the day-to-day affairs of the Federation. Officers (Executive Committee) are comprised of:

  • President
  • Vice President - AustralAsiaAfrica
  • Vice President – Europe
  • Vice President – North America.

In addition, there is a Chief Executive who is contracted to provide administrative and consultative services.


Ilkka Brotherhood

On November 9th 2019,at the Gala Event held for the 40th anniversary of the Erikoishammasteknikkoliitto Ry Union of Denturists in Finland, http://www.erikoishammasteknikkoliitto.fi/, in Helsinki, Finland, Mr. Ilkka Garaisi was inducted into the Brotherhood of Sterkenburgers.


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To become a sponsor, please contact our President Mr. Urban Christen-Méndez.

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World Time Information

Denturists are all over the world! Here are in real-time, the date and time of the cities where you will find a lot of our members.

If you need to lookup the time for another city, you can go to The World Clock Website.

There is also a tool if you need to find the best time to have a phone or internet meeting with people dispersed around the world World Clock Meeting Planner.

Hope it helps you.

PST Timezone

Seattle, WA, USA

MST Timezone

Calgary, AB, Canada

CST Timezone

Winnipeg, Canada

EST Timezone

Montreal, QC, Canada
Toronto, ON, Canada

AST Timezone

Moncton, NB, Canada

GMT Timezone

London, United Kingdom
Dublin, Ireland

WET Timezone

Lisbon, Portugal

CET Timezone

Berlin, Germany
Brussels, Belgium
Lucerne, Switzerland
Valletta, Malta

EET Timezone

Helsinki, Finland

SAST Timezone

Cape Town, South Africa

AEST Timezone

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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