Dr. Jean-François Leclerc - Résumé

In 1982, after 9 years in the University, Doctor Leclerc received his Diploma in Dentofacial Orthopedics from the Dental School in Paris VII University.

In 1989, he supplemented his orthodontic training in the US by a postgraduate degree from Tufts University in Boston and by a residency at the University of Washington in Seattle.

As soon as 1982, he started promoting lingual orthodontics - aka non visible aesthetic orthodontics with American and European specialists. He soon became an internationally renowned specialist in adult orthodontics.

From 1978 to 1992, he used to teach Clinical Orthodontics at the Dental School of Paris VII University as a visiting practitioner.
Dr. Leclerc wrote several scientific articles and gave more than 60 lectures in France and abroad.
He was awarded the 1st Price during the International Dental Film & Video Festival.
When President of the ESLO – European Lingual Society of Orthodontics, Vice-President of the French Society of Lingual Orthodontics and President of the WSLO – World Society of Lingual Orthodontics, he organized several meetings in France and abroad.

Lingual Orthodontic

  • 1986: Practice and formation of lingual orthodontic in offices of the practitioner of American lingual Task Force Doctors Kurz, Gorman & Smith, Alexander
  • 1983: Education Class of Doctors Kurz, Gorman & Smith (USA)
  • 1982: Classes of Doctors Kelly & Paige (USA)


  • Teaching and educational program at the University Paris VII from 1978 to 1992
  • EPGET with Roger X.O’ Meyer Monte Carlo 1979, 1980
  • Tweed, Ricketts, Alexander, Roth, Lingual pioneer with the USA Task Force
  • William Arnett educational program of Orthodontic &Surgery, Santa Barbara, USA, since 2003
  • Invisalign USP University of South Pacific San Francisco Professor Boyd
  • IDEA Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy hands on courses Professor Vince Kokich, 2009
  • SureSmile educational training 2014
  • SureU SureSmile University program 2015