Professor of Periodontology
University of Pisa
Sub-Unit of Periodontology,
Halitosis and Periodontal Medicine
University Hospital of Pisa
Full Professor of Periodontology of the University of Pisa (Italy). He is responsible of the Sub-Unit of “Periodontology, Halitosis and Periodontal Medicine” of the University Hospital of Pisa. At the present is also Visiting Professor in Periodontology at UCL of London (Eastman Institute) and Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, Hong Kong. His clinical activities are fully dedicated to Periodontology and he runs his private practice limited to periodontology.
He obtained his DDS in Pisa and then a PhD in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery. He gained the Mastership in Periodontology at the Eastman Dental Institute of London. He also holds a Master in Clinical research and an Oral Surgery Specialty.
He is President of the European Federation of Periodontology and he is chairman of the European Project Committee of the European Federation of Periodontology.
His research activities focus on periodontal surgical treatment and periodontal medicine. He published more than 90 scientific manuscripts in impacted factor journals. Reviewer of numerous scientific journals, associate Editor of Minerva Stomatologica and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
He was awarded in 2013 with Earl Robinson Award for Periodontal Regeneration of the American Academy of Periodontology, in 2015 with the Clinical research -Jaccard Prize of the European Federation of Periodontology and in 2017 the Goldman prize of the Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology. He won numerous research grants from institutional and private companies to run his research activities.