• Associate Professor of Periodontology, University of Pisa
• Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology, University College of London
• Principal Investigator of the project “Periodontal disease as emergent systemic disease” of the Italian Ministry of Health.
• 1998: Doctor in Dentistry (Cum Laude) University of Pisa.
• 2001: PhD in Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery, University of Naples.
• 2004: Specialty in Periodontology (Distinction), Eastman Dental Institute, London.
• 2008: Master in Clinical Research, University of Pisa.
• 2010: Specialty in Oral Surgery (Cum Laude) , University of Naples.
Research, Publications and Grants:
• Author of more than 40 articles on international Journals.
• H-factor: 13; IF >100
• Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
• Grants for 880.000 Euros. Research on periodontal surgical treatment and periomedicine