M.D., D.D.S. From 1994 to 2005 Adjunct Professor in Periodontology at the University of Torino (Italy) and from 2006 to 2016 Adjunct Professor in Periodontology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (USA), currently he is in charge for the Continuing Education Course in Periodontal Plastic Surgery at Humanitas University in Milan (Italy). Active Member of S.I.d.P. (Italian Society of Periodontology) and I.A.O. (Italian Academy of Osseointegration). Winner of the H. M. Goldman prize for clinical research in Periodontology from S.I.d.P. in 2000 and of the E.A.O. (European Academy for Osseointegration) prize for clinical research in Implantology in 2010. Author of several publications in international peer reviewed journals and - together with Dr Giuseppe Corrente – of two textbooks on periodontal and implant topics. He is also co-author of four chapters in textbook on the same topics. Scientific Director of Dentalmedtv, web tv on the world of dentistry. Private practice at Sicor in Torino, with practice limited to periodontal and implant surgery.