Periodontist. Master in Periodontics and Oral Medicine (University of Michigan). Instructor at University of Milan dental school. Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. Member of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), Società Italiana di Parodontologia (SIDP), Associazione Nazionale Dentisti Italiani (ANDI). Active member of Florence Perio Group. Founder of ANDI Firenze Giovani. Administrator of ANDI Firenze. Reviewer of Journal of Dental Research, Int J Periodont Rest Dent, Contributor of the American Academy of Periodontology Journal Watch. Certificate from Misch International Implant Institute. Certificate from Centro di Insegnamento in Micro-Endodonzia in Clinical and Surgical Micro-Endodontics with Dr. Castellucci (2013). Finalist Balint Orban Memorial Award 2011 (Miami Beach, FL), Winner of the HM Goldman Award 2010 (Bologna, Italy), second prize for research 10th International Symposium on Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry 2010 (Boston, MA). Lecturer in international meetings such as American Academy of Periodontology's 2011 Annual Meeting (Miami Beach, FL), XV Congresso Internazionale Società Italiana di Parodontologia (Bologna, Italy), AADR Annual Meeting 2010 (Washington, DC). Presented his research at the EAO 2010 (Glasgow, UK), and EUROPERIO6 2009 (Stockholm, Sweden). Author of papers in different journals as: Adv Drug Deliv Rev, Int J Periodont Rest Dent, Il Dentista Moderno, Tiss Eng, Clin Oral Impl Res, Int J of Dent, Dent Outl, Cell Trans, Eur J of Esth Dent and book chapters as "Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science: Biological Principles and Clinical Correlates", "Microbial and Genetic testing in periodontal therapy".