Associate Professor of Parodontology at the University of Bologna. He is Elected President of the Italian Academy of Osteointegration and President/Co-ordinator of the Degree course in Dental Hygiene at the University of Bologna.
He is an active member of the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, the Italian Academy of Osteintegration, Società Italiana di Parodontologia and member of the European Federation of Periodontology and the American Academy of Periodontology.
He also sits on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Osteintegration, the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry and is associate editor of the International Jourmal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He has written more than 100 published works in the parodontology field.
He has won awards for scientific parodontology research in Italy, Europe and the United States and spoken at the most important Italian and international parodontology and implantology conferences.
He has co-written two textbooks on parodontological plastic surgery (ed. Martina) and co-wrote Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (Lindhe J., Lang N.P., Karring T. [eds.], Wiley-Blackwell and wrote Chirurgia estetica mucogengivale, Quintessence Publishing, translated in 12 languages.