Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Università di Milano in 1979. Specialised in Dentistry and Dental Prostheses at the same university. Associate Lecturer and Director of the Dental Clinic Department of Periodontology at Università di Milano. Board Member of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) from 1998 to 2005, President of EAO from 2001 to 2003 and Immediate Past-President 2004/2005. EAO Council Member 2005/2011. Founder of the Italian Society of Osseointegration. Active Member and Vice-President of the Italian Society of Periodontology (SIdP) for 2003/2005. Referee of the Journal of Periodontology, International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Clinical Oral Implant Research. Has published numerous articles in scientific journals and is an international speaker on Periodontology, Osseointegration and Bone Regeneration.