Degree of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan in 1979. Specialization in Odontostomatology and Dental Prosthodontics at the University of Milan in 1982. Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology at the Dental School of the University of Milan. Member of the Board of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) 1998 – 2005. President of EAO for the years 2001-2003 and Immediate Past-President for years 2004/2005. Member of the Council of EAO for the years 2005-2011 Founder of the Italian Society of Osseontegration and of the Italian Academy of Osseointegration. Active Member and Vice-President of the Italian Society of Periodontology (SidP) for the years 2003-2005. Referee of the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He published several scientific papers and is international lecturer about the topic Periodontology, Osseointegration and Bone Regeneration.