He received his medical degree at Ferrara University (Italy) in 1978 and specialized in Dentistry at Genova University (Italy) in 1981.
Master of Science in Periodontology at Boston University in 1984.
- Active member of the Italian Society of Periodontology since 1987.
- Author or coauthor in many articles and books.
- Former Professor for the Periodontology Course at Ferrara University
- Teaching Professor on European Master Degree in Periodontology at Dental School University of Torino.
- Teaching Professor on Master Degree in Oral Surgery and Patology in Parma University, focusing on GBR topics.