Tomaso Vercellotti, MD, DDS is the inventor of Piezosurgery and the developer of several piezoelectric surgical protocols, which have been published in numerous prestigious publications. Dr Vercellotti is Founder and International Chairman of the International Piezoelectric Bone Surgery Academy (IPA), Honorary Professor and Faculty at the University College of London Eastman Dental Institute, and Honorary Member of the Schluger-Ammons Study Club. He is an active member of numerous professional associations and the 2005 recipient of the Andi Award from the Italian Dental Association (AIO) for scientific and cultural merit. He has authored some of the most important scientific and clinical studies on piezoelectric bone surgery as well as the book Essentials in Piezosurgery: Clinical Advantages in Dentistry (Quintessence, 2009). Dr Vercellotti has dedicated over 30 years to the rehabilitation of complex cases and currently maintains a private practice specializing in periodontology and implantology in Genoa, Italy.