Sergio De Paoli, MD, DDS, graduated with degrees in medicine, surgery, and dentistry from the University of Bologna and a degree in dental medicine from the University of Geneva. He is certified in stomatology from the University of Rome and periodontology from Boston University. Dr De Paoli is the coeditor of The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry in Italy and maintains a private practice limited to periodontics in Ancona, Italy.
Dr. Gilberto Debelian received his DMD degree from the University of Sao Paulo, Brasil in 1987. He completed his specialization in Endodontics from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, the USA in 1991, and received the Louis I. Grossman Postdoctoral Student Award in Endodontics. He taught as a clinical instructor and associate professor at the post-doctoral endodontic program at the Department of Endodontics, University of Oslo, Norway from 1991 to 2001, and from 2006 to 2010. Dr. Debelian concluded his Ph.D. studies at the University of Oslo, Norway in 1997 on bacteremia and fungemia on patients undergoing endodontic therapy, which gave him two scientific awards from the European Society of Endodontology (ESE) and from the Norwegian Dental Association both in 1997. He is an adjunct visiting professor at the post-graduate program in endodontics, the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA. Dr. Debelian maintains a private practice limited to Endodontics in Bekkestua, Norway.
Marco Degidi, DDS, is an adjunct professor for the postgraduate master’s in clinical implantology at the University of Bologna. He is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration and a diplomate of the International College of Oral Implantology. Dr Degidi is the inventor of the WeldOne Concept as well as the Conometric Concept. He has published 153 articles on peer-reviewed journals and received numerous awards. Dr Degidi lectures internationally in the fields of immediate loading, primary stability, biomaterials, and esthetic dentistry and maintains a private practice limited to implant surgery and prosthetics in Bologna, Italy.
Massimo Del Fabbro graduated with a degree in biology from the University of Milan, where he also earned his PhD in human physiology and is currently an associate professor in dentistry. He was director of the Research Centre in Oral Health from 2011 to 2016 and has been Director of the PhD program in Oral Sciences at the University of Milan since 2015. In 2002 he became Head of the Section of Oral Pathophysiology at the IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute in Milan. Dr Del Fabbro is also a founding member and active member of the ANTHEC (Academy of Non-Transfusional Hemo-Components). His current research fields are periodontology, implant dentistry, endodontics and endodontic surgery, biomaterials and tissue engineering and biology of platelet concentrates.
Nicholas M. Dello Russo, DMD, MScD, is an instructor in periodontics at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and an attending periodontist in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and the International College of Dentists.
Professor Korkud Demirel, DDS, graduated from Tarsus American School in 1980, and from Istanbul University, Faculty of Dentistry, in 1985. He worked as a visiting lecturer at New York University, Stony Brook School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology in 1989 and 1990. He attained his PhD in 1992 and became Professor in 2002. He was awarded the title of Honorary Professor by the Ukrainian Academy of Postgraduate Education in 2018. His professional areas of interest include esthetic periodontal treatment, dental implants, bone regeneration, and smoking and gingival diseases. He was Past President of the Turkish Society of Periodontology, and was Past President of the European Federation of Periodontology.
Born in Chiavari, Walter Devoto graduated with honors in dentistry and dental protheses in 1991 from the University of Genoa. At the moment he is a lecturer at the International University of Catalonia, Barcelona, for a postgraduate course in esthetic dentistry and visiting professor at the Universitè de la Mediterranee, Marseille, where he teaches refinement of esthetic reconstructive dentistry. Dr Devoto is particulary interested in the field of conservative, esthetic restoration and is the author and coauthor of various publications in specialized international journals. As a speaker, he has participated in national and international courses and conferences on this subject as well as being a speaker, collaborator, and demonstrator in many major European universities. In addition, Dr Devoto is the author of one of the chapters of Le Guide Esthétique by A. Faucher and J. C. Paris (Quintessence Publishing France, 2003), Odontoiatria Restaurativa by Associazione Italiana Conservativa (AIC; Italy: Elsevier, 2009), Traumatología dentaria. Un enfoque multidisciplinar (Quintessence Publishing Spain, 2021), and Endoprotetyka by M. Zarow (Quintessence Publishing Poland, 2013). Since 1996 he has been a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry. He has also been an active member of the Italian Academy of Conservative Dentistry since 1998 and an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry since 2002. He is a founding member of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and Styleitaliano. He runs his own private practice in the villages of Sestri Levante and Portofino in Genoa, Italy, and collaborates with prestigious dental offices specializing in esthetic dentistry throughout Europe.