Doctor of Medicine, University Florence, Italy, 1978. Master of Science in Dentistry, Boston University, 1982. Doctor of Dental Surgery, Florence University, 1983.
Professor periodontology University Rome Dental School, 1987—1989, University Bologna Dental School, Italy, 1989—1998, Siena University, Italy, since 2002.
Fellow: Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College Dentistry. Member: American Academy Periodontology.
Married Laura Cortopassi, July 5, 1975. Children: Alessandra, Francesco, Federico, Valentina.