Point/Counterpoint: Flap Management in the Esthetic Zone
Professor Giovanni Dr. Zucchelli graduated in 1988 from the University of Bologna, Italy with a degree in dentistry. From the same University he was awarded PhD in Medical Biotechnology in 1999. He is Professor of Periodontology and Implantology at the University of Bologna, Italy since 2000. Prof. Zucchelli received many awards for clinical research in periodontology in Europe and the United States: in 2006 and 2008 was the winner of The AAP Foundation-E Bud Tarrson Reasearch Award in Oral Plastic Surgery. He is an associate editor of the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry and Member of the editorial board the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Periodontology and European Journal of Osteintegration together with peer reviewer in numerous periodontal and implant Journals Innovator of several soft tissue plastic surgical techniques, Prof Zucchelli is also author of more than 100 publications in Pubmed. He was speaker at major international conferences on periodontology and has taught theoretical and practical (with live Surgery) courses in all countries. Prof Zucchelli is the author of the book title, ‘Mucogingival Esthetic Surgery’ best seller from Quintessence Publishing which is published in 12 different languages and Co-author of two illustrated textbooks on periodontal plastic surgery and of the chapter Mucogingival Therapy-Periodontal Plastic Surgery” in Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.