Universita’ degliStudi di Genova 


Prof. Stefano Benedicenti


Program 2018-2019


Piezosurgery is a revolutionary bone cutting technique that improves and simplify bone surgery in daily practice. The learning curve necessary to obtain a predictable clinical results requires a special training.

The Master Course is organized in order to offer the possibility to each participant to know in depth the main surgical techniques and to reach the right surgical skill thanks to an outstanding educational material and an effective hand-on sections on animal bone.

5 Faculties

5 topics (two Days each)

EveryTeacher introduces the Piezosurgery Clinical Advantages in his Specialty presenting the most important scientific studies results and a wide clinical cases in different anatomical situation.









Course Fee

Course 1


Prof. Enzo Rossi





Course 2


Prof. Simone Verardi





Course 3


Prof. ClaudioStacchi





Course 4


Prof. MassimoRobiony





Course 5




Prof. Stefano Benedicenti






1.  Course certificate will be awarded after  either one course of all.

2.  Fellowship course certificate will be awarded after finishing all the courses and passing the tests.Moreover, students can continue to apply for the 2-year master courses corresponding to the master degree of 'implant and fixed denture restoration'.

3.  Registration for all the courses before Jan.31st,2019 will get 10% discount  off.

4.  During the last course period  in Genova, there will be extra 2 days free time.

5.  The local accommodation and transportation charges for the last course in Genova will be sponsored by Italy Mectron.

 (The organizer reserves the right to modify the schedule and lecturer for special reasons)

Prof. Stefano Benedicenti

Professor Benedicenti is Associate Professor in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics at the University of Genova(Italy).

He is Dean of the laser department center of the University of Genova.

Additionally, he is President of the European Master Course in “Laser Dentistry”.

He is a Founding member of IAHT (International Academy of High Tech)

 Professor Benedicenti is an author and co-author of 80 publications in National and International journals and three books in the field of laser dentistry.


Prof. Enzo Rossi MD,DDS

Born in Follonica (GR) Italy 10.08.1952

Medical Degree - University of Florence (Italy) 

Dental Degree - University of Cagliari(Italy) 

Degree in Oral Surgery and Pathology-University of BourgogneDijon  (France) 

Fellow Oral - Maxillo Facial Surgery Sinai Hospital Detroit, Detroit Univ. (USA) 

Fellow Oral - Maxillo Facial Surgery Marshall University West Virginia (U.S.A.) 

Master Degree in Aesthetic Surgery San Marino University 

Master Degree in Aesthetic Medicine Siena University

Present Position 

Clinical Professor Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery Aarhus University Hospital (Denmark) 

Professor Adjunt Department OdontoStomatology University of Pisa (Italy)  

Limited Practice in: Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, Implantology.

Dentistry, Aesthetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine 

Active Member IAO (Italian Academy Osseointegration) 

Active Member Chalmers Lyons Academy USA 

Life fellow IAOMFS  

Member ICOI 

Active-Founder member and Past President International Piezosurgery Academy


Prof. Simone Verardi

Dr. Simone Verardi graduated from the School of Dentistry of the Universita’ di Roma “La Sapienza' in 1998.

In 2000 he completed a Post-Graduate course in Regenerative Periodontal Surgery at the FedericoII University of Naples.

In 2001 he moved to the United States of America and attended the specialty program in Periodontics at the University of Washington of Seattle, WA.

In2004 he thus received the Certificate in Periodontics and also a Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD).

Soon after he became a full time Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics of the University of Washington, where he was in charge of courses on Implantology and Periodontics.

In2004 he received the Award for Outstanding Research from the California Society of Periodontists.

In 2005 he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Verardi has published several scientific articles and lectured in 4 continents.

He is the current President of the Schluger-Ammons Study Club, founding member and Treasurer of the International Piezosurgery Academy, and is member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration.

He is also an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.

He works in private practice and his special expertise includes Esthetics, Advanced Bone Grafting and Implantology.


Prof. Claudio Stacchi DDS,Msc

Born in Gorizia (Italy) in 1964.

Graduated in Dentistry (DDS) and post-graduate diploma in Oral Surgery (MSc) at the University of Trieste (Italy).

Adjunct professor in Oral Implantology since 2007 at the School of Dentistry and at the Post-Graduate School in Oral Surgery at the University of Trieste.

Since 2017 he achieved the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) as Associate Professor.

Active founding member and current President (2017-2019) of the International Academy of Piezoelectric Surgery (IPA), and active member of the Italian Academy of Osseointegration (IAO).

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Research

Professional practice limited to Periodontology and Implantology at the Dental Clinic of the University of Trieste(Italy) and at his private office in Gorizia (Italy).


Prof. Massimo Robiony

Full Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Udine.

Chief of Maxillofacial Surgery Academic Hospital of Udine.

Department of Medicine. University of Udine

European Board in 2007 in Barcelona for Cranio-Maxillo-FacialSurgery FEBOMFS.

President elect of the International Piezosurgery Academy for the three year period 2019-2022.

Member of the editorial board of several international journals.

Founder of the Facial Cre Project

Published 115 scientific papers in international journals impacted by clinical research applied,total ingan impact factor of 105.528


Prof. Tomaso Vercellotti

Born in Italy. 

Degree in Medicine and Surgery and Speciality in Odontostomatology cumlaude at the University of Genoa,Italy.

Honorary Professor and Faculty at Queen Mary University of London.

Professor at University of Genoa, Italy

Visiting Professor UCS - Los Angeles (USA).

Private practice: StudioVercellotti-Genova Italy

Inventor of Piezoelectric Bone Surgery.

Founder of International Piezoelectric Bone Surgery Academy(IPA) 

Founder and Chairman of Piezosurgery Network (PN) 


Active Member Of Academy of Osseointegration (USA)

Active member of Academy of Periodontology AAP(USA)

Active Member of International College of Oral Implantologist (ICOI) 

Award for Scientific Merits at the Dental Italian Society (ANDI2005)

Author of several articles in impacted journals.

Author of 3 books of Piezoletric Surgery and 10 chapters in international books.

Author of the following Surgical Techniques:

• Piezoelectric Split Crest

• Piezoelectric Sinus Lift Lateral and Crestal Approach

• Ultrasonic implant Site Preparation

• Piezoelectric Crown Lengthening

• Piezolectric Corticotomy for Orthodontic Movement 

• Piezoelectric Block harvesting

• New Piezoimplants (RexImplants).



Prof. Enzo Rossi


Piezoelectric Root Extraction Techniques 

‣ Pre-Surgical Study: X-Ray CT CB Diagnosis 

‣ Surgical Instruments 

‣ Surgical Protocol in Different Periodontal Anatomy 

    • Normal Periodontal Bio-Type 

    • Thin Periodontal Bio-Type 

    • Ankylotic Ligament

‣ Maxillary and Mandible Anatomy for Third Molar Extraction 

‣ Surgical Protocol for Impacted Third Molar Extraction

‣ Flap Design and Osteotomy for Lingual and Alveolar Nerve Preservation Techniques 

‣ Surgical Protocol for Impacted Canine 

‣ Maxillary and Mandible Anatomy for Germectomy in Childhood 

‣ Germectomy Techniques in Different Child Ages 

‣ Post-Op Therapy and Management of Complication 

Piezoelectric Bony-Block Techniques


‣ Biology and Basic Concepts and Clinical Rational of Bone GraftingTechniques 

‣ Autogenous, Homologous, Heterologous, and Synthetic

‣ Intra-Oral Donor Sites Anatomy

‣ Extra-Oral Donor Site Anatomy

‣ Piezoelectric Harvesting Techniques From Ramus and Chin 

‣ Flap Design, Osteotomy, Grafting,Suture 

‣ Piezoelectric Recipient Site Preparation and Grafting Technique

‣ Flap Design, Tissue Management and Suture

‣ Post-Op Therapy and Management of Complication

‣ Graduation and presentation of certificates


Prof. Simone Verardi


 • Anatomy of the Periodontium

• Aetiology,Pathogenesis and Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases

• Local and Systemic Risk Factors

• Diagnosis and Classification.Prognosis 

Phase 1: Therapy and Re-Evaluation

• Scaling and RootPlanning

• Local and Systemic AntimicrobialTreatments  

Phase 2: Therapy

• Surgical Treatment of Periodontitis:

• SurgicalArmamentarium

• Suture Techniques and Materials

• Flap Debridment

• Modified Widman Flap

• Osseous Resective Surgery

• Regeneration With Barrier Membranes

• Regeneration With Amelogenins and Growth Factors

• Treatment of Furcations

• Supportive Periodontal Therapy

• Periodontal Plastic Surgery:

• Improvement of Soft Tissue Topography: Epithelized Soft Tissue Graft and Connective Tissue Graft

• Root Coverage Procedures:Coronally Advanced Flap, Connective Tissue Graft Procedures

• Clinical Crown Lengthening

• Perimplantitis 

• Hands on

• Incision, Flap Elevation and Sutures

• Osteoplasty and Ostectomy for Osseous Resective Surgery and Clinical Crown Lengthening Root Debridment

• Treatment of Peri-Implantitis

• Graduation and presentation of certificates 


Prof. Claudio Stacchi DDS, MSc

Maxillary Sinus Floor Elevation: Clinical Innovations and Guidelines.


1. Diagnosis and Treatment Plan in the Atrophies of the Posterior Maxilla

2. MaxillarySinus:

• Surgical Anatomy

• Physiology and Physiopathology

• Oral Surgeon and Otorhinolaryngologist: a TeamApproach

3. Lateral and Transcrestal Sinus Floor Elevation:

• Criteria of Choice Between Latera land Transcrestal Approaches

• Surgical Protocols

• Grafting Materials

• Implants and Timing for Positioning

• Prevention and Treatment of Complications

Ultrasonic Implant Site Preparation: Clinical Advantages in Daily Practice.


1. Concepts of Osseointegration

2. Implant Stability

3. Implant Site Preparation: Critical Factors

4. Ultrasonic Cut Characteristics

• Surgical Control

• Selective Cut

• Bone Healing Response

5. Ultrasonic Implant Site Preparation

• Surgical Protocol

• Clinical and Biological Outcomes

• .Graduation and presentation of certificates


Prof. Massimo Robiony

• Oral Surgery 

• Bone Harvesting With Piezosurgery

• Reconstructive Piezosurgery for Edentolous and Atrophic Mandible and Maxilla

• Orthognathic Surgery

• Pediatric Surgery

• Orbital Surgery

• Bone Free Flap

•  Piezosurgery and Esthetics (Rhinoplasty,Genioplasty,Malaroplasty,GonialShape, Cranioplasty)

• Craniofacial Surgery (Oncology and Malformation)

• Biphosfonate Osteonecrosis: Piezosurgery for Minimally Invasive Approach

• New Technology and Piezosurgery: Virtual Reality Surgical Planning,Navigation, Endoscopy

• Graduation and presentation of certificates


Prof. Tomaso Vercellotti

• Bone Anatomy: Diagnosis, Pre-Surgical Study, Treatment Plan and Surgical Decision Making and Clinical Records and Charts

• Piezosurgery Versus Conventional Instruments Bone Cutting Characteristics

• Piezosurgery Histological Results and Clinical Outcome (20 Years of Experience)

• Piezoelectric Muco-Gingival Flap ElevationTechnique

• Piezoelectric Cyst Removal

• Piezoelectric Root Extraction Techniques: Inflammatory Tissue Removal, Debridement and Alveolar Bone Stimulation for Socket Preservation

• Piezoelectric Endo-Alveolar Implant Site Preparation for Immediate Implant Positioning in Aesthetic Zone

• PiezoelectricImplantSitePreparationToReduceMorbidityinDifficultAnatomyCases

• Piezoelectric Split Crest Clinical Rational and Surgical Protocol

• Piezo-Implants To Simplify Narrow RidgeTreatment

• Piezoelectric Sinus-Lift Technique Lateral Vs Crestal Approach: Clinical Rational

• New Piezo-Lift Surgical Protocol

• Piezoelectric Bone Harvesting Techniques in Daily Practice

•  Piezoelectric Corticotomy for Orthodontic Movement of Ankylotic Teeth

• Questions and Answers

• Future Perspectives

• Examination

• Graduation and presentation of certificates  Or issuing fellowship master course certificate for who attend all courses