Gianluca Plotino DDS, PhD | Endodontic Council
Gianluca Plotino was born in 1978 in Rome, Italy. He graduated in dentistry from the Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome in 2002. He received the “Alfred Bean Memorial” prize from the Chicago Dental Society for the best Italian research graduate thesis 2001-2003, the “Hans Genet Award” from the European Society of Endodontology for the best European Researcher in 2013 and several other research prizes. He became Assistant Professor of Endodontics in the School of Dentistry at the Catholic University of Rome spending his time teaching, giving lectures and partecipating in the faculty practice. Dr. Plotino was Professor of Endodontics in the School of Dental Hygiene from 2005 to 2008 at the Catholic University of Rome where he obtained his PhD in 2009. From 2009 he is working in the Department of Endodontics at the “Sapienza” – University of Rome as Senior Lecturer and Professor of Scientific English in the School of Dental Hygiene. Gianluca Plotino is a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), International Member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), active member of the Italian Society of Conservative Dentistry (SIDOC) and the Italian Academy of Endodontics (AIE). Dr. Plotino is part of the Editorial Board and official reviewer of several journals and has organized several research groups worldwide. He is author and co-author of more than 70 articles in scientific international peer-reviewed journals with impact factor on different endodontic and restorative topics and he has contributed with 4 chapters in textbooks and monographies and with several images in the textbook of the Italian Society of Endodontics (SIE) “Atlas of Endodontic anatomy”. Dr. Plotino has given several lectures, courses and hands-on courses worldwide and he also works in his own private practice limited to endodontics and restorative dentistry in Rome, Italy.