Luigi Checchi was born in 1948. He achieved his Medical and Surgical degrees in 1973 from the University of Bologna (Italy), and he became a Dental Specialist, in 1976, at the same university. He got a certificate in periodontics from the University of Southern California (USA) in 1984. From 1984 to 1990, Checchi was a Researcher at the University of Bologna (Italy) and, from 1990 to 2002, a Professor of oral surgery at the School of Dentistry, Bologna (Italy). He was the Dean of the School of Dentistry, University of Bologna (Italy), from 1994 to 1997, and was a Professor of periodontology in 2002 at the same university. Professor Checchi published several papers and books on periodontal surgeries, oral hygiene, and dental sutures. His practice is limited to periodontics and implantology. He is an Editorial Board Member of Prevenzione & Assistenza Dentale and Dental Cadmos by Elsevier Masson S.r.L. and Coeditor of The Open Dentistry Journal by Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. For more information, see the following website: www.chirurgiaorale.it.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2012