Dr Gianluca Plotino, Italy
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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, the Top 100 Doctors award class 2022 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 participating in the faculty practice. 

Dr. Plotino was a Professor of Endodontics in the School of Dental Hygiene from 2005 to 2008 at the Catholic University of Rome where he obtained his Ph.D. in 2009. From 2009 he was working in the Department of Endodontics at the “Sapienza” - the University of Rome as a Senior Lecturer and Professor of Scientific English in the School of Dental Hygiene until 2017. In 2017 he received the certification to be Professor of II level and in 2018 to be Professor of I level in Italy. Gianluca Plotino is a Specialist Member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), an International Specialist Member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), an active member of the Italian Society of Conservative Dentistry (SIDOC), the Italian Academy of Endodontics (AIE) and the Italian Society of Endodontics (SIE). Dr. Plotino published more than 120 articles in scientific peer-reviewed journals on different endodontic and restorative topics reaching an h-index of 38, 2 textbooks and contributed to numerous chapters in other textbooks. 

He is Associate Editor of the European Endodontic Journal and the Italian Journal of Endodontics and part of the Editorial Board of several other journals. Since 2004 dr. Plotino has extensively lectured worldwide on endodontic and restorative topics giving courses and workshops, he owns two patents and works in his own private practice limited to endodontics and restorative dentistry in Rome, Italy.