Prof. Alessandro Quaranta
DDS (Hons), Ph.D., Spec. Dent. (Italy) FPFA, FICD, MRACDS (Perio). Specialist in Periodontics Professor of Dentistry (ASN MIUR Italy). School of Dentistry. Polytechnic Marche University, Ancona. Italy
Professor Alessandro Quaranta is the Chief Clinical Consultant and Scientific Education Coordinator at the Smile Specialist Suite, Newcastle NSW and Professor of Dentistry at the School of Dentistry. Polytechnic Marche University, Ancona, Italy. In 2019, he has been awarded the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) from the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) which is the highest academic qualification in Italy and qualifies for a Full Professorship. From 2018 to 2020, he has been the Professor of Periodontics at the School of Dentistry and Oral Health of the Griffith University, Queensland where he also served as the Director of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry.
Previously, he has been the Lead of the Discipline of Periodontics Implantology at the University of Western Australia (UWA), one of Group of Eight Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, where he was the Founding Leader of the UWA Research Program in Oral Implantology and Periodontics. From 2016 to 2018 he also coordinated the Specialist Clinical Service in Periodontics and Implantology of the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, the only public state specialist service in Periodontics of the whole WA State. He has also worked as Senior Lecturer at the prestigious University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Over the years, Prof. Quaranta has actively conducted research in the broad fields of peri-implant tissues, post-extraction implants, bone to implant interface, alveolar ridge preservation, implant surfaces, immediate loading, non-surgical periodontal therapy and systematic reviews in Implant Dentistry and Periodontology.