Full-time faculty member in the Department of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Division of Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (Boston, USA), Dr. Tavelli graduated from the University of Milan in 2017. He completed his three-year residency in Periodontics and his Master of Science in 2020 at the University of Michigan. His main focus has been to conduct clinical research in periodontal and peri-implant plastic surgery.
Dr. Tavelli has published more than 80 scholarly publications in international peer-reviewed journals in periodontics and implant dentistry. He has been the recipient of several research awards, including the 2021 Goldman Clinical Research award by the Italian Society of Periodontology (SiDP), the 2020 American Academy of Periodontology Balint Orban Research Competition, first prize in the research competition at the 2020 National Osteology Symposium, the 2020 American Academy of Periodontology Foundation School Research Award, and first prize in the research competition at the third International Symposium on soft tissue management focused on teeth and implant dentistry in Florence, Italy. Since August 2021, Dr. Tavelli has been a full-time faculty at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA.