Gian Pietro Schincaglia, Professor and Chair
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Gian Pietro Schincaglia joined Case Western Reserve University from West Virginia University (WVU) where he was a tenured professor, chair and graduate program director of the Department of Periodontics in the School of Dentistry. While at WVU, Schincaglia started the robotic dental implant program, establishing the university as the second institution in the nation to offer robotic-guided implant surgeries. Prior to his role with WVU, he was an associate professor with tenure and chair of oral implantology for the School of Dentistry at the University of Ferrara in Italy; and a clinical associate professor and graduate program director for the Division of Periodontology, Department of Oral Health & Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. 

Schincaglia spent time specializing in periodontics and implants in private practice, as well as with the faculty practice at the UConn Center for Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry in Farmington, CT. He received his degree in dental surgery from the University of Ferrara School of Dentistry in 1989, a certificate in periodontics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles in 2000 and a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Ferrara in 2006. In 2003, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Welcome to the Periodontics Department at Case Western Reserve University. Our department is a leader in providing state-of-the-art treatment for periodontal care, utilizing a strong armamentarium of  clinical tools, knowledge and experience to provide both non-surgical and surgical approaches with cutting-edge techniques for the effective management of periodontal disease. Dedicated to excellence in research, clinical practice, and education, we integrate the latest in technology, such as digital dentistry, 3D printing, and advanced procedures like robotic-assisted implant placement, to ensure precision and innovation in dental implantology. Our faculty, composed of esteemed professionals and researchers, are committed to nurturing the next generation of periodontists. Join us in our mission to advance periodontal health and education globally, equipping students with the knowledge and skills for a successful career in periodontology.

Department information: 
Clinic Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: Periodontics Clinic, Second Floor, School of Dental Medicine, 9601 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106
Patient scheduling: 216.368.3615
General Assistance: 216.368.6757
Periodontics Dept. Dental Assistants line: 216.368.8793