1989           Graduated cum laude in dentistry at University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.

1990-93      Enrolled in a three year program at Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry, under the guidance of Dr Herbert Schilder. During these years he accomplished full-time clinical work in the endodontic department, as well as various teaching assignments, earning him a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Endodontics. After developing an original research work he obtained his Master of Science in Dentistry (Endodontics).

1995-96      Clinical director, course of Endodontics for Periodontics, University of Padua.

2003           Winner, together with Dr. Franco, of the Garberoglio Prize for best Scientific Work at the XXIV Congress of the Italian Society of Endodontics (SIE).

2008-13      Teacher, Master Course in Endodontics, University of Siena.

2010           Winner of the prize for best oral presentation, Roots Summit 2010 Barcelona.

Speaker at several national and international congresses and meetings, (AAE, IFEA, ESE, EFAM, SIE, AIOM)

Author of several chapters of endodontic textbooks and atlases, as well as author of articles appeared in peer-reviewed journals:


  1. Franco V, Fabiani C. L’irrigazione nei canali radicolari: revisione della letteratura. G Ital Endod. 2005;19(4):262–72.
  2. Fabiani C, Franco V, Gagliani M. L’azione di dissoluzione di quattro differenti protocolli di irrigazione: studio in vivo. G Ital Endod. 2008 Jun 1;22(2):67–72.
  3. Taschieri S, Fabiani C, Franco V, Weinstein T, Del Fabbro M. Effect of sodium hypochlorite with the addition of a proteolytic enzyme on postoperative discomfort: a multicenter randomized clinical trial. Minerva Stomatol. 2009 Sep;58(9):415–23.
  4. Paragliola R, Franco V, Fabiani C, Mazzoni A, Nato F, Tay FR, et al. Final rinse optimization: influence of different agitation protocols. Journal of Endodontics. 2010 Feb;36(2):282–5.
  5. Fabiani C, Franco V, Covello F, Brambilla E, Gagliani MM. Removal of surgical smear layer. Journal of Endodontics. 2011 Jun;37(6):836–8.
  6. Franco V, Fabiani C, Taschieri S, Malentacca A, Bortolin M, Del Fabbro M. Investigation on the shaping ability of nickel-titanium files when used with a reciprocating motion. Journal of Endodontics. 2011 Oct;37(10):1398–401.
  7. Malentacca A, Uccioli U, Zangari D, Lajolo C, Fabiani C. Efficacy and safety of various active irrigation devices when used with either positive or negative pressure: an in vitro study. Journal of Endodontics. 2012 Dec;38(12):1622–6.

Active member of AAE (American Association of Endodontists)

Active member of SIE (Italian Society of Endodontics), where he is member of the scientific editorial board for the Italian Journal of Endodontics, member of the Commitee for  developing National Guidelines, member of the Cultural Committe.

Active member of AIOM (Italian Academy of Microscopic Dentistry), where he is member  of the Commitee for developing National Guidelines, member of the Commitee for acceptance of new active members.

Member of ESE (European Society of Endodontology), he has been in the scientific committee for ESE Rome 2011 congress, and is currently member of the Clinical Practice Committe.

Currently he is in private practice limited to Endodontics in Italy and in England.