Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, MS
Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, MS

Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry


  • Periodontics
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

Academic Appointments


  • Periodontics


  • Assistant Professor


Dr. Lorenzo Mordini is an Assistant Professor in the Periodontics department. He serves as a surgical coordinator in the Implant Center. He received his DDS at Universita' degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia in Italy, CAGS at Boston University Henry M Goldman School of Dental Medicine, and his certificate in Periodontics and Master of Science at TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Mordini was awarded the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)/Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions Foundation Fellowship. 

Publications and Presentations


  • Chapter: "Case Challenge - Regeneration", Trends in Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, 2018
  • Print ISBN:9781118702147 |Online ISBN:9781119312703 |DOI:10.1002/9781119312703, Clinical Cases in Implant Dentistry, First Edition, 2016


  • The Fate of Lateral Ridge Augmentation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Elnayef B, Porta C, Suárez-López Del Amo F, Mordini L, Gargallo-Albiol J, Hernández-Alfaro F. PMID: 29763500 DOI: 10.11607/jomi.6290, Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants, 33(3), 622-635, 2018
  • CE Sponsored by Colgate in Partnership with the American Academy of Periodontology: Maintaining Oral Health in Patients With Special Needs, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, 16(2), 37-42, 2018
  • Canullo L, Tronchi M, Kawakami S, Iida T. Signorini L. Mordini L. Horizontal bone augmentation in the anterior aesthetic area of the maxilla using a flap design adapted from mucogingival surgery in association with PLA membrane and β-TCP. Int J Perio Res Dent 2018., International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, 2018
  • Mordini L. Esthetic Management Of Peripheral Giant Cell Granuloma Affecting A Dental Implant In The Esthetic Zone, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, 2018
  • Chehal H, Nikitakis NG, Islam MN, Goodchild JH, Mordini L, Bhattacharyya I. Denosumab-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: report of 2 cases and review of literature. gen dent aug 2017, General Dentistry, 2017
  • Bio-Absorbable and Non-Absorbable Membrane in Lateral GBR: A Literature Review. Conference paper. Conference: AADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2014, AADR, 2014


  • Oral Presentation: “Periodontal disease: review of the past and insight on the future”. Des Moines IA 5/24/2017 at IDA meeting, 2017
  • Oral Presentation: “Dental Anatomy in relation to dental implants” Mini Residency Program, Omaha NE, 2017, 2017
  • Oral Presentation: “Analysis Of Bone Volume Changes Following Lateral Guided Bone Regeneration”2nd Perio-Prostho Graduate Alumni Reunion and Symposium. Tufts University 6-14-2016, Boston, MA (USA), 2016
  • Poster Presentation: AO 31st Annual Meeting, February 19 2016 in San Diego, “Digital Comparison Of Bone Volume Gain After Lateral Ridge Augmentation”, 2016
  • Oral Presentation: “Failure and Success of Guided Bone Regeneration in the Esthetic Area” North Eastern Implant Symposium, Baltimore, MD, (USA) 10/8/2015, 2015
  • Oral Presentation: “Clinical Photography“ Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Boston (USA), August 2015, 2015
  • Oral Presentation: “Clinical Photography“ Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston (USA), July 2015, 2015
  • Oral Presentation: “How to Keynote” Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston (USA), July 2015., 2015
  • Oral Presentation: “The link Between Systemic Disease and Periodontal Disease” at The Providence Dental Hygiene Study Club, Johnston, RI (USA), April 2015, 2015
  • Oral Presentation: “From teeth to implants: Site development strategies” at Yankee Dental Congress 2015, Boston (USA), 2015
  • Oral Presentation: "How to Ace a Clinical Case Presentation" Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston (USA), January 2015, 2015
  • Poster Presentation: 5th Boston Postdoctoral Periodontal Residents Meeting (BPPRM), April 12, 2014 at Harvard School of Dental Medicine “Decision Making Process: Tooth Extraction or Tooth Retention”.
     , 2014
  • Oral Presentation: “Decision Making Process: Tooth Extraction or Tooth Retention?” at Yankee Dental Congress 2014, Boston (USA), 2014
  • Oral Presentation: “Use of bio-absorbable and non-absorbable membrane in lateral ridge augmentation: A Literature Review” AADR 2014, Charlotte NC (USA), 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Periodontics
    Bone Biology
    Dental Implant 

Grant Funding Received

  • "Analysis of Bone Volume Changes Following Lateral Guided Bone Regeneration" Master of Science Research Project at TUFTS University School of Dentistry
  • "Clinical Efficacy of Easy Graft Classic for the treatment of Peri-implantitis" Creighton University School of Dentistry

Awards and Honors

  • Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) Scholarship Award AAP Foundation, American Dental Education Association/Academy for Academic Leadership, 2017
  • Ricahrd J Lazzara Fellowship in Advanced Implant Surgery, 2015
  • Nevins BioHorizon Fellowship, AAP Foundation, 2018