Dr. Francesco Mangano was born in 1979 on the Lake of Como, Italy. He graduated at the University of Milan in 2003 (110/110 cum laude). Immediately after graduation, he devoted his attention to Implant Dentistry, attending the post-graduate program in Oral Implantology and Bone Regeneration at the Oral Implantology Clinic, Department of Periodontology, Dental Research Division, Guarulhos University, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Director: Prof. Jamil Shibli), where he became Clinical Instructor. In the last years, he has worked intensively in the field of Implant Prosthodontics and Digital Dentistry. He is now a Clinical Researcher and Lecturer at the Dental School of the University of Varese, Italy, where he is also Scientific Coordinator of the first-in-the-world 2-year Master in Digital Dentistry (http://www.digital-dentistry.it) and Research Fellow, PhD in Biotechnologies, Biosciences and Surgical Techniques. He is Guest Editor of the first-in-the world Special Issue of a peer-reviewed indexed journal (International Journal of Dentistry) entirely dedicated to the world of Digital Dentistry, which will be published in July 2016 under the title Digital Dentistry: new Materials and Techniques; he is Associate Editor of BMC Oral Health and reviewer for the most important international, peer-reviewed journals with high impact factor. He is Fellow of the International College of Dentists, and Founding and Active Member of the international Digital Dentistry Society (http://www.digital-dentistry.org). He is author of 75 scientific publications on international peer-reviewed Journals with high impact factor. His bibliometric indexes are: impact factor 125, H index 17. He is in private practice in Gravedona, Como, Italy, together with Prof. Carlo Mangano, his uncle and mentor.