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Dr Jacopo Buti DDS PhD

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NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology

School of Dentistry
The University of Manchester
JR Moore Building
Oxford Road
M13 9PL



Jacopo Buti is involved in clinical, UG and PG teaching and research activity in Periodontology. 


Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies


General Dental Council (registration number 197120)

Albo of dentists – Province of Florence (registration number 1307)

Italian Society of Periodontology


Jacopo is mainly interested in periodontal research and biostatistics applied to dental topics and evidence based medicine.

Methodological Knowledge

Jacopo focus his research activity in study design and development of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials.


Jacopo is involved in postgraduate education and clinical training for the University's MSc in Periodontics since Jan 2011 and since 2015 he is Year 1 Lead. 

Jacopo is involved in undergradute teaching in Periodontics.

He has also been responsible for the delivery of the PG Dissertation Module for distance learning students and he contributed to the teaching and learning on the PG Research Methods course for distance learning students from Sept 2012 to July 2013


Jacopo Buti graduated at the School of Dentistry, University of Florence (Italy) in 2004 where he was Assistant Professor in Periodontics from 2007 to 2009.

Jacopo completed his PhD in Applied Statistics in 2011.

He joined the University of Manchester, School of Dentistry in 2011, where he was Clinical Teaching Fellow in Periodontics and Dissertation Tutor.

He is now NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology.


DDS, School of Dentistry, University of Florence, Italy, 2004

PhD, Department of Statistics "G. Parenti", University of Florence, Italy, 2011



  • Barbato, L., Kalemaj, Z., Buti, J., Baccini, M., La Marca, M., Duvina, M. & Tonelli, P (2015).

    Effect of Surgical Intervention for Removal of Mandibular Third Molar on Periodontal Healing of Adjacent Mandibular Second Molar: A Systematic Review and Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis. J Periodontol, 1-19. eScholarID:281836 | PMID:26609696 | DOI:10.1902/jop.2015.150363

  • Cairo, F., Carnevale, G., Buti, J., Nieri, M., Mervelt, J., Tonelli, P., Pagavino, G. & Tonetti, M (2015).

    Soft-tissue re-growth following fibre retention osseous resective surgery or osseous resective surgery: a multilevel analysis. J Clin Periodontol, 42(4), 373-9. eScholarID:263594 | PMID:25692329 | DOI:10.1111/jcpe.12383

  • Cannizzaro, G., Felice, P., Buti, J., Leone, M., Ferri, V. & Esposito, M (2015).

    Immediate loading of fixed cross-arch prostheses supported by flapless-placed supershort or long implants: 1-year results from a randomised controlled trial. Eur J Oral Implantol, 8(1), 27-36. eScholarID:260754 | PMID:25738177

  • Esposito, M., Grusovin, M., Lambert, F., Matos, S., Pietruska, M., Rossi, R., Salhi, L. & Buti, J (2015).

    The effectiveness of a resorbable bone substitute with a resorbable membrane in the treatment of periodontal infrabony defect - A multicenter randomised controlled trial. Eur J Oral Implantol, 8(3), 233-44. eScholarID:273124 | PMID:26355168

  • Esposito, M., Maghaireh, H., Pistilli, R., Grusovin, M., Lee, S., Gualini, F., Yoo, J. & Buti, J (2015).

    Dental implants with internal versus external connections: 1-year post-loading results from a pragmatic multicenter randomised controlled trial. Eur J Oral Implantol, 8(4), 331-344. eScholarID:292608 | PMID:26669544

  • Grassi, F., Capogreco, M., Consonni, D., Bilardi, G., Buti, J. & Kalemaj, Z (2015).

    Immediate Occlusal Loading of One-Piece Zirconia Implants: Five-Year Radiographic and Clinical Evaluation. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants, 30(3), 671-680. eScholarID:265212 | PMID:26009919

  • Kalemaj, Z., DebernardI, C. & Buti, J (2015).

    Efficacy of surgical and non-surgical interventions on accelerating orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review. Eur J Oral Implantol, 8(1), 9-24. eScholarID:260753 | PMID:25738176

  • Pinchi, V., Pradella, F., Buti, J., Baldinotti, C., Focardi, M. & Norelli, G (2015).

    A new age estimation procedure based on the 3D CBCT study of the pulp cavity and hard tissues of the teeth for forensic purposes: A pilot study. J Forensic Leg Med, 36, 150-157. eScholarID:275628 | PMID:26458182 | DOI:10.1016/j.jflm.2015.09.015

  • Pini-Prato, G., Magnani, C., Zaheer, F., Buti, J. & Rotundo, R (2015).

    Critical Evaluation of Complete Root Coverage as a Successful Endpoint of Treatment for Gingival Recessions. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent, 35(5), 655-63. eScholarID:273123 | PMID:26357695

  • Pini-Prato, G., Magnani, C., Zaheer, F., Rotundo, R. & Buti, J (2015).

    Influence of interdental tissues and root surface condition on complete root coverage following treatment of gingival recessions: a 1-year retrospective study. J Clin Periodontol, eScholarID:263593 | PMID:25918876 | DOI:10.1111/jcpe.12407

  • Rotundo, R., Nieri, M., Bonaccini, D., Mori, M., Lamberti, E., Massironi, D., Giachetti, L., Franchi, L., Venezia, P., Cavalcanti, R., Bondi, E., Farneti, M., Pinchi, V. & Buti, J (2015).

    The Smile Esthetic Index (SEI): A method to measure the esthetics of the smile. An intra-rater and inter-rater agreement study. Eur J Oral Implantol, 8(4), 397-403. eScholarID:292607 | PMID:26669549

  • Rotundo, R., Pagliaro, U., Bendinelli, E., Esposito, M. & Buti, J (2015).

    Long-term outcomes of soft tissue augmentation around dental implants on soft and hard tissue stability: a systematic review. Clin Oral Implants Res, 26 Suppl 11, 123-38. eScholarID:275630 | PMID:26385627 | DOI:10.1111/clr.12629


  • Felice, P., Barausse, C., Blasone, R., Favaretto, G., Stacchi, C., Calvo, M., Marin, C., Buti, J. & Esposito, M (2014).

    A comparison of two dental implant systems in partially edentulous patients: 1-year post-loading results from a pragmatic multicentre randomised controlled trial. Eur J Oral Implantol, 7(4), 397-409. eScholarID:241476 | PMID:25422827

  • Graziani, F., Gennai, S., Roldán, S., Discepoli, N., Buti, J., Madianos, P. & Herrera, D (2014).

    Efficacy of periodontal plastic procedures in the treatment of multiple gingival recessions. J Clin Periodontol, 41 Suppl 15, S63-76. eScholarID:223008 | PMID:24641002 | DOI:10.1111/jcpe.12172

  • Pini-Prato, G., Nieri, M., Pagliaro, U., Giorgi, T., La Marca, M., Franceschi, D., Buti, J., Giani, M., Weiss, J., Padeletti, L., Cortellini, P., Chambrone, L., Barzagli, L., Defraia, E. & Rotundo, R (2014).

    Surgical treatment of single gingival recessions: Clinical guidelines. Eur J Oral Implantol, 7(1), 9-43. eScholarID:226558 | PMID:24892111

  • Scaminaci Russo, D., Pierleoni, F., Buti, J., Ferrari, M. & Giachetti, L (2014).

    In vitro comparison of bonding effectiveness of different adhesive strategies. Am J Dent, 27(6), 323-9. eScholarID:260156 | PMID:25707087


  • Buti, J., Baccini, M., Nieri, M., La Marca, M. & Pini-Prato, G (2013).

    Bayesian network meta-analysis of root coverage procedures: ranking efficacy and identification of best treatment. J Clin Periodontol, 40(4), 372-386. eScholarID:205265 | PMID:23346965 | DOI:10.1111/jcpe.12028

  • Duvina, M., Barbato, L., Buti, J., Delle Rose, G., Brancato, L., Casella, G., Longoni, S., Sartori, M., Amunni, F. & Tonelli, P (2013).

    Immediate loading with LASER-treated surface implant: two-year resonance frequency analysis follow-up. J Craniofac Surg, 24(3), 849-55. eScholarID:205274 | PMID:23714895 | DOI:10.1097/SCS.0b013e31827ca37b

  • Pistilli, R., Felice, P., Cannizzaro, G., Piatelli, M., Corvino, V., Barausse, C., Buti, J., Soardi, E. & Esposito, M (2013).

    Posterior atrophic jaws rehabilitated with prostheses supported by 6 mm long 4 mm wide implants or by longer implants in augmented bone. One-year post-loading results from a pilot randomised controlled trial. Eur J Oral Implantol, 6(4), 359-72. eScholarID:220830 | PMID:24570981

  • Pistilli, R., Felice, P., Piattelli, M., Gessaroli, M., Soardi, E., Barausse, C., Buti, J. & Corvino, V (2013).

    Posterior atrophic jaws rehabilitated with prostheses supported by 5 x 5 mm implants with a novel nanostructured calcium-incorporated titanium surface or by longer implants in augmented bone. One-year results from a randomised controlled trial. Eur J Oral Implantol, 6(4), 343-57. eScholarID:220829 | PMID:24570980

  • Prato, G., Pagliaro, U., Buti, J., Rotundo, R. & Newman, M (2013).

    Evaluation of the literature: evidence assessment tools for clinicians. J Evid Based Dent Pract, 13(4), 130-41. eScholarID:213336 | PMID:24237732 | DOI:10.1016/j.jebdp.2013.08.001


  • Gillot, L., Cannas, B., Buti, J. & Noharet, R (2012).

    A retrospective cohort study of 113 patients rehabilitated with immediately loaded maxillary cross-arch fixed dental prostheses in combination with immediate implant placement. Eur J Oral Implantol, 5(1), 71-9. eScholarID:205268 | PMID:22518381


  • Buti, J., Glenny, A., Worthington, H., Nieri, M. & Baccini, M (2011).

    Network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials: direct and indirect treatment comparisons. Eur J Oral Implantol, 4(1), 55-62. eScholarID:205273 | PMID:21594220

  • Gillot, L., Noharet, R., Buti, J. & Cannas, B (2011).

    A retrospective cohort study of 105 patients rehabilitated with immediately loaded mandibular cross-arch bridges in combination with immediate implant placement. Eur J Oral Implantol, 4(3), 247-53. eScholarID:205267 | PMID:22043468


  • Nieri, M., Saletta, D., Buti, J., Pagliaro, U., Guidi, L., Rotundo, R. & Prato, G (2009).

    From initial case report to randomized clinical trial through 20 years of research in periodontal therapy. J Clin Periodontol, 36(1), 39-43. eScholarID:205269 | PMID:19021788 | DOI:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2008.01341.x


  • Crescini, A., Nieri, M., Buti, J., Baccetti, T. & Pini Prato, G (2007).

    Orthodontic and periodontal outcomes of treated impacted maxillary canines. Angle Orthod, 77(4), 571-7. eScholarID:205272 | PMID:17605500 | DOI:10.2319/080406-318.1

  • Crescini, A., Nieri, M., Buti, J., Baccetti, T. & Pini Prato, G (2007).

    Pre-treatment radiographic features for the periodontal prognosis of treated impacted canines. J Clin Periodontol, 34(7), 581-7. eScholarID:205270 | PMID:17555411 | DOI:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2007.01094.x

  • Crescini, A., Nieri, M., Buti, J., Baccetti, T., Mauro, S. & Prato, G (2007).

    Short- and long-term periodontal evaluation of impacted canines treated with a closed surgical-orthodontic approach. J Clin Periodontol, 34(3), 232-42. eScholarID:205271 | PMID:17257160 | DOI:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2006.01042.x

  • Nieri, M., Saletta, D., Guidi, L., Buti, J., Franceschi, D., Mauro, S. & Pini-Prato, G (2007).

    Citation classics in periodontology: a controlled study. J Clin Periodontol, 34(4), 349-58. eScholarID:205266 | PMID:17378889 | DOI:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2007.01060.x