Dr. Gracis received his D.M.D. degree in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania, (Philadelphia, USA). After his American title was recognized in Italy at the University of Pavia, he attended the University of Washington in Seattle where, in 1990, he obtained the certificate in Prosthodontics and the Master of Science in Dentistry. Presently, he maintains a private practice limited to prosthodontics and restorative dentistry in Milan. He is the Immediate Past President of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) and the Past President of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry (AIOP). He has contributed several articles and chapters in the field of restorative dentistry.