Dr. Elisabetta Cotti received her DDS from the University of Cagliari in Italy. In 1991, she received a certificate and a master’s degree in endodontics from the Loma Linda University in the U.S. She is the chair of the department of conservative dentistry and endodontics at the school of dentistry and director of the one-year postgraduate program in endodontics at the University of Cagliari. She also teaches in the Advanced Education Program in Endodontics at the University of Bologna in Italy and is a lecturer in the Department of Endodontics at the Loma Linda University. She also works in a private practice limited to endodontics.
Cotti is the author of several papers in the field of endodontics and has a specific interest in periapical pathology, immature teeth, complex case management, imaging techniques, and interactions between periapical periodontitis and systemic conditions. She is an active member of the Italian Society of Endodontics, at which she has served as executive member for ten years, and a member of the European Society of Endodontology, at which she has served as country delegate for seven years. She is the past President of the Società Italiana di Traumatologia Dentale [Italian society of dental traumatology].