In 1999, he returned to working on his own and enrolled at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. In 2001, he founded Estech Dental Studios, in cooperation with Pentron for technical training and consulting. He taught prosthetics at the Gabriele d’Annunzio University of Chieti–Pescara from 2002 to 2005, has taught the perfection of prostheses at the University of Naples Federico II since 2006 and is a consultant to the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, all three in Italy. He is interested in metal-free prosthetics, has published articles in Italian and American journals and has participated as a speaker at numerous conferences in Italy. He is a member of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry, Associazione Nazionale Titolari di Laboratorio Odontotecnico [Italian national association of dental laboratory owners] and Gruppo Italiano per la Ricerca Applicata in Scienze Biomediche [Italian group for applied research in the biomedical sciences].