Simone was born on 22nd February 1970 in Florence, Italy and graduated in 1994 from the Dental School of Florence University.
In 1995 he obtained a postgraduate certificate in Periodontology at the University of Genoa, Italy and in 1996 he obtained a postgraduate certificate in Restorative dentistry at the University of Florence, Italy.
He was clinical instructor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Florence (1997-1999)
In 1999 he started working as visiting professor at the University of Siena, Italy.
In 2002 he obtained a Master of Science in Dental Materials and Clinical applications, and in 2004 he completed his PhD studies at Siena University with the thesis “Basic and clinical aspects of selection and application of fiber posts”.
Since 2005 he has been Head of Department and has the chair of Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry, at Siena University.
He also teaches Restorative Dentistry and Dental Hygiene at the School of Dental Hygienists, and Preventive Dentistry at the postgraduate School of Orthodontics.
Since 2010 he has been the Dean of the School of Dental Hygienists.
Over the last 18 years he has given more than 250 lectures on Endodontics and Restorative dentistry in Europe, America, and Asia.
He has published in many national and international journals, and is a reviewer for many peer reviewed journals.