Dr. Walter Devoto

Dr. Walter Devoto

International Speaker

Founder member of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry,

Founder member of Styleitaliano.


Dr Walter Devoto

Born in Chiavari 29/03/1965 graduated with honours in Dentistry and Dental Prothesis in 1991 at the University of Genoa

Dr Devoto has worked as a teacher and demonstrator at the University of Genoa in the undergraduate courses of Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis, teaching Pedodoncy and Conservative Dentistry.

From 2000-2004 he taught Reconstructive Dentistry in a course of Laser refinement at the same University

From 2005-2006 lecturer at the University of Madrid, master of Esthetic Dentistry

From 2005-2009 lecturer at the University of studies in Siena, Course of Aesthetics and Restorative Dentistry, professorship of Conservative Dentistry.

At the moment he is Lecturer at the International University of Catalona, Barcelona, for a  post graduate course in Aesthetic Dentistry,

Visiting professor at the “Universitè de la Mediterranee, Marseille” in the course of Refinement of Aesthetic Reconstructive Dentistry.

Dr Devoto is particularly interested in the field of Conservative, Aesthetic Restoration and is the author and co-author of various publications in specialised international journals.

As  a speaker, he has participated in  courses and conferences, both at a national and international level on the subject as well as being speaker, collaborator and demonstrator at most of the major European Universities.

In addition, Dr Devoto  is the author of one of the chapters of “Le Guide Estetique” by A.Faucher and J.C. Paris, QDT 2003, France,  “ Odontoiatria Restaurativa”, by A.I.C. Elsevier 2009, Italy,  “Traumatologia oral” by A. Mendoza, Ergon 2013, Spain, “Endoprotetyka” by M. Zarow, Quintessence 2013, Poland,  Co-author of “Layer” by J. Manauta & A. Salat, QDT 2011.

Since 1996 he has been a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry.

He has also been an active member of the Italian Academy of Conservative Dentistry since 1998 and an active member of the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry since 2002.

Founder member of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry,

Founder member of Styleitaliano.

As well as running his own private surgery in Sestri Levante (GE) and Portofino (GE), he collaborates with prestigious surgeries, specialising in Aesthetic Dentistry through out Europe.



Composite resin are the dentists materials for daily use daily use, thanks to the material evolution and the proposed techniques in the last years it can be considered a definitive restoration material.

What does definitive means?

A solution that reinforces the tooth and integrates aesthetically, with the possibility of being repaired in time, modified and corrected, accompanying our patient’s life.

Adhesion to enamel is a certainty: And that is why a proper planification of the case, maintaining the available enamel, puts the composite as a first choice material in any shape modification of natural teeth, diastema fetching and small additions to optimize the smile of our patient.

In the case of complex restorations as a single or multiple teeth fracture, is it possible to cover the buccal surface of the tooth? Which s the best possible solution to adopt?

Ceramic veneers are replacing the use of crowns:

Can the composite restorations be a valid and permanent solution to ceramics?

The modern dentist has the need of simplifying and speed up its own work: and at the same time answering to the demands of a patient that wants the certainty of its aesthetic restorations in a rapid way.

The lecturer will discuss how to use the model composite materials in few layers to cover up, when needed, all the tooth or part of it with solutions done directly, semi-directly and indirectly, indicating advantages, disadvantages, work time, costs and longevity of the restorations by follow-ups.

Styleitaliano Camouflage: A new term to have clinical success in restorative dentistry in anterior teeth.


-Salat A, Devoto W, Manauta J: Achiving a precise color chart with a common computer software for excellence in anterior composite restorations EJED: 2011, 6: 280-296

-Devoto W, Saracinelli M, Manauta J: Composite in everyday practice: how to choose the right material and simplify application techniques in anterior teeth EJED: 2010, 1: 102-124


-composite veneers, direct complex restorations in anteriors