Prof. Dr. Agostino Guida

Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) for early detection of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC)

Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) has shown good results in different anatomical district (gastroesophageal, bladder) in anticipating diagnosis of squamous carcinoma by highlighting microvasculature of the mucosa. Recently, its potential in the oral cavity has been shown by scientific literature, both for detecting occurred malignant transformation in Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders (OPMD) both for guiding surgical resection of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC).


DMD, PhD, Specialist in Oral Surgery, MSc on Oral Medicine & Oncology.


01/04/2021 – CURRENT – Naples, Italy
U.O.C. Odontostomatologia - Azienda Ospedaliera di Rilievo Nazionale "A. Cardarelli"

16/11/2017 – 31/03/2021
Medical Specialist
Istituto Nazionale Tumori - IRCCS "Fondazione G. Pascale"

01/11/2013 – 10/12/2016
Oral Surgery Specialty Registrar
Università di Napoli Federico II, Oral Surgery Unit


25/01/2019 – 31/01/2020 – Turin, Italy
MSc in Oral Medicine and Oncology
Università di Torino

01/03/2011 – 31/10/2013 – Naples, Italy
PhD in "Biomedical Technologies Applied to Oral Sciences"
Università della Campania "L. Vanvitelli" - ex Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

28/02/2012 – 31/05/2012 – London, United Kingdom
Honorary Observer
University College London Hospital

03/02/2011 – 05/02/2011 – Parigi, France
“Hands-on course with cadaver dissections”
Université Paris Descartes, faculté de Médicine

01/11/2005 – 01/10/2010 – Naples, Italy
Doctor in Medical Dentistry
Università della Campania "L. Vanvitelli" - ex Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

08/2009 – 09/2009 – Singapore
Clinical Fellow - Borsa di studio “cat. 2 cap. 8” Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli
National Cancer Center Singapore


Author of 35 indexed scientific pubblication (10/06/2022: H index: 12; citations: 500; IMPACT FACTOR: 80; id SCOPUS:37025948700). Speaker at national and international scientific congresses. Member of EC Dental Science journal Editorial board and Cancers journal (IMPACT FACTOR 2020: 6.1) Reviewer Board. Member of EC Dental Science Editorial Board and Cancers (IMPACT FACTOR 2020: 6.1) journal Reviewer Board . He has served as Guest Editor for a joint Special Issue for "Pathogens" (IMPACT FACTOR 3.5, and "Biomolecules" (IMPACT FACTOR 4.8, biomarkers_in_oral_diseases).


Excellent skills in teambuilding & teamworking.


He oriented his training/education on oral and salivary glands diseases, focusing on oncology and oral surgery. Diagnosis, management, pharmacological and surgical therapy, as well as basic and translational research, in order to comprehend pathogenesis and investigate prognostic factors, have been the mainstays of his activity. He speaks and writes in fluent English, which he practices everyday. Member of the Italian Academy of Osseointegration (IAO). Active Member of the Italian Society of Oral Surgery (SIdCO), the Italian Academy of Head & Neck Oncology (AIOCC) and the Italian Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology (SIPMO).