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Dr Dominiki Chatzopoulou, DipDS, Mclin Dent in Perio(Lond), Certif Clin Spec in Perio(Lond)

Dominiki

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Periodontology

Email: d.chatzopoulou@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 20 7882 8639
Room Number: Institute of Dentistry

Profile

Dominiki qualified in 1998 in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry with an outstanding student class rank and financial honours. She has been a highly trained Specialist Periodontist for the last 15 years with an increasing volume of international lecturing commitments and consultancy. She was awarded a performance scholarship for her MClinDent degree sponsored by the State Scholarship Institute (IKY) in Periodontics at the Royal London Hospital which she completed this with distinction.

Following completion of her Postgraduate training in the Department of Periodontology in Royal London Hospital of Queen Mary And Westfield College and further training in Advanced Periodontology and Implants, she was offered a Clinical Academic Lecturer appointment developing an academic carrier and special professional activities in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Honorary clinical contract has been obtained with Bart’s and the London NHS Trust for the above post and she is holding a clinical academic grade as a Senior Clinical Lecturer and the last achievement is her appointment as Course Director for the DClinDent, Master of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology/ Diploma in Advanced Clinical Periodontology for the Centre of Adult Oral Health at Queen Mary, University of London.

Con currently she was holding different honorary clinical consultant contracts with Bart’s and The London NHS Trust which with along with other clinical contracts with the local Health Authorities, she was engaged in the management in difficult and complex periodontal problems including Surgical Periodontal Regeneration, Mucogingival Surgery and Implants.

In addition, she teaches, as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Adult Oral Health which includes the three monospecialities of Periodontology, Prosthodontics and Endodontology, postgraduate students and junior staff members for six sessions per week having to give more than 20 clinical presentations in a year as a part of junior, senior staff’s and consultant’s education programme. She has been one of the course organisers for the London Dental Deanery and anticipated to present three main courses of section 63 related to Mucogingival Surgery, Risk Management in Periodontics and Periodontal Regenerative Therapy.

During her treatment sessions she treats patients with all types of periodontitis especially those requiring mucogingival surgery, as she is one of the senior clinical leads in mucogingival surgery in the department.

Her clinical time is divided between private periodontal practice in West London and the Royal London Hospital. She works also as a Consultant Periodontal Lead in the Specialist Periodontal Service which has been commissioned by NHS North East London and the City Trust. Dental practitioners in Tower Hamlets refer patients with periodontal needs to this service.

She is involved in postgraduate and undergraduate education and in clinical training, having given national and international lectures nationally and supervising session solely engaged in dealing with Periodontal problems along with Oral Aesthetics and Implant Dentistry.

She works in close contact with other specialists like oral medicine specialists, endodontists, prosthodontists for the treatment and management of difficult periodontal cases.

Her research activity is related to BMPs and growth factors with the following thesis title: Expression of a Novel BMP-responsive transcription factor in periodontal ligament cells.
She is associated to different clinical trials which are related to prognostic factors and aggressive periodontitis and in different thesis of the post graduate students during their supervision for the last 11 years. Tissue culture, molecular biology and PCR –ELISA techniques and questioner models are the main research subjects the Periodontal department concentrates his research activity.
Along with her academic career and various national and international professional  activities such as audits, appraisals, job planning her clinical time is engaged in the management and treatment of complex and advanced periodontal cases what are essential to high quality patient care.

Research

Research Interests:

Her research activity is related to BMPs and growth factors with the following thesis title: Expression of a Novel BMP-responsive transcription factor in periodontal ligament cells.

She is associated to different clinical trials which are related to prognostic factors and aggressive periodontitis and in different thesis of the post graduate students during their supervision for the last 11 years. Tissue culture, molecular biology and PCR –ELISA techniques and questioner models are the main research subjects the Periodontal department concentrates his research activity.

Along with her academic career and various national and international professional  activities such as audits, appraisals, job planning her clinical time is engaged in the management and treatment of complex and advanced periodontal cases what are essential to high quality patient care.

Selected Publications:

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