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Dr Nikolaos Tatarakis, DipDS, Cert (Perio), MS (USA), Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology


Clinical Research Fellow


Dr Tatarakis trained at the University of Athens, and qualified as a dentist in 2005. He worked as an associate in a Periodontal specialist practice and in the Oral Medicine clinic of Andreas Syngros Hospital. In 2008, following his military service as a dentist in the Greek Air Force, he was admitted to the University of Michigan, USA where he completed a comprehensive three-year specialty program in Periodontology obtaining a Certificate and a Master's degree.

In 2011, Dr Tatarakis received a prestigious clinical and research scholarship by the International Team for Implantology and spent one year at the Unit of Periodontology of the Eastman Dental Institute in London for this purpose. In the meantime, he completed the necessary examinations and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Between the years 2012-2016, he held Clinical Teaching and Research Associate positions at the Eastman Dental Institute, supervising graduates students and conducting clinical research. Dr Tatarakis spends time also in private practice limited to periodontology and implant surgery. He is member of professional and educational associations and societies in the area of periodontics and implants and also lectures and publishes in these fields. His main research interests include diagnostics and treatment of peri-implant diseases.


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