Institute of Dentistry - Barts and The London

Dr Nikolaos Tatarakis, DDS, CERT (PERIO), MS (USA), Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology Specialist in Periodontics


Clinical Research Fellow

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7882 3076
Room Number: COCR Room, Floor 5, Institute of Dentistry
Office Hours: Wednesday


Dr Nikolaos Tatarakis trained at the University of Athens, and qualified as a dentist in 2005. Dr Tatarakis  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 joined the University of Michigan  USA as a post graduate and 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, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London. During this period Dr Tatarakis completed the necessary examinations and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Between the period 2012-2016, Dr Tatarakis held Clinical Teaching and Research Associate positions at the UCL 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 a member of professional and educational association in the area of periodontics and implants. Dr Tatarakis also lectures and publishes in these fields. His main research interests include diagnostics and treatment of peri-implant diseases.



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