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Institute of Dentistry - Barts and The London

Dr Michail Vavalekas, DDM, AEGD, Adv. Cert. Periodontology


Clinical Research Assistant, PhD Graduate

Room Number: Office 2, Floor 4, Institute of Dentistry


Dr Vavalekas is a Clinical Research Assistant and PhD Candidate at the Centre of Clinical Oral Research at the Institute of Dentistry. Dr Vavalekas received his Diploma of Dental Medicine in 2001 from the University of ‘’Gr.T.Popa’’ Iasi, Romania and in 2006 the post-graduate degree of specialization in general dentistry from the University ‘’Carol Davila’’ Bucharest, Romania.

Dr Vavalekas obtained his Advanced Certificate and Fellowship in Periodontology in 2008-2010 from New York University College of Dentistry. In 2010 he moved to the UK to work as an associate in different dental practices with special interest in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.

In 2012 Dr Vavalekas started a part-time Ph.D. in Periodontology at the Eastman Dental Institute UCL which was transferred in 2016 to the Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.Dr Vavalekas has continued working in London and his practice is limited to periodontology and implant surgery. He is involved in clinical research at the Centre for Oral Clinical Research Centre.


Centre: Centre for Oral Clinical Research




Peri-Implantitis: Etiology, Definition and Treatment:  Article published on UK‘ s Dental Tribune, Aug 2010, Vol 4. No 20, pg 16-18