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Institute of Dentistry - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Nikos Gkranias, DDS, MClinDent, Cert.Perio(EFP), FHEA, PhD.


Senior Clinical Lecturer Deputy Director of COCR

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7882 5135
Room Number: Office 4, Floor 4, Institute of Dentistry


Dr Nikolaos Gkranias qualified in Dentistry from Athens University. In 2003, following his military service as a dentist in the Greek Army, he was accepted as a postgraduate at UCL Eastman Dental Institute’s 3 year MClinDent Course in Periodontology. He graduated in 2006 and he was awarded with “Distinction” a MClinDent in Periodontology as well as a European Federation in Periodontology (EFP) Certificate in Periodontology.  In 2014 he was awarded a PhD in Clinical Periodontology under the theme of “Associations of Periodontitis and Diabetes Mellitus”

During the period 2009-2016 he was a Clinical Lecturer and Speciality Dentist in Periodontology Unit, at UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Eastman Dental Hospital. In June 2016, he was appointed Senior Clinical Lecturer & Honorary Consultant in Periodontology in the newly found Centre for Oral Clinical Research (COCR), Barts & The London School of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.


Centre: Centre for Oral Clinical Research

Centre: Centre for Oral Immunobiology and Regenerative Medicine



  1. Wound healing following regenerative procedures in furcation degree III defects: histomorphometric outcomes.  Gkranias  ND, Graziani F, Sculean A, Donos N. Clin Oral Investig. 2012 Feb;16(1):239-49.
  2. Association between short leukocyte telomere length, endotoxemia, and severe periodontitis in  people  with  diabetes:  a  cross-sectional   survey.  Masi  S, Gkranias  N,  Li  K, Salpea  KD,  Parkar  M, Orlandi  M,  Suvan  JE, Eng  HL, Taddei S, Patel K, Darbar U, Donos N, Deanfield JE, Hurel S, Humphries SE, D'Aiuto F. Diabetes Care. 2014 Apr;37(4):1140-1147
  3. Effects of periodontal treatment on endothelium, systemic  inflammation  and mitochondrial  function M.  Orlandi,  S.  Masi,  D.  Bhowruth,  M.  Parkar,  I. Kingston, S. Hurel, N. Gkranias, J. Suvan, N. Donos, J. Deanfield, F. D’Aiuto J Clin Periodontol 2015; 42 (Suppl. 17): 6
  4. Plasma adiponectin levels in diabetics with and without periodontal problems  N. Gkranias,   R.  Garcia  Sanchez,   F.  D’Aiuto,  J.E.  Suvan,  S.  Hurel,  S. Humphries, N. Donos J Clin Periodontol 2015; 42 (Suppl. 17): 8
  5. Periodontitis Prevalence   in   a   Diabetes   Mellitus (Type   I  and   Type   II) population:  a  cross-sectional  study.  N.  Gkranias,  F.  D’Aiuto,  H.L.  Eng,  S. Hurel, N. Donos  J Clin Periodontol 2012; 39 (Suppl. 13): 40–220

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