Dr Maria Retzepi
Specialist in Periodontics (GDC Reg No. 82573) DIPDS (Athens 1999) PCCSP (Athens 2002) MSc (Athens 2003) PHD CertClinSpec (Perio)
Maria joined the Thayer Street Dental Specialist Centre in 2004 following completion of her postgraduate dental studies and a clinical fellowship at the University of Bern, Switzerland. She has extensive clinical expertise in non-surgical and surgical management of periodontal diseases, regenerative and periodontal plastic surgery, dental implants and bone grafting procedures. She is a Registered Specialist in Periodontics and Clinical Lecturer at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, where she is teaching at the MClinDent in a Periodontology postgraduate program me. She also frequently lectures to national and international professional bodies.
Maria recently completed her PhD studies and won the prestigious ‘Basic Research Competition Award’ from the European Association of Osseointegration in Monaco, an event which attracted over 3000 participants, including more than 480 contestants for the research competition. Maria was awarded the prize for her original research on the effect of diabetes on the osseointegration of dental implants.
Maria is now a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and, in collaboration with Dr Tim Sunnucks and the team at the Thayer Street Specialist Dental Centre, is looking to implement an innovative, practice based, mentoring system in Implant Dentistry, under the support of ITI.