Dimitris N. Tatakis

Ohio State University, USA


Dimitris N. Tatakis is a Professor and the Director of the Advanced Education Program, Section of Periodontology, College of Dentistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Dr. Tatakis, a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, completed his dental education at the National University of Athens, Greece. He then attended the State University of New York at Buffalo and graduated with a certificate in periodontics and a Ph.D. degree in oral biology. He has authored/coauthored over 80 articles and 100 abstracts in periodontal, dental, and biomedical journals, and he lectures nationally and internationally. He serves on the editorial boards of dental and periodontal journals. His research interests include the host aspects of the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases (gingivitis and periodontitis), periodontal plastic surgery, and regenerative periodontal therapy.

Biography Updated on 4 May 2009

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