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Fotoula Nikopoulou

Assistant Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1109
Email: fnikolop[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

Mailing Address:
2 Thivon Str, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece

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Education / Qualifications 

  • 1979 DDS, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 1986 MD, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 1989 PhD, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2002, Prosthetics and Implants, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburg, USA
  • 2004, Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburg, USA

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1974-1981, Clinical Associate (unsalaried), Removable Prosthodontics
  • 1981-1990, Clinical Associate (salaried), Removable Prosthodontics
  • 1990, Lecturer, Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2002 - Annual Session for Implants; A treatment plan for a restorative practice, American Dental Association 143 RD
  • 2002  Continuing Education Course, “Conservative approaches to TMJ Disorders”, The East End Branch of the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania
  • 2003 - Continuing Education course, Implants Therapy for edentulous patients, Academy of Osseointegration
  • 2008 – Assistant Professor, Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Memberships

  • Hellenic Dental Association
  • Hellenic Prosthodontics Society
  • Federation Dentaire  Internattionale FDI
  • Hellenic Society for Biomaterials

Research Theses

  • 1989, Changes of Saliva in edentulous patients after wearing complete dentures and using fixatives. Doctorate Thesis, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2004, Complete Dentures versus Overdentures Supported by implants. Master of Public Health Thesis, University of Pittsburg, USA
  • 2016, Software Processing and Biocompatibility of Titanium Framework for Removable Partial Dentures. University of Patras

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • F. Nikolopoulou “Rationale for choices of occlusal schemes for complete dentures supported by Implants”, J. Oral Implantology, 2006; 32:200-203
  • F. Nikolopoulou “Saliva and Dental Implants”, Implant Dentistry, 2006; 15:372-376
  • F. Nikolopoulou, E. Tzortzopoulou “Salivary pH in edentulous patients before and after wearing conventional dentures and implant overdentures: A clinical study”, Implant Dent., 2007; 16(4); 397-403
  • F. Nikolopoulou, T. Tasopoulos, R. Jagger “The prevalence of Xerostomia in patients with Removable Prostheses”, Int. J Prosthodont., 2013; 26(6):525-6
  • Nikolopoulou E, Loukidis M (2014) Critical Review and Evaluation of Composite/Ceramic Onlays versus Crowns. Dentistry 4:s261. doi: 10.4172/2161-1122.1000261
  • D. Portan , F.Nikolopoulou, V. Bairami et al,”Electrochemical Surface Processing Applied for the functionalization of titanium screw type Implants” J. Materials Science and Surface Engineering, 2016; 4(3):376-382
  • Papanikolaou G. C., Kouveliotis G., Nikolopoulou F., et al “Thermal shock cycling effect on the compressive behavior of human teeth”, J. Biomechanics 2015; 48:681-686

Awards and Honours

Treatment of complete edentulous patients related to osteonecrosis of jaws after radiation therapy, Hellenic Association of supportive care of the Oral Cavity in Cancer 2010

Areas of Scientific interests

  • Implant Prosthodontics
  • Biomaterials

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