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Dr Lambis Petridis
Room 149
Eastman Dental Institute
256 Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8LD
Appointment
  • Senior Clinical Lecturer
  • Restorative Dental Sciences
  • Eastman Dental Institute
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Biography

Dr. Petridis qualified from the Dental School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, with Honors, ranking 1st in class during both the years of studies and graduation (1994).  He continued his studies at Tufts University, Boston, U.S.A. where he completed an Advanced Education Programme in Prosthodontics (1997) and acquired a Master of Science degree (1998).  He completed his postgraduate studies with a PhD degree from Aristotle University (2001).

From 2000 to 2012 Dr. Petridis maintained a private practice in Thessaloniki, Greece where he practiced all aspects of dentistry with an emphasis on Restorative, Esthetic and Implant Dentistry while, at the same time, he was an Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics at the Dental School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.  Since 2012, he has also maintained a private practice in London. 

In 2012, Dr. Petridis relocated to London accepting the position as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Prosthodontic Unit at UCL Eastman Dental Institute.  He is currently serving as Director of the Master of Conservative Dentistry Program.  He has authored and co-authored a number of scientific papers published in international peer-reviewed journals, and has headed several past and current research projects in the field of Prosthodontics and Aesthetic dentistry. 

Dr. Petridis is currently registered with the GDC, in the Prosthodontics specialist list, and is also on the list of recognized specialists in Prosthodontics issued by the European Prosthodontic Association.  He is a member of the International College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Osseointegration, the European Prosthodontic Association, the Cochrane collaboration Oral Health Group, and an affiliate of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Research Themes
Research Summary

Dr Lambis Petridis has been involved in research and publications in the following areas:

Polymer and ceramic materials: Evaluated and compared their bond to metal frameworks.

Meta-analyses of clinical studies: Systemically reviewed and analyzed the results of clinical studies pertaining to controversial issues in restorative dentistry, such as: Implant abutment screw loosening, complications of complete implant fixed prostheses, the influence of age on fixed prostheses survival, the influence of material selection on ceramic veneer complication rates.

Evidence-based therapy and problem-based learning:
Reviewed the relevant literature and recommended applications in clinical decision-making and education.

Cooperation between dentists and dental technicians:
Surveyed dental laboratories regarding cooperation problems with dentists.

Dental arch stability: Investigated the effect of tooth loss on the remaining teeth position stability.

Dental Implant corrosion:  Investigated the effect of abutment connection geometry on corrosion products

Antimicrobial coatings for removable prostheses:  Investigated the effect of polymer coatings of removable prostheses on surface properties and microbial colonization

Teaching Summary

Extensive experience in organising and delivering lectures, courses and seminars both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level. 
Extensive clinical teaching experience in the field of Prosthodontics and inter-disciplinary treatment planning both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Appointments
23-JAN-2012 Senior Clinical Lecturer Department of Prosthodontics, Restorative dentistry UCL Eastman Dental Institute, United Kingdom
2008 – 2012 Assistant Professor Department of Fixed Prosthodontics & Implant Prostheses Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2003 – 2008 Lecturer Department of Fixed Prostheses & Implant Prosthodontics Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Dental School, Greece
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