Dimitris Nikolidakis was born in 1973 in Heraklion. His studies include a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Crete (1991-1995), a Dental Degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1995-2000), a postgraduate diploma in Periodontology from University UMC St Radboud Nijmegen Netherlands (2002-2005) and a PhD degree in Implantology from University UMC St Radboud Nijmegen Netherlands (2005-2009).
He gained clinical experience initially practicing oral surgery at the Department of Dentistry of the University General Hospital of Heraklion (2000-2002), and then worked as a periodontist – implantologist at various medical centers in the Netherlands (2003-2008). Since October 2008, he has been practicing periodontics and implantology exclusively at his private clinic in Crete, Greece.
At the same time he is an active researcher in the field of implantology and periodontal regeneration since he has published more than 20 scientific papers in recognized international dental journals available through PubMed-Medline and maintains cooperation with the Department of Periodontology at the University of Bern in Switzerland. He has also been speaker at lectures at local or international conferences and training seminars, reviewer in several international journals, co-author in international books regarding regeneration, ITI fellow and study club director (International Team Implantology).