Dr. Nikos Mattheos graduated from the Dental Faculty of the University of Athens. He completed his Masters degree in Health Informatics and his PhD degree in the University of Malmö, Sweden, where he also completed specialist training in Periodontology. He then completed a MASc in Fixed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in the University of Bern, Switzerland under Professor N.P. Lang.
He is accredited Periodontist by the European Federation of Periodontology and has worked in university clinics and hospitals among others in Greece, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, Hong Kong and Thailand.
He is currently Visiting Professor in the department of OMFS in the Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, while he is also affiliated with Karolinska Institute and Malmö University in Sweden. His research is disseminated through more than 140 publications in international peer reviewed journals and he has received numerous awards, including the International Association of Dental Research researcher’s award in 2003 and 2013 and the Andre Schroeder Award in 2014 and 2021. He is also a world leading expert in dental education, in particular with electronic media and has designed and operated many international courses for implant dentistry, including the world’s first Massive Open Online course at Coursera, which has enrolled more than 50,000 learners.
He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Prosthodontics and member of the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals within Implant Dentistry such as Clinical Oral Implants Research. He is chair of the Education Committee of the ITI, Fellow and member of the ITI Board of Directors. He maintains private practice in Hong Kong focused in Oral Rehabilitation and Implant Dentistry
Past academic appointments include Clinical Associate Professor of Implant Dentistry in the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, where he was director of the Implant Dentistry clinic and postgraduate programmes in Prince Philip Dental Hospital (2012-2020), Associate Dean for Postgraduate education and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education. He has served as Associate Professor of Periodontology at Griffith University, Australia (2008-2012).