Dr Lambis (Haralampos) Petridis

Speaker: Dr. Dr. Lambis (Haralampos) Petridis D.D.S. (Thessaloniki), Cert. Prostho (Boston), M.S. (Boston), PhD (Thessaloniki), Specialist in Prosthodontics


Dr Petridis qualified from the Dental School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 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).

Dr Petridis was an Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics at the Dental School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He moved to London in 2012 and, since then, is an Associate Professor in the Prosthodontic Unit at UCL Eastman Dental Institute. He is currently serving as Director of the Master of Conservative Dentistry Programme and the MClinDent Prosthodontic Programme.

Effective October 2018 Dr.Petridis will be the interim Head of Prosthodontics at UCL Eastman Dental Institute.

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, Implants and Aesthetic dentistry.

Dr Petridis has also been in private practice since 2000 and is currently an Associate at Harley Street Oral Reconstruction Centre, where he practices all aspects of dentistry with an emphasis on Restorative, Esthetic and Implant 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 registered Speaker and Fellow for ITI, 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.

“Implant systems and connections-myths vs. clinical reality.”

Learning outcomes: At the end of the lecture the participants should be able to:

1. Critically appraise various implant systems and prosthetic connections
2. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of various connection designs
3. Contrast implant manufacturers' marketing vs. evidence

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