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Dr Dominiki Chatzopoulou, DipDS, Mclin Dent in Perio(Lond), Certif Clin Spec in Perio(Lond)

Dominiki

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Periodontology

Email: d.chatzopoulou@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 20 7882 8639
Room Number: Institute of Dentistry

Profile

Dominiki qualified in 1998 in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry with an outstanding student class rank and financial honours. She has been a highly trained Specialist Periodontist for the last 15 years with an increasing volume of international lecturing commitments and consultancy. She was awarded a performance scholarship for her MClinDent degree sponsored by the State Scholarship Institute (IKY) in Periodontics at the Royal London Hospital which she completed this with distinction.

Following completion of her Postgraduate training in the Department of Periodontology in Royal London Hospital of Queen Mary And Westfield College and further training in Advanced Periodontology and Implants, she was offered a Clinical Academic Lecturer appointment developing an academic carrier and special professional activities in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Honorary clinical contract has been obtained with Bart’s and the London NHS Trust for the above post and she is holding a clinical academic grade as a Senior Clinical Lecturer and the last achievement is her appointment as Course Director for the DClinDent, Master of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontology/ Diploma in Advanced Clinical Periodontology for the Centre of Adult Oral Health at Queen Mary, University of London.

Con currently she was holding different honorary clinical consultant contracts with Bart’s and The London NHS Trust which with along with other clinical contracts with the local Health Authorities, she was engaged in the management in difficult and complex periodontal problems including Surgical Periodontal Regeneration, Mucogingival Surgery and Implants.

In addition, she teaches, as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Adult Oral Health which includes the three monospecialities of Periodontology, Prosthodontics and Endodontology, postgraduate students and junior staff members for six sessions per week having to give more than 20 clinical presentations in a year as a part of junior, senior staff’s and consultant’s education programme. She has been one of the course organisers for the London Dental Deanery and anticipated to present three main courses of section 63 related to Mucogingival Surgery, Risk Management in Periodontics and Periodontal Regenerative Therapy.

During her treatment sessions she treats patients with all types of periodontitis especially those requiring mucogingival surgery, as she is one of the senior clinical leads in mucogingival surgery in the department.

Her clinical time is divided between private periodontal practice in West London and the Royal London Hospital. She works also as a Consultant Periodontal Lead in the Specialist Periodontal Service which has been commissioned by NHS North East London and the City Trust. Dental practitioners in Tower Hamlets refer patients with periodontal needs to this service.

She is involved in postgraduate and undergraduate education and in clinical training, having given national and international lectures nationally and supervising session solely engaged in dealing with Periodontal problems along with Oral Aesthetics and Implant Dentistry.

She works in close contact with other specialists like oral medicine specialists, endodontists, prosthodontists for the treatment and management of difficult periodontal cases.

Her research activity is related to BMPs and growth factors with the following thesis title: Expression of a Novel BMP-responsive transcription factor in periodontal ligament cells.
She is associated to different clinical trials which are related to prognostic factors and aggressive periodontitis and in different thesis of the post graduate students during their supervision for the last 11 years. Tissue culture, molecular biology and PCR –ELISA techniques and questioner models are the main research subjects the Periodontal department concentrates his research activity.
Along with her academic career and various national and international professional  activities such as audits, appraisals, job planning her clinical time is engaged in the management and treatment of complex and advanced periodontal cases what are essential to high quality patient care.

Research

Research Interests:

Her research activity is related to BMPs and growth factors with the following thesis title: Expression of a Novel BMP-responsive transcription factor in periodontal ligament cells.

She is associated to different clinical trials which are related to prognostic factors and aggressive periodontitis and in different thesis of the post graduate students during their supervision for the last 11 years. Tissue culture, molecular biology and PCR –ELISA techniques and questioner models are the main research subjects the Periodontal department concentrates his research activity.

Along with her academic career and various national and international professional  activities such as audits, appraisals, job planning her clinical time is engaged in the management and treatment of complex and advanced periodontal cases what are essential to high quality patient care.

Publications

• CHATZOPOULOU D, GILLAM DG & BARZANJI A (2015) Impact of smoking as a risk factor for dental implant failure: a critical review. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 42 (Supplement S17) 381, Poster abstract No: PO1034.

• ABDULWAHAB AN, CHATZOPOULOU D & GILLAM DG. (2015) Interest and attitudes of Kuwaiti dentists in periodontal regeneration: a questionnaire-based study. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 42 (Supplement S17) 276, Poster abstract No: PO691.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, JOHAL A. (2015) Management of Gingival Recession in an Orthodontic patient. Orthodontic Seminars, 11 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.sodo.2014.12.002  21(1), 15–26.

• SACHDEV M, NAGLA V, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2015) Root Coverage Treatment of Gingival Recession Coronally Advanced Flap Procedure with a Connective Tissue graft in two Cases. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 42 (Supplement S17) 336, Poster abstract No: PO559.

• DAFTARI A, GILLAM, DG, CHATZOPOULOU D & AL-JAWAD M.(2015) Enamel matrix derivative adsorption on hydroxyapatite and titanium in water and simulated body fluid studied using quartz crystal microbalance. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 42 (Supplement S17) 271, Poster abstract No: PO673.

• SIAILI M, CHATZOPOULOU D, GILLAM DG. (2014) An introduction to periodontal regeneration. Dental Nursing. 9(12), 686-691.

• SIAILI, M CHATZOPOULOU D, & GILLAM DG. (2014) Preferences of UK-Based Dentists When Undertaking Root Coverage and Regenerative Procedures: A Pilot Questionnaire Study. International Journal of Dentistry. Article ID 548519, 7 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/ 2014/548519.

• NAGALA V, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2014) Root Coverage Treatment Of Gingival Recession Coronally Advanced Flap With Connective Tissue Graft In Two Cases (Poster #9) William Harvey Day 21st  October, London.

• CHATZOPOULOU D. (2014) Aesthetics and Periodontal Plastic Surgery Kuwait Dental Association Dental Conference (abstract#21) 22th November Kuwait.

• CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) Periodontal Plastic Surgery Kuwait Dental Association Dental Conference (abstract#38) 13th April Kuwait.

• SIAILI M, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) Autograft and enamel matrix derivatives in root coverage: a case report (Poster #9) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, SIAILI M. (2013) Enamel matrix derivatives for soft and hard tissue augmentation in dentistry: clinical applications of the regenerative material in two case reportsreport (Poster #13) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• TALIOTI E, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) A case-report on the treatment of idiopathic gingival hyperplasia in a 39 year-old female (Poster #23) William Harvey Day 16th October, London

• DAFTARI ALI, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) Gingival Epulis, case report (Poster #34) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• BANINHAMOUR ALI,CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) Surgical excision of an epulis, case report   (Poster #10) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• PADTONG EA, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) Surgical Treatment of Delayed Passive Eruption in a 17 year old male : Case Report (Poster #41) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• JAMELLE A, NAGALA V, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2013) Root Resection, A Case Report (Poster #27) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• TALIOTI E, CHATZOPOULOU D, PADTONG E.(2012) The use of Enamel Matrix Derivative combined with alloplastic synthetic bone graft in the treatment of Aggressive Periodontitis. (Poster #97) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• SIAILI  M, GILLAM D, CHATZOPOULOU D. (2012) The interest in Periodontology and the attitudes in hard and soft tissue periodontal regeneration procedures of UK-based dentists with a specialty or a special interest in Periodontology: a questionnaire –based study  (Poster #100) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• BARZANJI A, DHADWAL N, CHATZOPOULOU D.(2012)  Surgical Excision of Epulis:Case: report.(Poster #96) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• TALIOTI E, CHATZOPOULOU D, PADTONG E.(2012) The use of Enamel Matrix Derivative combined with alloplastic synthetic bone graft in the treatment of Aggressive Periodontitis. (Poster #97) William Harvey Day 16th October, London.

• SIAILI M, GILLAM D & CHATZOPOULOU D. (2012) The use of enamel matrix derivative in combination with synthetic bone graft in the treatment of aggressive periodontitis: a case report. Journal of Clinical Periodontology Special Issue: Abstracts of Europerio 7, Vienna, Austria, 6-9 June 2012: 39 Issue Supplement s13, 135 poster no: 196.

• BESAS P, CHATZOPOULOU D & GILLAM DG. (2012) A Questionnaire-based Survey investigating the Interest in Periodontology and Preferences for the Treatment of Localized Gingival Recessions by Dentists in the UK: A Pilot Study. Journal of Clinical Periodontology Special Issue: Abstracts of Europerio 7, Vienna, Austria, 6-9 June 2012: 39 Issue Supplement s13, 157 poster no: 267

• SIAILI M, GILLAM DG & CHATZOPOULOU D. (2012) Dentists Knowledge and Preferences in the Treatment of Periodontal Defects .IADR/LAR General Session (June 20-23, 2012). Iguaçu Falls, Brazil (Poster abstract no: 1271)

• RYAN P, CHATZOPOULOU D, GILLAM D. BESAS P. & TURNER W. (2011). Surgical excision of an epulis, case report. BSP Poster presentation Belfast. (Awarded clinical poster award).

• CHATZOPOULOU D, PATEL N, RYAN P, APOSTOLODOU I, TURNER W. (2010). The use of Platelet Delivered Growth Factor (PDGF) in the surgical management of the infrabony periodontal defect: Case repost (Poster #25) Stomatology of North of Greece 13th March, Aridaia Greece.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, HUGHES FJ. (2010) Regenerative periodontal therapy: the potential of Tissue Engineering PerioAnal vol. 21, A57-A75..

• CHATZOPOULOU D, BELIVASAKIS G, KANROUTSOS K. (2010). The use of Platelet Delivered Growth Factor (PDGF) in the surgical management of the infrabony periodontal defect (abstract #25) Stomatology of North of Greece 13th March, Aridaia Greece.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, HUGHES FJ, STEFANIDIS D, BLIOUMI E, KARNOUTSOS K. (2010). Third generation of regenerative materials. The use of PDG in the bone defects of Craniofacial surgeries; case reports (E poster# 101) 29th Annual congress orthopaedics and traumatology association of Macedonia 10th March Alexandroupoli Greece.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, HUGHES FJ, STEFANIDIS D, BLIOUMI E, KARNOUTSOS K. (2010). Third generation of regenerative materials. The use of PDG in the bone defects of Craniofacial surgeries; case reports (abstract r# 101) 29th Annual congress orthopaedics and traumatology association of Macedonia 10th March Alexandroupoli Greece.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, HUGHES FJ (2009). Expression of a Novel BMP-responsive Transcription Factor in Periodontal Ligament Cells (abstract #AA005) 1es Franco – Hellenique International Congress d ' Otorhinolarichology, 29th, May 2009, Corfu, Greece.

• CHATZOPOULOU D, BELIVASAKIS G, HUGHES FJ, KARNOUTSOS K (2009). The use of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF)  in the surgical treatment of infrabony periodontal defects, (Poster# 101) 29th Annual Dental Conference in Greece, 13th November Ioannina, Greece  

• CHATZOPOULOU D, BELIBASAKIS G, HUGHES FJ (2009). Third generation of regenerative materials. The use of PDGF in the periodontal regeneration (abstract#38) second conference of Greek Society of Periodontology 1st of February Athens.  

• LODRICK M, CHATZOPOULOU D, TURNER W (2002). Expression of Bif-1 in osteoblasts and periodontal ligament cells DENT RES vol. 81, A314-A314.

• LODRICK M, CHATZOPOULOU D, TURNER W, DOVER S, MCKAY IJ, HUGHES FJ.  (2002) Expression of Bif-1 in osteoblasts and periodontal ligament cells. (abstract 2490) IADR/AADR/CADR 80th General Session 8th of May San-Diego California.

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