Nikos Mattheos (a.k.a. Nikolaos Matthaios) was born in Athens in 1973. He graduated from the Dental Faculty of the University of Athens.
He completed a Masters degree in Health Informatics and his PhD degree in dental education in the University of Malmö, Sweden, where he also received specialist training in Periodontology. He then received specialist training in Periodontology, Fixed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in the University of Bern, Switzerland under Professor N.P. Lang.
He has worked in Universities and hospitals in Greece, Sweden, Switzerland and Australia. He is an accredited specialist Periodontist by the Healthcare Board of Sweden and the European Federation of Periodontology.
Since September 2012, he is Associate Professor of Implant Dentistry and Associate Dean for Postgraduate education in the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong. He is a senior clinician in Prince Philip Dental Hospital in Hong Kong and director of the Implant Dentistry clinic and postgraduate education. He is active with teaching, research and clinical patient care within oral rehabilitation and implant dentistry.
His research is disseminated through more than 80 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. His present research evolves around bone regeneration and bone biology, Bio-technical complications of dental implant and in particular the pathogenesis and management of Peri-implant inflammations, e+learning and clinical education.
He is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Dental Education and member of the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals within Implant Dentistry. He has lectured worldwide, designed and directed courses within Implant Dentistry for on-line and face-to-face delivery.