- Registered Specialist in Periodontics
- GDC Reg No. 82573
- BDS(Athe) 1999; PhD(Lond); MSc; CertClinSpec; FHEA
- Affiliations: UCL Eastman Dental Institute
Maria Retzepi is a registered specialist in periodontics and honorary Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology at the world-renowned UCL Eastman Dental Institute. She graduated as a dental surgeon from the University Of Athens Dental School in 1999 and obtained her MSc in Oral Biology and Certificate of Clinical Specialisation in Periodontics with distinction. She then completed a clinical fellowship training programme at the Department of Periodontology and Fixed Prosthodontics, University of Berne, Switzerland.
Dr Retzepi received her PhD from the University College London Eastman Dental Institute for her innovative research on the effect of systemic diseases on dental implants and on bone regeneration. She is the recipient of two prestigious awards: The 2009 European Association of Osseointegration Research Award and the 2010 Andre Schroeder Research Prize.
Dr Retzepi has more than ten years experience in periodontics and surgical implant dentistry and has worked as a specialist practitioner based in central London since 2004. Her clinical expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, performance of conventional and regenerative periodontal surgery with guided tissue regeneration and enamel matrix proteins, periodontal and peri-implant plastic surgery and surgical procedures related to implant dentistry.
Dr Retzepi is a Fellow of the International Team of Implantology and member of the European Federation of Periodontology. She has been actively involved in specialist clinical training at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute and has published extensively in international journals. She a regular speaker at national and international professional bodies.