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Georgios A. Kotsakis, DDS, MS

Dr. Georgios Kotsakis is Associate Professor of Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), where he conducts clinical and translational research and teaches Periodontics and Implantology. He received his DDS from the University of Athens and after graduation he practiced in Athens, Greece for several years prior to coming to the US. He then completed his residency in Periodontics and MS in Science at the University of Minnesota when he first got involved in Peri-implantitis research. Following his training, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department ofPeriodontics at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA before moving to UTHealth at San Antonio where he direct the Translational Periodontal Research Lab. He is a clinical researcher focusing on bone regeneration procedures in Implant surgery and Peri-implantitis Therapy. His Lab conducts funded research on identifying the biological mechanisms underlying peri-implant bone loss and developing novel treatments for dental and biomedical implants. Dr. Kotsakis has published over 70 peer-reviewed scientific articles and textbook chapters with more than 7,000 citations of his work. He is one of the few Dental researchers to have been published in the prestigious Lancet and other high-impact journals. He is the recipient of multiple career and research awards from the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy ofPeriodontology Foundation and other organizations. Dr. Kotsakis practices Periodontics in the UTHealth San Antonio intramural clinics with a focus on treating implant complications and peri-implantitis. He lectures frequently nationally and internationally on implant surgical techniques, alveolar bone regeneration and peri-implantitis therapy.

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UT Health San Antonio - School of Dentistry
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

Phone: 210-567-7000

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