Prof. Georgios Romanos

Prof. Georgios Romanos

D.D.S., Ph.D.


Georgios E. Romanos, D.D.S., Ph.D., Prof. Dr. med. dent.

Dr. Romanos is a Professor of Periodontology and Director of Laser Education at Stony Brook University (SBU), School of Dental Medicine (SDM). Professor (Prof. Dr. med. dent.) of Oral Surgery/Implant Dentistry in Frankfurt/Germany; former Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Stony Brook University; Fully trained in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, and Oral Surgery in Germany and in the USA; Board Certified in Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry in Germany; Diplomate by the American Board of Periodontology; Past President of the Academy of Osseointegration Foundation and the Implantology Research Group of the IADR; Fellow of American Association for Dental Research, the Academy of Osseointegration, Int. College of Dentists, ICOI, ITI Foundation, Pierre Fauchard Academy; American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Great of NY Academy of Prosthodontics, Int. Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics and the American College of Dentists.He has global educational and research activities and served as Visiting Professorship/faculty in Brazil, Italy, Spain, Malaysia, and Utah/USA. He is the author of more than 450 publications (h-Index: 79; over 19,000 citations), the top 2% of scientists worldwide according to the AD scientific index 2022, 2023; editor and co-editor in seven books; over 700 presentations worldwide; lecturer in more than 50 countries; Recipient of many scientific awards like the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).



  • Abstract & learning objectives

It is fundamental for the long-term success of dental implants to maintain the stability of the hard and soft tissues. The present course will provide information on how to manage and reconstruct deficient peri-implant defects and how to decontaminate implant surfaces using different laser wavelengths.

Participants will be able to be active in the placement of dental implants, creating a defect simulating the peri-implant defect and utilizing laser technology for peri-implantitis treatment.



Peri-implantitis is a frequent oral disease and different treatment concepts have been utilized with unpredictable clinical outcomes. The lecture will show the etiological factors of the disease and treatment opportunities with the main focus the long term success. Different in vitro studies will present fundamental information about the laser wavelengths and their effects on the implant surface. The rationale for the use of the correct laser wavelength will be emphasized with a special focus on the safety and improvement of wound healing.


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