Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants with Tampa, Florida Oral Surgeon Michael Pikos, DDS
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Tampa, Florida board certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Michael Pikos, DDS about same-day teeth.
About Dr. Michael A. Pikos
Dr. Pikos is originally from Campbell, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He also graduated with honors from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Pikos completed residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Montefiore Hospital.
Dr. Pikos founded Coastal Jaw Surgery in 1983 and is the senior member of a four surgeon practice. He has extensive experience in implant surgery, having placed more than 18,000 implants and having performed thousands of hard and soft tissue grafting procedures. He emphasizes interactive CT technology along with foundational principles of prosthetics and biomechanics that dictate the ultimate success of comprehensive implant rehabilitation. Since 1990, he devoted his practice exclusively to implant dentistry.
Coastal Jaw Surgery is an oral surgery and dental implants practice located in Palm Harbor, Spring Hill, and Trinity, Florida. Areas of specialty include: dental implants, Same Day Teeth®, bone grafting, bone and soft tissue regeneration, tooth extraction, wisdom tooth removal, pathology and biopsy, soft tissue grafting, jaw surgery, reconstructive surgery, cleft palate repair, and sinus lift.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry, Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and Diplomate of the American Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Pikos was awarded the 2006 Aaron Gershkoff Memorial Award given by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
He is an Adjunct Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Ohio State University, College of Dentistry and Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine.
He is Courtesy Clinician Associate Professor at the Department of Periodontology and Prosthodontics, University of Florida, College of Dentistry.
Dr. Pikos is on the Editorial Board of the following journals: Implant Dentistry, Case Reports in Dentistry, and the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry. He is the Scientific Advisor on Implants for the Kois Center.
Dr. Pikos is founder and CEO of the Pikos Institute. Since 1990 he has been teaching advanced bone and soft tissue grafting courses with alumni that now number more than 3100 from all 50 states and 43 countries.
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