President, Athens Dental Tourism Cluster, Greece
Nikolaos Kouvelas is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Athens and founder of EURODENTICA Specialized Dental Care. He is a graduate of Athens University (1974), Faculty of Dentistry and also holds a Specialization in Pediatric Dentistry (December 1977) from the faculty of dentistry of the University of Toronto, Canada.
He has been a founding member of ODETEAS (1991) and President from 1991-2009 in the ODETEAS-Greek branch of the International Association for Disability and Oral Health (IADH).
He has been elected as President of I.A.D.H. (International Association for Disability and Oral Health), in 1998, President from 2000-2002 and Past President 2002-2004.
His private practice is exclusively in Pediatric Dentistry. He runs EURODENTICA S.A.-Specialized Dental Care, (Eurodentica S.A. – formerly known as Athens Pedodontic Center) since 1990 and he had been teaching in 1980-2013 in Athens University and 1997-2000 in Moscow University. He had a private practice in Moscow, for a period of 3 years with collaboration of Spectra Ltd.
He attends, regularly, international and national seminars concerning Dentistry and Psychology, in addition to delivering lectures about the management and organization of dental private offices and specialized Dentists.
He has a large number of publications in scientific papers and mass media, newspapers and journals. In 2001 he was the keynote speaker (Lasers in Dentistry) in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia in the FDI Congress.
Since 2010 he is participating in a number of congresses’ and seminars in the field of Dental Tourism.
In 2014 under his guidance EURODENTICA Specialized Dental Care was awarded with TEMOS Certification, and was successfully re-evaluated in 2015.
In 2016 he was elected as President of Athens Dental Tourism Cluster (The Municipality of Athens-Greece)
He was also in 2016 elected as a member of the Board of Directors in ELITOUR (Greek Medical Tourism Council).
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