Nikos Mattheos is a periodontist and an academic teacher. Having started in the University of Athens, he went on to attain a Masters degree in Health Informatics at the University of Malmö, Sweden, where he continued with PhD and completed specialist training in Periodontology. He then attained a 3 year-residency in Fixed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in the University of Bern, Switzerland under Professor N.P. Lang. He has held academic positions in Sweden, Australia and Hong Kong, including designing and directing of the postgraduate programmes and hospital clinics in Implant Dentistry. Other academic appointments include Associate Dean for Postgraduate education and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education. His research is disseminated through more than 110 publications in international peer reviewed journals and he has received numerous awards, including the International Association of Dental Research researcher’s award in 2003 and 2013 and the Andre Schroeder Award in 2014. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Prosthodontics and also a world-class expert in dental education, in particular through on-line learning and media. He maintains private practice focused in oral rehabilitation and implant dentistry in Hong Kong and he is currently Visiting Professor at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and affiliated with the Faculty of Odontology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden.