Dr Costa Nicolopoulos BDS cum laude, FFD(SA)MFOS qualified as a dentist in 1984 receiving his dental degree “cum laude” from Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa. He received numerous awards including the Gold Medal of the Dental Association of South Africa for the most outstanding graduate. In 1990 he completed his 4-year full-time postgraduate Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery training at Wits University and was awarded FFD from the College of Medicine of South Africa.
Since 1991 he is in a full-time specialist Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery private practice concentrating on the immediate loading of dental implants. To date, he has placed over 40.000 dental implants.
In 2011, with Dr Petros Yuvanoglu, he established the SameDay Dental Implants Clinic in Dubai where he is also the co-director of the Branemark Osseointegration Center as well as the ZAGA Zygoma Implant Center.
Dr Costa has been an invited speaker at numerous organizations, including the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED), Osseodensification Academy, Association of Dental Implantology (ADI ) and American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons ( AAOMS) as well as Hellenic Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons ( HAOMS). He is also a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology ( ICOI).