ABOUT THE TEAM AT YIANNIKOS CENTRE FOR HOLISTIC DENTISTRY
Our friendly and qualified team members are all driven to help you achieve the best overall results
Dr. Panikos Yiannikos
Dr. Panikos Yiannikos has been a dedicated dentist since 1965. He studied dentistry at the University of Athens and in 1974 he completed his postgraduate studies in Eastman Dental Hospital in London. He specializes in Prosthodontics (partial and full-mouth dentures) and Gerontology (the study of ageing), having the ultimate aim to improve the quality of life and oral health of senior citizens.
He was the Director of the dental department at the Nicosia General Hospital. In 1991, he established the Dental Polyclinic Yiannikou, working as a co-director with his daughter Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos.
“If I had the chance to change my life, I would still choose to become a dentist. My pride and joy is my daughter who gives continuity to what I have started” – Dr. Panikos Yiannikos.
Dr. Yiannikos is happily married with two daughters and three grandchildren that complete his beautiful family.
Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos
Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos, the Director of Yiannikos Centre for Holistic Dentistry, has evolved the dental services into a more harmonic approach to complete body health for the past 30 years. Her aim is to enhance the beauty and health of her patients.
A graduate from the Dentistry School of the University of Athens (Greece) in 1990, Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos continued her education by completing a two-year Masters in Lasers in Dentistry at the University of Aachen in Germany.
She is the first female dentist in Europe who was awarded with the Master Degree in Lasers in Dentistry.
Her dedication and love to dental lasers naturally led to the establishment of AALZ Cyprus, the first franchise of AALZ Germany; an institution with a history of successful seminars for the Laser Safety Officer Course. Dr. Anna-Maria has also successfully completed her M.B.A. at the CIIM College in Cyprus.
In May 2006 Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos was awarded the prize for the best clinical research at the International Congress for Lasers in Dentistry, in Berlin.
From January 2008, Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos is the Academic Co-Worker of RWTH Aachen University, in Germany, in the Master Course in Lasers in Dentistry.
Dr. Yiannikos is the first and only owner of a Dental clinic in Cyprus that her practice was accredited with the ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 in 2011.
In 2012, Dr. Yiannikos successfully completed the Master Clinician Program in Aesthetic Dentistry, organized by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
In 2017, Dr. Anna Maria Yiannikos was been certified in the Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (S.M.A.R.T) by the International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology (IAOMT).
Over the last 15 years, Dr. Yiannikos has been invited to be the keynote speaker in many European and international congresses.
Dr. Anna Maria Yiannikos is the author of “Laser International Magazine” Oemus Media Leipzig, Germany.
Dr. Yiannikos maintains a permanent residence in Cyprus and other than being the main dentist and director of Yiannikos Centre For Holistic Dentistry, runs with DRO.ME.A racing and she is the mother of one daughter, Louiza.
Dr. Athanasios Nasiopoulos
Dr. Athanasios Nasiopoulos (MDSc | PhD) graduated dental school from the Aristotelion University in Greece in 1986.
He continued his postgraduate studies in orthodontics at New York University (N.Y.U) in the United States; as well as Sweden’s Lund University where he completed his specialization training in orthodontics (1992) and attained the title of a Master of Dental Science (MDSc).
In 2003 he completed his Doctorate (Ph.D.) and was proclaimed Professor of Orthodontics at the Aristotelion University dental school.
In 1992 he began working in his own private clinic. From 2017, Dr. Nasiopoulos, is the specialized orthodontist at the Yiannikos center for Holistic Dentistry.
The orthodontic specialist, Dr. Nasiopoulos, has been using the Invisalign technique (invisible orthodontic therapy) for over 16 years and, as a pioneer in his field, he has been acknowledged as a platinum provider of Invisalign.
He is also a member of the Association of dentistry in Thessaloniki (Greece) and part of the United Kingdom Dentistry Federation.
Dr. Christos Constantinides
Dr. Chris studied dentistry at King’s College London, which is ranked as number one for dentistry in the United Kingdom. At undergraduate level, he received the Dental Circle Award.
In 2011, after graduating from dental school, he joined the 3-year specialization program in Periodontology at Columbia University in the City of New York. At the same time, he was teaching undergraduate dental students, and also working on his research and master’s thesis. For his research work “Micro RNAs regulate cytokine responses in gingival epithelial cells”, he won the Melvin L. Morris Periodontal Research Fellowship Award. The master thesis has been accepted for publication at the medical journal ‘Infection and Immunity’. Additionally, he also has more publications in ‘Clinical Advances in Periodontics’.
After graduating from Columbia University, Dr. Chris passed highly competitive exams and became certified by the American Board of Periodontology.
Following New York, he moved to Austin, Texas, where he worked in several private practices as a clinician and consultant. He still carries the Texas dental license.
During his stay in the U.S.A, he lectured in several meetings and seminars, including the North Eastern Implant Symposium and the Tristate Metropolitan Meeting.
From 2019, Dr. Chris, is the implantologist at the Yiannikos center for Holistic Dentistry.
Eirini studied Nursing & Traumatology at Heraklion Nursing School (Greece). After her graduation in 2008 and the completion of her practice in the Venizeleion General Hospital, she worked as a nurse – dental assistant at a private dental office in Heraklion till 2016.
From 2016 Eirini is the nurse – dental assistant at the Yiannikos Center for Holistic Dentistry.
She is constantly cross – training, along with Dr. Anna Maria Yiannikos, in everything that has to do with biological dentistry.
During 2017 she trained on the usage of stem cells (PRF) in dentistry as well as on the protocol for the safe amalgam removal (SMART).
In 2018 she attended, in Copenhagen, the workshop for the dental 3D scanners.
In 2019, she participated in the annual conference of IAOMT UK regarding the heavy metal detoxification and the nutrition protocols. Also, she got the certificate for dental photography from the UCL.