Dr. Michael Pikos
Dr. Michael A. 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.
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.
The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry
Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine
Courtesy Clinician Associate Professor: Department of Periodontology and Prosthodontics, University of Florida, College of Dentistry
Dr. Pikos is on the Editorial Board of the following journals:
Case Reports in Dentistry
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.