Prof. Dr. Ioannis Fourmousis
Professor of Periodontology, University of Athens, Greece
In 1982 was graduated as Dental Technician at the Athens Technical Institute. In
1987 was graduated as a dentist at the University of Athens. 1990-93 Prof. Ioannis
has attended the postgraduate program in “Periodontology, Implantology and Fixed
Prosthodontics” at the University of Bern, Switzerland. In 1993 received the title
“Dr.med dent” from Bern University, Switzerland.
1994 – 96 Prof. Ioannis has worked as Assistant Professor at the Department of
Periodontology, Implantology and Fixed Prosthodontics at the University of Bern,
Switzerland. 1994 – 2001 has worked as a Clinical Instructor at the Department of
Periodontology at the University of Athens, Greece. 1996-98 Research Scientist,
Department of Periodontology, Implantology and Fixed Prosthodontics, University of
During the period 2001- 2006 has worked as pedagogue of Periodontology at the
Department of Periodontology at the University of Athens. 2006-2011 Assistant
Professor of Periodontology at the Department of Periodontology at the University of
Athens. Since 2011 he is actually Professor of Periodontology, in the Department of
Periodontology at the University of Athens. Since 1994 Prof. Ioannis, actually
practices the profession at the private clinic, “Dental Excellence” in Athens Greece
www.dentalexcellence.gr. Since 1990 he has published more than 85 scientific
articles, 27 of them in international journals. Lecturer in more than 500 national and
”GUIDED BIOFILM THERAPY – A NEW APPROACH IN PROPHYLAXIS ”
Prof. Dr. Ioannis Fourmousis
Understanding the oral biofilm. Differences and importance of primary and secondary
How is biofilm management done today − comparison between traditional and modern
New approach to modern prophylaxis. Definition of evidence based Guided Biofilm Therapy.
Significance of each step in detail with emphasis on scientific backing.
Importance of individual diagnosis and risk assessment in periodontal, peri implant and
Disclosing agent. How to overcome inhibitions of usage. Need and relation to efficient treating
and patient motivation.
Importance of oral hygiene at home by focusing on reeducation.
Air flow and Perioflow technologies: Safety with respect to hard and soft tissues, efficiency in
biofilm removal and patient comfort.
Correct use of Perio Flow nozzle with treatment recommendations and precautions.
Erythritol powder- advantages with respect to mechanical and chemical properties for biofilm
and stain removal.
Piezoceramic technology − How to work effectively and safely with minimal pain in removing
How to maximum patient comfort using Piezon.
What is quality control and recall? Importance in building patient trust and confidence.
How to make prophylaxis profitable?
Guided Biofilm Therapy for prevention and maintenance in children and geriatric.
GBT for natural teeth, peri implant diseases, orthodontics and restorations. Challenges in the
Protocol for managing periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
The importance of managing patient protocol hygiene and how we can create a sustainable
specialized structure in our clinic.