ACHIEVEMENTS & EDUCATION
Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Internship: Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH
DDS: Graduated with honors, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH
BS: Biology, Summa Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa, The Ohio State University
Diplomate: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Board or Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
Founder: Coastal Jaw Surgery
Founder and CEO: Pikos Institute
Founder: Pinnacle Study Club of Tampa Bay
DR. MICHAEL A. PIKOS
Dr. Michael A. Pikos is the CEO and Founder of Coastal Jaw Surgery and opened his first office in 1983 in Palm Harbor, FL. He is also the CEO and Founder of the world renowned Pikos Institute in Trinity, FL. He is recognized as a world authority on dental implant surgical reconstruction. Since 1990 he has been teaching advanced courses in bone and soft tissue grafting for dental implant placement with alumni that now number more than 5000 from all 50 states and 43 countries. He and his team of doctors emphasize interactive 3D CT radiograph technology along with foundational principles of prosthetics and biomechanics that dictate the ultimate success of comprehensive dental implant rehabilitation.
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 30,000 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.
BOARDS & LICENSES
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
Diplomate of the American Academy of Osseointegration
The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry
Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, School of Dentistry
Department of Periodontology and Prosthodontics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Periodontology and Prosthodontics, University of Florida, College of Dentistry
Dr. Pikos is on the Editorial Board of the following journals: Implant Dentistry, and the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry.
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 4300 from all 50 states and 43 countries.