Dr. Tomas Linkevic̆ius, DDS, Dip Pros, PhD
- Doctor of Dental Sciences
- Founder of the Vilnius Research Group
Dr. Tomas Linkevic̆ius received a DDS degree in 2000 from Kaunas University, Lithuania. In 2004 he finished a post-graduate program in prosthodontics in Vilnius University. In 2009 he defended theses “The influence of mucosal tissue thickness on crestal bone stability around dental implants” and received the PhD degree in Riga Stradins University, Latvia. Currently, dr. Tomas Linkevic̆ius serves as Assoc. Professor in the Institute of Odontology, Vilnius University. He also works in private practice “Vilnius Implantology Center” and is a founder of private research center “Vilnius Research Group”.
Dr. Tomas Linkevic̆ius serves as a reviewer in dental journals, like “International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants”, “Journal of Periodontology”, “Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research” and “Journal of Clinical Periodontology”. He is the author and co-author of many articles in international journals, indexed in PubMed. Dr. Tomas Linkevic̆ius lectures internationally and conducts extensive research in implant dentistry. He holds the patent for invention in implant prosthodontics.
He is a member of European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) and is active in national organizations. In 2009 he received the National Lithuanian Young Scientist Award. In 2012 he was a participant of the 3rd EAO Consensus meeting in Pfaffikon, Switzerland.