Assoc. Prof. Dr. Janet Kirilova Nikolova, PhD


Work experience:

  • From 2015 is an Associate Professor at the Department of Conservative Dentistry, FDM, Sofia;
  • From 1990 is an Assistant-professor at the Department of Conservative Dentistry at Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia;
  • From 1984 - General practitioner – District Dental Outpatient Clinic in Kjustendil.


  • In 2013 she defended her PhD thesis on "Glass ionomer cements as a biomaterial for the treatment of proximal caries of chewing teeth ("sandwich "restorations);
  • There are two recognized specialties in General Dental Medicine and Operative Dentistry and Endodontics - 1988 and 1992;
  • Education in a high school – Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia - between 1979-1985;
  • Education in a secondary school – Russian Language school, Sofia - between 1975-1979;
  • Postgraduate Specialization – Poland 2017, Germany 2016.

Scientific degree: "PhD" (2013) - "Glass ionomer cements as a biomaterial for the treatment of proximal caries of chewing teeth ("sandwich "restorations)"

Academic position:

  • Associate Professor in Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of dental Medicine, Sofia – since 2015;
  • Chief Assistant Professor – between1996-2015;
  • Senior Assistant Professor – between 1994-1996;
  • Assistant Professor – between 1990-1994.

Scientific activity:

  • Author of: 2 monographs: "Dental Caries - Biological Healing Aspects" and “Glass-Ionomer Cements and Dental Caries”;
  • Co-author in of "The Difficult World of Endodontics”;
  • Author and co-author in 55 scientific articles in Bulgarian and International scientific journals;
  • Author and co-author in 70 scientific congresses;
  • Participant in 3 scientific projects;
  • Participant as a lecturer in international and national congresses and conferences;
  • Citations: over 70, of which more than 20 are in International Scientific Journals.

Interests: endodontic anatomy and regenerative treatment in endodontics with growth factors; bio-mechanical removal of dentin caries; glass-ionomer cements; digital dental medicine.