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George Eliades

Professor, Head of the Dept. of  Biomaterials

Phone: (+30) 210-746-1101
Email: geliad[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

Mailing Address:
2 Thivon Str, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece

Ελληνική Έκδοση Greek Version

Education / Qualifications

  • 1982:  DDS,  University of Athens, School of Dentistry, Greece.
  • 1983-1984: Reseach Fellow, Biomaterials Science Section, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, USA.
  • 1985: Dr Dent, University of Athens, School of Dentistry, Greece.   

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1988-1999: Head, Quality Control Laboratory, Research Center for Biomaterials (EKEVYL), Glyfada, Greece.
  • 1999-2003:  Associate Professor, University of Athens School of Dentistry, Greece.
  • 2004-present:  Professor, University of Athens School of Dentistry, Greece.

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • 2001-present:  Director, Department of Biomaterials, University of Athens School of Dentistry, Greece.
  • Member of the following committees of the School:  Research Ethics, Postgraduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies.

Research Grants and Contracts

Period 1988-2000

  • Seventeen research projects funded by dental materials manufacturers from USA (4), Japan (2), Germany (2), Switzerland (2), UK (1), France (1), Sweden (1) and Greece (4).
  • Thirty one projects funded by dental materials manufacturers from USA (10), Japan (6), Germany (3), Switzerland (5), and Greece (7).                                                                                        
  • Six projects funded by international Universities.
  • Two funds by the Greek Ministry of Health and Welfare.
  • Two DAAD (Greek-German) projects.
  • European Orthodontic Society Research Grand 2014.

Awards and Honours

  • 1st Award,  Postgraduate Hatton Award Competition presented by the Continental European Division (CED) of  the International Association for Dental Research (IADR),  Bern 1990.
  • Invitation by NIST (US Department of Commerce) to present methods for testing dental materials in a symposium organized by the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas 1996.
  • 1st Award, T. Κoulourides Memorial Fund Competition presented by Procter and Gamble (Athens 1996, 2001, 2003). 
  • J. Morita Award for the best poster presentation, International Association of Dentistry for Children (IADC), Sydney 2005.
  • Wilmer Shouder Award presented by IADR (the highest international distinction in dental materials for the overall scientific achievements in the field), Baltimore 2005.
  • Best poster presentation, European Section of the Academy of Operative Dentistry (AODES), Geneva 2007.
  • 2nd Award for the best presentation, European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), Madrid 2008.
  • Best oral presentation, AODES, Sevillia 2009.
  • 1st Award for the best presentation, EAED, Instanbul 2011.
  • 1st and 2nd Award for the best presentations, EAED, Cesme 2012. 
  • 2nd Award for the best presentation, EAED, Elounda 2013.
  • 1st Award for the best presentation, EAED Athens 2014.
  • Houston Award, European Orthodontic Society, Venice, June 2015.
  • Best Poster Award, European Orthodontic Society, Venice, June 2015


  • Member, Attica Dental Association.
  • Member, Society for Odontostomatological Research
  • Member, Hellenic Prosthodontic Society.
  • Member, Hellenic Society for Biomaterials.
  • Member, Ιnternational Association for Dental Research/Continental European Division.
  • Fellow, Academy of Dental Μaterials.
  • Member, European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

 Research Theses – Books

  • ELIADES G. Curing performance characteristics of visible light-cured resin composites studied by micro-attenuated total reflectance infrared spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry and  microhardness. Doctoral Dissertation, Zita Publishing Co, Athens 1985
  • ELIADES G, ELIADES T, BRANTLEY W, WATTS DC. Dental Materials in Vivo: Aging and Related Phenomena, Quintessence, Chicago 2003, p 283.
  • ELIADES G, WATTS DC, ELIADES T. Dental Hard Tissues and Bonding-Interfacial phenomena and related properties, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg 2005, p 198.
  • ELIADES T, ELIADES G. Plastics in Dentistry and Estrogenicity-A Guide to Safe Practice, Springer, Heidelberg 2014, p 142.

 Selected publications in scientific journals

  • MAVROGONATOU E, ELIADES T, ELIADES G, KLETSAS D. The effect of triethylene glycol dimethacrylate on p53-dependent G2 arrest in human gingival fibroblasts. Biomaterials. 2010;31:8530-8.
  • AL JABBARI YS , MPARMPAGADAKI A, ZINELIS S, ELIADES G. Assessment of fatigue parameters of dental resin composites using dynamic fatigue testing. Journal of Composite Materials 2012;47:419–424.
  •  KLOUKOS D, TAOUFIK E, ELIADES T, KATSAROS C, ELIADES G. Cytotoxic effects of  polycarbonate-based orthodontic brackets by activation of mitochondrial apoptotic mechanisms. Dent Mater. 2013;29:e35-44.
  • ELIADES G, MANTZOURANI M, LABELLA R, MUTTI B, SHARMA D. Interactions of dentine desensitisers with human dentine: Morphology and composition. J Dent. 2013; 41 Suppl 4:S28-39.
  • ZINELIS S, AL JABBARI YS, THOMAS A, SILIKAS N, ELIADES G. Multitechnique characterization of CPTi surfaces after electro discharge machining (EDM). Clin Oral Investig. 2014:18:67-75.
  • GAINTANTZOPOULOU M, ZINELIS S, SILIKAS N, ELIADES G. Micro-Raman spectroscopic analysis of TiO2 phases on the root surfaces of commercial dental implants. Dent Mater. 2014;30:861-7.
  • TAGMATARCHIS A, TRIPODAKIS AP, FILIPPATOS G, ZINELIS S, ELIADES G. Interfacial characterization of ceramic core materials with vennering porcelain for all-ceramic bi-layered restorative systems. Int J Esthet Dent 2014;9:536-50.
  • VASOGLOU M, CHRYSOMALI E, ZINELIS S, BITSANIS I, HARALAMBAKIS N, MAKOU M, ELIADES G. Retrieval analysis of immediately loaded orthodontic mini-implants: material and tissue  characterization. Eur J Orthod. 2014;36:683-9.
  • INOKOSHI M, VANMEENSEL K, ZHANG F, DE MUNCK J, ELIADES G, MINAKUCHI S, NAERT I, VAN MEERBEEK B, VLEUGELS J. Aging resistance of surface-treated dental zirconia.Dent Mater. 2015;31:182-94.  .
  • KLOUKOS D, SIFAKAKIS I, VOUTSA D, DOULIS I, ELIADES G, KATSAROS C, ELIADES T. BPA qualtitative and quantitative assessment associated with orthodontic bonding in vivo. Dent Mater 2015;31:887-94.

Areas of scientific interest

Characterization of biomaterials (bulk and surface properties), Assessment of tissue-biomaterial interfaces by non-destructive and destructive techniques

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