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Terry Farmakis

Assistant Professor

Phone: (+30) 210-746-1295
Email: elefarm[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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  • 1991: Bachelor of Science (D.D.S.), Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
  • 1994: Master of Science (M.D.Sc.), Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
  • 1997: Specialty in Endodontics, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
  • 2005: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Dental School, University of Athens, Greece

Academic and professional positions held

  • 2014-: Assistant Professor in Endodontics
  • 2009 - 2014 : Lecturer in Endodontics

 Awards and Honours

  • 2009: Farmakis ET, Kozyrakis K, Khabbaz M, Schoop U, Beer F, Moritz A “In vitro evaluation of NovaMin® and NdYAG laser irradiation on dentinal orifice occlusion.” The research was selected as one of the 12 finalists for the FDI/UNILEVER poster award competition in the annual FDI Congress that was held in Singapore in September 2009.


  • 1994: Master of Science, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
    Title:  Aetiology and treatment of discolorated teeth.
  • 2005: Doctor of Philosophy, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece
    Title: Evaluation of the sealing ability of several endodontic sealers via bacterial leakage methodology: An in vitro study.


  • American Association of Endodontists (AAE)
  • Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED)
  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
  • International Society for Sports Dentistry and Dental Trauma (ISSDDT)

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Farmakis ET, Damaskos S, Constantinidis C. Cone Beam Computed Tomography Imaging as a Diagnostic Tool in Determining Root Fracture In Endodontically Treated Teeth  Saudi Endod J 2012; 2:22-28
  • Farmakis ET, Kontakiotis EG, Tseleni-Kotsovili A, Tsatsas VG. Comparative in vitro antibacterial activity of six root canal sealers against Enterococcus faecalis and Proteus vulgaris. J Invest Clin Dent 2012; 3:271–275
  • Farmakis ETR, Beer F, Kozyrakis K, Pantazis N, Moritz A. The influence of different power settings of Nd:YAG laser irradiation, bioglass and combination to the occlusion of dentinal tubules. Photomed Laser Surg 2013;31(2):54-8
  • Farmakis ETR, Sotiropoulos G, Pantazis N, Kozyrakis K. The permanent deformation pattern of Self Adjusting Files when used in canals of extracted teeth. Int Endod J 2013;46(9):863-9
  • Gakis P, Farmakis ETR. Endodontic considerations of variations in the anatomy of mandibular premolars: A review. Saudi Endod J 2013;3:10-6.
  • Sotiropoulos GG, Farmakis ET. Diagnosis and conservative treatment of extraoral submental sinus tract of endodontic origin: a case report. J
    Clin Diagn Res. 2014 Oct;8(10):ZD10-1.
  • Solomonov M, Ben-Itzhak J, Kfir A, von Stetten O, Lipatova E, Farmakis ET. Self-adjusting file (SAF) separation in clinical use: A preliminary
    survey among experienced SAF users regarding prevalence and retrieval methods. J Conserv Dent. 2015 May-Jun;18(3):200-4.
  • Farmakis ET, Palamidakis FD, Skondra FG, Nikoloudaki G, Pantazis N. Emergency care provided in a Greek dental school and analysis of the
    patients' demographic characteristics: a prospective study. Int Dent J. 2016 Oct;66(5):280-6.
  • Farmakis ET, Sotiropoulos GG, Abràmovitz I, Solomonov M. Apical debris extrusion associated with oval shaped canals: a comparative study of
    WaveOne vs Self-Adjusting File. Clin Oral Investig. 2016 Nov;20(8):2131-2138.
  • Beer F, Farmakis ET, Kopic J, Kurzmann C, Moritz A. Temperature Development on the External Root Surface During Laser-Assisted Endodontic Treatment Applying a Microchopped Mode of a 980 nm Diode Laser. Photomed Laser Surg. 2017 Apr;35(4):206-212.

 Areas of scientific interest

  • Main research interests include (but not limited to) Endodontics in general, microleakage, Sports Dentistry, interaction of laser irradiation with dental tissues and dentin hypersensitivity.

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