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Hercules Gousias

Assistant Professor


Phone: 210-746-1327
Email:hgousias[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1984, DDS, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 1988, Certificate in Prosthodontics Tufts  University , Boston, USA.
  • 2004, Doctorate Degree, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Dentistry

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1989-2003, Clinical Instructor, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  • 2005-2010, Lecturer, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  • 2010-2014, Assistant Professor, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • 1995 -2014: Member of the Organizing Committee of the Conferences of the Greek Prosthodontic Society.
  • 2005-2015: Responsible for the preclinic training  of Fixed Prosthetics I,(4th and 5th Semester)
  • Member of the General Assembly of the Dental School (2006-2007)
  • Under-Graduate Seminars of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Seminars for Comprehensive Patient Care Clinic
  • Clinical Supervisor for Comprehensive Patient Care Clinic (for 13 years)
  • Post-Graduate Seminars of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Post-Graduate Seminars of Dental Implantology
  • Clinical Supervisor Graduate Prosthodontics Clinic
  • Thesis Committee supervising member
  • Thesis Committee examining member
  • Post-Graduate research Supervisor
  • Member of the Ministry of Health Evaluation Committee for the Dental Technicians practice license.

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY:

Participation at International workshops:

  •  2006. Participation at the 2nd international workshop  “ International Curriculum on tooth shade differentiation”University of Leipzig -Germany
  • 2007. Participation at the 3ο international workshop  “ International Curriculum on tooth shade differentiation” University of Graz-Austria
  • 2008. “International Curriculum on tooth shade differentiation”

University of Siena - Italy 

  • 2008.Participation at the 3rd Dentsply Friadent Master speaker Event  Frankfurt,
  • 2009.Participation as an Active Member at the  Inaugural meeting of the Society for    Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD).  Houston, Texas,
  • 2009. Participation at the 4th  Dentsply Friadent Master speaker Event ,Frankfurt,
  • 2010. Participation as a invited  speaker  at the   14th Dentsply Friadent World Symposium Barcelona
  • 2010. Participation at the 5th  Dentsply Friadent Master speaker Event Frankfurt
  • 2011. Participation at the 6th  Dentsply Friadent Master speaker Event

Mainz – Germany

  • 2012.Participation at the 7th  Dentsply Friadent Master speaker Event ,Mainz –Germany
  • 2013.Participation at the 8th  Dentsply Implants  Master speaker Event, Mainz –Germany
  • 2014.Participation at the 9th  Dentsply Implants Master speaker Event,Mainz –Germany

 Spain

  • Keynote speaker at the  14th Dentsply Friadent World Symposium, Barcelona, March 18-20, 2010

Professional

1989 – Today: Private practice limited to conventional and implant Prosthodontics.

Memberships

  • Athens Dental Association           
  • Hellenic Prosthodontic Society: Executive Committee Member
  • Hellenic Osseointegration Society
  • International College of Dentists (Regent for Greece and Cyprus)
  • Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research :Executive Committee Member for two terms
  • Hellenic Stomatological Society,

Books

  • Manual of  Laboratory And Preclinical Exercises in Fixed Prosthodontics. A-P Tripodakis, H.Gousias (Stamoulis Publications, 2010) Distributed to 4th Semester Undergraduate Students.  Main Textbook  of Fixed Prosthodontics I.
  • Participation in the third part of the book "complications and implant failures: causes and responses H.J.Hartman, T.Weischer, G.Wittal (in greek, N,Kafousias).
  • Photoelastic study of stress distribution from a fixed bridge to osseointegrated implants  (Thesis for the fulfillment of the requirments for the completion of the Doctor’s Degree in the University of Athens).

Selected publications in scientific journals

  •  Papadopoulos I, Pozidi G,  Goussias H, Kourtis S. Transferring the Emergence Profile from the Provisional to the Final Restoration. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2014;26(3) 154–161
  • Tripodakis A-P, Gousias H, Andritsakis P, Tripodaki E. Evaluation of alternative approaches  in designing CAD/CAM frameworks  for fixed partial dentures. The European journal of Esthetic Dentistry 2013, 4:3-11
  • Tripodakis A-P, Gousias H, Andritsakis  P. Immediate prostheses on one-piece trans-mucosal implants in flapless surgical procedures. Case series report. Part i: full arch rehabilitations,  Journal of Osseointegration2012;1(4)31-36    
  • Goussias H, Roussou I, Kourtis S. Prosthetic complications of implant restorations.  Odontostomatological Progress. 2012,66(2):370-383
  • Gousias H, Chronopoulos V,Kourtis S,Protopapadaki M. Restoration  of severely damaged multi-rooted endodontically treated teeth utilising a two piece post and core technique. Endodontologia 2006;1(2)161-168.
  • Gousias H, Nikelis J, Damianakou Ch.  Porcelain Laminate Veneers. Odontostomatological Progress 1991;45:67-74.
  • Gousias H, Damianakou Ch,  Orfanou EProvisional restorations.Techniques and troubleshooting. Odontostomatological Progress 1995;49(3):193-201.

Areas of scientific interest

  • CAD-CAM lab techniques.
  • Implant Prosthetics
  • Clinical application of dental implants

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