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Konstantinos Masouras

Assistant Professor

Phone: (+30) 210-746-1340
Email: kmasoura[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1994: Doctor of Dental Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • 1998-2001: Master of Science in Dental Biomaterials, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • 1998-2001: Certificate of Clinical Specialization in Operative Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • 2005-2008: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomaterials Science and Dental Technology, School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, UK

 Academic positions

  • 2010-2018: Lecturer of Operative Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • 2018-onwards: Assistant Professor of Operative Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Scientific activity


  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
  • Academy of Dental Materials (ADM)
  • Association for Odontostomatological Research
  • Association of Contemporary Dentistry


  • Dental Materials
  • Clinical Oral Investigations
  • Journal of Dental Biomechanics
  • Silicon
  • Odontostomatological Progress
  • Greek Stomatological Chronicles

Administrative Service

2014-2017: Member of board of the Association of Contemporary Dentistry

Publications in international scientific journals

  • Kakaboura A, Masouras K, Staikou O, Vougiouklakis G. A comparative clinical study on the Carisolv caries removal method. Quintessence International 2003;34:269-271
  • Silikas N, Masouras K, Satterthwaite J, Watts D.C. Effect of nanofillers in adhesive and aesthetic properties of dental resin-composites. International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials 2007;1(2):116-127
  • Masouras K, Silikas N, Watts D.C. Correlation of filler content and elastic properties of resin-composites. Dental Materials 2008;24(7):932-939
  • Masouras K, Akhtar R, Watts D.C, Silikas N. Effect of filler size and shape on local nanoindentation modulus of resin-composites. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 2008;19:3561-3566
  • Cavalcante L.M, Masouras K, Watts D.C, Pimenta L.A, Silikas N. Effect of nanofillers’ size on surface properties after toothbrush abrasion. American Journal of Dentistry 2009;22:60-64
  •  Kaleem M, Masouras K, Satterthwaite JD, Silikas N, Watts DC. Viscoelastic stability of resin-composites under static and dynamic loading. Dental Materials 2012;28(2):e15-8
  • Spiropoulou N, Plevritaki A, Masouras K, Lagouvardos P. Color stability of Expired Restorative Dental Composite Resins. Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2017;16(3):80-85
  • Ntovas P, Masouras K, Lagouvardos P. Efficacy of non-hydrogen peroxide mouthrinses on tooth whitening: An in vitro study. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2021;33(7):1059-1065
  • Dimitriadi M, Petropoulou A, Masouras K, Zafiropoulou M, Zinelis S, Eliades G. The effect of touch-cure polymerization on the conversion and hardness of core build-up resin composites: A laboratory study. Materials 2021;14(20):6025
  • Pappa E, Masouras K, Margaritis V, Kakaboura A. Effect of decontamination procedures on marginal and internal adaptation in saliva contaminated resin composite restorations. General Dentistry 2022;70(3):22-26
  • Papadopoulou C, Anagnostou M, Masouras K, Margaritis V, Paximada C. Does sterilization affect the performance of single-step resin composite polishers? Dentistry Journal 2023;11(5):128

 Publications in national scientific journals

  • Papazoglou E, Gaitantzopoulou M, Masouras K, Rachiotis C, Stavridakis M. The documentation in aesthetic and conservative restorations. Greek Stomatological Chronicles 2003;47:517-528
  • Hatzigiannis N, Fourountzoglou A, Masouras K. Black spot on the gums from a foreign body impact. Case report. Pediatric Dentistry 2004;18(1):30-33
  • Masouras K. Direct restorations of anterior teeth with resin composites. Odontostomatological Progress 2010;64(3):402-409
  • Pappa E, Masouras K. Resin composites and adhesive systems with antimicrobial properties. Greek Stomatological Chronicles 2011;55(1):47-55
  • Peponis M, Masouras K, Anagnostou M. Color selection for anterior resin composite restorations. Odontostomatological Progress 2022;76(1):90-103
  • Kakava M, Fostiropoulou M, Masouras K, Anagnostou M. In office bleaching: tooth hypersensitivity treatment with desensitizing agents. Odontostomatological Progress 2022;76(3):278-300

 Book-chapter authorship

  • Kakaboura A, Vougiouklakis G, Antoniadou M, Masouras K, Paximada H, Rahiotis C, Tzoutzas I. Conservative Restorations, Clinical Guide, from Diagnosis to Treatment, Editors: Kakaboura A and Vougiouklakis G, Athens 2010, Publisher: Paschalidis
  • Masouras K. Glass ionomer cements. In: Clinical and Aesthetic Dentistry, Editors: Douvitsas G and Paximada H, 2nd edition, Athens 2011, Publiser: Zita. Pp:237-263
  • Masouras K, Mountouris G, Tzoutzas I. Retention of Restorations using Mechanical and Chemical Methods. In: Basic Principles of Operative Dentistry, Editors: Kakaboura A and Vougiouklakis G, Athens 2012, Publisher: Paschalidis, Broken Hill. pp:189-230
  • Antoniadou M, Masouras K, Tzoutzas I. Retention of Restorations. In: Operative Dentistry. Contemporary Approach. Editor: Kakaboura A. Athens 2023, Publisher: Pashalidis, Broken Hill. pp:219-262
  • Kampouropoulos D, Masouras K. Posterior restorations. In: Operative Dentistry. Contemporary Approach. Editor: Kakaboura A. Athens 2023, Publisher: Pashalidis, Broken Hill. pp:425-484

 Areas of scientific interest

  • Conservative aesthetic restorations
  • Dental polymers
  • Digital technologies in Restorative Dentistry

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