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Maria Georgopoulou



Phone :(+30) 210-746-1249
Email: mgeorgop[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • DDS, Dental School, University of Athens (1982)
  • PhD, Dental School, University of Athens (1989)
  • Post-doc, ACTA, Netherlands (1994)

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1982-1991: Affiliated with the Dept of Endodontics
  • 1991-1995: Lecturer in Endodontics
  • 1995-2004: Assistant Professor in Endodontics
  • 2004 to 2017: Associate Professor in Endodontics
  • 2018 to present: Professor in Endodontics

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Coordinator of Endodontic courses and  Literature Review Seminars of the Postgraduate Program in Endodontics (2006-13)
  • Coordinator of the Postgraduate Clinic of Endodontics (2013-present)
  • Research Supervisor of several postgraduate students, for the accomplishment of their Master’s Degree in Endodontics
  • Vice-president of the Hellenic Society of Endodontics (2013-present)
  •  Member of the editing committee of the scientific journal « Endo Practice Today »
  • Co-editor of the scientific journal « Endodontologia »
  • Reviewer for International Endodontic Journal, European Journal of Dental Education, Endo Practice Today, Endodontologia


  • President of the Hellenic Society of Endodontics
  • European Society of Endodontology
  • Pulp Biology Group of I.A.D.R.

Research Theses - Books

  • Immune components of the inflamed dental pulp. PhD Thesis, Athens, 1989
  • Application of in vitro methodologies on the study of some root canal sealers. Research  Thesis, Athens, 2004

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Georgopoulou M, Kontakiotis E, Nakou Μ: Ιn vitro evaluation of the effectiveness of calcium hydroxide and paramonoclorophenol οn anaerobic bacteria from the root canal. Endod Dent Traumatol, 9: 249-53, 1993.
  • Georgopoulou M, Kontakiotis E, Nakou Μ: Evaluation of the antimicrobial effectiveness of citric acid and sodium hypochlorite on the anaerobic flora of the infected root canal. Int Endod J, 27: 139-143, 1994.
  • Kontakiotis E, Georgopoulou M, Nakou Μ: Ιn vitro study of the indirect action of calcium hydroxide in the anaerobic flora of the root canal. lnt Endod J, 28: 285-289, 1995.
  • Kontakiotis EG, Georgopoulou MK, Morfis AS. Dye penetration in dry and water-filled gaps along root fillings. Int Endod J. 2001 Mar;34(2):133-6.
  • Kontakiotis E, Lagoudakos T, Georgopoulou M: The influence of root-end resection and root-end cavity preparation on microleakage of root filled teeth in vitro. Int Endod J, 37 (6): 403-407, 2004.
  • Georgopoulou MK, Spanaki-Voreadi PA, Pantazis N, Kontakiotis E: Frequency and distribution of endodontically treated teeth and apical periodontitis in Greek population. Int. Endodontic J. 38: 105-11, 2005.
  • Kontakiotis E, Chaniotis A, Georgopoulou M. Fluid filtration evaluation of 3 obturation techniques. Quintessence international 2007; 38(7):410-6.
  • Georgopoulou MK, Spanaki-Voreadi AP, Pantazis N, Kontakiotis EG, Morfis AS. Periapical status and quality of root canal fillings and coronal restorations in a Greek population.Quintessence Int. 2008 Feb;39(2):85-92.
  • Dechouniotis G, Petridis XM, Georgopoulou MK . Influence of specialty training and experience on endodontic decision making. J Endod 2010; 36(7):1130-4.
  • Fragouli EP, Panopoulos P, Georgopoulou MK. Efficacy of inferior alveolar nerve block using 1.7ml of 4% articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine in reversible and irreversible pulpitis. ENDO (Lond) 5:285-291, 2011.

Areas of scientific interest

  • Endodontic materials
  • Clinical studies
  • Epidemiological studies
  • Pulp biology
  • Microbiology

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