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Athina-Maria Mavridou

Assistant Professor

Phone:(+30) 210-746-1293
Email: amavridou[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • 2005: Degree in Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2005-2008: Postgraduate studies in Endodontics, University Gent (UGent), Ghent, Belgium
  • 2010-2019: PhD thesis, Catholic University Leuven (KULeuven), Leuven, Belgium
  • 2019-2020: Postdoctoral research in the treatment of External Cervical Resorption, Catholic University Leuven (KULeuven), Leuven, Belgium

Academic and professional positions held

  • 2022- present: Assistant Professor, Endodontic Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2021-present: Visiting Professor, Endodontic Department, University Gent (UGent), Ghent, Belgium

Awards and Honours

  • Honorary distinction from the Journal of Endodontics in the category of Clinical Research for the scientific publication: 'Descriptive Analysis of Factors Associated with External Cervical Resorption'. Denver, 2018, USA.
  • Best publication of 2017 from the Journal of Endodontics in the Clinical Research category for the original scientific publication: 'Understanding External Cervical Resorption in Vital Teeth'. New Orleans, 2017, USA.
  • First prize from the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) for the scientific publication: 'Cleanliness of root canal walls-laser versus irrigation: a micro-Raman spectroscopic and SEM analysis'. Hong Kong, 2008, China.
  • Honorary distinction from the Society for Oral Laser Applications (SOLA) for research activity in the field of lasers. Bruges, 2007, Belgium.
  • Award from the European Society for Oral Laser Applications (ESOLA) for the scientific publication: 'Effect of Nd:YAG laser irradiation on the sealing of root canal fillings after cold lateral condensation and hybrid gutta-percha condensation'. Rhodes, 2006, Greece.

Research Theses

  • Doctoral thesis: 'External cervical root resorption: a multimodular analysis'. Catholic University Leuven (KULeuven), Leuven, Belgium (2019).
  • Master's thesis: 'Study of the topography and chemical composition of the root canal using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and micro-Raman spectroscopy: effect of laser and conventional irrigation'. University Gent (UGent), Ghent, Belgium (2008)

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Mavridou, A.M., Rubbers, E., Schryvers, A., Maes, A., Linssen, M., Barendregt, D.S. Bergmans L, Lambrechts P. A clinical approach strategy for the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of external cervical resorption. Int Endod J. 2022, 55: 347-73.
  • Mavridou AM, Hilkens P, Lambrichts I, Hauben E, Wevers M, Bergmans L, Lambrechts P. Is hypoxia related to External Cervical Resorption? A case report. J Endod. 2019; 45:459-70.
  • Meschi N, Hilkens P, Van Gorp G, Strijbos O, Mavridou A, Cadenas de Llano Perula M, Lambrichts I, Verbeken E, Lambrechts P. Regenerative Endodontic Procedures Posttrauma: Immunohistologic Analysis of a Retrospective Series of Failed Cases. J Endod. 2019 Apr;45(4):427-434.
  • Patel S, Mavridou AM, Lambrechts P, Navid S. External cervical resorption-part 1: Histopathology, distribution, and presentation. Review. Int Endod J. 2018;11:1205-23.
  • Patel S, Lambrechts P, Shemesh H, Mavridou AM. European Society of Endodontology position statement on ECR. Int Endod J. 2018;51:1323-6.
  • Petitjean E, Mavridou A, Li X, Hauben E, Cotti E, Lambrechts P. Multimodular assessment of a calcified extraradicular deposit on the root surfaces of a mandibular molar. Int Endod J. 2018; 51, 375-85.
  • Mavridou AM, Hauben E, Wevers M, Schepers E, Bergmans L, Lambrechts P. Understanding external cervical resorption patterns in endodontically treated teeth. Int Endod J. 2017;50:1116-33.
  • Mavridou AM, Bergmans L, Barendregt D, Lambrechts P. Descriptive analysis of factors associated with external cervical resorption. J Endod. 2017;43:1602-10.
  • Mavridou AM, Pyka G, Kerckhofs G, Wevers M, Bergmans L, Gunst V, Huybrechts B, Schepers E, Hauben E, Lambrechts P. A novel multimodular methodology to investigate external cervical tooth resorption. Int Endod J. 2016;49:287-300.
  • Mavridou AM, Hauben E, Wevers M, Schepers E, Bergmans L, Lambrechts P. Understanding external cervical tooth resorption in vital teeth. J Endod. 2016;42:1737-51.
  • Meschi N, Hilkens P, Lambrichts I,Van den Eynde K, Mavridou A, Strijbos O, De Ketelaere M, Van Gorp G, Lambrechts P. Regenerative endodontic procedure of an infected immature permanent human tooth: an immunohistological study. Clin Oral Investig. 2016;4:807-14.
  • Gunst V, Mavridou AM, Huybrechts B, Van Gorp G, Bergmans L, Lambrechts P. External cervical resorption: an analysis using cone beam and microfocus computed tomography and scanning electron microscopy. Int Endod J. 2013;46:877-87.
  • Michiels R, Vergauwen TE, Mavridou A, Meire M, De Bruyne M, De Moor RJ. Investigation of coronal leakage of root fillings after smear-layer removal with EDTA or Nd:YAG lasing through capillary-flow porometry. Photomed Laser Surg. 2010;28:S43-50.
  • Meire M, Mavridou A, Deweilde N, Hommez G, De Moor RJ. Longitudinal study on the influence of Nd:YAG laser irradiation on micro leakage associated with two filling techniques. Photomed Laser Surg. 2009;4:611-6.

Books/Chapters in Books

  • Mavridou AM. ‘Externe cervicale wortelresorptie’ (‘External Cervical Root Resorption’). (2021) AccreDidact, Houten, The Netherlands (Dutch-German).
  • Wevers M, Nicolaï B, Verboven P, Rudy S, Roels S, Verstrynge E, Lomov S, Kerckhofs G, Meerbeek B, Mavridou AM, Bergmans L, Lambrechts P, Soete J, Claes S, Claes H. (2018). Applications of CT for Non-destructive Testing and Materials Characterization. Chapter in: Industrial X-Ray Computed Tomography pp 267-331.
  • Mavridou A.M., Lambrechts P. (2018) ‘Behandeling van interne en externe cervicale wortelresoptie’ (‘Treatment of internal en external cervical root resorption’). In: Aps J, Boxum S, De Bruyne M, Jacobs R, van der Meer W, Nienhuijs M. (eds). Chapter in: ‘Het tandheelkundig Jaar 2018’. Bohn Stafleu van Loghum, Houten, σελ. 241-255 (Dutch).

Areas of scientific interest

Endodontology, Resorption mechanisms, Traumatology, Three-dimensional analysis techniques, Diagnostic techniques.

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