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Triantafillos Papadopoulos


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1100
Email: trpapad[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • Graduated from Dental School, University of Athens (1976)
  • PhD in Dental School of Athens (1986)
  • Post graduate studies in Dental School, Karolinska Institute (1987)

Academic and professional positions held

  • Non paid Scientific collaborator (1979)
  • Scientific collaborator (1981)
  • Instructor in the field of Prosthodontics (1986)
  • Instructor in the field of Dental Materials (1988)
  • Assistant Professor in the field of Dental Materials (1990)
  • Permanent Assistant Professor in the field of Dental Materials (1994)
  • Associate Professor in the field of Dental Materials (2001)
  • Associate Professor in the field of Biomaterials (2002)

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Coordinator in post graduate lesson about dental prosthetic alloys
  • Coordinator in post graduate lesson about dental ceramics.
  • Responsible for seminars in graduate students concerning electrochemical behavior of dental materials and classification of dental prosthetic alloys.
  • Responsible for the common postgraduate program between the Dental School of University of Athens and the Department of Dental Technology of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens.

Research Grants and Contracts

  • Five programs "Kapodistrias" granted from the University of Athens.
  • One program of dissemination of scientific knowledge under the general title "Modern Biomaterials" granted from the General Secretariat for Research and Technology.
  • Two European programs "Graft" granted from EU
  • One National program "Thalis"
  • One National program "Synergasia"

Awards and Honours

  • 1st prize for the research work Study of the dimensional changes of four dies, depending on the time the final impression is taken by Stathopoulos A, Papadopoulos Tr, Tsoka K, from the Hellenic Dental Journal (2000).
  • 3rd prize for the research work Study of color stability of dental composites after accelerating  aging by Iosifidou S, Palikari F, Papadopoulos Tr from the committee of 24th congress of Hellenic Dental Association (2004).
  • Honourable prize for the research work Study of the strength of endodontically treated teeth reinforced with prefabricated posts by Papadopoulos Tr, Kentrou Ch, Mouzakis D, Papanikolaou G, from the committee of 29th congress of Hellenic Dental Association (2009).


  • Hellenic Society for Biomaterials
  • European Society for Biomaterials
  • International Association for Dental Research (CED/IADR)

Research Theses - Books

  • The influence of the position of vent sprues, the time and the mode of casting, in the porosity and corrosion of dental castings, theses by Papadopoulos Tr, 1986.
  • Impression making in Prosthodontics, scientific book by Papadopoulos Tr, 1997.
  • Correlation between the microstructure and the properties of dental magnesium investments monography by Papadopoulos Tr, 2000.

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Tsetsenekou E, Papadopoulos T, Kalivas D, Papaioannou N, Tangl S, Watzek G. The influence of alendronate on osseointegration of nanotreated dental implants in New Zealand rabbits. Clin Oral Implant Res.2012 23(6):659-66.
  • Mouzakis D, Papadopoulos T, Polyzois G, Griniari P. Dynamic mechanical properties of a maxillofacial silicone elastomer incorporating a ZnO  additive: the effect of artificial aging. J Craniofac Surg. 2010; 21:1867-1871.
  • Papadopoulos Tr, Spyropoulos K. The effect of a ceramic coating on the cpTi-porcelain bond strength. Dent Mater 2009 25(1): 247-253.
  • Papadopoulos Tr, Papadogiannis D, Mouzakis D, Giannadakis K, Papanicolaou G. Experimental and Numerical Determination of the Mechanical Response of Teeth Restored with Fiber Reinforced Composite Posts. Biomed Mater 2010; 5:1-9.

Areas of scientific interest

  • Bioceramics for filling bone residues.
  • Treatment of dental implant surfaces and osseointegration.
  • Color stability of dental materials.

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