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Sarafianou Aspasia

Assistant Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1246
Email: aspasar[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dental School, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece(1986)
  •  Postgraduate Program in Prosthodontics, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1988)
  • Postgraduate Program in Pedodontics and Community Dentistry, Royal Dental College, Aarhus, Danemark (1989)
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Alabama at Birmingham,USA (1992)
  • Doctoral Degree, Dental School, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece(1995)

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1988-1990: Clinical and Research Associate, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1991-1992: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Alabama at Birmingham, ΗΠΑ.
  • 1993-1997: Clinical and Research Associate, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2000-2010: Clinical and Research Associate, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2010: Elected as a Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian  University of Athens
  • 2014-:Appointed as a Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 1993 – : Private practice limited to Prosthodontics.
  • 2017: Elected as a Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian  University of Athens

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Dental Materials preclinical training- Undergraduate Level
  • Dental Materials seminars - Undergraduate Level
  • Dental Materials seminars - Postgraduate Level
  • Fixed Prosthodontics Seminars - Undergraduate Level
  • Fixed Prosthodontics Seminars –Postgraduate Level
  • Removable Prosthodontics Seminars- Postgraduate Level
  • Clinical Supervisor for Comprehensive Patient Care Clinic 
  • Clinical Supervisor- Graduate Prosthodontics Clinic
  • Master Thesis Committee supervising member
  • Doctoral Thesis Committee supervising member
  • Member of the General Assembly of the Dental School (2014 -  )
  • Participation in numerous International and Greek Dental  Conventions (Invited Speaker, Oral Presenter, Chairperson, Member of Organizing Committees)
  • Continuing Dental Education :Invited speaker in lectures organized by Scientific  Dental Societies
  • Continuing Dental Education :Invited speaker in lectures organized by Dental Associations

Research Grants and Contracts

  • “Bond strength of novel indirect composite resins to base metal alloys”.  Research grant, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Research Committee (participation as a researcher).
  •  “Injection Moulding of Titanium Powders for Biomedical Applications” (BIOTIP). “CRAFT” research grand, European Community ( participation as a researcher).
  • “3-D Finite Element Analysis of stress distribution at the maxillary bone-implant interface”. “Kapodistrias” research grand, Hellenic Ministry of Education (participation as a researcher).

Memberships

  • Hellenic Prosthodontic Society: Board Member 2009 -..
  • Hellenic Society for  Biomaterials: Board Member 2007-2008
  • Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research
  • Hellenic Osseointegration Society
  • Athens Dental Association   
  • Hellenic Dental Association
  • Society of Contemporary Dentistry
  • European Prosthodontic Association
  • European Society for Biomaterials (EBS)

 Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Sarafianou A., Kafandaris N.: “Effect of convergence angle on retention of resin-bonded retainers cemented with resinous cements”. J Prosthet Dent 1997, 77: 475-81.
  • Seimenis I., Sarafianou A., Papadopoulou H., Papadopoulos Tr.: “Shear bond strength of three veneering resins to a Ni-Cr alloy using two bonding procedures” J Oral Rehabil 2006; 33: 600-608
  • Sarafianou A., Iosifidou S., Papadopoulos Tr., Eliades G.: “Color stability and degree of cure of direct composite restoratives after accelerated aging”. Oper Dent  2007; 32(4): 408-413
  • Chronopoulos V., Sarafianou A., Kourtis S.: “The use of dental implants in combination with removable partial dentures. A case report”. J Esthet  Restor Dent 20: 355-365, 2008
  • Kamposiora P., Papadopoulos T., Sarafianou A., Papavasiliou G., Tzanakakis E.: “A qualitative evaluation of the bond of acrylic teeth to different denture base resins”. Journal of Dental Technology, May 2009 :30-34
  • Papadopoulos Τr., Sarafianou A., Hatzikyriakos Α.: “Color stability of veneering resins after accelerated aging”. European Journal of Dentistry 4: 137-142, 2010.
  • Sarafianou A., Kamposiora P., Papavasiliou G., Goula H.: Matching Repeatability and interdevice agreement of 2 intraoral spectrophotometers.  J Prosthet Dent. 107(3):178-185, 2012.

Areas of scientific interest

  • Clinical and research aspects of novel dental materials
  • Implant Prosthodontics Research
  • Dental Education

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