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Iosif Sifakakis

Assistant Professor

Phone: (+30) 210-746-1337
Email: isifak[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • Degree in Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (1995)
  • Master of Science in Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (2002)
  • Certificate in Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (2002)
  • Certificate of Specialization – Licensure in Οrthodontics (2003)
  • Doctor of Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (2009)

Academic and professional positions held

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (2016-)
  • Lecturer, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (2010-2016)
  • Scientific collaborator, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens (2003-2010)

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Reviewer in several international and national journals
  • Supervisor of the orthodontic part of the epidemiological survey of the National Program “Assessment and Promotion of the Oral Health of the Hellenic Population” (2013)

Memberships

  • European Orthodontic Society
  • Greek Association for Orthodontic Study and Research
  • Greek Orthodontic Society
  • Hellenic Society for Odontostomatological Research
  • Hellenic Dental Association

Research Theses

  • Maximum bite force in children with unilateral crossbite. Thesis in partial fulfilment of the requirements for a  Master's degree in Oral Biology from the Dental School, University of Athens (2002)
  • A comparative assessment of the forces and moments generated with various incisor intrusion biomechanics. Dissertation - Department of Biomaterials,  Dental School, University of Athens (2009)

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Zinelis S, Sifakakis I, Katsaros C, Eliades T. Microstructural and mechanical characterization of contemporary lingual orthodontic brackets.Eur J Orthod. 2013 Nov 18.
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Makou M, Eliades T, Katsaros C, Bourauel C.Torque efficiency of different archwires in 0.018- and 0.022-inch conventional brackets. Angle Orthod. 2014 Jan;84(1):149-54. doi: 10.2319/021713-138.1. Epub 2013 May 16.
  • Danz JC, Greuter C, Sifakakis L, Fayed M, Pandis N, Katsaros C. Stability and relapse after orthodontic treatment of deep bite cases--a long-term follow-up study. Eur J Orthod. 2012 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Makou M, Eliades T, Katsaros C, Bourauel C. Torque expression of 0.018 and 0.022 inch conventional brackets. Eur J Orthod. 2013 Oct;35(5):610-4. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjs041. Epub 2012 Jul 24.
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Makou M, Eliades T, Katsaros C, Bourauel C. A comparative assessment of torque generated by lingual and conventional brackets. Eur J Orthod. 2013 Jun;35(3):375-80. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjs029. Epub 2012 May 9.
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Makou M, Katsaros C, Eliades T, Bourauel C. A comparative assessment of forces and moments generated by lingual and conventional brackets. Eur J Orthod. 2013 Feb;35(1):82-6. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjr048. Epub 2011 Apr 4.
  • Eliades T, Voutsa D, Sifakakis I, Makou M, Katsaros C. Release of bisphenol-A from a light-cured adhesive bonded to lingual fixed retainers.Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2011 Feb;139(2):192-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2009.12.026.
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Eliades T, Makou M, Katsaros C, Bourauel C. In-vitro assessment of the forces generated by lingual fixed retainers. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2011 Jan;139(1):44-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2010.02.029.
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Makou M, Eliades T, Bourauel C. Forces and moments on posterior teeth generated by incisor intrusion biomechanics. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2009 Nov;12(4):305-11.
  • Sifakakis I, Pandis N, Makou M, Eliades T, Bourauel C. A comparative assessment of the forces and moments generated with various maxillary incisor intrusion biomechanics. Eur J Orthod. 2010 Apr;32(2):159-64.

 Areas of scientific interest

  • Biomechanics
  • Orthodontic biomaterials
  • Fixed retainers in Orthodontics

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