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Spyridon Vassilopoulos

Assistant Professor


Phone: (+30) 210-746-1149
Email: spvas[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

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

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1990 – 1995: School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • 1995: D.D.S. (Grade: Very Good)  
  • October 1998 - June 2001: Postgraduate Student at the Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece 
  • 2001: Certificate of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece, June 8
  • 2001: Master of Science in Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece, June 8  (Grade: Excellent)
  • 2008: Doctor of Dentistry Degree (Dr Dent),  School of Dentistry, University of Athens, June 17 (Grade: Excellent)
  • July 2009- December 2009: Postdoctoral attendant at the Department of Periodontology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.Boston

Academic and professional positions held

  • 1998-  : Private practice limited to periodontics and implant treatment.
  • October 2001– May 2008: Scientific associate at the Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • June 2008- June 2009: Teaching assistant  at the Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • July 2009- December 2009: Teaching assistant in Periodontology Workshops I & III in DMD Program (2nd Year & 3rd Year), Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine. Boston.
  • May 2010-2016 : Lecturer, Department of Periodontology University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
  • 2016-today Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontology University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Awards and Honours

  • 1993-1994  Prize of distinction- undergraduate program  (State Scholarship Foundation)
  • 2001    Prize of distinction- postgraduate program (State Scholarship Foundation)
  • 18.6.2011 J. Morita prize “Best Case Report” 
    «Guided bone regeneration following teeth extractions in the anterior maxilla of a 15 years old patient for future implant placement.». 23rd congress of the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Athens, Greece

Memberships

  • European Federation of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research
  • Hellenic Society of Periodontology
  • ITI International  Team for Implantology

Research Theses - Books

  • Expression investigation between estrogen receptors Er-a and angiogenetic factors eNOS and CD105  in pyogenic granulomas of the human gingiva. An immunohistochemical study. Athens: Doctorate Degree Thesis, University of Athens, 2008

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Pepelassi E, vassilopoulos S, Poulios A, Sarris S. The application of the laterally positioned flap for root coverage in childhood. European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry 2005;3(suppl.):13-18
  • Vassilopoulos S, Vrachopoulos T. Bone tissue changes during aging. Odontostomatological Progress 2008;62(2):258-273(in greek)
  • Vassilopoulos S, Mastoris M. Post extraction evaluation of newly formed bone volume and morphology utilizing digital volume tomography. In: Honorary Volume Professor’s Andritsakis. Athens 2008: 111-124 (in greek)
  • Vassilopoulos S, Kontovazainitis G. Esthetic and plastic periodontal surgery. Odontostomatological Progress 2009;63(1): 146-166 (in greek)
  • Vassilopoulos S,Tosios K, Panis V, Vrotsos J. Endothelial cells of oral pyogenic granulomas express eNOS and CD105/endoglin. An immunohistochemical study. J Oral Pathol Med 2011;40:345-351

Areas of scientific interest

  • Periodontal regeneration
  • Angiogenesis
  • Implant treatment

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