SPYROS  I. VASSILOPOULOS

DDS, MSc, Dr Dent

Assistant Professor, dept. Periodontology

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

 

                                            

                                              EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 1990 – 1995: School of Dentistry, University of 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, Greece
  • 2001: Certificate of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece, June 8
  • 2001: Master of Science in Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece, June 8  (Grade: Excellent)
  • 2008: Doctor of Dentistry Degree (Dr Dent),  School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece,  June 17 (Grade: Excellent)
  • June 2009- January 2010: Postdoctoral attendant at the Department of Periodontology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Boston, Massachusetts

 

                                 ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS HELD

 

  • 1998-  : Private practice limited to periodontics and implant treatment.
  • October 2001– May 2008: Research Fellow 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, MA.
  • May 2010- 2.2016: Lecturer, Department of Periodontology University of Athens, Greece. (under- and postgraduate program in Periodontics).  Supervisor at the Osseointegration Dental Implants Unit.
  • March 2016-… Assiatant Professor, Department of Periodontology University of Athens, Greece. (under- and postgraduate program in Periodontics).  Supervisor at the Osseointegration Dental Implants Unit.

                                                                                         

                                             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

 

 

                 TEACHING ACTIVITY IN CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES                        

(related to implant dentistry)

 

  • 2010-   “Clinical application of implants” Theoretical and practical courses organized annually by the Hellenic Society of Periodontology (continuing education for general dental practitioners) (chief coordinator)
  • 2012-     Theoretical and practical courses organized  by the Hellenic & Cyprus ITI Section (continuing education for dental practitioners) (teaching team)

 

 

                                         ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITY

 

  • 2009-     Member of the board of the Hellenic Society of Periodontology
  • 2013    Member of the Ambassador Committee for the Europerio 8, London UK, June 2015
  • 2014   Member of the Committee for the Competences of the Undergraduate Students (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Gr)
  • 2015     Member of the Organizing Committee for the Europerio 9, Amsterdam NL, June 2018

 

                                              

                                                     SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

                     (activities in addition to University lecturing responsibilities)

 

PRESENTATIONS as invited speaker (related to Implant Dentistry)

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

“The treatment of periodontal disease and periodontal  surgical procedures in children and adolescents. The role of dental implants.”

Postgraduate Clinic, University of Leeds, School of Dentistry, Division of Child Dental Health, Leeds, UK, 12.3.2004.

 

 

 NATIONAL  (2010-  )

 

  • “ Local and systemic factors affecting success in implant therapy.”

31st Panhellenic Dental Congress. Thessaloniki 11-13. 11.2011

  • “Dimensional augmentation of the severely resorbed maxilla utilizing non-  autogenous bone grafts and barrier membranes.”

2nd Symposium in Implantology: Bone regenerative materials and techniques. Thessaloniki 7.4.2012

  • “ Management of peri-implant soft tissues.” 3- days clinical seminar: Clinical application of implants. Volos 20-22.3.2015
  • “Teeth or implants? Long term dilemmas in every day clinical practice.” 3rd Scientific Meeting of the Attica Dental Association, Athens 16.5.2015
  •  “3-D reconstruction of severely resorbed jaws without the use of autogenous   bone grafts.” ITI study club (Athens 1. Greece & Cyprus ITI section) 20.5.2015

 

 

 PRESENTATIONS  (related to Implant Dentistry) (2010- )

 

 INTERNATIONAL

 

  • « Guided bone regeneration following teeth extractions in the anterior maxilla of a 15 years old patient for future implant placement.»

Vassilopoulos S. 23rd Congress of the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Athens, 15-18.6.2011. (Poster presentation)

  • «Multidisciplinary treatment for optimal esthetics in a pediatric patient with    cleft- palatal lip.» Pappa E, Prevezanos I, Papazoglou EG, Vassilopoulos S, Nasika M. 23rd Congress of the International Association of Pediatric  Dentistry, Athens, 15-18.6.2011. (Poster presentation)
  • «3-D reconstruction of severely resorbed jaw’s without the use of autogenous bone grafts» N.Roussos, P. Ravanis, J. Seferli, I. Roussou, S. Vassilopoulos, P.Madianos. Europerio 8, London UK, 3-6.6.2015. (Poster presentation)

 

   NATIONAL 

 

  • “Clinical implication of implant placement using image- guided systems. Possibilities and limitations.” 30th Panhellenic Dental Congress Athens  22-24.10.2010
  • “ Implant placement in the resorbed anterior maxilla. The role of guided bone regeneration in a predictable esthetic outcome.” 30th Panhellenic Dental Congress Athens  22-24.10.2010

 

 

                                                       MEMBERSHIPS

 

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

 

 

                                                    RESEARCH THESES

 

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

 

                                            AREAS OF SCIENTIFIC INTEREST

  • Periodontal regeneration
  • Implant treatment
  • Angiogenesis

 

 

           

                        PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS– BOOKS                    

 

 

International 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,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
  • Vassilopoulos S , Mastoris M. Cone beam computed tomography-monitored guided bone regeneration following teeth extractions in the anterior maxilla of a 15-year-old patient for future implant placement: a case report. Implant Practice US 2014;7(5):27-31
  • Papaiwannou W, Vassilopoulos S, Panis V, Margaritis V. A comparison of a new alcohol-free 0.2% chlorhexidine oral rinse to an established 0.2% chlorhexidine rinse with alcohol for the control of dental plaque accumulation. Int J Oral Hygiene (accepted for publication 2.7.2015)

 

Greek Journals- Books

  • Vassilopoulos S, Arkadopoulou A,  Silvestros S. Preservation  of  the  alveolar  ridge  dimension  utilizing bioactive  glass  particles  of  narrow  size  range.  Odontostomatological Progress 2002;56(2) :243-253
  • Arkadopoulou A, Vassilopoulos S, Silvestros S, Markopoulou C.   Use of Emdogain in the periodontal treatment of intrabony defects. Odontostomatological Progress   2002;56(1):37-47
  •  Vassilopoulos S, Panis V. Clinical  endpoints  of  successful  completion  and  evaluation  of  the  quality  of  the  periodontal  therapy. Odontostomatological Progress   2003;57(2):160 -178
  • Vassilopoulos S, Fourmouzis I, Kalyvas DG. Etiology  of  early   complications  and  failures  occurring  after the  placement  of  osseointegrated  dental  implants. In: Honorary Volume Professor’s   Mantzavinos Z. Athens 2003 :105 – 113
  • Vassilopoulos S. Surgical and nonsurgical periodontal therapy. Is there any difference? In: Honorary Volume Professor’s   Mantzavinos Z. Athens 2003 : 93-104
  • Vassilopoulos S, Vrachopoulos T. Wound healing after periodontal surgical treatment.  Odontostomatological News 2005;6:9-18
  • Vassilopoulos S. Clinical considerations during the treatment of a combined dental case.  Case presentation. Odontostomatological Progress  2006;60: 58-65
  • Mavrogiannea A, Vassilopoulos S, Vrachopoulos T. Hormones and periodontium. Hellenic stomatological review 2008;52:205-211
  • Vassilopoulos S, Tosios K, Panis V,  Vrotsos J. Oral pyogenic granuloma. A retrospective study of 1140 cases in greek population. Stomatologia 2010;67: 12-18
  • Roussos N, Vassilopoulos S. the relationship between obesity and periodontitis. The role of oxidative stress and inflammation. Odontostomatological Progress  2011;65: 156-169
  • Vassilopoulos S, Madianos F. Classification and surgical approach of advanced cases in modern implant dentistry. Odontostomatological Progress  2012;66:212-235
  • Vassilopoulos S, Roussos N. Peri-implantitis: the disease is eventually well                 documented, the efficacy of current treatment is not. Europ J Dent Sc 2012;1:5-17
  • Mela E, Skoufou I, Vassilopoulos S, Panis V. Nutrition and periodontal disease. Analecta Periodontologica 2013;23:9-31
  • Panis V, Vassilopoulos S, Papaiwannou W. Dental management of patients with respiratory problems. Odontostomatological Progress  2014;68:228-240
  • Vassilopoulos S, Vrachopoulos T. Bone tissue changes during aging. Odontostomatological Progress 2008;62(2):258-273
  • 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
  • Vassilopoulos S, Kontovazainitis G. Esthetic and plastic periodontal surgery. Odontostomatological Progress 2009; 63(1): 146-166
  • Vassilopoulos S, Gkogkos A, Prevezanos J. Non surgical periodontal therapy. Quadrant scaling and root planning or full-mouth disinfection? Stomatologia 2012;69:3-12
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