Michalakis Konstantinos

Professor
Telephone: 
(+30) 2310 999541
Studies: 

 

Konstantinos X. Michalakis

D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.C.P

Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

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Address and contact information

 

       School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences

       Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University Campus, 54124

       Phone: +30 2310 999-541 (University office)

       e-mail:      kmichalakis@hotmail.com

                          kmichalakis@dent.auth.gr

                          konstantinos.michalakis@tufts.edu

             

                 

 

Present Positions

 

  • Professor (tenured), Department of Prosthodontics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Dentistry, Greece
  • Director of Graduate Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Dentistry, Greece
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Division of Postgraduate Prosthodontics, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA.
  • Private practice (part-time) limited to prosthodontics (06/1995-today)

 

 

 

Education

 

  • 06/1983 Anatolia College (American Middle and High School), Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 06/1989 D.D.S. degree, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki,        Greece
  • 07/1993 Certificate in Prosthodontics, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
  • 07/2001 Doctoral degree (Ph.D.), School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    •    11/2008   Master of Science (M.Sc.), Department of Bioengineering, School of   Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • 04/2016 Certificate in Executive Leadership for Healthcare Professionals, Sloan Program in Health Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 10/2020 (expected) Master of Science (M.Sc.) (2-year part-time program) in Experimental and Translational Research, Department of Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

 

 

Diplomate Status

 

  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics (02/2004)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics (recertified, 2012)

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

  • 2004 Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists
  • 2009 Fellow, International College of Dentists
  • 2016 Associate Fellow, Academy of Prosthodontics

 

 

Courses

 

  • Interpore IMZ Osseointegrated Implant System, Boston, MA (10/1991)
  • Brånemark Implant System, Boston, MA (11/1991)
  • Brånemark Implant System, Boston, MA (06/1993)
  • Biofunctional Prosthetic System, IVOCLAR, Schaan , Liechtenstein (09/1996)
  • Prosthodontic Review Course, Chicago, IL (11/2003)
  • Evidence Based Dentistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom (05/2010)

 

 

Workshops

 

  • 2nd Young Prosthodontic Educators’ Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany (10/2008)
  • International Journal of Prosthodontics/Karlsruhe Workshop for Prosthodontic Educators, Baden Baden, Germany (06/2012)

 

 

Consensus Conferences

 

  • European Association for Osseointegration Consensus Conference, Pfaffikon, Switzerland (02/2012)

 

 

Fellowships

 

  • Postgraduate Visiting Fellowship, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (07/2015)

 

 

Past academic activity in Greece

 

  • 01/1996-07/2001

Clinical Associate, Department of Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 09/2001- 12/2006

Clinical Associate, Division of Postgraduate studies, Department of Fixed and Implant Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 01/2007-01/2009

Clinical Associate, Department of Removable Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 06/2010-02/2015

Assistant Professor, Clinical director of Graduate Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 02/2015-02/2020

Tenured Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

 

 

 

 

Past academic activity in the USA

 

  • 06/1992-06/1993

Clinical Instructor, Undergraduate Clinic of Fixed Prosthodontics, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

  • 09/1998-07/2002

Visiting Clinical Instructor, Division of Graduate and Postgraduate Prosthodontics, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

  • 07/2002-12/2005

Visiting Assistant Professor, Division of Graduate and Postgraduate Prosthodontics, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

 

Courses led

 

  • Fixed Prosthodontic Laboratory Procedures (postgraduate)
  • Removable Prosthodontics Laboratory Procedures (postgraduate)
  • Implant Prosthodontics Laboratory Procedures (postgraduate)
  • Clinical Procedures in Fixed Prosthodontics (postgraduate)
  • Clinical Procedures in Complete Dentures (undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • Clinical Procedures in Removable Partial Dentures (undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • Clinical Procedures in Implant Prosthodontics (postgraduate)
  • Prosthodontic Procedures in Complicated Cases (undergraduate and postgraduate)
  • Introduction to Dental Biomechanics (postgraduate)
  • Experimental Methods in Dental Biomechanics (postgraduate)
  • Advanced Prosthodontic Seminar (postgraduate)

 

 

Experience with digital dentistry

 

  • E4D/Planmeca  (at private practice and Aristotle University)
  • Cerec (at the Aristotle University)
  • 3Shape (at Tufts)

 

 

Experience with implant dentistry

 

  • Restorative (Nobel Biocare, Strauman, 3i Biomet, Ankylos, Astra, MIS, Southern Implants, etc.)
  • Surgical (single implants)

 

 

Other professional activity

 

  • Hellenic Army Dental Corps, 9th Infantry Brigade (10/1993-06/1995)

 

 

Presentations in scientific meetings

 

  • 01/1993

Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Continuing Education, Boston, MA. Title: “Interocclusal Registrations in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics”.

  • 10/1994

Society for Clinical Dental Studies and Research, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Title: “Full Mouth Rehabilitation. Clinical and Laboratory Procedures.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 10/1995

15th Greek Dental Congress, Chalkidiki, Greece.

Title: “The Importance of Diagnostic Waxing and Provisional Restorations in the Successful Outcome of Prosthodontic Reconstruction.”

  • 09/1996

20th Congress of the European Prosthodontic Association, Tübingen, Germany.

Title: “Interocclusal Registrations in Fixed Prosthodontics.”

  • 10/1997

7th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Sliema, Malta.

Title: “An Esthetic and Hygienic Approach to the Use of Interlocks in Fixed Prosthodontics.”

  • 05/1998

Stomatological Society of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Title: “Clinical and Laboratory Procedures in Complete Dentures Fabrication.”

  • 10/1998

18th Greek Dental Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Title: “The Art and Science of Complete Dentures.”

  • 07/1999

8th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Stockholm, Sweden.

Title: “Cement failure Loads of 4 Provisional Luting Agents Used for the Cementation of Implant Supported Fixed Partial Dentures.”

  • 05/2000

             Stomatological Society of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 Title: “Factors Contributing to Implant Failures.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 05/2001

             Stomatological Society of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 Title: “Post and Core Systems Used in the Anterior Esthetic Region.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 12/2001

             Stomatological Society of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 Title: “Diagnostic Waxing and Provisional Restorations.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 02/2002

51st Annual Session of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, Chicago, IL

Title: “Light Transmission of Post and Cores Used in the Anterior Esthetic Region.”

  • 05/2002

             Stomatological Society of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 Title: “Cemented and Screw-Retained Implant Restorations. Pros and Cons.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 06/2002

108th Annual Meeting of the American Dental Society of Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

Title: “Immediate Loading of Implants.”

  • 09/2002

            Stomatological Society of Northern Greece, Thassos, Greece.

Title: “Impression Making in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 10/2002

School of Dentistry, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Title: “Is Passive Fit Feasible in Implant Prosthodontics?” (Invited Speaker)

    • 11/2002

Aristotle University, School of Dentistry, Continuing Education.

Title: “Passive Fit in Implant-Retained Restorations.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2003

38th Annual Stomatological Meeting, Alexandroupoli, Greece

Title: “Treatment Planning of Patients with a Few Remaining Strategic Abutments: Fixed, Removable or Implant Prosthodontics?” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2004

Seminar of the Dental Association of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece.

Title: “Screw- vs. Cement-Retained Implant Restorations.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 05/2005

11th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Crete, Greece.

Title: “Tooth Dimensions in a Sample of Greek Polpulation and their Effect on Prosthetic Treatment Planning.”

  • 05/2005

11th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Crete, Greece.

            Title: “Cement failure Loads of 4 Provisional Luting Agents Used for the Cementation of Implant Supported Fixed Partial Dentures. Part 2: The effect of Thermocycling”

  • 05/2005

11th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Crete, Greece.

       Title: “Cement failure Loads of 4 Provisional Luting Agents Used for the Cementation of Implant Supported Fixed Partial Dentures. Part 3: The Effect of Air Abrasion of the Abutments and the Intaglio Surface of the Copings.”

  • 05/2005

11th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Crete, Greece.

      Title: “Pre- and Post-Set Hydrophillicity of Elastomeric Impression Materials.

    • 09/2005

      Annual Meeting of the Dental Association of Halkidiki, Sani Beach Resort,  Greece.

      Title: “Diagnostic waxing and provisional restorations: Luxury or necessity?”

    • 03/2006

      7th Annual Meeting of the Greek Prosthodontic Association, Loutraki, Greece.

Title: “Screw- vs. Cement-Retained Implant Restorations.” (Invited Speaker)

    •  05/2006

             1st Meeting of the Dental Association of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece.

Title: “Screw- vs. Cement-Retained Implant Restorations.” (Invited Speaker)

    • 10/2008

       28th Annual meeting of the Greek Dental Association

       Title: “Prosthodontics and facial support.”

    • 09/2009

       13th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, CapeTown, South Africa

       Title: “Fracture resistance of metal ceramic restorations with two different margin designs after exposure to masticatory simulation.

    • 10/2009

            33rd Annual Congress of the European Prosthodontic Association, Innsbruck, Austria

            Title: “Provisional maxillary removable complete denture converted to implant retained fixed complete denture: An aid for complex prosthodontic procedures.”

    • 01/2010

      1st Greek Tufts Prosthodontic Alumni meeting, Athens, Greece

Title: “The complete denture as diagnostic and provisional means for the rehabilitation with implant supported fixed complete denture.” (Invited Speaker)

    • 06/2010

            2nd International Tufts Prosthodontic Alumni meeting, Boston, USA

Title: “The challenge of managing soft tissue support in relation to prosthodontic rehabilitation” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2010

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Continuing Education Courses

Title: “Rehabilitation of partial edentulism with implant supported fixed partial dentures.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 10/2010

30th Annual Meeting of the Greek Dental Association, Athens, Greece

Title: “The role of complete dentures in contemporary clinical dentistry.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 05/2011

93rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Prosthodontics, Hilton Head Ιsland, South Carolina, USA

“Restoring partial edentulism with implants supported prostheses: Parameters for success.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2011

14th Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Big Island, Hawaii, U.S.A.

Title: “Occlusion and Postural Control. Theoretical considerations and clinical findings.”

  • 10/2011

20th Annual Meeting European Association for Osseointegration, Athens, Greece

Title: “The effect of different implant/abutment connection on screw joint stability: A biomechanical study.”

  • 10/2011

 20th Annual Meeting European Association for Osseointegration, Athens, Greece

      Title: “Marginal adaptation of four different casting waxes on stone, titanium    and zirconia dies.”

  • 03/2012

11th Biennial Meeting of the Cyprus Dental Association, Nicosia, Cyprus

Title: “Restoring complete edentulism with implants supported prostheses: Parameters for success.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 03/2012

11th Biennial Meeting of the Cyprus Dental Association, Nicosia, Cyprus

Title: “Restoring partial edentulism with implants supported prostheses: Parameters for success.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 03/2012

11th Biennial Meeting of the Cyprus Dental Association, Nicosia, Cyprus

Title: “Immediately loaded maxillary and mandibular dental implants with a fixed CAD-CAM prostheses using a flapless surgical approach.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2012, Dental Association of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Title: “Do’s and don’ts in rehabilitating complete and partial edentulism with implants supported prostheses.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 10/2012

32nd Annual Meeting of the Greek Dental Association, Alexandroupoli, Greece

Title: “Management of complex prosthodontics cases.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 03/2013

ITI Study Club, Thessaloniki, Greece

Title: “Restoring complete and partial edentulism with implants supported prostheses: Parameters for consideration.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 03/2013

International Association for Dental Research, Seattle, Washington

Tsaira K, Karagiannidis P, Michalakis K, Kugiumtzis D, Pissiotis A, Naka O, Logothetidis S:  A nonlinear constitutive model for the behavior of oral mucosa.

  • 04/2013

Hellenic Odontostomatological Society, Athens, Greece

Title: “Complete Dentures: Back to Our Roots.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 04/2014

Balkan Stomatological Society, Belgrade, Serbia

Title: “Predictably addressing patients’ esthetic and functional needs: A real challenge.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 05/2014

Hellenic Odontostomatological Society, Athens, Greece

Title: “Complete Dentures: Back to Our Roots.”  (Invited Speaker)

  • 07/2014

7th World Congress of Biomechanics,  Boston, MA

Tsouknidas A, Giannopoulos D, Michalakis K, Savvakis S, Michailidis N, Lympoudi A, Pissiotis A: “The influence of bone’s elasticity on the apical migration of a natural tooth connected with a non-rigid attachment to an osseointegrated implant. A 3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA)”

  • 09/2014

Cretan Dental Association, Heraklion, Crete

Title: “Complete Dentures from A to Z.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 05/2015

Nicosia, Cyprus

Title: “Prosthetics aspects in fixed and removable implant prosthodontics.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 08/2015

IADR ANZ, Dunedin, New Zealand

Title: “Connection of natural teeth to osseointegrated implants.” (Keynote Speaker)

  • 09/2015 (Invited Speaker)

16th Biennial Meeting of the International College of Prosthodontists, Seoul, Korea

Title: “Predictably addressing patients’ esthetic needs: A real challenge.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 10/2015

Hellenic Odontostomatological Society, Athens, Greece

Title: “Complete Dentures from A to Z.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 01/2016

HAOMS, Athens, Greece

“Dental implant prosthetic failures.”  (Invited Speaker)

  • 06/2016

2nd Perio-Pros Tufts Alumni meeting, Boston, MA

Title: “Predictably addressing patients’ esthetic needs: A real challenge.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2016

40th European Prosthodontic Association meeting

65th German Society for Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials, Halle, Germany

Title: “The effect of rigid and non-rigid connection between implants and teeth on biological and technical complications: A systematic review and a meta-analysis.”

  • 11/2016

36th Annual Congress of the Hellenic Dental Association, Athens, Greece

Title: “Biomechanics in prosthodontics” (Invited Speaker)

  • 09/2017

28th Annual conference of the European Society for Biomaterials, Athens, Greece

Title: “Development of Ag nanoparticles-coated titanium surfaces for application in Implant Dentistry”

  • 10/2017

37th Annual Congress of the Hellenic Dental Association, Thessaloniki, Greece

Title: “Digital Prosthodontics: How far have we gone?” (Invited Speaker)

  • 02/2018

Dental society of Drama, Drama, Greece

Title: “The challenge of designing and providing a beautiful smile”

  • 05/2018

100th meeting of the Academy of Prosthodontics, Chicago, IL

Title: “Biocompatibility and antibacterial efficacy of Ti surfaces modified with Ag nanoparticles.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 06/2018

150th Anniversary celebration of Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Title: “Management of complex cases.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 10/2018

38th Annual meeting of the Greek Dental Association, Ioannina, Greece

Title: “Implants in the anterior esthetic zone: parameters for success.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 11/2018

Annual meeting of the Israeli Dental Association, Tel Aviv, Israel

Title: “Planning for success in restorative dentistry. Part I: The full mouth rehabilitation case.” (Keynote speaker)

  • 11/2018

Annual meeting of the Israeli Dental Association, Tel Aviv, Israel

Title: “Planning for success in restorative dentistry. Part II: The anterior esthetic zone.” (Keynote speaker)

  • 03/2019

Dental Society of Drama, Drama, Greece

Title: “Screw- vs. cement-retained implant retained restorations.”

  • 09/2019

             European Prosthodontic Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands

             Title: "Prosthetic options and considerations for the missing tooth in the anterior   esthetic region." (Poster session)

  • 09/2019

             European Prosthodontic Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands

            Title: "Clinical dilemmas in restoring teeth in the anterior esthetic region: Case report and literature review." (Poster session)

  • 09/2019

             European Prosthodontic Association, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Title: "Impact of Common Beverages and Aging on Color Stability and Translucency of Highly Translucent Zirconia."

  • 11/2019

              Greek Prosthodontic Society, Webinar

Title: “Predictably addressing patients’ esthetic needs: A real challenge.” (Invited Speaker)

  • 11/2019

             Dental Association of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

             Title: "Implants in the anterior esthetic zone: Parameters for consideration."

             (Invited Speaker)

 

 

 

 

Publications (in peer reviewed journals)

 

  1. Pissiotis AL, Michalakis KX: An esthetic and hygienic approach to the use of intracoronal attachments as interlocks in fixed prosthodontics. J Prosthet Dent 1998;79:347-349
  2. Michalakis KX, Papadopoulos G, Grous A: The Importance of Diagnostic Waxing and Provisional Restorations in the Successful Outcome of Prosthodontic Reconstruction. Stoma 2000;4:237-247
  3. Michalakis KX, Pissiotis AL, Hirayama H: Cement failure loads of four provisional luting agents used for the cementation of implant supported fixed partial dentures. Int J Oral Maxilofac Implants 2000;15:545-549
  4. Michalakis K, Pissiotis A, Raptis N: Interocclusal Registrations in Fixed Prosthodontics. Stoma 2001;1:55-65
  5. Michalakis KX, Hirayama H, Garefis PD: Cement-retained versus screw-retained implant restorations: a critical review. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2003 Sep-Oct;18(5):719-728.
  6. Michalakis KX, Pissiotis AL, Anastasiadou V, Kapari D: An experimental study on particular physical properties of several interocclusal recording media. Part I: consistency prior to setting. J Prosthodont. 2004 Mar;13(1):42-46.
  7. Michalakis KX, Pissiotis AL, Anastasiadou V, Kapari D: An experimental study on particular physical properties of several interocclusal recording media. Part II: Linear dimensional change and accompanying weight change. J Prosthodont. 2004 Sep;13(3):150-159.
  8. Michalakis KX, Hirayama H, Sfolkos J, Sfolkos K: Light transmission of posts and cores used for the anterior esthetic region. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2004 Oct;24(5):462-469.
  9. Michalakis KX, Pissiotis AL, Anastasiadou V, Kapari D: An experimental study on particular physical properties of several interocclusal recording media. Part III: resistance to compression after setting. J Prosthodont. 2004 Dec;13(4):233-237.
  10. Michalakis KX, Kalpidis C, Kang K, Hirayama H: A simple impression technique for dental implants placed in close proximity or adverse angulations. J Prosthet Dent 2005;94(3):293-295
  11. Michalakis KX, Kang K, Hirayama H: Fabrication of a metal-ceramic fixed partial denture utilizing the prosthetic components of an unidentified implant system. J Prosthet Dent  2005;94(5):472-473
  12. Raptis N, Michalakis KX, Hirayama H: Optical behaviour of current ceramic systems. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2006;26(1):31-41
  13. Trakas T, Michalakis KX, Kang K, Hirayama H: Attachment Systems for Implant Retained Overdentures: A Literature Review. Implant Dentistry 2006;15(1):24-34
  14. Michalakis KX, Kang K, Hirayama H: Repositioning implant replicas after soldering a fixed complete denture framework. J Prosthet Dent 2006;95(4):331-332
  15. Michalakis KX: Fixed Rehabilitation of an ADP PDI Class III Patient. J Prosthodont 2006;15(6):359-366
  16. Michalakis K, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H, Kang K, Kafantaris N:  Comparison of temperature increase in the pulp chamber during the polymerization of materials used for the direct fabrication of provisional restorations. J Prosthet Dent 2006;96(6):418-423
  17. Michalakis K, Chrysafis K, Hirayama H, Garefis P, Pissiotis A: Is the Passive Fit of the Cast in One-Piece Screw-Retained Dental Implant Superstructures Feasible? Theoretical Considerations. J Engineering Applied Sciences 2006;1(4):422-427
  18. Michalakis KX, Bakopoulou A, Hirayama H, Garefis DP, Garefis PD: Pre- and post-set  hydrophilicity of elastomeric impression materials. J Prosthodont 2007;16(4)238-248
  19. Michalakis KX, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H, Garefis P, Petridis H: The effect of thermal cycling and air abrasion on cement failure loads of 4 provisional luting agents used for the cementation of implant-supported fixed partial dentures. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2007;22(4):569-574
  20. Calvani P, Michalakis K, Hirayama H: The influence of full-arch implant-retained fixed dental prostheses on upper lip support and lower facial esthetics: Preliminary clinical observations. Eur J Esthet Dent 2007;2(4):274-282
  21. Kalpidis C, Michalakis K: Implants in the esthetic zone: Surgical placement-prosthetic reconstruction. Analecta Periodontologica 2008;19:75-100
  22. Bedi A, Michalakis KX, Hirayama H, Stark PC: The effect of different investment techniques on the surface roughness and irregularities of gold palladium alloy castings. J Prosthet Dent 2008;99:282-286
  23. Kim YJ, Michalakis KX, Hirayama H: Effect of relining method on dimensional accuracy of posterior palatal seal. An in vitro study. J Prosthodont 2008;17(3):211-218
  24. Cho H, Michalakis KX, Kim YJ, Hirayama H: Impact of interproximal groove placement and remaining tooth structure on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated maxillary anterior teeth. J Prosthodont 2009;18(1):43-48
  25. Al-Ghafli S, Michalakis KX, Hirayama H, Kang K: The effect of different implant angulations and cyclic dislodgement on the retentive properties of an overdenture attachment system. J Prosthet Dent 2009;102(3):140-147
  26. Michalakis KX, Stratos A, Hirayama H, Kang K, Touloumi F, Oishi Y: Fracture resistance of metal-ceramic restorations with two different margin designs after exposure to masticatory simulation. J Prosthet Dent 2009;102(3):172-178
  27. Michalakis KX, Stratos A, Hirayama H, Pissiotis AL, Touloumi F: Delayed setting and hygroscopic linear expansion of three gypsum products used for cast articulation. J Prosthet Dent. 2009;102(5):313-318.
  28. Bedi A, Michalakis K, Mariani E, Zourdos MD: Immediately loaded maxillary and mandibular dental implants with a fixed CAD-CAM prostheses using a flapless surgical approach: A clinical report. J Prosthodont 2011;20(4):319-325
  29. Michalakis K, Touloumi F, Calvani L, Bedi A, Hirayama H: Simplifying prosthetic procedures while converting an interim maxillary removable complete denture to an interim implant supported fixed complete denture. J Prosthodont 2011;20(5):408-413
  30. Kapsampeli V, Michalakis K, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H, Oishi Y: Marginal adaptation of four different casting waxes on stone, titanium and zirconia dies. Clin Oral Implants Res 2011;22(9):1090, Abtract No. 462
  31. Michalakis K, Calvani P, Muftu S, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H: The effect of different implant/abutment connection on screw joint stability: A biomechanical study. Clin Oral Implants Res 2011;22(9):1094-1095, Abtract No. 472
  32. Michalakis K, Asar NV, Kapsampeli V, Magkavali-Trika P, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H: Delayed linear dimensional changes of five high strength gypsum products used for the fabrication of definitive casts. J Prosthet Dent 2012;108(3):189-195
  33. Gracis S, Michalakis K, Vigolo P, von Steyern PV, Zwahlen M, Sailer I: Internal vs. external connections for abutments/reconstructions: a systematic review. Clin Oral Implants Res 2012;23(Suppl.6):202-216
  34. Gotfredsen K, Wiskott A, Gracis S, Heydecke G, Sailer I, Roccuzzo M, Michalakis K, Meijer H, Nicol A, Nisand D, Renouard F, Vigolo JSP, Von Steyern PV, Zwalen M: Consensus report – reconstructions on implants. The Third EAO Consensus Conference 2012. Clin Oral Implants Res 2012;23(Suppl.6):238-241
  35. Michalakis K, Calvani P, Hirayama H: Biomechanical considerations on tooth-implant supported fixed partial dentures. J Dent Biomech 2012; 3: 1758736012462025
  36. Tsaira K, Karagiannidis P, Michalakis K, Kugiumtzis D, Pissiotis A, Naka O, Logothetidis S: A nonlinear constitutive model for the behavior of oral mucosa. J Dent Res 2013;92 (Spec Issue A):159
  37. Michalakis K, Kalpidis C, Kirmanidou Y, Hirayama H, Calvani P, Pissiotis A: Immediate provisionalization and nonfunctional loading of a single implant in the maxillary esthetic zone: a clinical presentation and parameters for consideration. Case Rep Dent 2013;2013:378062
  38. Michalakis K, Calvani P, Muftu S, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H: The effect of different implant-abutment connection on screw joint stability. J Oral Implantol, 2014;40:146-152
  39. Michalakis K, Kalpidis C, Hirayama H: Conversion of an existing metal ceramic crown to an interim restoration and nonfunctional loading of a single implant in the maxillary esthetic zone: A clinical report. J Prosthet Dent 2014;111:6-10
  40. Dimiou AM, Michalakis K, Pissiotis A. Influence of thickness increase of intraoral autopolymerizing hard denture base liners on the temperature rise during the polymerization process. J Prosthet Dent 2014;111:512-520.
  41. Michalakis K, Kapsampeli V, Kitsou A, Kirmanidou Y, Fotiou A, Pissiotis A, Calvani P, Hirayama H, Kudara Y: Marginal adaptation of four inlay casting waxes on stone, titanium and zirconia dies. J Prosthet Dent 2014;112:70-78.
  42. Magkavali-Trikka P, Kirmanidou Y, Michalakis K, Gracis S, Kalpidis C, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H: Efficacy of two site development procedures for implants in the maxillary esthetic region: A systematic review. Int J Oral and Maxillofac Implants 2015;30:73-94
  43. Tsouknidas A, Lympoudi E, Michalakis K, Giannopoulos D, Michailidis N, Pissiotis A, Fytanidis D, Kugiumtzis D:  Influence of alveolar bone loss and different alloys on the biomechanical behavior of internal and external connection implants: A 3-D finite element analysis. Int J Oral and Maxillofac Implants 2015;30(3):e30-42
  44. Paniz G, Nart J, Gobbato L, Chierico A, Lops D, Michalakis K. Periodontal response to two different subgingival restorative margin designs: a 12-month randomized clinical trial. Clin Oral Investig. 2015 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  45. Kirmanidou Y, Sidira M, Drosou ME, Bennani V, Bakopoulou A, Tsouknidas A, Michailidis N, Michalakis K. New Ti-Alloys and Surface Modifications to Improve the Mechanical Properties and the Biological Response to Orthopedic and Dental Implants: A Review. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2908570. doi: 10.1155/2016/2908570. Epub 2016 Jan 14.
  46. Kiliaridis S, Sidira M, Kirmanidou Y, Michalakis K. Treatment options for congenitally missing lateral incisors. Eur J Oral Implantol 2016;9(2):5-24
  47. Tsaousoglou P, Michalakis K, Kang K, Weber H, Sculean A. The effect of rigid and non-rigid connection between implants and teeth on biological and technical complications: A systematic review and a meta-analysis. Clin Oral Impl Res 2016 Jun 28. Doi:10.1111/clr. 12890 [Epub ahead of print]
  48. Tsaira A, Karagiannidis P, Sidira M, Kassavetis S, Kugiumtzis D,  Logothetidis S, Naka O,  Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. Theoretical Considerations and a Preliminary Mathematical Model for the Analysis of the Biomechanical Response of Human Keratinized Oral Mucosa. Front Physiol. 2016 Aug 29;7:364. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00364
  49. Tsouknidas A, Giannopoulos D, Savvakis S, Michaiilidis N, Lympoudi E, Fytanidis D, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. The influence of bone’s elasticity on stress generation and on apical migration of a natural tooth connected to an osseointegrated implant with a non-rigid attachment. A 3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2016 Nov/Dec;31(6):e143-e154. Doi: 10.11607/jomi.5254
  50. Bintivanou A, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. Retention and resistance failure loads of two preparation designs for maxillary anterior teeth. J Prosthet Dent 2017;117(4):517-523
  51. Hadjichristou C, Anastasiades V, Bakopoulou A, Tanteles G, Loizidou M, Kyriacou K, Hadjisavvas A, Michalakis K, Pissiotis A, Koidis P. Title: Oculo-dento-digital dysplasia (ODDD) due to a GJA1. Report of a case with emphasis on dental manifestations. Int J Prosthodont 2017;30(3):280-285
  52. Calvani P, Calvani L, Hirayama H, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. Association between an increased concavity of the maxillary labial alveolar bone and a decreased labial bone thickness: A Cone Beam Computed Tomography aided retrospective cohort study. J Prosthodont 2017 Sep 6. doi: 10.1111/jopr.12648. [Epub ahead of print]
  53. Tsiaggali V, Kirmanidou Y, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. Retention and resistance failure loads of teeth restored with a complete coverage restoration and different core materials. J Prosthodont 2017 Nov 16. doi: 10.1111/jopr.12668. [Epub ahead of print]
  54. Tsachouridou I, Bousnaki M, Batas L, Vouros I, Michalakis K. Interdisciplinary treatment of severe bone deficiency in the aesthetic area using implant supported restoration with pink-colored porcelain. Clin Oral Implants Res 2017;28(S14)
  55. Pispili M, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. The effect of mechanical and chemical preparation of the ridge lap surface of acrylic denture teeth on the bond between them and heat processed acrylic denture base resin. Eur J Prosthodont Rest Dent 2017 Dec 1;25(4):209-218. doi: 10.1922/EJPRD_01713Pispili10.
  56. Michalakis K, Hirayama H. Combination of digital photographs for the identification of the screw access hole of cement-retained implant restorations. J Prosthet Dent. 2018 Jun 29. pii: S0022-3913(18)30367-6. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2018.03.038
  57. Vagropoulou G, Klifopoulou G, Vlachou S, Hirayama H, Michalakis K. Complications and survival rates of inlays and onlays vs. complete coverage restorations: A systematic review and analysis of studies. J Oral Rehabil. 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1111/joor.12695. [Epub ahead of print] 
  58. Kioleoglou I, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K. Accuracy of fit of implant-supported bars fabricated on definitive casts made by different dental stones. J Clin Exp Dent. 2019 Jan 1;11(1):e104. doi: 10.4317/jced.532743. eCollection 2019 Jan. PMID:30697403
  59. Bakirtzoglou E, Kamalakidis S, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K: In vitro assessment of retention and resistance failure loads of complete coverage restorations made for anterior maxillary teeth restored with two different cast post and core designs. J Clin Exp Dent. 2019 Mar 1;11(3):e225-e230
  60. Michalakis K, Kamalakidis S, Pissiotis A, Hirayama H. The effect of clenching and occlusal instability on weight distribution, assessed by a postural platform. BioMed Res International 2019 Jun 23;2019:7342541. doi: 10.1155/2019/7342541. 
  61. Kirmanidou Y, Sidira M, Bakopoulou A, Tsouknidas A, Prymak O, Papi R, Choli-Papadopoulou T, Epple M, Michailidis N, Koidis P, Michalakis K. Assessment of the cytotoxicity of silver nanoparticle-doped Ti6Al4V alloy surfaces on osteoblast cell-lines and their antibacterial effects against periopathogens. Dent Mater 2019 Sep;35(9):e220-e233. doi: 10.1016/j.dental.2019.06.003. Epub 2019 Jul 10.
  62. Tsouknidas A, Karaoglani E, Michailidis N, Kugiumtzis D, Pissiotis A, Michalakis K: Influence of preparation depth and design on stress distribution in maxillary central incisors restored with ceramic veneers:  A 3D finite element analysis. J Prosthodont 2020;29(2):151-160
  63. Fotiou A, Kamalakidis S, Pissiotis AL, Michalakis K: In vitro investigation of the impact of remaining tooth structure on the tensile failure loads of overdenture copings. J Clin Exp Dent 2019 Nov 1;11(11):e1006-e1011 doi: 10.4317/jced.56228. eCollection 2019 Nov. PMID:31700574

 

 

 

Books

  • Michalakis K, Hirayama H, Pissiotis A: “Occlusion and Postural Control.   Theoretical Considerations and Clinical Findings.” LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2010. (available through www.amazon.com  and  www.barnesandnoble.com)

ISBN: 978-3-8383-7099-6

  • Garefis P, Michalakis K. Provisional Restorations. In: Garefis P. “Fixed Prosthodontics:  Function and Esthetics with metal- and full-ceramic restorations.” Odontiatriko Vima, Athens 2013, pp. 139-195.

ISBN: 978-960-99328-7-5

 

Citations

 

  • 1141 citations
  • h-index: 16

 

 

Editorial Board

 

    • International Journal of Prosthodontics (Quintessence Publishing)
    • BioMed Research International (Hindawi Publishing)
    • Case Reports in Dentistry (Hindawi Publishing)

 

 

Ad Hoc Reviewer

 

    • International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants (Quintessence)
    • Journal of Prosthodontics (Wiley-Blackwell)
    • Clinical Oral Implants Research (Wiley-Blackwell)
    • Clinical Oral Investigations (Springer)
    • Journal of Engineering in Medicine (SAGE)
    • Journal of Biomechanics (Elsevier)
    • RSC Advances (Royal Society of Chemistry)
    • International Journal of Dentistry (Hindawi)

 

 

Scientific Societies

 

  • Academy of Prosthodontics (Associate Fellow)
  • American College of Prosthodontists (Fellow)
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • International College of Prosthodontists
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • European Association for Osseointegration
  • European Society of Biomechanics
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • International College of Dentists (Fellow)
  • Stomatological Society of Northern Greece
  • Hellenic Society for Odontostomatological Research
  • Greek Dental Society of Biomechanics (ELEMVIO)

 

 

Committees and Administration

 

  • Director of Graduate Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • New Members committee, International College of Prosthodontists (2011-2012)
  • Education and Research committee, International College of Prosthodontists (2012-2013)
  • Education and Research committee, International College of Prosthodontists (2016-today)
  • Member of the General Assembly, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (2013-2014, 2015-2016, 2018-2019)
  • Comprehensive care clinic development committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry, Greece (2011-2012)
  • Supervisor in Comprehensive care clinic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry,  Greece (2014-2017)
  • Financial supervisor for Aristotle University School of Dentistry Continuing Education courses (2016-2017)
  • Dental laboratory development committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry,  Greece (2011-today)
  • Dental supplies committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry,  Greece (2011-today)
  • Dental Chairs and Equipment committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry,  Greece (2014)
  • Implant grant committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry,  Greece (2017-today)
  • President of the Greek Chapter of Tufts Prosthodontic Alumni Charitable Organization Inc. (2010-2016)

 

 

Supervision of Prosthodontics Residents’ Research Projects

 

    1. Stratos Athanasios (Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Division of Postgraduate Prosthodontics, 2008), Division of Graduate and Postgraduate Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Published as: Michalakis KX, Stratos A, Hirayama H, Kang K, Touloumi F, Oishi Y: Fracture resistance of metal-ceramic restorations with two different margin designs after exposure to masticatory simulation. J Prosthet Dent 2009;102(3):172-8
    2. Stratos Athanasios (Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Division of Postgraduate Prosthodontics, 2008), Division of Graduate and Postgraduate Prosthodontics, Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Published as: Michalakis KX, Stratos A, Hirayama H, Pissiotis AL, Touloumi F: Delayed setting and hygroscopic linear expansion of three gypsum products used for cast articulation. J Prosthet Dent. 2009;102(5):313-8.
    3. Dimiou Anna Maria (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). Published as: Dimiou AM, Michalakis K, Pissiotis A. Influence of thickness increase of intraoral autopolymerizing hard denture base liners on the temperature rise during the polymerization process. J Prosthet Dent 2014;111:512-520.
    4. Tsaira Aikaterini (Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). Oral presentation at the International Association for Dental Research meeting, Seattle, WA, 2013: “A non-linear constitutive model for the behaviour of oral mucosa.”
    5. Tsaira Aikaterini (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). Submitted and accepted for oral presentation at the European Society of Biomechanics, annual meeting, Patra, Greece, 2013: “A 3D finite element analysis of the viscoelastic behaviour of the human oral mucosa when loaded under a complete denture.”
    6. Lympoudi Evdokia (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). Oral presentation at the International College of Prosthodontists, biannual meeting, Turin, Italy, 2013: “Implant-abutment connection behaviour in relation to bone loss: A 3D finite element analysis.” Published as: Tsouknidas A, Lympoudi E, Michalakis K, Giannopoulos D, Michailidis N, Pissiotis A, Fytanidis D, Kugiumtzis D: : Influence of alveolar bone loss and different alloys on the biomechanical behavior of internal and external connection implants: A 3-D finite element analysis. Int J Oral and Maxillofac Implants 2015;30(3):e30-42)
    7. Giannopoulos Dimitrios (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). Presented at the 7th World Conference of Biomechanics, Boston 2014 and at the European Association for Osseointegration, annual meeting, Rome, 2014: “The influence of bone’s elasticity on the apical migration of a natural tooth connected with a non-rigid attachment to an osseointegrated implant. A 3D finite element analysis.”
    8. Kioleoglou Ioannis (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Accuracy of fitting of an implant supported FPD fabricated on definitive casts made from 4 different dental stones.”
    9. Pispili Maria (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Effect of different treatments on the bonding strength of acrylic on the denture base.”
    10. Bakirtzoglou Evanthia (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Retention and resistance failure of two different cast post and core designs.”
    11. Bintivanou Aimilia (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Retention and resistance failure loads of two different preparation designs for anterior teeth.”
    12. Karaoglani Eleni (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Stress transfer with different thicknesses and different materials of laminate veneers.”
    13. Sidira Margarita (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Evaluation of Ti surfaces modified with AgNPs regarding the viability of osteoblast-like cell line and the antibacterial effect against Porphyromonas Gingivalis.”
    14. Kirmanidou Yvonne (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Evaluation of Ti surfaces modified with AgNPs regarding the viability of osteoblast-like cell line and the antibacterial effect against Prevotella Intermedia.”
    15. Kanakousaki Dimitra (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “A Biorealistic Finite Element Model of an Osteoblast to Quantify the Transduction of Exogenous Forces to Cellular Components.”
    16. Vasilaki Dimitra (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Evaluation of Ti surfaces modified with AgNPs regarding the viability of fibroblasts.”

 

 

Supervision of PhD candidates

 

  1.  Savvas Kamalakidis, DDS

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Thesis title: “Comparative study of acceptance and adaptation to new complete dentures, using two construction protocols.”

(7-member committee)

Status: Completed

 

  1. Gianluca Paniz, DDS, MS, FACP

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

 

Thesis title: “Prospective clinical evaluation of periodontal response to different prosthetic margin design.”

 (3-member committee)

 Status:  Completed

 

  1. Pasquale Calvani, MD, DDS, MSc, FACP

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

Thesis title: “Maxillary labial plate concavity in association to lip support and cortical bone thickness: A cone beam computer tomography assisted retrospective study.”

(Supervisor)

Status: In progress

 

  1. Eleni Karaoglani, DDS, MS

University of Western Macedonia, Kozani, Greece

 

Thesis title: “Development of a bio-realistic dynamic finite element human mandibular model for the optimization of short length implant placement procedures.”

(3-member committee)

Status: In progress

 

 

External Examiner

 

  • University of Otago School of Dentistry, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

 

Research interests

 

  1. Dental materials (including implant surface treatments)
  2. Bioengineering
  3. Dental Biomechanics
  4. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  5. Prosthodontic techniques
  6. Clinical trials

 

 

Research grants

 

  1. Nobel Biocare, Grant number: 2010-971.

Resulted in the following publication:

Michalakis K, Kapsampeli V, Kitsou A, Kirmanidou Y, Fotiou A, Pissiotis A, Calvani P, Hirayama H, Kudara Y: Marginal adaptation of four inlay casting waxes on stone, titanium and zirconia dies. J Prosthet Dent 2014;112:70-78.

  1. Adin Dental Implant System Ltd., Grant number: 21785-17

The grant was used towards the following research projects:    

    1. Sidira Margarita (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of     Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Evaluation of Ti surfaces modified with AgNPs regarding the viability of osteoblast-like cell line and the antibacterial effect against Porphyromonas Gingivalis.”
    2. Kirmanidou Yvonne (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Evaluation of Ti surfaces modified with AgNPs regarding the viability of osteoblast-like cell line and the antibacterial effect against Prevotella Intermedia.”
    3. Vasilaki Dimitra (Master’s Thesis, Aristotle University School of Dentistry, Division of Graduate Prosthodontics). “Evaluation of Ti surfaces modified with AgNPs regarding the viability of fibroblasts.”

 

 

 

Collaborations

 

  1. Boston University, USA
  2. Northeastern University, USA
  3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  4. University of Otago, New Zealand
  5. University of Cambridge, UK
  6. University of Oxford, UK
  7. University of Geneva, Switzerland
  8. University of Bern, Switzerland
  9. University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  10. University of Milan, Italy
  11. University of Padova, Italy
  12. Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain