Dr. Stavros Pelekanos received his undergraduate degree in Dentistry (D.D.S.) in 1991 from the University of Athens, Greece. In 1993, he obtained his doctoral degree in Prosthodontics (Dr meddent) from the University of Freiburg (Prof. Dr. J.R. Strub), Germany. Following his professional training, Dr. Pelekanos established a private practice in Athens, oriented towards prosthodontics, implantology and esthetic dentistry.
In 2002, he was appointed full-time Lecturer at the Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece, and is now Assistant Professor in the same department. Since 2013 he is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). His professional affiliations include: the International College of Prosthodontics (ICP), European Prosthodontic Association (EPA), Greek Prosthodontic Association and many others. He is a faculty member of gIDE
Institute (Global Institute of Dental Education, Los Angeles, California) and Dental Tribune CME lecturing internationally and performing hands on courses on implants, esthetics and restorative procedures.
In 2008 and 2011, Dr. Pelekanos received second and first prize at the scientific award competition of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry held in Madrid, Spain and Istanbul, Turkey respectively. To date he has published over twenty articles in peer reviewed journals and 2 chapters in books.
Dr. Panos Bazos received his DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 2000. He served as an Assistant Professor at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Division of Primary Oral Health, Los Angeles, CA. from 2005-2007, mentoring undergraduate dental students in the disciplines of Dental Morphology and Restorative Dentistry. Upon returning to Europe, he maintained a private practice limited to esthetic and restorative dentistry in Athens, Greece. In 2011 he founded the Bio-EmulationTM Group which constitutes a global think tank that promotes excellence in dental restorative techniques. In 2016 completed his postgraduate specialist degree (MClinDent) in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and has qualified with the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MOrth Edin).
Mr. Nondas Vlachopoulos was born in Toronto, Canada. After moving to Greece, he graduated from a school of dental technology in 1985. He then acquired a BSc Hons from the School of Dental Technology of the Technological Educational Institution of Athens (1989). In 1990 he established his own dental laboratory “AestheticLab” in Athens. He has been the opinion leader in Greece for Noritake dental products since 2001, while “AestheticLab” has been the company’s pilot lab. Mr. Vlachopoulos specializes in aesthetic all-ceramic and implant restorations and collaborates with the Dental School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and its postgraduate programs of Dental Prosthodontics and Dental Surgery.
Mr. Vlachopoulos has organized many seminars in Greece, USA and Europe. He has participated with presentations in congresses, and he has also published articles in Greek and foreign Dental Technology journals. Furthermore, Mr. Vlachopoulos is a member of the Hellenic Dental Technology Praxis and Pan-Hellenic Federation of Dental Laboratories.
Michalis Diomataris received his DDS in 2009 from the University of Athens Dental School, Greece. In 2017 he received his master specialty from the postgraduate program of Operative Dentistry of the University of Athens.
From 2011 since 2017 he was supervisor in the education of the undergraduate dental students, in the contemporary principles of esthetic and restorative dentistry.
In 2013 he receives the first award of a national competition between the postgraduate students of Operative Dentistry of the national Dental Schools, presenting a case with the topic of “class IV restoration of a maxillary central incisor”.
He has studied in vitro the marginal fit of CAD/CAM ceramic onlays with digital impression, composite onlays manufactured on gypsum casts and composite onlays on PVS casts with analog impression.
Since 2014, he is a member of the team of Stavros Pelekanos’ Dental Clinic - ’Athena Smile’, in Athens, Greece, practicing in esthetic and restorative dentistry and prosthodontics.
Since 2016, he is giving lectures and hands-on seminars in Greece and international, in the field of esthetic and restorative dentistry.