He graduated in 1989 from the Dental School, University of Athens, Greece. In 1991 he received a Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics and a Master of Science from the Ohio State University, USA. From 1992-2000 he taught at the Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor. In 1999 he received a PhD in Oral Biology/Biomaterials from the same University. Since 2002 he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Athens, Greece. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and has numerous publications in refereed dental journals. He maintains a private practice in Athens, limited to esthetic, prosthetic and implant dentistry.