Biography

Dr. THEODOROS G. TRAKAS, DDS
PROSTHODONTIST
Tufts University, Boston, USA

Dr. Theodoros G. Trakas was born in Athens. Following graduation from the 54th High School in Athens, he attended the Dental School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and graduated in 1998. After serving for 18 months, as a general dentist, in the Greek Army, he was accepted in the Advanced Prosthodontic Program at Tufts University in Boston, USA. During his education he showed special interest for removable implant and fixed all-ceramic restorations. From 2003 to 2010, he worked as a clinical assistant for the Dental School of the University of Athens. From 2003 he maintains a private clinic in the center of Athens, focusing on esthetic, implant and reconstructive dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the International College of Prosthodontists (ICP) and of the Hellenic Prosthodontic Society and also eligible for the American Board of Prosthodontists . (written part passed Feb. 2003) He speaks English and German.

PUBLICATIONS - PRESENTATIONS

1. Chicago Feb.2003 AAFP: Bonded Partial Ceramic Restorations. (Prof. H. Hirayama)

2. Boston 2003. Presentation at Harvard University: Attachment Systems used for Implant Restorations

3. Οδοντοτεχνική Πράξη 2004/1: Implant attachments for overdentures

4. 24ο ΠΟΣ, Thessaloniki 2004: prosthetic rehabilitation with implants in a patient with chrinic periodontitis (D.Garefia, N.Efthimiadis,T.Trakas)

5. 6ο Hellenic Prosthodontic Society. Fabrication of cast post and cores. March 26-27 2005

6. 6ο Hellenic Prosthodontic Society. Prosthetic rehabilitation of a skeletal class II patient. March 26-27 2005

7. Participation as a member of the International College of Prosthodontists to the 11th world conference. Crete May 25-28 2005.

8. 25ο ΠΟΣ, Larisa 2005: Evaluation of implant stability with Ostell device (N. Sykaras, T.Trakas)

9. 7ο Hellenic Prosthodontic Society. Partial ceramic veneers. March 18th 2006

10. Attachment Systems for Implant Retained Overdentures: A literature review. Implant Dentistry. 15(1):24-34, 2006

11. 9ο Panpeloponese congress: Fixed Prosthodontics. Answers to everyday challenges. June 20th 2008

12. Predictable results for extensive Implant fixed restorations. Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research. September 11th 2010

13. Esthetic reconstruction with zirconia crowns (B. Stathopoulos, T.Trakas) Οδοντοτεχνική Πράξη 10/2010

14. Longevity of endo-treated teeth in relation to prosthetic rehabilitation. Thessaloniki 1/2011

15. Porcelain Veneers. Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research. 2/2011