Dr Dimitrios Apostolakis was born on the island of Crete, Greece and is a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
After graduating from the Dental School of the University of Thessaloniki, he gained his working experience by serving in the Greek Army as Junior Officer in the Military Hospital of Thessaloniki for almost 2 years. Continuing his studies, he attended a Master’s degree course in the Manchester University where he obtained his Master of Science degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and for the next 2 years worked as an associate in a dental clinic of the Manchester area, practicing oral surgery and implantology. He returned to Crete where he engaged himself in a private practice as a general dentist and later as a specialist in Oral Surgery and Implantology. His quest for knowledge led him to the acquisition of a Master’s degree, with distinction, in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology after successfully attending the MSc course in King’s College, London, UK. After that, he started in Chania, Crete a practice solely dedicated to Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in 2008, which was followed by a second radiological practice in Heraklion, Crete in 2013. He has been practicing exclusively in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology for the last 12 years.
He is a member of the International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (IADMFR) and the European Academy of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology (EADMFR). He is a member of the Board of the Hellenic Society of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology and a vice-president of the Stomatological Society of Crete. He has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has taken part with numerous presentations in national and international conferences. His interests include the integration of 3d printing and digital dentistry in dental practice with a study in which he participated being awarded the 1st prize on the 42nd Conference of the European Prosthodontic Association (2018).