George Michelinakis was born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in 1974.
He was awarded the Degree of Dental Science (DDS) by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Dentistry in 1999.He completed his 3-year training programme in the specialty of Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester Dental School and Hospital UK (2001-2004) and was awarded an MSc in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (2003) and an MPhil in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (2005) by the same University.
In 2005 he established his private practice in Heraklion, Crete, Greece specializing in Prosthodontics, Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry (Crete Implants – Contemporary Dental Rehabilitation).
He has published in both English and Greek dental journals and has lectured at numerous national and international conferences. He is currently an active member and a registered speaker of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), a long-standing member of the European Prosthodontic Association (EPA) and the British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD) and a member of the Greek Prosthodontic Society.
In 2003, George co-developed the Implant Recognition System© (IRS), a searchable database designed to simplify clinicians and technicians’ task when identifying a dental implant system. IRS won third place in the 2008 NHS North West Innovation Awards (UK).
In September 2018, Dr Michelinakis won the best oral presentation award at the 42nd annual conference of the European Prosthodontic Association for his in-vivo study on intraoral digital impression systems.
George is a recognized specialist in Prosthodontics by the European Prosthodontic Association.