George Papavasiliou is a Prosthodontist, currently holding the position of Tenured Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He received his Dental Degree from the University of Athens in 1989. In 1992 he received a Certificate in Prosthodontics and a Master of Science Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He taught at the same University from the position of Assistant Professor from 1992 to 1995.
In 1997 he received his PhD from the University of Athens, Greece and in 2000 he became a Lecturer in Prosthodontics at the same University. In 2004 he was elected to the position of Assistant Professor and in 2009 he got tenured. From 1995-2000 he served as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
He is teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level and was the Coordinator of the Graduate Prosthodontic program for the last 11 years. The last 20 years he is conducting basic and clinical research in biomaterials, prosthodontics and implants. He has published over 70 scientific papers, which were cited numerous times and received prestigious awards. He has given lectures and scientific presentations in over 20 countries worldwide. He is a member of numerous scientific organizations such as European Prosthodontic Association, International College of
Dentists, International College of Prosthodontists etc. He is a Reviewer for the Journal of Prosthodontics and the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. Currently ha holds the position of the President of the Board of the Greek Prosthodontic Society. George Papavasiliou holds a Private Practice since 1995. From 2000 he is part of “Odontiki Anaplasi”, a practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implants situated near the center of Athens. In what regards implantology he has 27 years of experience with most of the major implant systems.