Dr Spyros Silvestros graduated from the University of Thessaloniki in 1983. In 1991 he received a certificate in Periodontics from Tufts University in Boston. In 2000 he received his PhD from the University of Athens, Greece and in 2002 he was elected Assistant Professor at the same university. From 2005-2011 he served as coordinator of the osseointegrated implant clinic at the Dental School at the University of Athens. He has participated as a speaker in numerous conferences and he has given lectures and scientific presentations in many countries worldwide. His papers (more than 60) have been published in both Greek and foreign journals. He has been involved as principal or co-investigator in several clinical studies.
Many of these studies are cross – disciplinary in collaboration with other dental school departments as well as the Medical school University of Athens. He is an active member of the following Societies : American Dental Society of Europe, American Academy of Periodontology, European Association for Osseointegration, International College of Dentists , Hellenic Society of Odontostomatological Research, Hellenic Society of Periodontology, Hellenic Prosthodontic Society, Hellenic Society of Paediatric Dentistry, Hellenic Tufts Alumni Club, Hellenic Association for Osseointegration, Hellenic Society of Oral Application Laser-Hesola, Hellenic Association of Contemporary Dentist. His awards and honours contain : 1st award for best scientific paper published in Hellenic Dental Journal, 2005, “Th. Koulouridis” Award and Annual Grant of Procter & Gamble Hellas Ltd. Company,2005-2006, 1st award for best presentation in European Prosthodontic Congress, 2007, 1st award for best research study in 15th Bass Congress, 2010. He owns a private practice limited to Periodontics and implants in Athens. He has been a Biomet 3I mentor for Greece for over 10 years.