Georgios Romanos, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Georgios Romanos, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Associate Dean
SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Office: (585) 276-4149
Fax: (585) 473-5254
Administrative: (585) 276-5017

Professional Bio

Professional Background



Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

July 2007-present: Professor of Clinical Dentistry at the Univ. of Rochester, Div. of Periodontology and General Dentistry at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health

2007-present: Director of the Unit of Laser Dentistry at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health

October 2010-present: Professor (Prof. Dr. med. dent) for Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry at the University of Frankfurt, Germany

2007-2010: Certificate, Postgraduate specialty Program of Periodontology, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY

October 2005-July 2007: Clinical Professor of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the New York University, New York, NY, USA (College of Dentistry, Dept. of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry; Head and Chairman: Dr. D. Tarnow)

October 2005-July 2007: Director of Laser Sciences at the New York University, College of Dentistry

August 2004-October 2005: Clinical Professor (full time) of Implant Dentistry at the New York University, New York, USA (College of Dentistry, Dept. of Implant Dentistry; Head and Chairman: Dr. D. Tarnow)

2003-Oct. 2010: Associate Professor for Oral Surgery and Implantology (Priv. Doz.), Dental School Frankfurt, Carolinum, Germany

2003: "HABILITATIONSSCHRIFT" ("Venia legendi", post Ph.D.) with the title:
"Immediate loading of endosseous implants in the posterior area of the mandible. Animal and Clinical studies" (published 2005 by Quintessence Publisher, Berlin; English and German version)

1996-2003: Assistant Professor for Oral Surgery, Dental School Frankfurt;
-Clinical experience especially in the regenerative surgical procedures, implant surgery and prosthodontics with different implant systems; laser surgery. Research topics: bone healing, bone engineering, periodontal/peri-implant regeneration, wound healing, ridge augmentation procedures, laser applications, soft tissue pathology, collagen research, immediate loading of implants, bone healing around immediate loaded implants, periimplantitis treatment

1996: Certificate in Oral Surgery and Implantology

1993-1996: Postgraduate specialty Program of Oral Surgery at the Dept. of Oral Surgery and Implantology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Dental School-Carolinum (Head and Chairman: Prof. Dr. G.-H. Nentwig)

1990-1993: Postgraduate specialty Program of Prosthodontics and Director of Undergraduate Prosthodontics at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Head and Chairman: Prof. Dr. J.R. Strub)
1992: Assistant Professor for Clinical Prosthodontics, Dental School Freiburg

1990: Doctoral Thesis (Dr. med. dent.-PhD equivalent) in the area of extracellular matrix characteristics in the healthy periodontium (Degree: very good; "magna cum laude").
Different research activities in the connective tissue research, gingival overgrowth pathology, wound healing, immunohistochemistry.

1987-1990: Postgraduate specialty Program of Periodontics at the Free University of Berlin (Head and Chairman: Prof. Dr. Dr. J.-P. Bernimoulin)

1982-1987: Graduate studies of Dentistry at the Athens University (D.D.S.)

Born in Athens, Greece

Languages: English, German, Greek (fluently; including dental terminology)

Research Bio

My research areas are:




Implant dentistry with focus on bone-implant interface under different loading conditions and especially various immediate functional loading treatment concepts

Laser dentistry focused on the effects of laser irradiation (various laser wavelengths) on the oral tissues as well as periodontal and periimplant tissues

Treatment of periimplantitis; mucogingival surgical therapy

Cell signaling; Wound healing; connective tissue research with focus on collagen distribution in the oral tissues in health and disease; tissue regeneration, mediators of inflammation (cytokines)

Awards & Honors (Local)

Honorary Member | Hellenic Society Clinical Stomatology | Athens, April 9, 2011 2011 - Present
Honorary Director | International Clinical Dental Research Organization (ICDRO) | India 2011 - 2012
Romanos, GE, Kamma, J.J., Vasdekis, V.: silver award of the ISLD and DGL (oral presentation) | ISLD, 15th Annual Congr. DGL | 10th meeting of the ISLD, 15th Annual Congr. DGL in Berlin 2006
Kamma, J.J., Romanos, GE., Vasdekis, V.: Bronze Award of the ISLD and DGL (oral presentation) | ISLD and DGL | Berlin, Germany 2006
Honorary President of the Hellenic Society for Oral Laser Applications | Greece 2006 - Present
Gold medal research award | 32nd International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2004
Award of the Greek-German Academician Association Hessen, Germany | Greek-German Academician Association Frankfurt | Frankfurt, Germany 2004
Romanos GE, Toh CG, Siar CH, Nentwig GH: Poster presentation Award | DGI | Salzburg, Austria 2002
Gold medal award: Malaysia -Ministry of Science, Malaysia | Science and Technology Exposition by the Ministry of Science 2002
Faculty of the Year 2002-2003 | University of Frankfurt, Dental School, Frankfurt, Germany 2002 - 2003
Honorary member of the Spanish Society of Lasers in Dentistry (SELO) | Sevilla, Spain, 2001 2001 - Present
Faculty of the Year 2001-2002 | University of Frankfurt, Dental School, Frankfurt, Germany 2001 - 2002
Romanos GE, Toh GG, Siar, CH, Nentwig GH (oral presentation award) | DGI | Leipzig, Germany 1999
First Oral Presentation Award: Laser applications in oral surgical procedures. Wound healing characteristics of the laser. | International Laser Congress | Athens, Greece 1996
First Poster Presentation Award: Sinus floor elevation with autogenous bone grafting procedure and implant placement | Europäisches Forum Zahnmedizin 1996. Frankfurt/M, Germany. | Frankfurt, Germany 1996

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 118 available »

2012
Romanos, G.E.; Gupta, B.; Crespi, R. "Endosseous arteries in the anterior mandible. A literature review to avoid surgical complications". Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2012; : xxx-xxx..
2011 Nov
Rebaudi, A, Laffi ,N, Benedicenti, S, Angiero, F, Romanos, GE. "Microcomputed Tomographic Analysis of Bone Reaction at Insertion of Orthodontic Mini-implants in Sheep. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2011 Nov;26(6):1233-40." Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2011; 26(6): 1233-1240.
2011 Nov
Crespi, R., Cappare, P., Gherlone, E., Romanos, G.E. "Comparison of Modified Widman and Coronally Advanced Flap Surgery Combined with Co2 Laser Root Irradiation in Periodontal Therapy: A 15-Year Follow-up." Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent.. 2011; 31(6): 641-651.
2011 Nov
Froum, S.J., Cho, S.C., Elian, N., Romanos, G., Jalbout, Z., Natour, M., Norman, R., Neri, D., Tarnow, D.P. "Survival rate of one-piece dental implants placed with a flapless or flap protocol-a randomized, controlled study: 12-month results. 2011 Nov;31(6):591-601." Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent.. 2011; 31(6): 591-601.
2011 Oct
Geminiani, A.; Caton, J.G.; Romanos, G.E. "Temperature Increase During CO2 and Er: YAG Irradiation on Implant Surfaces." Implant Dent.. 2011; 20(5): 379-382.

Specialties

Dentist-Periodontics - American Board of Periodontology

Education

Certificate, Advanced Education in General Dentistry | General Dentistry | Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Univ. of Rochester2011
Certificate | Periodontology | Eastman Institute for Oral Health2010
Dr. habil. | Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry | Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Dental School (Carolinum)2003
Certificate | Oral Surgery | Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Dental School (Carolinum)1996
Certificate | Prosthodontics | Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg1993
Certificate | Periodontology | Free University of Berlin, Dental School1990
Dr.med.dent. (PhD, equivalent) | Dentistry - Connective Tissue Research | Germany-Free University of Berlin (FU Berlin)1990
DDS | Dentistry | Greece-Athens University1987

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Certificate; Postgraduate Specialty Program of Periodontics, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2010
Certificate; Advanced Education of General Dentistry (AEGD, accredited program), Eastman Institute for Oral Health, Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2011
Habilitationsschrift (Venia Legendi) in Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry (Dr.med.dent.habil.) at the Dental School Frankfurt - Carolinum, Germany 2003
Certificate; Postgraduate Specialty Program in Oral Surgery and Implant Dentistry at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany 1996
Certificate of Attendance: Residency at the Dept. of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the Johann Wofgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany 1996
Certificate; Postgraduate Specialty Program in Prosthodontics at the Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany 1993
Training in immunohistochemical techniques of collagen in the connective tissues (Research laboratory of Dr.rer.nat. C. Scroeter-Kermani, Institute of Toxicology and Embryonal Pharmacology, FU Berlin, Germany) 1990
Certificate; Postgraduate Specialty Program in Periodontics at the Free University of Berlin, Germany 1990