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Alexandra Tsigarida, D.D.S., M.S.
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University Dental Faculty Group

2400 South Clinton Avenue, Suites 125 & 220
Rochester, NY 14618

About Me

Dr. Tsigarida was born and raised in Greece. She attended the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens- Dental School where she graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2008. Following her dental training she moved to the United Kingdom where she practiced as a general dentist. A ...
Dr. Tsigarida was born and raised in Greece. She attended the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens- Dental School where she graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2008. Following her dental training she moved to the United Kingdom where she practiced as a general dentist. A year later she entered the Periodontal program at the Ohio State University where she was appointed Chief resident. She received a Certificate in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree in 2013.

Throughout her training and practice, Dr. Tsigarida has been active in promoting dentistry through her involvement in dental research focusing on the microbiology of peri-implantitis. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and received multiple awards in international research meetings. Dr. Tsigarida is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an active member of several national dental organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, ITI ( International Team for Implantology) and International Association of Dental Research.

Dr. Tsigarida served as an Assistant Professor at Kornberg School of Dentistry,Temple University from 2013-2015. She is currently Program Director and an Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontology at Eastman Institute for Oral Health and maintains a faculty practice limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Dentistry, Periodontics, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. 2010 - 2013

Medical School, University of Patras (Greece). 2008 - 2010

Education

DDS | National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece). 2007

Awards

Fellow, International Team for Implantology. 2024

Jack Caton Endowed Fellowship. 2020

Jack Caton Endowed Fellowship. 2017

Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship Finalist. 2017

Academy of Osseointegration - Best Poster Award Presentation. 2013

Volpe Prize- 2nd place, Best Clinical Research in Periodontology. 2013

Chief Resident, Advanced Education Program in Periodontics. 2013

Publications

Journal Articles

Treatment planning algorithm for patients with a terminal dentition.

Mitrani R, Papaspyridakos P, Bedrossian EA, Goldberg J, Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K

The Journal of prosthetic dentistry.. 2024 May 25 Epub 05/25/2024.

Effectiveness of mechanical and chemical decontamination methods for the treatment of dental implant surfaces affected by peri-implantitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Hart I, Wells C, Tsigarida A, Bezerra B

Clinical and experimental dental research.. 2024 February 10 (1):e839. Epub 1900 01 01.

EPA Consensus Project Paper: The Influence of Prosthetic Factors on the Incidence of Peri-implantitis Around Single Implants: A Systematic Review.

Papavasiliou G, Tsigarida A, Papathanasiou I, Kotsailidi EA, Barmak AB

The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry.. 2023 August 25 Epub 08/25/2023.

Effect of implant angulation and patrice on the retention of overdenture attachment systems: An in vitro study.

Frantz K, Funkenbusch P, Feng C, Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K, Lo Russo L, Ercoli C

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2023 May 22 Epub 05/22/2023.

Root coverage surgery for dentin hypersensitivity reduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Kotsailidi EA, Michelogiannakis D, Barmak AB, Madianos P, Caton JG, Tsigarida A

Quintessence international.. 2023 February 280 (0):0. Epub 02/28/2023.

Association of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use with marginal bone level changes around Osseointegrated dental implants. A retrospective study.

Kotsailidi EA, Gagnon C, Johnson L, Basir AB, Tsigarida A

Journal of periodontology.. 2023 February 4 Epub 02/04/2023.

Comparison of maxillary tuberosity and palatal donor sites for soft tissue augmentation at implant placement: A pilot controlled clinical study.

Kotsailidi EA, Tatakis DN, Chen YW, Caton JG, Ercoli C, Barmak AB, Tsigarida A

International journal of oral implantology.. 2022 November 1515 (4):353-365. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Effect of Er:YAG Laser Treatment on Biofilm Formation on Titanium and Zirconia Disc Surfaces.

Assery N, Alomeir N, Zeng Y, Xiao J, Tsigarida A

Journal of periodontology.. 2022 September 28 Epub 09/28/2022.

The effect of electronic cigarette use on peri-implant conditions in men: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Youssef M, Marzouk T, Abdelsalam H, Malmstrom H, Barmak AB, Fraser D, Tsigarida A

Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology.. 2022 August 31 Epub 08/31/2022.

Survival rates, patient satisfaction, and prosthetic complications of implant fixed complete dental prostheses: A 12-month prospective study.

Nikellis T, Lampraki E, Romeo D, Tsigarida A, Barmak AB, Malamou C, Ercoli C, Papaspyridakos P, Kotsailidi EA, Chochlidakis K

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2022 August 14 Epub 08/14/2022.

Pink Esthetic Score Immediate Impressed ImplantsClinical Evaluation of Pink Esthetic Score of Immediately Impressed Posterior Dental Implants.

Genetti L, Ercoli C, Kotsailidi EA, Feng C, Tsigarida A, Russo LL, Chochlidakis K

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2022 January 9 Epub 01/09/2022.

The effect of electronic cigarette use on peri-implant conditions in males. A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Youssef, M; Marzouk, T; Abdelsalam, H; Malmström, HS; Barmak, A; Fraser, D; Tsigarida, A.

Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 2022; .

Comparison of Coronally Advanced Flap and Connective Tissue Graft With or Without Enamel Matrix Derivative for Gingival Recession Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.

Carvelli G, Caton JG, Barmak AB, Tsigarida A

The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry.. 2022 42 (5):e121-e131. Epub 1900 01 01.

Association between oral clefts and periodontal clinical measures: meta-analysis.

Marzouk T, Youssef M, Tsigarida A, McKinney C, Wong C, DeLucia L, Shah R, Wang H, Malmstrom H, Shope E

International journal of paediatric dentistry. 2021 October 9 Epub 10/09/2021.

Clinical Evaluation of Crestal Bone Levels, Peri-Implant Indices, and Mucosal Margin Position of Immediately Impressed Posterior Dental Implants: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Genetti L, Ercoli C, Kotsailidi EA, Feng C, Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2021 April 8 Epub 04/08/2021.

Implant survival and biologic complications of implant fixed complete dental prostheses: An up to 5-year retrospective study.

Chochlidakis K, Ercoli C, Einarsdottir E, Romeo D, Papaspyridakos P, Barmak AB, Tsigarida A

The Journal of prosthetic dentistry.. 2021 February 19 Epub 02/19/2021.

Interdisciplinary Approach for the Oral Rehabilitation of an Ectodermal Dysplasia Patient

Journal of California Dental Association. 2021; 49(6).

Recommendations for Implant-Supported Full-Arch Rehabilitations in Edentulous Patients: The Oral Reconstruction Foundation Consensus Report.

Schwarz F, Schär A, Nelson K, Fretwurst T, Flügge T, Ramanauskaite A, Trimpou G, Sailer I, Karasan D, Fehmer V, Guerra F, Messias A, Nicolau P, Chochlidakis K, Tsigarida A, Kernen F, Taylor T, Vazouras K, Herklotz I, Sader R

The International journal of prosthodontics.. 2021 34 :s8-s20. Epub 1900 01 01.

A Comparison Between Fixed and Removable Mandibular Implant-Supported Full-Arch Prostheses: An Overview of Systematic Reviews.

Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K

The International journal of prosthodontics.. 2021 34 :s85-s92. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Relationships Between Tooth-Supported Fixed Dental Prostheses and Restorations and the Periodontium.

Ercoli C, Tarnow D, Poggio CE, Tsigarida A, Ferrari M, Caton JG, Chochlidakis K

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2020 November 19 Epub 11/19/2020.

Buccal Bone Thickness of Maxillary Anterior Teeth. A Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis.

Tsigarida A, Toscano J, de Brito Bezerra B, Geminiani A, Barmak AB, Caton J, Papaspyridakos P, Chochlidakis K

Journal of clinical periodontology.. 2020 July 21 Epub 07/21/2020.

Prosthesis Survival Rates and Prosthetic Complications of Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prostheses in Partially Edentulous Patients.

Chochlidakis K, Fraser D, Lampraki E, Einarsdottir ER, Barmak AB, Papaspyridakos P, Ercoli C, Tsigarida A

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2020 May 4 Epub 05/04/2020.

Peri-Implant Diseases and Biologic Complications at Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prostheses in Partially Edentulous Patients.

Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K, Fraser D, Lampraki E, Einarsdottir ER, Barmak AB, Papaspyridakos P, Ercoli C

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2020 March 17 Epub 03/17/2020.

Digital Versus Conventional Full-Arch Implant Impressions: A Prospective Study on 16 Edentulous Maxillae.

Chochlidakis K, Papaspyridakos P, Tsigarida A, Romeo D, Chen YW, Natto Z, Ercoli C

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2020 March 12 Epub 03/12/2020.

An alternative approach for vestibular extension using temporary coverage of epithelialized palatal grafts.

Meitner S, Papadimitriou D, Kotsailidi EA, Habibzadeh M, Chochlidakis K, Ercoli C, Caton J, Tsigarida A

Quintessence international.. 2020 February 20 :2-8. Epub 02/20/2020.

Survival rates and prosthetic complications of implant fixed complete dental prostheses: An up to 5-year retrospective study.

Ercoli C, Barmak AB, Romeo D, Papaspyridakos P, Tsigarida A, Einarsdottir E, Chochlidakis K

The Journal of prosthetic dentistry.. 2020 January 22 Epub 01/22/2020.

Immediate digital implant scanning workflow for posterior single implant-supported crowns: A case series.

Ercoli C, Tsigarida A, Genetti L, Chochlidakis K, Geminiani A, Carranza MG

The Journal of prosthetic dentistry.. 2020 January 16 Epub 01/16/2020.

Implant and Peri-implant Tissue Maintenance: Protocols to Prevent Peri-implantitis.

Bernard, S.; Kotsailidi E.; Chochlidakis, K.; Ercoli, E.; Tsigarida, A.

Curr Oral Health Rep. 2020; .

Dimensional stability of double-processed complete denture bases fabricated with compression molding, injection molding, and CAD-CAM subtraction milling.

Einarsdottir ER, Geminiani A, Chochlidakis K, Feng C, Tsigarida A, Ercoli C

The Journal of prosthetic dentistry.. 2019 November 21 Epub 11/21/2019.

The association between gingival recession and buccal bone at maxillary anterior teeth.

Tsigarida A, Caton J, Barmak AB, Wang B, Fraser D, D'Silva E

Journal of periodontology.. 2019 September 12 Epub 09/12/2019.

Double Full-Arch Fixed Implant-Supported Prostheses: Outcomes and Complications after a Mean Follow-Up of 5 Years.

Papaspyridakos P, Bordin TB, Natto ZS, Kim YJ, El-Rafie K, Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K, Weber HP

Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2019 April 28 (4):387-397. Epub 01/28/2019.

Influence of Apico-Coronal Implant Placement on Post-Surgical Crestal Bone Loss in Humans.

Ercoli C, Jammal G, Buyers M, Tsigarida AA, Chochlidakis KM, Feng C, Caton J

Journal of periodontology.. 2017 August 88 (8):762-770. Epub 04/07/2017.

A meta-analysis of complications during sinus augmentation procedure.

Geminiani A, Tsigarida A, Chochlidakis K, Papaspyridakos PV, Feng C, Ercoli C

Quintessence international.. 2017 48 (3):231-240. Epub 1900 01 01.

PhyloToAST: Bioinformatics tools for species-level analysis and visualization of complex microbial datasets.

Dabdoub SM, Fellows ML, Paropkari AD, Mason MR, Huja SS, Tsigarida AA, Kumar PS

Scientific reports.. 2016 June 306 :29123. Epub 06/30/2016.

The Influence of Smoking on the Peri-Implant Microbiome.

Tsigarida AA, Dabdoub SM, Nagaraja HN, Kumar PS

Journal of dental research.. 2015 September 94 (9):1202-17. Epub 06/29/2015.

Patient-specific analysis of periodontal and peri-implant microbiomes.

Dabdoub SM, Tsigarida AA, Kumar PS

Journal of dental research.. 2013 December 92 (12 Suppl):168S-75S. Epub 10/24/2013.

Which treatment protocol, among classical methods and/or various laser applications is the most effective in root canal disinfection, in vitro? A Systematic review.

Theodosopoulou,JN.; Tsigarida, Al.; Chochlidakis, K.

Open Journal of Stomatology. 2011; 1: 126-139.