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Dimitrios Mihelogiannakis, D.D.S., M.S.

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Dr. Dimitrios Michelogiannakis received his dental degree (DDS) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Dentistry in 2012. During his military service, he worked as a soldier-dentist in the Greek Army for one year. Afterwards, Dr. Michelogiannakis completed a 3-year specialty training program in Orthodontics at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester; and received a Master of Science degree in Dental Science (MS) in 2017.

Dr. Michelogiannakis is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a member of several dental organizations including the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, and the American Dental Education Association. He has been actively involved in academia and research, and has contributed several publications in peer-reviewed journals, which include scientific articles and book chapters. Some of his publications have been specially featured and made cover in highly esteemed dental journals. Dr. Michelogiannakis has received further certifications/training in the field of Orthodontics, such as from the well-respected Charles H. Tweed International Foundation, the Wilckodontics Certification in Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics, and the Clear Aligner Faculty Educator Workshop.

His research is focused on the influence of local and systemic factors on orthodontic tooth movement, translational research, and clinical studies regarding orthodontic treatment mechanics, patient expectations, and treatment outcomes. Dr. Michelogiannakis currently serves full-time as an Assistant Professor at the Eastman Institute’s Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and maintains a faculty practice limited to Orthodontics.



D.D.S. | National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Dentistry

Specialty training | Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

M.S. | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Dental Science

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2014 - 9/30/2017
Residency in Orthodontics at Eastman Dental School


2019 Resident Research Award ($4000.00) (served as mentor/co-PI)
Sponsor: Northeastern Society of Orthodontics (NESO) Resident Research Pr

2020 - 2021
2020 Subtelny, Baker, Eastman Teaching Fellowship Award ($20000.00)
Sponsor: American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF)


Journal Articles

"Dental management of patients with congestive heart failure before and after implantation of ventricular assist devices: linking the missing protocol." Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ.. 2020 Mar 18; :1-6. Epub 2020 Mar 18.

Wang, Z.; Obamiyi, S.; Malik, S,; Rossouw, P.E.; Tallents, R.H.; Michelogiannakis, D. "Changes in condylar position with maxillary expansion in growing patients. A systematic review of clinical studies". Orthodontic Waves. 2020; .

Michelogiannakis, D.; Gajendra, S.; Pathagunti, S.R.; Sayers, M.S.; Newton, T.J.; Zhou, Z.; Feng, C.; Rossouw, P.E. "Parental and patients' expectations of orthodontic treatment in University settings." American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. 2020; .

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Control of Vertical Dimension and Chin Position in Class II Malocclusion with Miniscrew Implants.
Book Title: Temporary Anchorage Devices in Clinical Orthodontics
Author List: P. Emile Rossouw; Dimitrios Michelogiannakis; Glen Hintz
Published By: Wiley 2020