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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 Insitute 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


Journal Articles

Michelogiannakis D, Rossouw PE, Khan J, Akram Z, Menenakos E, Javed F. "Influence of increased body mass index on orthodontic tooth movement and related parameters in children and adolescents: A systematic review of longitudinal controlled clinical studies." . 2019 Sep 14; :1465312519873669. Epub 2019 Sep 14.

"Overbite depth indicator and anteroposterior dysplasia indicator cephalometric norms for African Americans." The Angle orthodontist.. 2019 Jul 15; Epub 2019 Jul 15.

"Is Oral Health Maintenance/Promotion Crucial in Patients Treated With the Left Ventricular Assist Device?" The American journal of the medical sciences.. 2019 Apr 10; Epub 2019 Apr 10.