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

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Dr. Dimitrios Michelogiannakis is the Assistant Program Director of the Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics residency program. He 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 and Assistant Program Director at the Eastman Institute’s Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and maintains a faculty practice limited to Orthodontics.



DDS | National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2014 - 09/30/2017
Residency in Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Eastman Dental Center


2022 - 2024
2022 American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Full Time Faculty (FFT) Fellowship award
Sponsor: American Association of Orthodontists

2022 - 2023
2022 Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Award
Sponsor: American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF)

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

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

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Journal Articles

Kotsailidi EA, Michelogiannakis D, Barmak AB, Madianos P, Caton JG, Tsigarida A. "Root coverage surgery for dentin hypersensitivity reduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials." Quintessence international.. 2023 Feb 28; 0(0):0. Epub 2023 Feb 28.

Jabr L, Altuhafy M, Barmak AB, Rossouw PE, Michelogiannakis D. "Comparative assessment of chewing sugar-free gum and conventional analgesic drugs in alleviating self-reported pain associated with fixed orthodontic appliances: A systematic review and meta-analysis." Journal of orthodontics.. 2022 Dec 22; :14653125221144059. Epub 2022 Dec 22.

Allahham DO, Kotsailidi EA, Barmak AB, Rossouw PE, El-Bialy T, Michelogiannakis D. "Association between nonextraction clear aligner therapy and alveolar bone dehiscences and fenestrations in adults with mild-to-moderate crowding." American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics.. 2022 Sep 21; Epub 2022 Sep 21.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: The use of attachments in clear aligner (Invisalign) treatment.
Book Title: Modern Concepts in Orthodontics
Author List: P. Emile Rossouw; Dimitrios Michelogiannakis; Fawad Javed
Published By: Quintessence Publishing 2022

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