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Alexandra Tsigarida, D.D.S., M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7316

Office: (585) 276-7860

Fax: (585) 341-7320

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Dentistry

Biography

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.

Credentials

Education

2007
DDS | National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Dental School

2010
| University of Patras - Medical School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
Residency in Periodontology at Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Awards

2020
Jack Caton Endowed Fellowship
Location: University of Rochester June 2020

2017
Jack Caton Endowed Fellowship
Location: University of Rochester June 2017

2017
Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship Finalist
Location: Boston 2017

2013
Academy of Osseointegration - Best Poster Award Presentation
Location: 28th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida 2013

2013
Volpe Prize- 2nd place, Best Clinical Research in Periodontology
Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2013

2013
Chief Resident, Advanced Education Program in Periodontics
Location: College of Dentistry,The Ohio State University, 2013

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/19/2020
Ercoli C, Tarnow D, Poggio CE, Tsigarida A, Ferrari M, Caton JG, Chochlidakis K. "The Relationships Between Tooth-Supported Fixed Dental Prostheses and Restorations and the Periodontium." Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists.. 2020 Nov 19; Epub 2020 Nov 19.

7/21/2020
Tsigarida A, Toscano J, de Brito Bezerra B, Geminiani A, Barmak AB, Caton J, Papaspyridakos P, Chochlidakis K. "Buccal Bone Thickness of Maxillary Anterior Teeth. A Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis." Journal of clinical periodontology.. 2020 Jul 21; Epub 2020 Jul 21.

7/2020
Bernard, S.; Kotsailidi E.; Chochlidakis, K.; Ercoli, E.; Tsigarida, A. "Implant and Peri-implant Tissue Maintenance: Protocols to Prevent Peri-implantitis." Curr Oral Health Rep. 2020; .

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