Dr George Michelinakis
Job Title: Principal Dentist
Specialisations: Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Implantology, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry
Languages: English, Greek
George was born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in 1974.
He graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Dentistry and was awarded the Degree of Dental Science (DDS) in 1999. He completed his 3-year training programme in Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester Dental School and Hospital UK (2001-2004) and was awarded a MSc in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (2003) and a MPhil in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics (2005) by the same University. He also held the position of clinical assistant at the Manchester Dental School (2003-2004) teaching undergraduate students. From 2002 until 2004 he served in the NHS as a part time associate at a dental practice in Central Manchester.
Since 2005 he maintains a private practice in Heraklion, Crete specializing in Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry. He has published in both greek and english dental journals and has attended numerous national and international conferences. He is currently a member of the International College of Prosthodontists (ICP), the British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD) and the European Prosthodontic Association (EPA). In November 2010 he was elected in the board of directors of the Stomatologic Society of Crete (SSC) for a 3-year term.He was re-elected for another 3-year term in 2013.
Since 2003, George has been working on the development of the Implant Recognition System © (IRS), a searchable database designed to simplify clinicians and technicians task when identifying a dental implant system. IRS © won third place in the 2008 North West Innovation Awards (UK). He is one of the contributors of whichimplant, the website dedicated to the online implementation of IRS ©.
George is a recognised specialist in Prosthodontics by the European Prosthodontic Association.