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School of Dental Medicine

Ekaterini Antonellou

Associate Professor

Ekaterini Antonellou

Ekaterini Antonellou

Associate Professor

Phone (617) 636-3902
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Dr. Ekaterini Antonellou is the director of the Implant Dentistry Program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM). She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Prosthodontics. She has been a faculty member since 1998 and served as clinical and preclinical director of fixed prosthodontics and course director for five different courses in the undergraduate program from 2004 to 2017. Dr. Antonellou holds her D.D.S. degree from Athens, Greece and her D.M.D. degree from TUSDM. She also received both her M.S. degree in Dental Science and her Advanced Education Certificate in Prosthodontics from TUSDM.

Dr. Antonellou has served on multiple committees at the school. She is currently the chair of the Digital Dentistry Committee at TUSDM and a member of the Digital Curriculum Taskforce for the American College of Prosthodontics. She has been an advisor to masters students and lectures to both the undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her research interests include the clinical outcome of prosthodontic dental interventions, application of CADCAM technologies to dental care and biomechanical aspects of dental implants. She has presented both nationally and internationally and is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontics, the American Dental Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Education Association and the International College of Prosthodontics.

Education: 
D.M.D., Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2004
M.S., Dental Science, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2003
Certificate, Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1998
D.D.S., School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece, 1995
Professional Experience: 
2017-Present:

Director of Postgraduate Implant Dentistry Program

2017-Present:

Course Director, Implant Program Classic and Contemporary Literature Review

2005-2017:

Clinical Director of Fixed Prosthodontics

2007-2017:

Preclinical Director of Fixed Prosthodontics, Course Director, Year 2 Simulated Fixed Prosthodontics and, Craniofacial Function II

2004-2017:

Course Director for CDCA Licensure Examination in Prosthodontics

2005-2017:

Clinical Floor Coordinator for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics

2004-2017:

Course Director, Year 3 Fixed Prosthodontic Workshop and Competency Examination

2004-2012:

Course Director, Year 3 Predoctoral Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry Lecture Series

2004-2010:

Course Director, Year 3 and 4 Post Workshop and Competency Examination

Selected Honors and Awards: 
OKU Faculty Inductee TUSDM, 2017
Selected Faculty by Senior Student Board to hood recipients of DMD degree at Graduation Ceremony TUSDM, 2017
Selected by TUSDM to participate in ADEA Emerging Leaders Program in Portland, ME, 2016
Received award for being voted in “Ten Under 10” from the Massachusetts Dental Society. This award is being given to young dentists who graduated within the last ten years and have contributed to public or their profession, 2008
Teaching Excellence Award Voted by Peer Faculty Members Presented by Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, TUSDM, 2005
Professional Memberships: 
American College of Prosthodontics
Academy of Osseointegration
American Dental Association
Metropolitan District Dental Society
Massachusetts Dental Society
International College of Prosthodontics, Constituent member
International Association of Dental Research
Hellenic-American Medical and Dental Association of New England
American Dental Education Association
ITI member