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School of Dental Medicine

Meletia Laskou

Associate Professor

Meletia Laskou

Meletia Laskou

Associate Professor

Phone (617) 636-6971
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Dr. Meletia Laskou is the Assistant Postdoctoral Program Director at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

She received a DDS degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Dental School, a DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and an Advanced Education Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She also completed a two year residency at the department of Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Tufts-New England Medical Center where she maintains Admitting, Clinical and Surgical privileges.

Dr. Laskou is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry, a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

She has extensive teaching experience in Pediatric Dentistry at the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels. Additionally, she has extensive clinical experience in the dental treatment of children, including children with special health care needs.

She has participated in many community outreach programs and has provided extensive inter-professional education and collaboration with pediatricians and other health care professionals.

Dr. Laskou’s research interests include the use of different restorative materials in primary teeth and dietary and oral care habits of children with severe early childhood caries that require dental treatment under general anesthesia.

Education: 
DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2001
Advanced Education Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1993-1995
DDS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Dental School, Greece, 1992
Professional Experience: 
2015-Present:

Assistant Postdoctoral Program Director, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2015-Present:

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2010-Present:

Andover Pediatric Dentistry, Andover, MA

2010-Present:

Director of Pediatric Dentistry Workshop, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2005-Present:

Admitting, Clinical and Surgical Privileges, Tufts-New England Medical Center

2002-Present:

Practice Limited to Pediatric Dentistry, John D. Doykos, III, DMD, MSD, Maritza Morell, DMD, MS, MPH, Lawrence, MA

2012-2015:

Associate Director of Predoctoral Program, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2006-2015:

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

1997-2006:

Supervisor of Residents On-Call, T-NEMC Emergency Clinic

1995-1996:

Pediatric Dentistry Resident, Genetics Clinic Floating Hospital, Tufts-New England Medical Center

Professional Memberships: 
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Fellow, 2008-Present
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Diplomate, 2008-Present
College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Member, 2008-Present
New England Hellenic Medical and dental Society, Vice-President, 2002-2009