Anastasia Katsavochristou

Anastasia Katsavochristou DDS, MS

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Esthetic Dentistry; Fixed Prosthodontics; Implant Dentistry; Removable Prosthodontics


Education and Training:
  • MS, Prosthodontics, University of Michigan (2017)
  • Fellowship, Maxillofacial Prosthetics, UCLA School of Dentistry, NA (2016)
  • Residency, Prosthodontics, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, NA (2015)
  • DDS, Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Dentistry (2010)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Private Practice Dental Office, Restorative Dentistry, Dental Office, Greece (2010–2012)
Awards and Honors:
  • 1st place Poster Presentation Award/ Co-Author (2016)
  • 1st place presenter/author-UCLA Resident Research Day (2016)
  • Rackham Conference Travel Grant (2014)
  • Edward J. Billy Scholarship (2014)
  • Rackham International Student Fellowship (2013)
  • Rackham Conference Travel Grant (2013)
  • Rackham Conference Travel Grant (2012)

Research Expertise:
  • CAD/CAM and Rapid Prototyping: CAD/CAM and rapid prototyping technology for orofacial surgery and prosthetic rehabilitation
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics: Prosthetic rehabilitation of developmental or acquired defects of the head and neck region.
  • Orofacial implants: Osseointegrated implants for prosthetic rehabilitation of the oral function or facial deformities
  • Prosthodontics: Rehabilitation of the oral function and esthetics.
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • March 2015
    Rackham Graduate Student Research Award
    Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2015
    Dental Master Thesis Award
    Delta Dental Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics (2014–present)
  • American College of Prosthodontics (2012–present)
  • Academy of Osseointegration (2012–present)
  • "'Maxillofacial Prosthetics; the present and the future'" , University of Florida, Division of Prosthodontics (2017)
  • "“The Multidisciplinary Team Approach for the Holistic Care of the Oncologic Head&Neck Patient; the Prosthetic Perspective.”" , University of Michigan, Hospital Dentistry (2017)
  • "‘Maxillofacial Prostheses: Facing the Art'" 63th annual meeting, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Maxillofacial Prosthetics (2016)
  • "‘Maxillofacial Prosthetics: Examples of Extraordinary Dentistry‘" UCLA Resident Research Day, UCLA School of Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics (2016)
  • "‘The Role of the Maxillofacial Prosthodontist before, during and after the Surgical and/or Radiation Management of Head & Neck Malignancies.'" Head/Neck Cancer Support Group, UCLA Health System (2015)
  • "“Educating dental students in contemporary prosthodontics for provision of patient- centered care”" , Ohio State University, College of Dentistry (2015)
  • "‘The Esthetic Implant Therapy: Surgical and Prosthetic Considerations’" Richard H. Kingery Prosthodontic Study Club Fall Meeting, Richard H. Kingery Prosthodontic Study Club, Prosthodontics (2014)
  • "‘Advanced Therapy of Complete Edentulism’" Richard H. Kingery Prosthodontic Study Club Fall Meeting, Richard H. Kingery Prosthodontic Study Club, Prosthodontics (2013)
Service Activities:
  • UB InterProfessional Forum on Confronting Opioid Dependence; UB Interprofessional Forum on ‘Confronting Opioid Dependence: an interprofessional approach‘; Moderator (2017)
  • 'Digital Dentistry Curriculum Development Team' American College of Prosthodontics; Member (2017–present)
  • 2017 SDM Student Research Day; Judge (2017)
  • Volunteer Journal Reviewer ‘Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry‘; High-impact; Peer Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Volunteer Journal Reviewer ‘Journal of Prosthodontics‘; High-impact; Peer Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Volunteer Journal Reviewer ‘The International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants‘; High-impact factor; Peer Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Volunteer Journal Reviewer ‘The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry‘; High-impact factor; Peer Reviewer (2015–present)
  • Dentist-Healthy Athletes ‘Special Smiles‘ Program; Special Olympics World Games-LA 2015, Los Angeles, CA -Special Smiles provides comprehensive oral health care information, including offering free dental screenings, CAMBRA evaluation, hygiene demonstration, fluoride varnish application, sports mouthguards and emergency dental care to the participation Special Olympics athletes. Meanwhile, the dental care and needs of the Special Olympics population are being recorded.; Volunteer (2015)
  • Community Service-Delonis Center Homeless Shelter; Volunteer (2013–2015)
  • Delegation Assistant Liaison-Special Olympics; Volunteer (2011)
  • Environmental/Animal Welfare-World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Hellas, Greece; -Protective measures against natural damage -Environmental education -Operational support for the organization of environmental conferences; Volunteer (2009–2012)

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Contact Information

215 Squire Hall, UB SDM
3435 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 7168294278
Fax: 7168292440

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