Doctor Achilleas Sourmelis, son of Orthopedic doctor Venizelos Sourmelis, graduated from the School of Dentistry of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1980 and acquired the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1993.
He is the first Greek doctor to become a member of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) and in 2006 his Clinic was first to utilize SIMPLANT, the pioneering software for Computer Guided Implantology, introducing this method in everyday dental practice. In the same year, at the 36th Panhellenic Dental Conference, doctor Sourmelis gave the 1st nationwide presentation on 3D computer-guided placement of dental implants titled “Placing Implants with Closed Eyes”.
He has participated and presented his scientific papers in reek and international conferences. Since 1998, he has been holding educational seminars for dentists at his Clinic, while he also gets invited as an instructor in seminars organized by Dental Associations in Greece.
At his private clinic Smile Ahead, doctor Sourmelis and his associates practice the whole spectrum of modern Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Cases that require general anesthesia are treated at the Private Hospital HYGEIA, with which the Doctor has been affiliated since 2004.
2004 – today
Private clinic Smile Ahead at Chalandri (Attiki Odos 38) – Athens, Greece
Associate doctor of the Private Hospital HYGEIA – Athens, Greece
1996 – 2004
Associate doctor of the Private Hospitals Lefkos Stavros and Kianous Stavros – Athens, Greece
Graduate training at Faulkner Hospital (BICON Dental Implants) – Boston, USA
Received Specialty in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – Athens, Greece
Graduate training at the Academic Hospital Saint-Raphael, University of Leuven – Belgium
1989 – 1996
Second Manager, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Cancer Hospital of Piraeus METAXA – Αthens, Greece
1986 – 1991
Intern Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at the General State Hospital of Athens & Accident Hospital KAT – Athens, Greece
1983 – 1993
Private practice at Chalandri (2 Kodrou Str) and at Neo Psychiko (9 Adrianou Str) – Athens, Greece
1980 – 1982
Sergeant Dentist at the Air Force General Hospital – Greece
Graduated from the Dental School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Greece