Achilleas Ven. Sourmelis Dentist
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

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.

SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND

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

1993
Graduate training at Faulkner Hospital (BICON Dental Implants) – Boston, USA
Received Specialty in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – Athens, Greece

1991
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

1980
Graduated from the Dental School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Greece

1993: With Prof. Eric Fossion & M. Shimizu at the 18th IAMFS Convention – Leuven, Belgium

1996: With Per-Ingvar Brånemark at the Dental Implant Symposium – Gothenburg, Sweden

1998: With Dr. V. J. Morgan and N. Shepherd at the presentation held by Bicon Dental Implants, USA in Greece

2019: With Dr. Sascha Jovanovic at his Jaw Regeneration Seminar – Los Angeles, USA