Assistant Professor in Orthodontics in the UoA


Manolis J. Papagrigorakis graduated from the Dental School, University of Athens, specialized in Orthodontics and got a Master Degree from the University of Bergen, Norway. He is an Assistant Professor in Orthodontics in the UoA, responsible for the Dental Unit of the Sleep Apnea of the Dental School, UoA, as well as for the Paleopathology laboratory of UoA. Moreover, he has been for several years General Supervisor of Studies of the post graduate program of Museology of UoA.

He has published a lot of papers in international scientific magazines on the subjects of Orthodontics, Sleep Apnea and Paleopathology, and has written relevant chapters in books in English. He has written three books in Greek: “Embryology of the Craniofacial Complex”, Dentistry and Sleep Apnea”, and “Cleft Lip and Palate: from Etiology and Diagnosis to Treatment”.

A number of research studies concern the morphology of the craniofacial complex of ancient and modern Greeks. Concerning himself for many years with Archaeology and Archaeopathology led to the original work of the reconstruction of the face of the ancient girl, Avgi, Myrtis, as well as to the detection of the etiological factor of the ‘Athens Plague’ of the 5th century B.C., the plague that killed Pericles but also Myrtis, during the Peloponnesian War.