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1. Mechanisms of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans-induced expression of interleukin-8 in gingival epithelial cells.        Sfakianakis A, Barr CE, Kreutzer D.  J Periodontol. 2001 Oct;72(10):1413-9

2. Localization of the chemokine interleukin-8 and interleukin-8 receptors in human gingiva and cultured gingival keratinocytes.

Sfakianakis A, Barr CE, Kreutzer DL.  J Periodont Res 2002; 37: 154–160.


3. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans-induced expression of IL-1a and IL-1b in human gingival epithelial cells: role in IL-8 expression.

Sfakianakis A, Barr CE, Kreutzer DLEur J Oral Sci 2001; 109: 393±401.



Meet the doctor

Dr. Andreas Sfakianakis was born in 1971 in Heraklion, Crete. Graduated from Athens University, Dental School in 1995.

Served his military service until 1996 as a dental surgeon.

From 1997 to 2000 he specialized in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry in University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine. He has also received a Masters degree. Since 2001 he lives in Heraklion and maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics & Implant Dentistry.

He is member in numerous societies including AAP (American Academy of Periodontology) and the Greek Periodontology Society. He has participated in congresses and published in international journals. He has given lectures on Straumann dental implant system including live surgeries.

He is married to the lawyer Eva Pikraki.

Dr. Andreas Sfakianakis DDS, MDSc.

Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

University of Athens, Greece (DDS)

University of Connecticut, USA (MDSc)


43 Kardiotissis Str. 712 01 Heraklion, Crete, GREECE

Tel/Fax: +30-2810 280189

Mobile: 6974 371625


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                Wed : 9.30 - 15.00