Konstantinos Michalakis graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Dentistry in 1989. From 1990 to 1993 he attended the postgraduate Prosthodontics residency program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA. In 1994 he started working in his private dental practice, focusing in prosthodontic procedures. In 1998, he was appointed visiting instructor in the division of Postgraduate Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. In 2001, he was awarded a Ph.D. degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Dentistry. In 2004 he completed successfully the American Board of Prosthodontics written and oral examinations and he was awarded the Board Certification in Prosthodontics. In 2008, he was awarded the Masters of Science degree from the Department of Bioengineering of the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. His thesis was published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing under the title: “Occlusion and Postural Control: Theoretical Considerations and Clinical Findings.”
He has lectured extensively both in Greece and internationally, and he has authored more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Today, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the division of Postgraduate Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Dentistry. He is also the Clinical Director of Graduate Prosthodontics at the Aristotle University.
He reviews articles for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants and the Journal of Biomechanics. He is a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Dentistry, Case Reports in Dentistry, BioMed Research International , Conference Papers in Medicine and the Scientific World Journal. He holds a position in the committee of research and education of the International College of Prosthodontists, he is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and he is a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the Academy of Osseointegration, the International Association for Dental Research, the International College of Dentists and the European Society of Biomechanics. He is the president of the Greek Chapter of Tufts Prosthodontic Alumni Association. He shares his time between Thessaloniki, Greece and Boston, USA.