Meet the Specialist
Dr. Kostas Efthymiou
DDS, Dip. Orth, MSc (Orth)
Dr. Kostas has been the principal orthodontist at Smiles Orthodontics since January 2009 and has built an excellent reputation for achieving first class results and providing high quality orthodontic care to his patients. He has extensive experience with the latest advances in orthodontics such as Damon Braces®, Invisalign® and Incognito™ Lingual Braces. He has treated over 2,500 patients and he loves the art of creating beautiful and healthy smiles.
Dr. Kostas qualified as a dentist from the School of Dentistry of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2001. He then worked in private general dental practice in England before pursuing his post-graduate orthodontic studies. In 2003, he started a three year full-time specialist training programme in Orthodontics at the School of Dentistry of Marmara University. In 2006 he received his Specialty Diploma in Orthodontics and was awarded a Master's Degree in Orthodontics with Honours. Shortly after his graduation he earned the title of the Dental Specialty in Orthodontics in Greece. Since then, he has been in the exclusive practice of orthodontics.
Dr. Kostas is a Registered Specialist in Orthodontics (Irish Registration #4DS09) and has presented his research at the 83rd and 84th European Orthodontic Society Conferences in Berlin (2007) and in Lisbon (2008). He is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Greek Orthodontic Society and the Orthodontic Society of Ireland and he is a Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists.