Maria Karaiskou

Maria Karaiskou, DDS, MSc

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: DN-PERIODONTICS
Business Phone: (352) 273-8360
Business Email: mkaraiskou@dental.ufl.edu

About Maria Karaiskou

Mara Karaiskou, D.D.S., M.Sc., joined the UF College of Dentistry in spring 2024 from Athens, Greece, as a visiting clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontology. Karaiskou’s focus is teaching predoctoral students in didactic and clinical settings and residents in the periodontology advanced education program. She also treats patients in the college’s Faculty Practice.

Karaiskou earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Semmelweis School of Dentistry in Budapest, Hungary, in 2011 and went on to complete an internship in periodontology from 2011-2013 at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Dental School, while simultaneously training in oral and maxillofacial surgery and periodontics at the 401 General Military Hospital in Athens for two years.

She then pursued and earned her master’s degree in periodontology from National and Kapodistrian University in 2016 and entered private practice, specializing in periodontology and implant dentistry.

Karaiskou has advanced knowledge and experience in MIS, Astra, Zimmer and the XIVE implant dentistry systems. She entered academia for three years from 2017-2020 as a clinical instructor in the Department of Periodontics at the National and Kapodistrian University, published several times through her master’s degree research, and has presented at a number of annual meetings on topics related to implant dentistry and periodontology treatment topic

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2024
DEN8651L Clinical Periodontics
2024
DEN8837L Comp Perio Tx 4
2024
DEN7834L Comp Perio Tx 1

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Periodontology

Publications

2016
Cyclosporine: a novel therapeutic approach for Burning Mouth Syndrome.
Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Societa italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia. 151(5):480-4 [PMID] 26091275.

Education

Master of Science in Periodontology
2016 · National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Dental School
Internship, Periodontology
2011-2013 · National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Dental School
Doctor of Dental Surgery
2011 · Semmelweis School of Dental Medicine

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8360
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Street:
1395 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611