After having completed his dental technology education, Andrea Stavropoulos studied dentistry in Heidelberg, Germany, Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece. After a few years of work in private practice limited to periodontics and implant dentistry, he joined the Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, Aarhus University, Denmark, where he received his postgraduate training. Andreas Stavropoulos received his Ph.D. in 2002 and his dr.odont. degree in 2011 from Aarhus University. In 2012, Andreas Stavropoulos joined Malmö University as the Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontology. Andreas Stavropoulos has received several awards for his research, including the Anthony Rizzo Young Investigator Award from the Periodontal Research Group (PRG) of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) in 2006, the 1st Basic Research Prize of the European Association of Osseointegration in 2011, the Straumann Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine, conferred by the PRG of the IADR. Andreas Stavropoulos has authored several publications in international peer reviewed journals and book chapters, and he is member of the Editorial Boards of Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, Quintessence International, and PeerJ. Andreas Stavropoulos is a member of the European Federation of Periodontology, the European Association of Osseointegration, the International Team for Implantology, and he is currently the Secretary of the PRG of IADR.