The Dental Team

Specialized dentists ready to cope with all the challenges applying the most appropriate treatment

At Smile Designers, effective and efficient communication with patients and the delivery of personalized dental care are top priorities.

Over the last two decades, the dental team has helped thousands of patients to improve and brighten their smiles.

Already well known within the Attica region for its high-quality standards, the clinic provides comprehensive dental care with a team fluent in English, French, German, and Italian, offering patients a comfortable, calm, and hassle-free experience. Dental specialties include family dentistry, restorative dentistry prosthodontics, implant dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics.

Smile Designers, an expert at handling dental phobia, focuses on cosmetic dentistry and offers state-of-the-art solutions with the aid of the most modern dental equipment and technology. The solutions offered are based on experience and on scientifically documented clinical methods and procedures that create really ATTRACTIVE BRIGHT smiles.

About us
Olfi Efstratopoulou, DDS, MSc US trained Cosmetic Dentist DDS, MSc UNiversity of MIchigan Schoolf of Dentistry, Practice Limited to Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Implants
Dr. Elisabeth Koukopoulou DDS, MSc US trained Cosmetic Dentist DDS, MSc UNiversity of MIchigan Schoolf of Dentistry, Practice Limited to Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Implants
1 Olfi Efstratopoulou, DDS, MSc US trained Cosmetic Dentist DDS, MSc UNiversity of MIchigan Schoolf of Dentistry, Practice Limited to Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Implants

Olfi (Olga – Filothei) Efstratopoulou is a graduate of Arsakeio Psychiko and a graduate of the School of Dentistry of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has passed an examination at the State Scholarship Foundation and has received a scholarship in the field of Prosthetic Dentistry.

She continued her studies in Esthetic and Reconstructive Dentistry in America, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she returned with a Master of Science degree in this field (MSc in Esthetics and Restorative Dentistry).

She completed her postgraduate dissertation on dental esthetic materials and their bonding to dental tissues with the guidance of major dental practitioners such as Dr. O’ Brien.

She has taught undergraduate students at the University of Michigan Dental School during her studies there.

She has been a University Associate Professor at the Department of Dental Surgery at the University of Athens, teaching at the laboratory and at the clinics during 1998 -2004.

She participates actively and continuously attends all scientific events in the field of Esthetic Dentistry in Greece and abroad. She has participated in a number of conventions as a speaker with papers on her research work. She has participated in the teaching of postgraduate education seminars at the University of Athens and the Society of Dental Research.

She maintains a private clinic that specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry and Prosthetic Rehabilitation since 1998.

She is a member of the:
Academy of Operative Dentistry
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Society of Dental Research
Greek Academy of Esthetic Dentistry

2 Dr. Elisabeth Koukopoulou DDS, MSc US trained Cosmetic Dentist DDS, MSc UNiversity of MIchigan Schoolf of Dentistry, Practice Limited to Cosmetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Implants

Dr. Elisabeth Koukopoulou earned her DDS from the Dental School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece in 1995. Pursuing further education, she completed her specialization in Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry in Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, USA and received a Master’s Degree in Science in 1998.

Passionate about education, she has been involved in teaching undergraduate students in the University of Michigan. While in the US she has also participated in research programs and has several publications in the dental literature.
She has attended a lot of dental conferences and she has given a lot of lectures and dental courses. She has participated for several years in the education of undergraduate students as a clinical instructor in the department of Operative Restorative Dentistry in the Dental school of University of Athens.

She maintains her own private practice in Athens for the last 20 years, working only as a specialist dentist, practice limited to Prosthodontics, Implantology, Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry and implants. She is a DHA licensed Specialist Dentist in Dubai and also a HAAD specialist in Prosthodontics in Abu Dhabi.

She is also a beauty and health consultant, writing articles on smile design in a number of worldwide known magazines. She believes that a healthy and beautiful smile can pose a tremendous positive impact on one’s personal and career success.

Her specialization in the US helped her in doing what she enjoys most, creating attractive smiles, and increasing patients self confidence with their new image. With cosmetic dentistry and the latest state of the art techniques like ultra-thin veneers, porcelain crowns and inlays, tooth whitening, dental implants, anyone can smile happily again. “I was looking forward to experiencing life in Dubai. It is such an international city, a melting pot of cultures seated on rich Arabic land and heritage. On my first day in Dubai, I knew I made the right decision. I saw five patients – all from different continents! Treating patients from all over the world is a new challenge for me”.

Dr Elisabeth speaks Greek, English, Italian and French.

She is an active member of:
Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry – araed-org.com
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Hellenic Society of Odontostomatologic Research
Hellenic Society of Prosthodontics
Academy of Operative Dentistry
Hellenic Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
Greek Dental Association

Meet our team
Natassa Exarchou Periodontologist, DDS, MSc in Periodontics
Dr Matt Sanoudos Orthodontist / Certificate in Orthodontics – PhD in Dental Sciences and Bone Physiology
1 Natassa Exarchou Periodontologist, DDS, MSc in Periodontics

Graduated from the Dental School, University of Athens in 1996.
Completed afterward a three years postgraduate program in Periodontology and Implantology at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.

Became doctor of the same University in 2003.
Participated for several years as an assistant in the Department of Periodontology, University of Athens and Berlin, educating undergraduate students.

Attended many seminars focused on the fields of periodontal plastic surgery, computer-guided implant surgery, bone-grafting surgery and more.

Since 2001 keeps a private practice limited in periodontics and implant surgery.

Speeks fluently three foreign languages (English, German and French).

2 Dr Matt Sanoudos Orthodontist / Certificate in Orthodontics – PhD in Dental Sciences and Bone Physiology

Mattheos Sanoudos is a practicing orthodontist, a scientific collaborator at Athens University Dental School, and a certified instructor in Problem-Based Learning teaching methods. He earned his DDS in 1995 from Athens University, and then continued his studies in the USA, where he received his Certificate in Orthodontics and PhD in Dental Sciences and Bone Physiology from Indiana University.

He also held various teaching positions at the same university at the undergraduate and graduate levels and received several awards and scholarships. Since 2003 has been teaching at the Dental School of Athens. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists.

His clinical interests focus on invisible orthodontics. His research has been on the effects of hormones and chemical agents on bone development, the skeletal response in space flight and the effects of nicotine on osseous healing. He has spoken on topics related to his research and clinical work in many Greek and international meetings.