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Médecin-Dentiste Panagiotis Christou

Orthodontiste du Centre Dentaire de Lancy


1998 : D.D.S., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry

2006 : Certif Orthodontics, University of Geneva, School of Dentistry

2006 : Dr. Med. Dent Faculty of medicine University of Geneva


Expérience professionnelle

1998 – 2000 : General dental practice

2000 – 2006 : University of Geneva, School of Dentistry, Specialist education in Orthodontics

2006 – today : Practice of Orthodontics


Expertise and Research Interests

Orthodontics and Craniofacial Orthopedics



  1. M. Fabré, C. Mossaz, P. Christou, S. Kiliaridis. Orthodontists’ and laypersons’ aesthetic assessment of Class III subjects referred for orthognathic surgery The European Journal of Orthodontics Advance Access published on April 23, 2009. doi:10.1093/ejo/cjp002
  2. Christou P, Kiliaridis S. Vertical growth-related changes in the positions of palatal rugae and maxillary incisors. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2008 Jan;133(1):81-6.
  3. Schimmel M, Christou P, Herrmann F, Müller F. A two-colour chewing gum test for masticatory efficiency: development of different assessment methods. J Oral Rehabil. 2007 Sep;34(9):671-8.
  4. Christou P, Kiliaridis S. Three-dimensional changes in the position of unopposed molars in adults. Eur J Orthod. 2007 Dec;29(6):543-9. Epub 2007 Aug 1. Erratum in: Eur J Orthod. 2008 Jun;30(3):328.
  5. Bernard JP, Schatz JP, Christou P, Belser U, Kiliaridis S. Long-term vertical changes of the anterior maxillary teeth adjacent to       single implants in young and mature adults. A retrospective study, J Clin Periodontol. 2004 Nov;31(11):1024-8.
  6. Papadopoulos MA, Christou PK, Christou PK, Athanasiou AE, Boettcher P, Zeilhofer HF, Sader R, Papadopulos NA. Three-dimensional craniofacial reconstruction imaging. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics, 93(4):382-93, April 2002
  7. Papadopoulos MA, Jannowitz C, Christou P, Henke J, Boettcher P, Sader R, Kovacs L, Zeilhofer H-F, Biemer E, Papadopulos NA. Fetal surgical treatment of cleft-lip and palate: A real possibility or a utopia?, Hellenic Plastic Surgery, 1(2):191-203, 2002
  8. Papadopoulos MA, Christou PK. Center of resistance of the maxilla. Theoretical models and practical applications in orthodontic treatment, Hel. Orthod. Rev, 3(1):35-51, 2000.


Prizes and Awards

1. Prix Etienne Fernex – Faculté de médecine Université de Genève pour la thèse «Changements verticaux de la position des dents chez l’adulte », 4 Juin 2007, Genève.

1° Prix Senior Robert Frank Award 2007, Clinical Research pour le travail Christou P. Kiliaridis S. Long term changes in the position of molars in adults The 42nd annual meeting of IADR-Continental European and Israeli Divisions Sept 26th – 29th, 2007.

European College of Gerodontology GABA Research Award pour le travail Schimmel M, Leemann B, Christou P, Kiliaridis S, von Steinbuechel N, Müller F. Oral health quality of life in stroke patients.