Dr. Andreas Parashis has maintained a full-time private practice limited to periodontics since 1987 in Athens, Greece, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Periodontology at the Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Columbus, Ohio, USA and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Periodontology at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
He completed his dental education at the University of Athens, Greece, in 1982. He then attended Tufts University from 1983 to 1985 and graduated with a certificate in periodontology. He earned his doctorate degree in 1991 from the Department of Periodontology, University of Athens, Greece.
In 2010, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He worked as a clinical instructor from 1985 to 1986 at Tufts University and from 1987 to 1996 at Athens University, teaching at the under- and postgraduate level, and as a full-time assistant professor at the Department of Periodontology, Tufts University, from 2011 to 2012.
He is the author or co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed articles in Greek journals and over 25 articles in international journals. He has lectured extensively (more than 180 presentations) at seminars and meetings. He is the author of chapters in textbooks and of the color atlases Furcation Involvements and Clinical Application of Computer Guided Implant Surgery.
Dr. Parashis was a member of the board of the Hellenic Society of Periodontology from 1989 to 1999, president for two terms (2001-2005) and from 2003 to 2012 the representative of the society at the European Federation of Periodontology.