Dr. Kleio Palaska

American Board Certified Orthodontist (USA)

DDS, Msc

Dr. Kleio is an American Board-certified orthodontist. She received her DDS in dentistry in 2007 from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. In 2008, she moved to Boston, USA where she was a research associate for two years at Harvard University at the Departments of Experimental Medicine and Oral Epidemiology. In 2013, she completed her Masters in Orthodontics from Tufts University in Boston. She has also completed a fellowship in orthodontics for children with cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

She was a clinical instructor at the postgraduate orthodontic program at Dental School in Athens- Greece for two years and has worked in several countries including Canada, Greece, France, and the UAE. Dr. Kleio’s areas of expertise in orthodontics include interceptive/early/phase I orthodontic treatment, metal and clear braces, Invisalign, hybrid orthodontic treatment, orthognathic cases and orthodontics for children and adults with cleft lip and cleft palate.

Dr. Kleio has carried out research on a vast array of topics in dentistry. Her subjects of research include bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis of the jaw, the possible association between medication during pregnancy and the development of cleft lip and palate and the dental anomalies associated with Pierre Robin sequence.
She has also delivered lectures on the orthodontic management of patients with cleft lip and cleft palate, and pre-infant orthopedics. She keeps herself up to date with the latest advancements in orthodontics by attending continuing education seminars, study clubs and conferences every year.

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I enjoy working out in the gym, hiking, traveling, and watching a good movie with my family.

The personal interaction with the patients is unique, and for me, my passion is not only about delivering successful treatment; it is about understanding what the patients want and delivering it. Seeing the smile of the patient at the end of treatment is not only about perfect alignment but also about the satisfaction that the patient feels at the end of their journey with their therapist, and that is what I look for.

Always be you! Our human bodies are the biggest blessing we have. Always take care of every aspect of your body, including your teeth.

The future of dentistry is in the hands of artificial intelligence and digital work. Customized orthodontics for every patient will be the least we can offer in the near future.