Sophia Balafouti was born in Athens and raised in Rethymnon. In 2000, she graduated with an Honours Degree (cum laude) from the Semmelweis University School of Dentistry in Budapest, Hungary. She then successfully completed the Greek qualifying examinations at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
In 2003, she was accepted at the 3-year Periodontology and Implantology Postgraduate Program (Master of Clinical Dentistry) at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London, UK. She graduated in 2006 with Distinction, obtaining the European Federation of Periodontology Certificate.
She has worked as a Periodontal specialist in private practice in the UK.
Since 2007, she is practicing Periodontology and Implant Dentistry in her private practice in Rethymnon.
The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)
The Greek Society of Periodontology
The International Team for Implantology (ITI)
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
She is frequently attending international cogresses, symposia and CPD seminars.