Dr. Politimi Mantzouranis is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. While at the university, she was a member of Psi Omega Gamma Phi Delta (a merit-based organization), and was one of two students chosen out of 115 for the Fixed Restorative Clerkship in her senior year.
Upon graduation, Dr. Mantzouranis was chosen for a general practice residency at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC. Residents are chosen from the top ten percent of all graduating classes. In 1983, Dr. Mantzouranis set up practice in Frederick.
In addition to working in private practice, Dr. Mantzouranis has also taught in the Fixed Restorative Department at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She is a past member of the American Dental Association and Maryland State Dental Association, and in 1986 served as treasurer of the Frederick County Dental Society. She was also one of the first female members of the Frederick Jaycees and is a former Girl Scout co-leader.
Currently, Dr. Mantzouranis is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In 2002, the AACD chose her to serve as a scout for the ADA New York Dental Meeting. As one of 35 scouts out of 2000 members, her role was to evaluate the material, content, and presentations to decide whether a prospective speaker would add value to the AACD meeting. Dr. Mantzouranis was also honored by an invitation to the prestigious American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Annual Meeting, which she continues to attend.
Dr. Mantzouranis is strongly committed to taking continuing education courses to stay current with advancing technology in the dental field. She is presently mastering CAD/CAM dental technology. This enables the dentist to design and create in-office crowns during a single visit. She is one of 300 dentists in the county that mentors other dentist to use the CAD/CAM technology.
In her spare time, Dr. Mantzouranis is active in the community. She was a member of the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek for more than 20 years. She is currently a member of the St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church and has a large extended Greek family. She is also a member of the Women’s Giving Circle. Her husband Kevin has a master’s degree in accounting, works for the Department of Energy, and is a top-ten triathlete in his age group.
Dr. Mantzouranis has a daughter who graduated from Washington and Lee University and a stepson who attends college.
The doctor adheres to her motto — “All life matters” — and is an avid supporter of the Humane Society and Mercy for Animals. She maintains a 100% vegetarian lifestyle and enjoys spoiling her birds, dogs, and cats. Her hobbies include dancing, music, art, reading, humanity, health and fitness, and visiting the Caribbean!