Maria Pitsillou-Savvides was born in the occupied village Kira Morphou. She graduated from Kykkos B’ Lyceum, following by studies at the Dental School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. After her graduation, she worked as a dentist in Athens for 4 years.
She returned to Cyprus and worked as a dentist in her private office until 2004, when she moved her practice to Adamantio Dental Center, as one of its founding members. She is married and has two sons.