SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Scientific Committee is composed of respectable academicians from the leading dentistry faculties of Turkey and they endeavor to encourage and support research projects to be conducted in implantology and the relevant fields.

 

Our committee is a scientific association which conducts activities of various levels which contribute to the continuous education of the dentists before and after graduation, without seeking any commercial gain.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
  • DDS, PhD
    M.Nejat ARPAK
    Professor of Periodontology
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    14.05.1953 ANKARA
    Master: University of Hacettepe Dental Faculty 1978
    Ph.d. programes : University of Ankara Dental Faculty 1982

    Commissions :
    Investigation commissioned
    - Periodontology Department of Dental Faculty , Ankara University , 1978-1982 
    Dentist of Officer - Military Hospital of Erzurum Mareşal Çakmak , Dental Clinic , 1982-1984
    Dr.Investigation commissioned - Periodontology Department of Dental Faculty , Ankara University, 1984-1985
    Assistant of associate professor - Periodontology Department of Dental Faculty , Ankara University, 1985-1987
    Associate professor - Periodontology Department of Dental Faculty , Ankara University, 1987-1992
    Visiting Professor - Universitys of Hamburg and Köln Dental faculty, 1995-1997
    Professor - Periodontology Department of Dental Faculty , Ankara University, 1992-2004

    Membership of Directorate :
    Turkish Periodontology Society 
    European Federation of Periodontology
    Chairman of Society of Comprehensive Oral Rehabilitation 2003-2005 
    Balkan Stomatological Society

  • DDS, PhD
    Şenay CANAY
    Professor of Prostodontics Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
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    Prof. Dr. Şenay Canay, has completed her middle and high school education in TED Ankara College, her B.Sc and graduate education in Hacettepe University, Faculty of Dentisty in 1977. She became a Research Assistant in the Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics in the same year. In 1987, she obtained her Ph.D from Department of Prosthodontics with her thesis “In vitro corrosion and tarnish evaluation of metal alloys”. Upon completing the necessary requirements, she became an Assist. Prof. by 1991, and became a Prof. in the Department of Prosthodontics in 2001. In 1996 she has worked as a visiting professor in University of Geneva, Faculty of Dentistry. She has various publications and presentations. She currently works as a full-time Faculty member in Hacettpe University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics. Member of the Turkish Prosthodontics and Implanthology Society, European Association of Prosthodontics and of the International College of Prosthodontists. Special areas of interest and expertise: Dental ceramics and aesthetics in implant-retained prosthesis. She is Rewarded by ICOI with Ralph McKinney Jr. Award in Basic and Clinical Research in 2010 for her work entitled “Biomechanical aspects of bone level diameter shifting at implant abutment interface,” which was published in Implant Dentistry, 18, 239-248, 2009 by Canay, S ve K, Akça.

  • DDS, PhD
    Tolga F. TÖZÜM
    Associate Professor of Periodontology Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
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    Doç. Dr. Tolga F. Tözüm 1998 yılında Gazi Üniversitesi, Dişhekimliği Fakültesinden ‘Dönem Birincisi’ olarak mezun olmuştur. 1998 ve 2002 yılları arasında Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Periodontoloji Anabilim Dalı’nda araştırma görevlisi ve Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü’nde doktora öğrencisi olarak çalışmıştır. 2001 ve 2002 yıllarında Amerika Birleşik Devletleri’nde Michigan Üniversitesi, Periodontoloji ve Geriatri Anabilim Dalı ve Kraniofasiyal Rejenerasyon Merkezi’nde bütünleştirilmiş doktora eğitimine devam etmiştir. Aynı süre zarfında Misch İmplant Enstitüsü İleri İmplant Eğitimi programına katılmıştır. 2002 yılında Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Periodontoloji Anabilim Dalı’nda öğretim görevlisi ve Michigan Üniversitesi, Kraniofasiyal Rejenerasyon Merkezi’nde davetli araştırma görevlisi olarak çalışmalarına devam etmiştir. 2004 ve 2006 yılları arasında Hacettepe Üniversite’nde Yardımcı Doçent olarak atanmış ve 2006 yılından bu yana aynı üniversitede Doçent ünvanı ile öğretim üyesi olarak devam etmektedir. 2010 yılı ocak ayında ‘Dekan Yardımcısı’ olarak atanmıştır. Bir adet ulusal ve 1 adet uluslararası kitap bölümü yazmıştır. Uluslararası bilimsel dişhekimliği dergilerinde 58 adet implantoloji ve periodontoloji alanlarında basılmış yayını ve uluslararası dişhekimliği toplantılarında 52 adet implantoloji ve periodontoloji konularıyla ilgili bilimsel sunumu bulunmaktadır (Ulusal yayınlar-sunumlar dahil değildir).

    International Congress of Oral Implantologists derneğinin Fellow üyesi, Amerikan Osseointegrasyon Akademisi’nin Aktif üyesi, Meffert İmplant Enstitüsü’nün (International Congress of Oral Implantologists derneğinin tanıdığı enstitü) Diplomat ve Onursal üyesi, Avrupa Periodontoloji Federasyonu, Türk Oral İmplantoloji Derneği ve Türk Periodontoloji Derneği üyesidir. Halen uluslararası bilimsel dergilerinden olan ‘Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research (SCI)’, ‘The Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry’, ‘Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice’ ve ‘Scholarly Research Exchange in Dentistry’ nin Editörler Grubu’nda yer almaktadır. Ayrıca birçok uluslararası implatoloji ve periodontoloji bilimsel dergilerinde davetli eleştirmen (hakem) olarak görev almaktadır.

    2002 yılında İstanbul’da düzenlenmiş olan International Association for Dental Research-CED kongresinde ‘Seyahat Ödülü (Dental İmplantoloji)’, 2006 yılında Taipei, Tayvan’da düzenlenen 24. Internaional Congress of Oral Implantologists Dünya Kongresi’nde ‘Platin Ödülü’ ve 2010 yılında ‘The Best Article published at ACTA Odontologica Scandinavia in 2009, Best Article Award (SCI)’ ödüllerini kazanmıştır. Dr. Tözüm ulusal birçok dişhekimliği toplantısında konferanslar vermiş ve uluslararası toplantılardan olan International Congress of Oral Implantologists (Tayvan ve Almanya dünya kongreleri), Alman Oral İmplantoloji Derneği ve Meffert İmplant Enstitüsü’nde davetli konuşmacı olarak çağırılmıştır. İmmediyat, erken ve geç olarak yüklenen dental implantların stabilitesi (rezonans frekans analizi), implant çevresi alveolar kemik kaybı, nitrik oksit metabolizması ve peri-implant oluk sıvısının yapısı ile ilgili olarak bilimsel araştırmalarına devam etmektedir. İn vitro ve in vivo araştırmalarına ek olarak, platform modifikasyonlu implantlar, ileri implantoloji ve ileri peridontoloji klinik uygulamalarını sürdürmektedir (e-posta: ttozum@hacettepe.edu.tr).

  • DDS, PhD
    Hakan TERZİOGLU
    Professor of Prostodontics Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
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  • Doç.Dr. Diş Tbp.Alb.
    Ümit KARAÇAYLI
    Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi Diş Hekimliği Bilimleri Merkezi Çene Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı
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    He was born on 16.06.1971 in Istanbul. He graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Dentistry in 1993. He worked as a dentist in Diyarbakır 8th main jet base command between the years 1993-2002. In 2002, he began Ph.D. training in GMMA Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Received his Ph.D. degree in 2006 and he started working as a specialist in the GMMA, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He became associate professor in 2010. He wrote an international book chapter. He has several articles and presentations in national and international journals. He still works as a full time faculty member in GMMA, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

  • Yrd.Doç.Dr. Diş Tbp.Alb.
    Ramazan KÖYMEN
    Gülhane Askeri Tıp Akademisi Diş Hekimliği Bilimleri Merkezi Çene Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı
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  • Elif ÜNSAL
    DDS, PhD
    Professor of Prostodontics Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
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    Prof. Ünsal is born in 1965. She had her whole education, including dentistry, in Ankara, Turkey.. In 1994 she has been awarded her Ph D degree with the topic “Histological evaluation of gingiva following the treatment of Juvenile and chronic periodontitis’’.She worked as a visiting lecturer in University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry Department of Restorative Dentistry in 1992-1994 . She has become an associate professor in 1996 and professor in 2003. Her work is mainly concentrated on clinical periodontology and dental implants . She is still teaching and practicing as a lecturer at the University of Ankara, Faculty of Dentistry, Department.of Periodontology .

  • Associate Professor
    Tony DAHER
    LLU Department of Restorative Dentistry; Private Practice, LaVerne, California, USA.
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    Tony Daher, DDS, MSEd, FACP, FICD.
    E-Mail: tonydaher@verizon.net

    Dr. Tony Daher began practicing dentistry in California in 1982 and his love for teaching promoted him to earn in 1984 a Master’s of Science degree in Medical Education from the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Daher received a postgraduate certificate in Prosthodontics in 1988 from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He is the past clinic director for the international student program at U.S.C. in 1991; and past director of the Graduate Prosthodontic Program in Loma Linda University. Dr. Daher is currently an Associate Professor of Prosthodontics in the Center for Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University (LLU), Visiting Professor at the Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon, and past Lecturer with the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) with the advanced Prosthodontics Program. He has written many scientific and clinical articles, and has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of Prosthodontics. Dr. Daher maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics in LaVerne, California.

    He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow in the American College of Prosthodontists, a Fellow in the International college of dentists and an active member in numerous organizations including the Academy of Osseointegration, the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, the International College of Prosthodontics, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Tri-County Dental society.

  • DDS, MPH, MS, FACD
    Jin Y. KIM
    American Board of Periodontology (ABP)
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    • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (ABP)
    • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI)
    • Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
    • Fellow, American College of Dentists (ACD)
    • Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
    • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
    • Past President, Western Society of Periodontology (WSP)
    • Co-Director, Global Dental Implant Academy (GDIA)
    • Lecturer, UCLA School of Dentistry
    • Private Practice in Diamond Bar & Garden Grove, CA, USA

    Dr. Jin Y. Kim is a 1986 graduate of dental school at University of Sydney, Australia He received specialty training in periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry in 1998. Jin is board-certified by the American Board of Periodontology, and the American Board of Oral Implantology, making him a unique and rare dual board-certified specialist. Jin has advanced degrees in pathology, public health, and oral biology, and had been in general practice and academia for 9 years prior to starting his career in periodontology.

    Apart from specialty private practices in Diamond Bar, and West Garden Grove, California, Dr. Kim is currently engaged in teaching of dental students, residents and fellow dental professionals, as a lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry and as a sought-out international speaker. He has spoken at national and international academic and clinical podiums including the International Association of Dental Research (IADR), Academy of Osseointegration (AO), American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), European Federation of Periodontology (EuroPerio), International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD), California Society of Periodontists (CSP), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Korean Academy of Maxillofacial Implants, Columbia Society of Periodontology, Western Society of Periodontology, and at a number of universities including New York University, USC, UCSF, Loma Linda University, University of Miami, Seoul National University, Wonkwang University, Chosun University, Chung San University, University of Sydney, University of Hong Kong, and of course, his alma mater, UCLA. Dr. Kim’s international lecture appearances span over 27 countries worldwide.

    Dr. Kim has been a consultant to numerous dental implant and device manufacturers. His research has been published in respected scientific journals such as Journal of Periodontology, Annals of Periodontology, Dental Implantology Update, Journal of Dental Research, Practical Periodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry, International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and in several dental textbooks. He has translated a popular implant textbook into Korean language, and has contributed to a book chapter in a textbook. He is currently a lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry, and has served as a past president of Western Society of Periodontology (WSP). He continuously serves on various capacities in the ICOI, and AAID.