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Faculty of Dentistry

In addition to having a variety of research-based knowledge of epidemiology, etiology and treatment techniques, the department of Periodontology has a reference clinical quality due to its accumulation of dental implant applications in recent years.Undergraduate level education continues to the theoretical in the 3rd and 4th and 5th grade in both theoretical and clinical applications. 

Periodontology; is a science that deals with the health of soft and hard tissues surrounding and supporting teeth or dental implants, and the treatment of them in case of disease.

Periodontology is a Department affiliated to Clinical Sciences of the Faculty of Dentistry. Within the department there are lecturers, specialists and dentists who perform their expertise, intern dentists, nurses, secretaries and assistant staff. 

Treatment procedures applied in Periodontology Department:

Initial treatment procedures include oral hygiene instructions, removal of deposits on tooth and root surfaces, elimination of factors that increase plaque accumulation and balancing chewing forces.Surgical treatments consist of correction of enlarged and deformed gums, correction of abnormal muscle connections, completion of gingival deficiencies surrounding the teeth, root coverage procedures, new attachment and pocket elimination procedures, reconstitution of the diseased bone around the natural tooth and implant, applying implants instead of lost teeth and providing the ideal implant soft tissue relationship.Supportive periodontal treatment includes periodical control sessions to ensure continuity of health achieved at the end of treatment. Tooth and root surface / implant cleaning and necessary procedures are performed for the purpose of refreshing and renewing information about the patient's oral hygiene.

Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. Füsun Kıymet ÜNLÜ
Prof. Dr. F. Gül ATİLLA (Head of Department)
Prof. Dr. Şule SÖNMEZ
Prof. Dr. A. Tunç İLGENLİ
Prof. Dr. Nurcan Gülsüm BUDUNELİ
Prof. Dr. Gülnur EMİNGİL
Prof. Dr. Eralp BUDUNELİ
Prof. Dr. Ali GÜRKAN
Prof. Dr. H. Oya TÜRKOĞLU
Prof. Dr. Sema BECERİK (ÇINAR)
Doç. Dr. Nejat NİZAM
Doç. Dr. Pınar GÜMÜŞ
Dr. Önder GÜRLEK
Dt. Asena Türedi
Dt. Aylin AVCI
Dt. Elif Dilay ÜNAL
Dt. Rousbeh FAZELİ  
Dt. İrem ARAS
Dt. Sevgi GÜLER
Dt. Övgü KOŞAN
Dt. Tuğçe ORÇAN
Dt. Ceren SERT
Dt. Nida Figen ÇIKRIKÇI