Dr Aliye Akcalı, DDS, Specialist in Periodontology, PhD
Dr Aliye Akcalı is qualified as a dentist from the Ege University, in Izmir, in 2006. Being a specialist in Periodontology, she currently holds a PhD in the same field from the same university. Her PhD subject focused on soft tissue augmentation of ridge defects. During her work experience at the same university, she collected further experience as a visiting researcher at the University of Strasbourg, Department of Periodontology. Subsequently, she worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Oral Microbiology and Immunology Department, University of Zurich and as a recipient of CED-IADR Visiting Scholar Stipend. Recently, she has worked as an International Team for Implantology (ITI) scholar at the Eastman Dental Institute, Unit of Periodontology, in London.
She has clinical experience in periodontology with a particular emphasis on peri-implant plastic surgery and bone regeneration procedures. Besides, she has solid experience in the field of biomedical research and host defense mechanism. She has been actively publishing her scientific work and presenting her research findings in scientific dental meetings where she also received numerous prizes, one of which was the ‘Senior Robert Frank Award-Clinical Research’ at the CED-IADR/NOF meeting, in 2015. She currently continues private practice limited to Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.