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Istanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University Faculty of Dentistry



İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University Faculty of Dentistry founded in 2011 and teaching started in 2012.

There have been remarkable changes in dentistry in the last decades and the İYYU Faculty of Dentistry has been instrumental in these advances in the oral health sciences FİELD. We are well prepared to make significant contributions to our profession’s body of knowledge through our experienced and active faculty, outstanding curriculum, research and public service.

Our curriculum aims; to train dentists who are equipped with the latest theoretical and practical knowledge, who practice best oral and dental treatment, who takes care of community health, give importance to ethical behavior, who have the highest level of clinical knowledge and experience and sensitive to scientific developments and technology.

Academic and education facilities are consisted of medical and dental laboratories located in the Cevizlibağ Campus of our University and the Dental Hospital which is operating at Halıcıoğlu/Beyoğlu since 2015. In the Dental Hospital academic, educational and public facilities are perfectly based on great academic substructure of the Faculty of Dentistry.


Finally, our priorities to be highlighted in the next five years are;

1. Enhancing the student experience

2. Amplifying the research productivity

3. Increasing the community Involvement.

The overall outcome of our strategic priorities will be to further establish the role of the İYYU Faculty of Dentistry in improving the oral health of the people of Turkish Republic.


'Practice, Theory and Research'

Training period is 5 years.

Training language is Turkish.

Training program is as follows:

First 3 years basic medical and dental sciences studies and lectures are integrated.

Last 2 years, clinic internship training and integrated clinical education will be done within the scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Periodontology, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

Class passing system is applied in the education of dentistry. Early initiation of student-patient clinical practice is an important motivation for dental training and provides quicker clinical skills. Our program is based on clinical training of dental students face to face wih the teaching staff.

The foreign language prepatory class is optional, but basic and vocational foreign language education is provided throughout the course.

Our University provides scholarship opportunities to successful students.


'The value and potential of the university is present in the power behind it ...'
The clinical sub-structure of the Faculty of Dentistry constitutes the Dental Hospital, which started to serve in Halıcıoğlu in 2015. There are 8 clinical departments, 2 operating theaters, 1 integrated clinic, 2 laboratories, 4 classrooms where students are theoretically and practically trained, There is a conference hall,library and student/faculty member dining room and cafeteria. There is a prosthetic laboratory, a phantom laboratory and classrooms in the Cevizlibağ campus. High quality of education and health service with strong structure of the İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University, Faculty of Dentistry contributes to overcome health problems in our country and region.

Graduates of the dental school take the title of 'Dentist' and they can work in all public and private institutions such as university hospitals, state hospitals and private clinics or dental offices etc.

Dental Hospital Website:

dent.yeniyuzyil.edu.tr


Mission

The aim of our training program is to train dentists who are equipped with the latest theoretical and practical knowledge, who practice best oral and dental treatment, who takes care of community health, give importance to ethical behavior, who have the highest level of clinical knowledge and experience and sensitive to scientific developments and technology.

Also;
A. To apply and develop dental education in the light of new systems and latest technological developments,
B. To provide the most healthy treatment services based on modern and advanced technology regarding in the field of oral and dental health,
C. To increase the quality of oral and dental health of the society and to implement preventive dentistry in our society,
D. To make scientific research and development activities and publish in high-level scientific journals,
E. To make academic cooperation with international universities to have international recognition.

Vision

Istanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University Faculty of Dentistry has adopted the vision of becoming one of the most modern education and health institutions in Turkey.

Goals

A. To provide high qualiy training program in dentisry.

B. To contribute the quality of dental education by using new training systems and latest technology in dentistry,

C. To provide graduate (MD) and specialty programs for dentists,

D. To provide the most healthy treatment services based on modern and advanced technology in the field of oral medicine,

E. To increase the quality of oral and dental health of the society and to implement preventive dentistry in our society,

F. To make scientific research and development activities and publish in high-level scientific journals,

G. To make academic cooperation with international universities and have international recognition.

H. To open international graduate and doctorate programs for international students,

I. To publish lecture notes, lecture presentations (power points) and lecture videos as open lecture materials at Istanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University Faculty of Dentistry website,

J. To publish scientific books written by our academic staff,

K. To organize national and international scientific meetings, symposiums and congresses,

L. To establish research laboratories,

M. To carry out total quality assurance systems and national and international accreditation systems.



Administration and Departments


Administration

Dean: Professor M. Haluk İşeri
Vice Dean: Assistant Professor Cengiz Özçelik
Chief of Staff : Professor Aydan Açıkgöz
Member of University Senate: Professor İbrahim Faik Çokpekin


Department of Endodontics

Professor Timur Esener (Chairperson)
Assistant Professor İpek Öreroğlu
Dentist İpek Özdemir
Dentist Efe Can Tokaç

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Professor Nuri Yazıcıoğlu (Chairperson)
Professor Aydan Açıkgöz
Assistant Professor Özlem Akkemik Kıpçak
Dentist Daniel Petrus Kara

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Professor Ayfer Mesture Kaynar (Chairperson)
Assistant Professor Burak Ergüder
Professor Selçuk Basa (Visiting Professor, Bahçeşehir University)
Dentist Melisa Akman

Department of Orthodontics

Professor Haluk İşeri (Chairperson)
Assistant Professor Göksu Trakyalı
Assistant Professor Hüseyin Özkan (Visiting Asistant Professor, İstanbul Gelişim University)
Dentist Sevilay Karagöz

Department of Pedodontics

Professor Faik Çokpekin (Chairperson)
Professor Handan Ayhan
Assistant Professor Cengiz Özçelik
Research Assistant Meltem Oğhan Türkoğlu
Dentist Pelin Gülsu

Department of Periodontology

Professor Utku Onan (Chairperson)
Assistant Professor Pelin Gökalp Kalabay
Dentist Cihat Çetin

Department of Prosthodontics

Assistant Professor Funda Çalışır Erol (Chairperson)
Assistant Professor Esra Bilgi Özyetim
Professor Tayfun Bilgin (Visiting Professor, İstanbul University)
Professor Onur Geçkili (Visiting Professor, İstanbul University)
Professor Hasan Alkumru (Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Canada)
Research Assistant Irmak Halıcı
Dentist Nur Fırat
Dentist Ahmet Aslan

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Professor Fatma Koray (Chairperson)
Assistant Professor Göksu Saruhanoğlu
Assistant Professor Sevda Öztürk
Assistant Professor Handan Yıldırım
Dentist Hande Şirin

Basic Sciences

Professor Zafer Arı (Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Rüstem Nurten (Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Ayşe Mine Küçüker (Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Gül Özdemirler (Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Asiye Nurten (Physiology, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor İmer Okar (Histology and Embriology, Faculty of Pharmacy)
Professor Hüsniye Doğruman (Histology and Embriology, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Ayşegül Topal Sarıkaya (Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Türkan Atasever Rezanko (Pathology, Faculty of Medicine)
Professor Ersi Kalfoğlu (Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine)
Associate Professor Semih Hot (Anatomy)
Associate Professor Cenk Kığ (Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Medicine)
Associate Professor Zeynep Doğusan Yamalıoğlu (Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Uğuray Payam Hacısalihoğlu (Pathology, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Aslı Zengin Türkmen (Physiology, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Gülten Ateş Uluçay (Physiology, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Gül İpek Gündoğan (Histology and Embriology, Faculty of Pharmacy)
Assistant Professor Defne Gümüş (Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Elif Şahin (Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy)
Assistant Professor Nezaket Eren (Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Ayten Arıkan (Ethics and Deontology, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Nurten Dayıoğlu (Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine)
Assistant Professor Hilal Kuday (Organic Chemistry, Faculy of Health Sciences)
Assistant Professor Gavril Petridis (Forensic Dentistry, Faculy of Health Sciences)
Assistant Professor Zeynep Çalışkan (Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine)

Visiting fellows
Associate Professor Semih Hot (Anatomy)
Dr. Hakan Özaydın
Dentist Alper Bahat


Basic sciences lectures are presented by the academic staff of the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health Sciences.