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Korkud Demirel

1985 Dental Licence (Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry)
1992 PhD (Istanbul University Institute of Health Sciences)
2002 Professor (Istanbul University, Department of Periodontology)
1985-1989 Istanbul University, Department of Periodontology
1989-1990 SUNY at Stony Brook, School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology
1991-        Istanbul University, Department of Periodontology

  1. Part time private practice

Fields of Interest
Periodontal plastic surgery and soft tissue regeneration
Dental implants and bone regeneration
Smoking and periodontal disease
Professional Memberships
Turkish Society of Periodontology  (Past President,)
European Federation of Periodontology (Past-President,)
Turkish Dental Association (Member)
Peri-implant Diseases: A Disease We Have Created

Peri-implant diseases are classified in two major categories as peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. This classification is a result of the reflex inherited from our periodontal experience which serves a  convenient tool to classify the disease nevertheless it falls short of understanding and treatment planning of such diseases. This presentation focuses on the similarities and differences between the diseases around teeth and implants as well as their prevention and management.