The Director of Dental Excellence Turkey , Dr. Fatih Erkun earned his dental degree at the Dental Faculty of Gazi University in Turkey. Dr. Erkun has completed a five years dex-team-postgraduate training in Prosthetic dentistry. He is exceptionally qualified in Smile Design. His extensive background has contributed to his expertise and individual interest in Porcelain Veneers and Implantology. Dr. Erkun’s portfolio features hundreds of smile-makeover cases of which most are non-preparation and non-cutting Porcelain Veneers. The majority of treatments he performs are complex, yet the challenging cases are his main specialty. He practices by the principle of minimally invasive dentistry and patient comfort in modern surroundings. Committed to providing the best outcome for each patient, he has gathered a team of top specialists and only uses the latest advancements, materials and techniques in dentistry.
Dr. Şafak Erkun is a Consultant Orthodontist. She qualified as a dentist at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Dentistry and completed a 5 year specialist Orthodontic training program at Gazi University. She is a member of the Turkish Orthodontic Society and the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Şafak believes that Orthodontics means more than just straight teeth, it is where art meets science and detail meets beauty. Dr. Şafak is certified for Invisalign system and she uses ceramic braces, implant supported systems and all other modern systems for her cases. She enjoys treatment-planning patients requiring multidisciplinary care centred around orthodontics, which means she works closely with her periodontal, aesthetic and oral surgery specialists, at Dental Excellence Turkey to ensure her patients acquire the highest standard of care.
Bachelor's: Selcuk University Faculty of Dentistry (1996-2001) Specialization: Akdeniz University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Restorative Dentistry (2016-2019) Specialization Thesis: Surface Properties of CAD / CAM Restorative Materials and Investigation of Bacterial Adhesion Instructor: Akdeniz Unv. Faculty of Dentistry. Restorative Dentistry A.D. (February 2016 - May 2019) Dentist: Antalya Oral and Dental Health Center (May 2008- February 2016) Dentist: Nuh Çimento Sanayi Vakfı Oral and Dental Health Center (August 2006 - May 2008) Medical Doctor: Göle State Hospital (July 2003- August 2006) Fields of Interest: Protective caries treatments, minimally invasive aesthetic applications, smile design, CAD-CAM applications
Dr. Çiğdem Büyükkök is born in Ankara in year 1987. She graduated from Gazi University Dentistry Faculty in 2010 with honor degree. After six years as a successful general dentist in Ankara, Dr. Çiğdem decided to pursue her true passion for children’s dentistry and completed her pediatric dental residency at Sivas Cumhuriyet University. Dr. Çiğdem strives to make every child’s visit an enjoyable experience and to help them and their parents understand the essentials for building good dental health. She believes the experience during a dental visit is just as important as the treatment.