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Tolga F Tozum

Tolga F Tozum
Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
 
Biography
Dr.&Tozum&is&graduated&from&Gazi&University,&School&of&Dentistry,&Turkey&with&the&Top&Student&Award& in& 1998.& He& completed& his& integrated& PostHgraduate& education& in& Periodontics& and& Ph.D.& training& about& bone& metabolism& at& Hacettepe& University,& Turkey& and& University& of& Michigan,& Ann& Arbor& between& 1998& and& 2002.& He& has& been& teaching,& researching& and& practicing& about& advanced& periodontics& and& implant& dentistry& between& 2002& and& 2014,& and& affiliated& as& Professor& of& Periodontics,&Associate&Dean&of&Research&and&CoHDirector&of&Dental&Research&Center&during&his&time& at&Hacettepe&University.&& & He&received&three&international&awards&in&implant&dentistry,&including&Travel&Award&at&International& Association&for&Dental&Research&Continental&European&Division&Meeting&in&2004;&Platinum&Award&at& 24th& World& Congress,& International& Congress& of& Oral& Implantologists& in& 2006;& The& Best& Article& published&at&ACTA&Odontologica& Scandinavia& in&2009& related& to&bone& grafting.&He& is& a& fellow&and& a& member& of& research& grant,& web& site& education& and& academy& news& committees& of& Academy& of& Osseointegration,& fellow&of& International&Congress&of& Oral& Implantologists,&diplomate& and&honorary& member& of& Meffert& Implant& Institute,& active& member& of& European& Federation& of& Periodontology,& Turkish&Associations&of&Periodontology&and&Oral&Implantology.& & He&has&been&invited&more&than&50&national/international&scientific&meetings&as&an&invited&or&keynote& speaker,&has&published&6&book&chapters,&97&scientific&research&manuscripts,&75&poster&presentations,& and& his& publications& were& cited& 1862& times& (h& index=23)& in& dental& literature& related& to& advanced& periodontics& and& implant& dentistry.& He& has& also& been& serving& as& an& editorial& board& member& in& 21& scientific& clinical& journals,& some& of& which& are;& Clinical& Oral& Implants& Research,& Clinical& Implant& Dentistry& and& Related& Research,& Implant& Dentistry,& The& Journal& of& Implant& and& Advanced& Clinical& Dentistry,&Journal&of&Contemporary&Dental&Practice&(Associate&Editor),&Journal&of&Oral&&&Maxillofacial& Research,&World&Journal&of&Stomatology,&Oral&Biology&&&Dentistry&and&Journal&of&Dental&Applications.&& & He& is& currently& supervising& postHgraduate& periodontics& clinic,& conducting& clinical& implant& related& research& (computed& tomography,& microHtomography,& immediate/early& loading& of& implants& and& soft/hard& tissue& augmentations)&and& taking& care&of&patients& at& faculty& specialty& practice& at& UIC.& His& clinical& interests& include& advanced& surgeries& in& periodontics& and& implant& dentistry,& soft/hard& tissue& graftings,&and&esthetic&periodontal&surgical&applications.&
 
Research Interest
Advanced surgeries in periodontics and implant dentistry, Soft/hard tissue graftings, and Esthetic periodontal surgical applications.
 

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