Dr. Elif Gündüz

21 October 2015, Comments Comments Off on Dr. Elif Gündüz

elif-gunduzAfter graduating from Ankara University Dental School in 1999, Dr Gündüz studied orthodontics at the University of Vienna Dental School (renamed as Vienna University Bernhard Gottlieb Dental School in 2006). She worked on a range of different scientific projects under the supervision of Prof Dr Hans-Peter Bantleon.

During her specialization in orthodontics at the University of Vienna, she gained expert knowledge on periodontology and oral surgery. Dr Gündüz studied “single tooth implants and tooth transplants” in Graz Karl Franzens University Departments for Oral Surgery and Implantology under the supervision of Prof Dr Antranik Eskici.

Her academic interest ares are:
“Orthodontic Bone Regeneration”
“ Custom made contemporary orthodontic treatment methods”
“ Sports Dentistry- Preventive Dentistry”

She is a member of the Turkish Orthodontic Society (Ankara Turkey), European Orthodontic Society (London , UK), Academy for Sports Dentistry (Illinois, USA) and the Istanbul Chamber of Dentists. She supports the development of sports dentistry in Europe by being one of the first members of European Academy for Sports Dentistry (Paris, France).

With the reference of professional NBA coach and color analist Mike Fratello, Dr Gündüz visited Dr. Hugh Gardy- Dr. Jason Schepis and Dr. Gregg Lituchy in their dental clinics and shared information about sports dentistry regarding mouthguards.

Since 2012, she is a volunteer member Mother and Child Education Foundation- Melek Erman Köni (AÇEV-MEK ) Education Centre by providing free of charge dental treatments to the children in need of help . Because of her on going approaches and efforts in developing dental health and education of the children; Dr Gündüz has been nominated by AÇEV-MEK Education Centre to the Turkey’s Change Maker Project 2015 of the Sabancı Foundation.
Dr Gündüz is the sponsor team dentist of the Boğaziçi University American Football Team.
Interest- and Clinical Service- Areas:

Children and Adult Dental Care
Children and Adult Orthodontic Treatment
Aesthetic Invisable Braces ( Incognito- Lingual Treatments)
Aesthetic Invisable Aligners (Invisalign, eCligner)
Orthodontic Treatments in Cooperation with Maxillofacial Surgery Diciplines
Aesthetic Dentistry
Sports Dentistry (Trauma SOS Help and Mouthguard protection)
Orthodontic Treatments in Cooperation with Implant Dentistry

Outside of her professional activities, Dr. Gündüz is a keen photographer. She opened her first individual exhibition in May 2006. Dr. Gündüz is fluent in English and German.