Important Dates

Dr. Korkud Demirel

Is it possible to avoid peri-implant diseases: Risk management with a biological perspective

The wide selection of treatment options with implants provided for missing teeth also brought the problems associated with such treatments. One of the major reasons of facing biological problems around implants is the lack of risk management and patient follow-up.  This lecture will concentrate on risk management and supportive implant therapy.

Academic Information:

Dental Licence:                    Istanbul University               1985

PhD:                                      Istanbul University               1992  

Assoc. professor:                 Istanbul University             1996

Professor:                              Istanbul University               2002

Honorary Professor            P.L. Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (NMAPE), Kiev,Ukraine       2018


PhD  Thesis:           In vitro effects of periodontally diseased root surface impregnated in doxcycline hydrocholoride.


Clinical and Academic Fields of interest:    
Periodontal plastic and esthetic interventions
                                                            Perio-prostho treatments
                                                            Surgical implant procedures
                                                            Guided tissue and bone regeneration
                                                            Smoking and periodontal disease


Professional experience:

            1985-2018     University of Istanbul, Department of Periodontology
2008-2010    Head of Surgical Departments, Private Hospital of Dentistry
2005-2018     Private practice
1996               University of Berne, Department of Periodontology and fixed prosthodontics
1989-1990    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Periodontology
2012-             Founder and manager of PerioKursu, private training institute for soft tissue management.


Professional and Scientific Affairs:

Past president of European Federation of Periodontology, and    Turkish Society of Periodontology member of EC of Istanbul Chamber of Dentists for two terms.                
Turkish Society of Periodontology:                      

Author of 3 books, 5 chapters, 22 SCI articles, co-author of 1 book, translation editor of 2 books. Twelve PhD and 2 Ms stuties have been completed under his supervision