Prof. Dr. Burak Yilmaz
I obtained my dental degree in 2000 and I was awarded with a PhD certificate in Prosthodontics in 2007. Following 2 years of private practice, I completed a full-time Implant Prosthodontic Fellowship post-doctoral program at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry Implant Clinic in 2009. After completing the Fellowship, I was hired as a full-time tenure-track faculty member with the Assistant Professor title at The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry in 2010. I received tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in June 2014. Then, I was promoted to Full Professor in 2019. I was involved in teaching and research in the Division of Restorative Science and Prosthodontics also practicing in the Dental Faculty during my time at The Ohio State University. I accepted a position at The University of Bern School of Dental Medicine to become the Head of Digital Dental Technologies Laboratory in September 2020. I am currently an Adjunct Professor at The Ohio State University. I hold a special interest in implant dentistry and published more than 230 original research studies and clinical reports. I am the co-author of the Implant Chapter in 5th and 6th editions of “Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics” textbook by Rosenstiel et al. My activity in specialty organizations includes Associate Editorship at Journal of Prosthodontics, membership on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and Journal of Dentistry, Digital Dentistry Section, and I also serve as the Chair of the E-Posters Committee in the Academy of Osseointegration. I am a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.