Figen Seymen

Figen Seymen

Turkey

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Prof. Dr. Figen Seymen graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in 1987 and began working as a PhD student in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in the same year. She completed his PhD degree in 1992. She received the title of Associate Professor in 1996 and became a Professor in 2002. Still, she has been serving as a faculty member at Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry. She has authored over 200 national and international academic articles and serves in the advisory and editorial board of several scientific journals. She is currently President of Turkish Society of Pediatric Dentistry, President of Association of Mediterranean Societies of Pediatric Dentistry, Councillor of the EAPD and member of IAPD, IADR and Association of Mediterranean Societies of Pediatric Dentistry. 

Prof Seymen’s research interests include: Amelogenesis and development anomalies of teeth; Oral histology; Genetics of caries; Genetics of agenesis; Genetics of cleftlip/palate Aesthetic dentistry; Craniofacial Anomalies; Cytotoxicity of bonding agents & Syndromes.