Dr Ayhan Uyanlar, DMD, PhD, is an internationally recognised authority in the fields of orthodontics, temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and craniomandibular dysfunction (CMD) treatment, orthognathic (jaw) and facial surgery, as well as obstructive sleep apnea therapy.
With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Dr Uyanlar skillfully combines precision, aesthetics, and functionality to enhance his patients' smiles and quality of life.
Dr Uyanlar earned his DMD degree with the highest distinction from the prestigious University of Hacettepe in Ankara, ranking among the top 1% of his class.
His pursuit of excellence led him to complete a residency in orthodontics at the esteemed University of Yeditepe in Istanbul, where he earned a PhD in Orthodontics.
Driven by his passion for delivering the best possible care to his patients, Dr Uyanlar studied at the renowned Roth-Williams Center in San Sebastian, Spain, mastering advanced techniques under the guidance of Dr Domingo Martin.
Furthermore, he gained invaluable experience during an internship in Pittsburgh, where he collaborated with esteemed Drs Robert and Ronald Good.
Driven by a commitment to comprehensive dental care, he also received training at the esteemed OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry in California.
Dr Uyanlar further expanded his knowledge and skills by partnering with maxillofacial surgeon Dr Simonas Grybauskas, specialising in TMD and orthognathic and facial surgery.
Throughout his career, Dr Uyanlar has continued collaborating with renowned dentists and specialists in managing complex dentofacial disorders.
He has taught at the Yeditepe University Faculty of Dentistry, inspiring and shaping the next generation of dental professionals.
Dr Uyanlar's extensive experience and artistic vision enable him to create dentofacial aesthetics resulting in exceptional functional outcomes and outstanding smiles for each patient.
Dr Uyanlar's approach is rooted in a holistic philosophy that treats dentistry as an art form recognising the dynamic relationship between a smile and facial aesthetics.
By carefully considering human anatomy, paying attention to every last detail, and prioritising the overall well-being of his patients, Dr Uyanlar crafts smiles to accentuate natural facial aesthetics.
As a forerunner in his field, Dr Uyanlar maintains active membership in prestigious dental organisations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, the European Orthodontic Society, the Turkish Orthodontic Society, FACE-Roth Williams Society, OBI, Roth Study Club, and BSCOSO.
He is also engaged in community organisations and events, tirelessly working to make a positive impact beyond his professional endeavours.
Beyond his professional achievements, Dr Uyanlar nurtures passions such as philosophy, tennis, sailing, and travel. These activities contribute to his well-rounded approach to patient care and underscore his commitment to holistic dentistry.
With the highest levels of dentofacial expertise and a patient-centred approach, Dr Ayhan Uyanlar stands as a trusted and highly sought-after practitioner.