Dr Ali Darendeliler
Job Title: Orthodontist
Languages: English, French, Arabic, Turkish
Professor Darendeliler received his dentistry training from the University of Istanbul and his PhD from the University of Gazi in Turkey. He did his specialist training in orthodontics at the University of Geneva in Switzerland and at the Higher Education Council in Turkey.
From 1990 to 1991, Professor Darendeliler was a visiting assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After being appointed research and post-graduate director at the University of Geneva in 1993, he spent six months at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles as a research professor in 1996. He has been a professor of orthodontics since 1997. He has lectured widely in Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. His research interests include orthodontic tooth movement, root resorption, obstructive sleep apnoea, temporary anchorage devices, sequential aligners, self-ligating brackets, orthopaedic treatment modalities, magnetic fields and forces, and dentofacial orthopedics.
He currently holds the posts of research collaborator and visiting instructor in orthodontics and pedodontics at Geneva University.