Professor Sıdıka Sinem Akdeniz(DDS, PhD) was born in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. She received her dentistry degree from Hacettepe University in the year 2007. She completed PhD program of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Başkent University in 2011. She worked as an observer in University College of London Hospital during her PhD education.She worked on The Assessment of Dose Related Effects of Nitrogen Containing Bisphosphonates on Oral Mucosa Cell Culture for her PhD thesis. She continued working in Başkent university first as a specialist and then in the academic staff after she received her PhD degree.
Currently, she has worked as a professor and the department chair of Baskent University Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 2021. She is a member of Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (TAOMS), ACBID and International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, is a member of board of management of ACBİD and is in organizing and education committee of ACBİD Resident School.
Professor Akdeniz also gives private courses on advanced implantology, alveolar bone augmentation techniques and orthognathic surgery in various educational organizations.
Temporomandibular joint disorders’ clinical and surgical treatment, trauma, orthognathic surgery, and surgical treatment of maxillofacial pathologies, dentoalveolar surgery, dental implantology and alveolar reconstruction techniques are among her special areas of interest.