• DDS and Ph D in Orthodontics
Thesis : Cephalometric evaluation of the effects of cervical and high pull headgear applications on dento-cranio-facial complex in the mixed dentition,
Aegean University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics, İzmir TURKIYE, April 12, 1989.
• Istanbul University, Faculty of Dentistry İstanbul – TURKIYE, July 1984
• Galatasaray Senior High School, İstanbul, September 1975- June 1979
• Saint Joseph French Secondary School, İzmir, September 1971-June 1975
• Research Assistant : Aegean University-İzmir TURKIYE, September 2, 1985 – October 12, 1992
• Associate Professor : Aegean University-İzmir TURKIYE, October 12, 1992 – July 16, 1999
• Professor : Aegean University-İzmir TURKIYE, July 16, 1999
-Giving lectures to postgraduate students about “biomechanics of fixed appliances” and to undergraduate students about “fixed appliances” and “simple orthodontic treatment methods”.
-Thesis consultant of postgraduate students,
-Clinical consultant in fixed treatments.
-Treating orthodontic patients
-Member of the council of education of the faculty
• Private practice as ortodontist in Izmir and Kayseri, Turkey between 1991 and 2006
• Private practice as ortodontist in Dubai at British Dental Clinic between 2004 and 2017
• Currently working as ortodontist at his own practice Dr Tosun Dental Clinic in Jumeirah, Dubai,UAE since November 2017.
• DENTAL PRACTICE :
Oct. 1984-Jan. 1985 DDY Hospital- İzmir TURKIYE
-As a team member in the dental clinic I worked on all types of dental surgical, periodontal, pedodontic, prosthetic and conservative treatment approaches.
• ORTHODONTIC PRACTICE
Apr. 1985-Nov. 1989 Aegean University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics
-Full time theoretical, clinical and practical orthodontic work on all types of orthodontic, orthopedic and orthognatic cases particularly on adult patients.
Dec. 1989-Mar. 1991 Haydarpaşa Military Hospital Dental Clinic, İstanbul TURKIYE
-Taken the responsability of treating all kind of orthodontic, orthopedic as well as orthognatic surgery cases
Apr. 1991- Nov 2003 Aegean University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics
-Full time EDUCATION of undergraduate and post graduate students.
-Clinical practice on all types of ORTHODONTIC and ORTHOPEDIC cases.
-Carried out RESEARCH PROGRAMS particularly on biomechanics of fixed appliances and friction between various components of the fixed orthodontic appliances.
-Given a number of LECTURES, SEMINARS and CONFERENCES in Turkey and in several foreign countries in different national and international scientific congresses particularly about “BIOMECHANICS IN ORTHODONTICS ” and “ ORTHODONTICS IN GENERAL DENTISTRY ”.
-Having a number of ARTICLES published in national and international orthodontic journals.
-Given a number of COURSES on “biomechanics of fixed appliances” and “orthodontics for general practitioners” .
-Attended in a number of national and international ORTHODONTIC CONGRESSES.
-Leaded two postgraduate (PhD) and 12 undergraduate THESIS.
-3M Speaker on Interdisciplinary Orthodontic Treatments in for in several platforms such as Poland Oral Care Masterclass 26-28 October 2017;
-Forsus and TAD’s on HAAD Event Abu Dhabi 2018
-TURKISH ORTHODONTIC SOCIETY Webinar on Biomechanics in Orthodontics, 2020
-Currently lecturer at DTMD (Digital Technology for Medicine and Dentistry University) University, Luxembourg / Germany, giving courses on Biomechanics and Modern Concepts in Orthodontics
• PRIVATE PRACTICE :
-Worked in private office in Izmir- Turkey between Apr. 1991 and November 2004.
-Worked at British Dental Clinic in Dubai since March 2004-November 2017, Symbiosis Medical Centre in Dubai since February 2013 and Virginia dental Clinic in Dubai since 2014.
-Currently working as orthodontist, practice manager/owner of Dr Tosun Dental Clinic in Dubai since November 2017
-Treating all kind of orthodontic and orthopedic cases. Working particularly on ADULT ORTHODONTICS as well as EARLY ORTHODONTICS
-Certified user of INCOGNITO LINGUAL APPLIANCE, INVISALIGN CLEAR ALIGNERS.
-Used to work with American Hospital in İzmir as a CONSULTANT ORTHODONTIST
1- “BIOMECHANICAL PRINCIPLES OF ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES” 1999.
2- “ORTHODONTICS FOR GENERAL PRACTITIONERS”, 2003.
3-“BIOMECHANICS IN ORTHODONTICS PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE” in Quintessence International, 2010.
4- “MODERN CONCEPTS IN ORTHODONTICS“ Quintessence International 2022 in English and Turkish languages.
MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS
-Turkish Orthodontic Society
-American Association of Orthodontics
-World Federation of Orthodontics
-Emirates Medical Association
-Lecturer for DTMD Digital Technology for Medicine and Dentistry University, Germany, Luxembourg
-Fluent in English, French and Turkish all written and spoken.
HOBBIES and ACTIVITIES
Photography, water color painting, guitar playing; reading about self improvement, business and marketing; functional fitness, yoga, windsurfing, tennis, volley-ball.
Board Member of Turkish Business Council in Dubai and Northern Emirates
POST GRADUATE CONTINUING EDUCATION:
1. American Association of Orthodontists Meetings
2. Turkish Orthodontic Society Meetings
3. European Orthodontic Society Meetings
4. French Society of Dentofacial Orthopedics (SFODF) Meetings
5. UAE International Dental Meetings
6. Balkan Medical Union Meetings
7. Begg Technique: Dr. M. Arat
8. Dentofacial Orthopedics: Dr. E. Procher
9. Infantile Stomatology: Dr. M. Russu
10. Class II Division 1 Malocclusion: Dr. A. Hasund
11. Bimler appliance: Dr. B. Bimler
12. Segmented Arch Technique: Dr. M. R. Marcotte
13. Multiple Arch Straight Wire: Drs. W. J. and J. S. Thompson
14. Alpern Appliance: Dr. M. Alpern
15. Straight Wire: Dr. J. Bennett
16. Prospective Treatment Planning: Dr. C. J. Burstone
17. The New Orthodontic Wires and How to Use them: Dr. C. J. Burstone
18. How to Eliminate Side Effects in Edgewise-straight wire mechanics: Dr. C. J. Burstone
19. Non extraction treatment: Dr. A. Gianelly
20. Advances in Clinical Orthodontics: Dr. B. Zachrisson
21. Early Treatment: Dr. R. W. Alexander
22. Dentofacial Development and Function: Dr. A. Becker
23. Straight Wire and Occlusion: Dr. D. Roth
24. TMJ: a multifactorial problem: Dr. A. Enacar
25. Treatment of Deep Bites and Open Bites in CII Cases: Dr. R. W. Alexander
26. Lingual Orthodontics: Dr. C. Caniklioglu, Dr. Y. Ozturk
27. Direct bonding in lingual orthodontics: Dr Antonio Norsini and Dr Vittorio Cazziafest
28. Resin composite fillings-state of the art: Dr Michael Dieter
29. Trouble Shooting in Endodontics Your Way to Success : Prof Mahmoud Turbingad
30. Cleft Lip and Palate : A Multidisciplinary Team Approach:Dr John G Meara, Dr Dirk Nolte, Dr Omar Abdul – Rahman, Dr. Salam Salam Al – Khayyat.
31. Biomechanics in orthodontics,application of smart wires: Dr R.Nanda
32. The Future of Modern Orthodontics, Self Ligation: Efficiency in Practice: Dr Lars Christensen and Dr Leandro Fernandez.
33. 108th Annual Sessionof the American Association of Orthodontists, Denver, Colorado,USA, 16-20 May 2008,
34. The Esssence of Finishing,Karad A,Dubai 19 Nov 2009.
35. New Horizons in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics,Clark WJ,EMA,Dubai,3 Nov 2010.
36. Future of Intelligent Orthodontics,Bergstrand F,Dubai,4-5 March,2011.
37. 87th EOS (European Orthodontic Society) Congress, 19-23 June 2011, Istanbul
38. Micro-Implant-Anchorage (MIA) for Orthodontic Treatment:Park HS,Istanbul,19 June,2011
39. New Aspects of Orthodontic Therapy an Evidence -based Overview,Proffit WR,Jordan,10-11 Nov,2011.
40. The MBT System-Concept and Biomechanics with both traditional and self ligating appliances (Smart Clip Appliances), Trevis H J,Dubai,12 April 2012.
41. 13. International Congress of the Turkish Orthodontic Society,Antalya-Turkey,30 Sept-4 Oct 2012.
42. MBT advanced course by Dr Bennett J, October, Dubai, 2013.
43. The smile arc method: Improved self ligation, Accelerated Biology, En masse movements with miniscrews, John Pobanz, Feb 3, 2014
44. New Vistas in Dental Healthcare Industry,April 11, 2014
45. Restorative dentistry/Orthodontics relationship, Nov 26, 2014, Dr Roze & Assoc. Seminars 2014.
46. Mini implants in orthodontics:The Therapeutic concepts and current techniques,Dr Joseph Bouserhal,Dubai,2015
47. Orthodontics and implantology,how can the orthodontist help the implantologist?, Dr Jean-Marc Retrouvery,Mc Guill Uni, Dubai,8 Nov 2015.
48. 7th Worl Implant Orthodontic Conference 2015,10-13 Nov, Dubai.
49. AEEDC Dubai Worl Orthodontic 2016 Conference, 31 Jan-1 Feb 2016, Dubai
50. Inman Aligners Certification Course, 26 Feb 2016, Dubai
51. Adult and Aesthetic Orthodontic Lecture, Dr Lars Christensen, 8 May 2106, Dubai
52. The dental Business Management Conference, Eniko Simon Sheeran, 23 Sept, 2016, Dubai.
53. Invisalign Post Graduate Education Courses / Sandra Tai Masterclasses 2020-2021-2022
Continuing Education with several online Courses and Conferences in Orthodontics particularly about Interdisciplinary Orthodontics and Clear Aligners (Invisalign courses) as well as Dental Business.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
1- Tosun Y, Isiksal E : A comparative study of cervical and high pull headgear applications on dento-crania-facial structures in class II division 1 cases in mixed dentition, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea,1990, 11: 1-15.
2-Seckin O, Tosun Y : Treatment of Class II division 1 cases with high pull headgear and maxillary orthopedic splint, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1990, 11: 47-68.
3- Dogan S, Aras A, Tosun Y, Sabah M: Importance of cranio-facial dimensions and angles on orthodontic malocclusions, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1991, 12: 49-55.
4- Tosun Y, Isiksal E : Study of high pull headgear application on dento-cranio-facial structures in class II division 1 cases in mixed dentition, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1991, 4: 50-54.
5- Tosun Y, Tuncer AV: Application of Rapid Palatal Expansion on a class III adult (case report), Turkish Journal of Orthodontics,1991, 4: 89-94.
6- Tosun Y, Tuncer AV, Tosun S: Skeletal dimension of anterior open bite Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1991, 4 : 46-51.
7- Tosun Y, Tuncer AV: Study of the effect of extraoral forces used in Class II division 1 malocclusions on the palatal dimensions, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1992,13:90-96.
8- Tuncer A V, Isiksal E, Tosun Y: Cephalometric study of the position of the tongue in various malocclusions Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1991, 13: 1 13-120.
9- Tosun Y : Orthopedie Fonctionnelle ; chapter in Encyclopedie Medico-Chirurgicale, Editions Technique Paris, 1993, pp 1-8.
10-Tosun Y, Tuncer AV, Tosun S: Study of the relationship between monolateral posterior cross bite and vertical palatal asymmetry, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1991, 12: 246-249.
11-Tosun Y, Yalcin S: Effect of intrusion on apical root resorption , Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1991,12: 171-175.
12- Tosun Y: Effect of rapid expansion on palatal dimensions, Journal of Faculty of Dentistry of Aegea, 1991,12: 97-100.
13- Tosun Y, Tezcan S, Erol Hİ: Evaluation of craniofacial parametres in individuals with adenoids, Rev Orthop Dento Faciale, 1993, 27: 183-188.
14- Tosun Y, Tuncer A V, Ozakmay C, Tosun S: Hipoglossy: a case report, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1992,5:48-52.
15- Yalcin S, Tosun Y, Erkan Z, Gurbuzer B,Ozdamar S: Compound odontoma (a case report), Clinics in Dentistry, 1992, 2: 50-53.
16- Tosun Y, Ozdamar S, Tezcan S, Yalcin S, Ozgen M: Histological evaluation of the effect of Nance appliance on palatal mucosa, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics,1992,5: 3 7- 40.
17- Tosun Y, Erol H I, Tezcan S: Evaluation of head posture in individuals with adenoids,Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1992,5: 41-47.
18- Tosun Y : Treatment planning and cephalometric analysis in orthodontics,Aegean Journal of Ortodontics, 1992, 1: 30-33.
19-Tezcan S, Yigit M.D, Tosun Y, Ozgen M, Sagdic D, Ucmakli E: Effect of removable appliances fabricated with various methods on mucosal surfaces: an exfoliative cytological study, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1992,5: 126-127.
20-Tezcan S, Yigit M D, Tosun Y, Ozgen M, Kosan E: Determination of removable appliances from oral pathogenes point of view, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1992, 5:128- 131.
21-Yigit M D, Tezcan S, Tosun Y, Ozgen M.,Ozdamar S : Effect of intrusion on dental structures, Journal of dentistry, 1994, 3: 1-5.
22-0zgen M, Aksoy A U, Tezcan S, Tosun Y : Cephalometric evaluation of transversal effects of rapid maxillary expansion, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1994,7:26-27.
23-Tosun Y : Orthodontics in general dentistry , Journal of Denizli Chamber of Dentists,1995, 8: 12-18.
24-Tosun Y, Unal H: Study of friction between various wire and bracket materials, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 1998, 11: 35-48.
25- Dincer B, Ertan Erdinc AM, Tosun Y : Study of force relaxation in intraoral elastics, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 2000, 13: 86-94.
26-Oncag G, Tosun Y, Tuncer AV : Comparison of the resistance of new and recycled metal brackets to tension and shear forces, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 2001, 14: 44–50.
27-Tosun Y, Ertan Erdinc AM, Dincer B : Effect of the size, material, stiffness of the wire and the angulation between bracket and wire on friction, Turkish Journal of Orthodontics, 2003, 17, 63-74.
28- Oncag G, Tuncer AV, Tosun YS.: Acidic soft drinks effects on the shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets and a scanning electron microscopy evaluation of the enamel, Angle Orthod.,2005 Mar;75(2):247-53.
LIST OF PRESENTATIONS
1- Tuncer AV, Isiksa1 E, Tosun Y : Cephalometric study of the position of the tongue in various malocclusions Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society, 17-20 October, 1990, National Library, Ankara.
2-Tosun Y, Tuncer AV: Effect of extraoral forces on dimensions of dental arches, Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society, 17 -20 October, 1990,National Library, Ankara.
3-Erturk N, Tosun Y: Extraction des dents de 6 ans dans les traitements orthodontiques,Cours de stomatologie infantile, Cours de perfectionnement en orthodontie, Jassy 1989.
4-Tosun Y, Seckin O : Comparaison des appareils splint maxillaire et high pull dans la classe II, 16. Cours de stomatologie infantile , Piatra Neamt, 1990.
5- Erturk N, Dogan S, Tosun Y: Application du masque faciale dans les cas extremes de classe II, 16. Cours de stomatologie infantile, Piatra Neamt, 1990.
6-Hazar S, Tosun Y: La place de l’appareil de Watkin dans l’orthodontie pratique, 16. Cours de stomatologie infantile, Piatra Neamt, 1990.
7-Tuncer A V, Tosun Y: Arc lingual Moduler 3 D, 16. Cours de stomatologie infantile ,Piatra Neamt,1990.
8-Tosun Y: Orthodontics in general dentistry, I.International Congress of Turkish Dental Association, Efes Congress Center, İzmir, 30 September-3 October 1992.
9-Tosun Y, Ozdamar S, Tezcan S, Yalcin S, Ozgen M: Histological evaluation of the effect of Nance appliance on palatal mucosa, International Congress of Turkish Orthodontc Society,Balcova- İzmir,24-27 October,1992.
10- Yigit MD,Tezcan S, Okar İ, Ozgen M, Tosun Y: Study of tooth movement in rats to which hyperbaric oxegene has been applied , International Congress of Turkish Orthodontc Society,Balcova- İzmir,24-27 October,1992.
11- Tosun Y: Effect of rapid expansion on palatal dimensions,International Congress of Turkish Orthodontc Society,Balcova- İzmir,24-27 October,1992.
12- Yigit MD,Tezcan S, Tosun Y, Ozgen M, Ozdamar S: Effect of intrusion on pulp tissue, International Congress of Turkish Orthodontc Society,Balcova- İzmir,24-27 October,1992.
13-Tosun Y, Tuncer AV, Ozkinay C, Tosun S: Hipoglossy: a case report, International Congress of Turkish Orthodontc Society,Balcova- İzmir,24-27 October,1992.
14-Tosun Y, Erol H I,Tezcan S: Evaluation of head posture in individuals with adenoids, International Congress of Turkish Orthodontc Society,Balcova- İzmir,24-27 October,1992.
15-Tosun Y: Traitement des Classe II division 1 en denture mixte par high pull headgear et la gouttiere orthopédique maxillaire;Societe Francaise d’Orthopedie Dento-Faciale,66.Reunion, 28-31 Mayis 1993, Paris
16-Tosun Y: The effects of rapid palatal expansion on palatal dimensions,69. Congress of the European Orthodontic Society, 8-14 Haziran 1993,Stockholm.
17-Tosun Y, Ozdamar S, Tezcan S, Yalcin S, Ozgen M:Histological evaluation of the effect of Nance appliance on palatal mucosa, 69. Congress of the European Orthodontic Society,8-14 Haziran 1993, Stockholm.
18-Tosun Y, Dogan S, Unal T: Histological evaluation of the effect of intrusion on pulpal tissue, International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic society,4-9 September 1994,Manavgat,Antalya.
19-Tosun Y: Effect of intrusion on pulpal tissue,70.Congress of European Orthodontic Society, 8-11 Haziran 1994, Graz.
20-Tosun Y: Evaluation of craniofacial parameters in individuals with enlarged adenoids, 70. Congress of European Orthodontic Society,8-11 Haziran 1994,Graz.
21-Tosun Y, Unal H: Study of frictional resistance between bracket and arch wires, 5. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic society, 7-12 October 1996,Belek Antalya
22- Tosun Y, Unal H, Okur A: Effect of recycled brackets on friction, 5. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society, 7-12 October 1996,Belek Antalya
23-Tosun Y, Unal H, TUrkoglu K : Effect of angulation on friction between bracket and arch wire, 6. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society, 16-20 June,1998,İstanbul.
24-Aras A, Tosun Y, Cinsar A: Use of “Memory Titanol Spring” to close first molar extraction space,6. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society, 16-20 June 1998, İstanbul.
25-Tosun Y, Oncag G: Comparison of the resistance of the new and recycled brackets against pull and shear forces, 6. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society,16-20 June 1998, İstanbul.
26-Tosun Y Dincer B,Ertan Erdinc A: Study of force relaxation in intraoral elastics, 6. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society,16-20 June 1998,İstanbul.
27-Tosun Y Unal H: Evaluation of frictional resistances of stainless steel brackets manufactured with different techniques, 6. International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society,16-20 June 1998
28- Tosun Y: Interdisciplinary approaches in orthodontics, International Congress of Turkish Orthodontic Society, 24 Oct 2014, Ankara
29- ORAL Care Masterclass 3M Dental Conference Ludz Poland 2021
30-DTMD Digital Technology for Medicine and Dentistry University, Orthodontic Advanced Mechanics November 2021-April 2022, Warsaw Poland
31- DTMD Digital Technology for Medicine and Dentistry University, Orthodontic Advanced Mechanics 7-8 October 2022 Warsaw Poland