Director, Lecturer & Trainer
Dr. Ilay Maden DMD, MSc, PhD studied dentistry and did his PhD studies for periodontology in University of Istanbul. He has received his Master of Science degree for Lasers in Dentistry from Aachen University, Germany.
Dr. Ilay Maden is the co-director, lecturer and trainer of Seesaw Dental Education and representative of Aachen Dental Laser Centre (AALZ), Aachen University, Germany and World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) in the United Kingdom. He is also an Adjunct Faculty Member, thesis co-advisor and examiner at AALZ, an expert lecturer for Laser and Health Academy (LAHA), a lecturer for German Association of Oral Implantology, Dental Online College by Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag and a training instructor for International Continuing Education Centre for Dental Implants; - IFZI, Nurnberg, Germany.
He has held a number of theoretical and hands-on courses and lectures on diode, Nd:YAG and Erbium lasers in dentistry in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Turkey, USA, Portugal, Croatia, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, KSA, Slovenia, Norway, Taiwan, China, Sweden, Poland, Finland and Romania. He has been a speaker in a number of international congresses regarding lasers in dentistry in Poland, Turkey, Croatia, Slovenia, UAE, Jordan, Germany, Egypt (invited) and Canada (invited).
Dr. Maden is currently authoring the Lasers in Periodontics chapter for the updated version of Evidence Based Dentistry on Laser Dentistry edited by Prof Dr Gutknecht. In addition to being on the editorial board of The International Magazine of Laser Dentistry, Asnan Portal, ProDentalCPD, Journal of Laser and Health Academy and Lasers in Dental Science, he is also a member of the editorial board for Lasers in Medical Science; one of the leading international journals in the field of medical applications of lasers and light in the Science Citation Index (Impact Factor:2.4). His work has been published internationally in Journal of Periodontology, International Journal of Medical Sciences, The International Magazine of Laser Dentistry, Journal of Laser and Health Academy, Cosmetic Dentistry and Hindawi Publishing Corporation.
Dr. Ilay Maden is a founding member of Global Periodontal Laser Users Society and a member of World Academy for Laser Education & Research in Dentistry, Turkish Dental Association, European Federation of Periodontology, Turkish Periodontology Association, Turkish Association of Aesthetic Dentistry Academy and British Dental Association. He has been the principal dentist in a private dental practice where he was majorly performing laser supported implantology and periodontal treatments between 2005 and 2016, in Istanbul while being based in the UK half time. Upon successfully completing the overseas registration exams in the UK in 2016, he is now based in the UK full time.