Dr. Dilek Durak

Full-time post-graduate Periodontist at the Dental Faculty of Marmara University. Since 2003, she has been constantly working to enhance her knowledge and technical skills by attending CE courses and related conferences. Dr. Durak is a member of numerous professional organizations and the Turkish Board of Periodontology. She speaks English.



Clinical and microbiological evaluation of local minocycline (Periocline®) therapy in the treatment of adult periodontitis patients and  comparison of microbiological parameters with Periocheck® chairside test kit and cultural method. (This research was supported by Sunstar, Japan)


  • Kuru, L., Noyan, Ü., Yılmaz, S., Kuru, B., Argun, D., Arda, O.: The effect of soft laser on initial treatment of patients with adult periodontitis. A clinical and histologic study. Journal of Marmara Universty Dental Faculty, 4(2): 107-114, 2000.
  • Yılmaz S, Kuru B, Kuru L, Noyan Ü, Argun D, Kadir T.: The effect of galium arsenide diode laser on human periodontal disease: A microbiological and clinical study. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, 30:60-66:2002.
  • Gürsoy H, Kuru B, Noyan Ü, Argun D, Yılmaz S, Demiralp E: Aggressive Periodontitis: Case Reports. Society  of Turkish Periodontology 33rd.Scientific Congress, 2003, Antalya, Turkey. (Poster Presentation)

International Presentations:

Noyan, Ü., Kuru, L., Argun, D., Kadir, T., Kuru, B.,Yılmaz, S.: Soft Tissue Laser Treatment Efficiency & Microbiological Evalutaion for Adult Patients.Türk Dişhekimliği Birliği ve Dünya Dişhekimliği Birliği ortak kongresi, 21-26 Haziran, 1999, İstanbul.


Microbiological and clinical evaluation of mechanical periodontal treatment and/or local/systemic minocycline administration in adult periodontitis patients