Dr. Buldur completed his undergraduate and doctoral education at Sivas Cumhuriyet University, where he has been teaching pediatric dentistry since 2013. He has been an Associate Professor in 2018. He has held various positions such as Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor, and member of the Editorial Board in many international journals. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal “Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry” which is published in English. He is the President of the annual international scientific congress, “International Congress of Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry (ICCPD)”, which welcomes participants from more than eighty countries from all over the world. Entering “World’s Most Influential Scientists” list published by Stanford University in 2021, Dr. Buldur has many international scientific publications, is an editor and author of chapters in textbooks, and an active reviewer in more than twenty SCI indexed journals. He is an active member of many professional organizations, including the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry (IAPD) and the European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (EAPD). His academic research interests include dental anxiety in children, behavior management, pediatric endodontics, regenerative endodontics, and qualitative research in dentistry.
Why Pediatric Dentistry?
I poss a deep passion for becoming a pediatric dentist due to the unique and rewarding nature of working with children. Pediatric dentistry requires not only dental expertise but also a genuine love for helping children and creating a positive dental experience for them. The ability to connect with young patients on their level, soothing their fears, and instilling good oral hygiene habits from an early age is crucial. I always keep mind the importance of building trust, patience, and empathy, as well as possessing a playful and friendly demeanor to make dental visits enjoyable for children. This passion fuels their commitment to promoting lifelong oral health, ensuring brighter smiles and happier children as they grow.