M. Ali Darendeliler BDS, PhD, Dip.Orthod, Certif Orth, PrivDoc, FICD, MRACDS

Dr. Darendeliler is professor and chair of the Discipline of Orthodontics at the University of Sydney and head of department at Sydney Dental Hospital, Sydney South West Area Health Service. He received his dentistry training from the University of Istanbul, his PhD from the University of Gazi in Turkey, his specialist training in orthodontics from the University of Geneva, Switzerland and the High Education Counsil, Turkey. He has served as a clinical instructor, research and postgraduate coordinator at the University of Geneva, assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, and research professor at the University of Southern California. He has lectured in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. In addition to research and teaching, he maintains a private orthodontic practice. His research interests include orthodontic tooth movement, root resorption, obstructive sleep apnea, temporary anchorage devices, sequential aligners, self-ligating brackets, orthopaedic treatment modalities, magnetic fields and forces and dentofacial orthopedics.