Professor and Head, Head of Dental Materials Unit, Center for Dental and Oral Medicine, Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Materials Science
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Mutlu Özcan is a Professor and Head of Dental Materials Unit in University of Zurich, Switzerland. She did her Licenciate in Dentistry from Marmar University Istanbul in 1993. She completed her Doctorate in Medical Sciences from University of Groningen, Netherlands. She has authored more than 200 scientific and clinical articles in peer-reviewed journals, has given over 400 presentations at international scientific meetings, is a frequent lecturer at scientific meetings, receiver of several international awards and has held numerous continuing education courses in Europe. She serves also for the editorial boards of several scientific journals. Her clinical expertise is on reconstructive dentistry with a particular emphasis on adhesive applications.
The main focus of research involves clinically prosthetic applications, minimal invasive adhesive applications, investigating longevity of dental restorations and pre-clinically translational research on dental biomaterials with an emphasis on dental ceramics, polymers, simulation testing methods, aging phenomena and surface conditioning methods.