Prof. Dr. Derya ÇAKAN

Head of Department


Education and Work

  • DDS: Hacettepe University  Faculty of Dentistry, 1999
  • Phd: Hacettepe University, Institute of Health Sciences, Orthodontics, 2005
  • Assistant Professor: Yeditepe University, Faculty of Dentistry, Orthodontics, 2005
  • Associate Professor: Yeditepe University, Faculty of Dentistry, Orthodontics, 2012
  • Professor: Yeditepe University, Faculty of Dentistry, Orthodontics, 2018

Articles and Publications

  1. Burgaz MA, Germeç Cakan D, Yılmaz RBN. Three-dimensional evaluation of alveolar changes induced by nasoalveolar molding in infants with unilateral cleft lip and palate: A case-control study. Korean J Orthod. 2019 Sep;49(5):286-298.
  2. Germeç Çakan, D., Nur Yılmaz, R.B., Bulut, F.N., Aksoy, A., “Dental Anomalies in Different Types of Cleft Lip and Palate: Is There Any Relation?” J Craniofac Surg. 2018;29:1316-1321
  3. Yılmaz Nur, B.R., Germeç Çakan, D., “Nasolabial Morphology Following Nasoalveolar Molding in Infants with Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate”. J Craniofac Surg. 2018;29:1012-1016.
  4. Yılmaz, R.B.N., Germeç Çakan, D., Noyan, A., “Comparison of Oxygen Saturation During Impression Taking Before and After Presurgical Orthopedic Therapy in Babies With Cleft Lip and Palate”. Cleft Palate Craniofac J, 2017;54(5):582-587
  5. Ulkur, F., Ozdemir, F., Germec-Cakan, D., Kaspar, E.C. “Landmark errors on posteroanterior cephalograms”. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2016;150(2):324-31.
  6. Nur, R.B., Germeç Çakan, D., Arun, T., “Evaluation of facial hard and soft tissue asymmetry using cone-beam computed tomography”. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2016;149(2):225-37
  7. Günyüz, M., Germeç Çakan, D., Tozlu, M., “Periodontal, dentoalveolar and skeletal effects of tooth borne and tooth-bone borne expansion appliances”. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop, 2015;148:97-109
  8. Germec-Cakan, D., Taner, T., Akan, S., “Evaluation of Uvulo-glosso-pharyngeal Dimensions in Non-extraction, Extraction with Minimum Anchorage and Extraction with Maximum Anchorage Cases”, European Journal of Orthodontics, 2011;33(5):515-20
  9. Germec-Cakan, D., Canter, H.İ., Nur, B., Arun, T., “Comparison of Facial Soft Tissue Measurements on 3D Images and Models Obtained with Different Methods”, J Craniofacial Surgery, 2010;21:1393-1399
  10. Germeç, D., Taner, T.U., “Effects of Extraction and Nonextraction Therapy with Air-rotor Stripping on Facial Esthetics in Postadolescent Borderline Patients”, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 2008;133:539-549

Administrative Duties

  1. General Secretary of Turkish Orthodontic Society
  2. Yeditepe University Education Committee
  3. Yeditepe University  CODA Committee
  4. Editor-in-Chief of Turkish Journal of Orthodontics

Memberships of Scientific and Professional Organizations

  1. Turkish Orthodontic Society
  2. Turkish Cleft Lip and Palate Society
  3. European Orthodontic Society
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