Professor Cemal Ucer
BDS, MSc, PhD, MFDS RCS(Eng), FCGDent, FDTF Ed (RCSEd)
Specialist Oral Surgeon
Professor of Dental Implantology, University of Salford
Fellow of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow of ITI
Cemal Ucer, a specialist Oral Surgeon, graduated from Manchester Dental School in 1982. He established a private hospital referral practice for implantology in 1988. He was awarded one of the first MSc degrees in implantology in the UK in 1995. This was followed by a PhD from Manchester University for his clinical study investigating the factors affecting the survival of implants in iliac bone grafts and osteoporotic patients.
Cemal’s clinical and research interests include the role of bone quality, quantity and major bone grafting on the success of implants, 3D surgical navigation, hard and soft tissue oral reconstructive surgery and sinus grafting, as well as rehabilitation of the severely atrophic maxilla with zygomatic and 3D printed customised implants.
Cemal has directed a nationally renowned multi-system post-graduate certificate course in implantology since the 1990s. He has a professorial appointment as academic lead of the MSc programme in Implantology at the University of Salford. Cemal is a past president (2011-2013) and honorary life member of the UK Association of Dental Implantology (ADI) and clinical director of Manchester Postgraduate Dental Institute at ICE Hospital.
He has contributed to the scientific literature with numerous guidelines, position and research papers, and general peer-reviewed publications.
Cemal is a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), Fellow of College of General Dentistry (UK) and a member of the Faculty of Examiners for the RCSEd Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Cemal is clinic director of the Manchester ZAGA Centre for Zygomatic Implants.