Yuksel Erpardo, DDS, PhD has been a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 2006. He is the head of the implant section of Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He received his DDS degree in Turkey at Istanbul University in 1999. He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Istanbul University. He has a PhD in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He also has an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship certificate in implants from University of Florida. He also earned his American DDS degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry. He is a current member of ITI (International Team of Implantology).