CLOSING SPEECH OF THE PRESIDENT
Dr. Buldur completed his undergraduate and doctoral education at Sivas Cumhuriyet University, where he has been teaching pediatric dentistry since 2013. He has been an Associate Professor in 2018. He has held various positions such as Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor, and member of the editorial board in many international journals. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal “Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry” which is published in English. He is the President of the annual international scientific congress, “International Congress of Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry (ICCPD)”, which welcomes participants from more than fifty countries from all over the world. Entering the “World’s Most Influential Scientists” list published by Stanford University in 2021, Dr. Buldur has many international scientific publications, is an editor and author of chapters in textbooks, and an active reviewer in more than twenty SCI indexed journals. He is an active member of many professional organizations, including the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry (IAPD) and the European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (EAPD). His academic research interests include dental anxiety in children, behavior management, pediatric endodontics, regenerative endodontics, and qualitative research in dentistry. He was born in 1987 in Sivas and he is married and has two children.