Prof. Ahmet Keleş
After graduating from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in 1989, Ahmet Keleş started the orthodontic residency program at Harvard University in the U.S. with the scholarship of the Turkish Ministry of Education. In 1994, he completed his doctorate degree, and his thesis study received the best research award, Thomas W. Graber Award of Special Merit American Association of Orthodontists. After completing his doctorate, he taught orthodontics at Marmara University. Following obtaining his Associate Professorship in 2002, he served as Clinical Director of Orthodontics at University of Connecticut from 2003 to 2005. In 2005, he started teaching at Harvard University. Currently, he divides his time between Istanbul, seeing patients in his private practice, and the States, teaching postgraduate students at Harvard University. Prof. Keleş has many patents bearing his name. His inventions, “Keles Keyless Expander”, “Keles Slider” and “Keles Face Mask”, are produced and used also in the U.S. His son Eren Keleş is the co-inventor of Keles Keyless Expander. Prof. Keleş travels widely to give courses and seminars in orthodontics. He has authored more than 50 scientific publications and many orthodontic textbook chapters. He was the abstract and reviews editor of the World Journal of Orthodontics. Presently he is the International Vice President of the Harvard Orthodontics Alumni Association. He is married and has two children.
Improving Quality of Life with A Team Approach: A Case Report
Rapid Palatal Expansion with the Keles Keyless Expander
The Keles Slider Appliance for Bilateral and Unilateral Maxillary Molar Distalization
Keles Keyless Expander: A New Approach for Rapid Palatal Expansion