Miss Zehra Yonel BDS, MFDS RCS(edin), FHEA

Miss Zehra Yonel

School of Dentistry

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Zehra Yonel is a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Birmingham’s School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences.

Her current research interests include investigating the association of periodontal (gum) disease with chronic, non-communicable diseases.

Zehra is involved in undergraduate teaching which focusses on the speciality of Periodontology.






Zehra qualified as a dentist from the University of Birmingham in 2011 Following her qualification, she undertook Foundation Training in the West-Midlands before moving to the Eastman dental hospital for a DF2 posts in Restorative Dentistry. She returned to the Birmingham Dental Hospital where she undertook Core Trainee (DCT) posts in Oral-Surgery, Oral Medicine, sedation, Paediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery on-call commitments at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital and was joint holder of the first Academic DCT post in the country.

During this time, Zehra obtained post-graduate qualification (M.F.D.S (RCS Edin.)) and Education for healthcare professionals FHEA.

 Following this Zehra was employed by the University as a Clinical Lecturer in Restorative dentistry and is involved with undergraduate teaching and research within the periodontal research group.