Dr. Selda Sayek
Dr. Selda Sayek joined Parkhaven Dental in 2008. She began her career as a visiting professor of prosthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry in 2004 and has been in private practice ever since.
She is a graduate of the College of Notre Dame in Maryland. She received her Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston. Dr. Sayek is board eligible for the American College of Prosthodontics (I, III, and IV) and received a postgraduate degrees in prosthodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Prosthodontics is a dental specialty relating to the replacement of missing teeth or jaw structures with bridges, dentures, implants, or other artificial devices.
Dr. Sayek has been honored with the Harvard Dental Alumni Association’s Dr. Norman B. Nesbitt Award for excellence in dentistry as well as the the Waterpik Prosthodontic Award for outstanding achievement in the study of prosthodontics.
Dr. Sayek has extensive research experience. Her papers include: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX – “The physical characteristics of composite composed of GTE monomer and titanium nanoparticles”; Harvard School of Dental Medicine Department of Prosthodontics – “Water sorption and solubility in denture soft relines”; Harvard School of Dental Medicine Department of Restorative Dentistry – “Bibliometric study on retention of glass ionomer sealants”; and Harvard School of Dental Medicine – “Clinical study on facial and body asymmetry.” She has also made presentations on implantology and treatment options for the edentulous patient.
Dr. Sayek lives with her husband, Dr. Jorge Casas, and their beautiful daughter, Valentina.