Meet The Doctor
Endodontist Murat Ayik, DDS
Dr. Ayik has been a practicing specialist for over 20 years. He started his career at the Tennessee Technological University where he completed his undergraduate education. He then attended the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. After completing his DDS, Dr. Ayik joined the United States Navy and earned a commission as a Naval Officer. He served four years before earning an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) certificate at the Naval Medical/Dental Center in San Diego. Once he completed his time with the Navy, he began an advanced specialty training program for root canal procedures and endodontic microsurgery at the Health Science Center of the Baylor College of Dentistry at Texas A&M University.
Currently, Dr. Ayik holds board eligibility status from the American Board of Endodontics. He has published several research papers and articles covering the field of endodontics. One article he coauthored, Maximum Bite Force and Chewing Efficiency of Dental Implants and Endodontically Treated Teeth: a Preliminary Clinical Study, has been cited numerous times in professional dental literature.
Dr. Ayik enjoys spending his spare time with his daughter Ayla at her sporting and musical events. He is also a travel enthusiast who loves the beach.