Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD

Binnaz Leblebicioglu
Academic Title

Dental Degree
University of Istanbul, Turkey, 1989

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, 1993

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, 1998, Oral Biology 

The Ohio State University, 1993, Periodontology

American Board of Periodontology

Academic Division
Office Address

4119 Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave.
43210 OH
United States

Research Interests

Peri-implant wound healing during early phases of osseointegration and following peri-implantitis treatment.  Clinical and histological treatment outcomes following guided bone regeneration procedures.  Periodontal health during pregnancy in relation to psychological stress.

Research Summary

Signal transduction involved in periodontal/peri-implant pathogenesis and wound healing.


Kandaswamy E, Sakulpaptong W, Guo X, Ai N, Powell HM, Tatakis DN, Leblebicioglu B. Peri-implant Fluid Inflammatory Marker Levels are associated with titanium levels. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants Mar-Apr 2022; 37(2):381-390. Doi: 10.11607/jomi.9271.

Sakulpaptong W, Clairmonte IA, Blackstone BN, Leblebicioglu B, Powell HM. 3D engineered human gingiva fabricated with electrospun collagen scaffolds provides a platform for an in vitro analysis of gingival seal to abutment materials. PLoS One. 2022 Feb 2: 17(2): e0263083. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263083. eCollection 2022.

Kofina V, Demirer M, Erdal BS, Eubank TD, Yildiz VO, Tatakis DN, Leblebicioglu B. Bone grafting history affects soft tissue healing following implant placement. J.Periodontol. 2021 Feb;92(2):234-43. doi: 10.1002/JPER.19-0709. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

Cheng G-L, Leblebicioglu B, Li J, Chien H-H. Soft tissue healing around platform-switching and platform-matching single implants: A randomized clinical trial. J.Periodontol. 2020 May 31. doi: 10.1002/JPER.20-0030. Online ahead of print.

Leblebicioglu B, Alssum L, Eubank TD, Yildiz VO, Tatakis DN. Wound fluid cytokine profile following bone regeneration procedures. J. Oral Implantol. 2020 Apr 1; 46(2): 107-113. Doi: 10.1563/aaid-joi-D-19-00061.

Rolph DN, Deb M, Kanji S, Greene CJ, Das M, Joseph M, Aggarwal R, Leblebicioglu B, Das H. Ferutinin directs dental pulp-derived stem cells towards the osteogenic lineage by epigenetically regulating canonical Wnt signaling. Biochem Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2020 Apr 1; 1866(4): 165314. Doi:10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.10.032. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Alssum L, Eubank T, Roy S, Erdal B, Yildiz V, Tatakis D, Leblebicioglu B. Gingival perfusion and tissue biomarkers during early haling of post-extraction regenerative procedures. J. Periodontol. 2017 Nov; 88: 11: 1163-1172.

Chien H-H, Meng H-S, Gross AC, Eubank TD, Yildiz VO, Leblebicioglu B. Soft tissue healing around platform matched and switched dental implants. Implant Dentistry 2016. Oct 25 (5): 629-37

Paropkari A, Leblebicioglu B, Christian L, Kumar PS. Smoking, pregnancy and the subgingival microbiome. J.Scientific Reports. 2016. Jul 27; 6: 30388. Doi. 10.1038/srep30388

Blazek AM, Nam J, Gupta R, Pradhan M, Perera P, Weisleder NL, Hewett TE, Chaudhari AM, Lee B, Leblebicioglu B, Butterfield TA, Agarwal S. Exercise-Driven Metabolic Pathways in Healthy Cartilage. Osteoarth & Cart. 2016. Jul; 24(7): 1210-22

Gil Escalante M, Eubank TD, Leblebicioglu B, Walters JD. Comparison of Azithromycin and Amoxicillin for prophylaxis prior to dental implant placement: A randomized exploratory study of bioavailability and anti-inflammatory effects. J.Periodontol. 2015 86(11): 1190-1200

Nam J, Perera P, Gordon R, Jeong Y, Blazek AD, Kim DG, Tee BC, Sun Z, Eubank TD, Zhao Y, Leblebicioglu B, Liu S, Litsky A, Weisleder NL, Lee BS, Butterfield T, Schneyer AL, Agarwal S. Follistatin-like 3 is a mediator of exercise-driven bone formation and strengthening. Bone. 2015 Sep;78:62- 70. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2015.04.038. Epub 2015 Apr 30

Blair LM, Porter K, Leblebicioglu B, Christian LM. Poor sleep quality and inflammation as predictors of shorter gestation: Heightened risk among African Americans. J.SLEEP 2015 38(8): 1259-67.

Abdelhamed M, Gailey J, Bailey M, Johnston W, Halloway JA, McGlumphy E, Leblebicioglu B. A comparison of zirconia and titanium abutments for microleakage. J.Clin Imp Rel Res. 2015 Oct; 17 Suppl 2e:643-51.

Leblebicioglu B, Hegde R, Yildiz V, Tatakis D. Immediate effects of tooth extraction on ridge dimensions and integrity. J. Clin Oral Investigations 2015 19 (8): 1777-84.

Dental Emergency Care Clinic

7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Student Dental Clinics

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Upper Arlington Dental Clinic

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.