Didem Dagdeviren

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist

Didem Dagdeviren
Contact Information
Email address: 
didem.dagdeviren [at] mcgill.ca

Dr. Dagdeviren received her DDS and Ph.D. from Hacettepe University, Turkey. She completed her specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology combined with Master of Dental Science at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Dagdeviren is an Assistant Professor and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at McGill University. She shares the Directorship of the Oral Diagnosis Clinic. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.


DDS, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Areas of expertise: 

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Advanced Dental Imaging Modalities, Implant Dentistry


Dr. Dagdeviren is the Course Director of Image interpretation and Radiology courses for undergraduate dental studies

2001 McGill College - Room 513
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 
  • University of Connecticut Graduate Programs Committee Award for Exceptional Achievement in Residency Radiology
  • Centennial Scholarship Award offered by American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Selected publications: 
  • De Souza RF, Jabbar AA, Jafarpour D, Bedos C, Esfandiari S, Makhoul NM, Dagdeviren D, Abi Nader S, Feine JS. Single-Implant Overdentures Retained by a Novel Attachment: A Mixed Methods Crossover Randomized Clinical Trial. JDR Clin TransRes. (2022)
  • Taqi D, Moussa H, Schwinghamer T, Vieira AR, Dagdeviren D, Retrouvey JM, Rauch F, Tamimi F; Members of the BBDC. Missing and unerupted teeth in osteogenesis imperfecta, Bone 150, 116011 (2021).
  • Taqi D, Moussa H, Schwinghamer T, Ducret M, Dagdeviren D, Retrouvey JM, Rauch F, Tamimi F; Members of the BBDC. Osteogenesis imperfecta tooth level phenotype analysis: Cross-sectional study, Bone 147, 115917 (2021).
  • Hand A.R., Dagdeviren D., Larson N.A., Haxhi C., Effects of Spaceflight on the Mouse Submandibular Gland, Archives of Oral Biology 110, (2020).
  • Dagdeviren D., Tamimi F., Lee B., Sutton V.R., Rauch F., Retrouvey J.M., Dental and Craniofacial Characteristics Caused by the p.Ser40Leu Mutation in IFITM5, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 179A, 65-70 (2019).
  • Ma M.S., Najirad M., Taqi D., Retrouvey J.M., Tamimi F., Dagdeviren D., Glorieux F.H., Lee B., Sutton V.R., Rauch F., Esfandiari S., Caries Prevalence and Experience in Patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Special Care in Dentistry 39, 214-219 (2019).
  • Retrouvey J.M., Taqi D., Tamimi F., Dagdeviren D., Glorieux F.H., Lee B., Hazboun R., Krakow D., Sutton V.R., Rauch F., Oro-dental and Facial Characteristics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta type V, European Journal of Medical Genetics 62, 103606 (2019).
  • Reznikov N., Dagdeviren D., Tamimi F., Glorieux F., Rauch F., Retrouvey J.M., Cone-beam Computed Tomography of Osteogenesis Imperfecta types III and IV: Three-Dimensional Evaluation of Craniofacial Features and Upper Airways, Journal of Bone Mineral Research Plus 3, e10124 (2019). 
  • Dagdeviren D., Kalajzic Z., Adams D.J., Kalajzic I., Lurie A., Mednieks M.I., Hand A.R., Responses to Spaceflight of Mouse Mandibular Bone and Teeth, Archives of Oral Biology 93, 163-176 (2018).
  • Dagdeviren D., Beallias J., Khan I., Mednieks M.I., Hand A.R., Response of the Mouse Sublingual Gland to Spaceflight, European Journal of Oral Science 126, 373-381 (2018).
  •  De Souza R.F., Bedos C., Esfandiari S., Makhoul N.M., Dagdeviren D., Abi Nader S., Jabbar A.A., Feine J.S., Single-Implant Overdentures Retained by the Novaloc Attachment System: Study Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Randomized Cross-Over Trial, Trials 19, 243-53 (2018).
  •  Dagdeviren D., Pakchoian A.J., Kilham J., Mahdian M., Lurie A., Tadinada A., Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologists: Career Trends and Specialty Board Certification Status, Journal of Dental Education 79, 493-8 (2015).
  •  Mahdian M., Pakchoian A.J., Dagdeviren D., Alzahrani A., Jalali E., Tadinada A., Lurie A., Using Hand-Held Dental X-Ray Devices: Ensuring Safety for Patients and Operators, Journal of American Dental Association 145, 1130-2 (2014).
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