Prof. Dr. Ayse Diljin KEÇECİ was born in Ankara, Turkey. She completed her secondary education in İzmir Bornova Anatolian High School in 1986, and her dental education at Ege University Faculty of Dentistry in 1991. In the Ph.D program, she studied in Ege University Department of Restorative Dentistry between the years 1992-1997 and she studied for her thesis titled “ Comparison of three manual preparation techniques of curved root canals using intraoral digital radiography “ in the JW Goethe University, Department of Restorative Treatment, in Germany as a DAAD scholar between 1994- 1996.
In 1998, she began to work in Süleyman Demirel University Faculty of Dentistry in Isparta, as the head of the Department of Restorative Dentistry and the first lecturer. In 2006, she spearheaded the establishment of the Department of Endodontics and studied until 2022 in the same university.
In 2004, she studied in Germany with another DAAD scholar. As observer, she visited dental Dental Schools in Netherlands in 2011 and United States in 2013. She started working in İzmirTinaztepe University Faculty of Dentistry as the chair of Department of Endodontics in March 2022, where she took part as one of the cofounders of the Dental Faculty.
Dr. Keçeci has a textbook and chapters in endodology books, more than 70 peer reviewed articles in national and international journals related to endodontic microbiology and disinfection, microlekage, root canal instruments, postendodontic restorations, dental trauma and prevention in athletes, dental fluorosis etc.. She has many lectures and presentations in various key congresses and meetings.
She is an active member of ESE (European Society of Endodontology), Turkish Endodontic Society (TED) and Turkish Dental Association (TDB).