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DEPARTMENT OF ORTHODONTICS

Orthodontics is the department that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of displacement of teeth and the development of the jaws.  The interests of orthodontics are displacement of teeth, discrepancies between jaws, excess or missing teeth.  Various orthodontic appliances are used in orthodontic treatments to provide a healthy and functional occlusion.  Crowded teeth may cause chewing problems that result in abrasion of teeth, excessive pressure on the supporting bone and temporomandibular joint disorders. 

The Department of Orthodontics is also a clinical department that provides education for PhD degree and speciality of Orthodontics.

In our departmant, pre-graduate and post-graduate education programs include theoretical and practical studies. Pediatric and adult patients can take orthodontic diagnosis and treatment care.

Treatment methods can be separeted into two categories:

Removable Orthodontic Treatment is the treatment method where various removable orthodontic appliances are used to prevent problems caused by bad habits like thumb sucking, abnormal swallowing, etc. Also these appliances are used to maintain and regain space of permanent teeth. Removable functional appliances intercept functional malocclusions. This treatment is carried out for 8-11 years old children which are in mixed dentition.

Fixed Orthodontic Treatment is applied by using bonded brackets on the teeth which cannot be removed during the treatment and wires going through these brackets. Fixed Orthodontic Treatment can be applied to patients with healthy teeth and gums at any age. In order to maintain the results of the treatment, long-term protection with various retention appliances is required.

The following applications are carried out in our department:

  • Guidance of Eruption
  • Removable Appliance Treatments
  • Functional Treatments
  • Extraoral Treatments
  • Fixed Orthodontic Treatments
  • Orthognathic Surgical Treatments
  • Treatment for Cleft Lip Palate

                                                                                                       Prof. Dr. Servet Doğan

                                                                                                     Head of Orthodontics Department


Akademic Staff

Prof. Dr. Servet DOĞAN (Head of Departments)
Prof. Dr. Alev ÇİNSAR
Prof. Dr. Ali Vehbi TUNCER
Prof. Dr. Özlem SEÇKİN
Prof. Dr. Aynur ARAS
Prof. Dr. Münire Ece SABAH
Prof. Dr. Aslıhan Mediha ERDİNÇ
Prof. Dr. M. Gökhan ÖNÇAĞ
Prof. Dr. Banu DİNÇER
Doç. Dr. T. Hakan BULUT
Doç. Dr. Enver YETKİNER
Doç. Dr. Furkan DİNDAROĞLU
Dt. Yağmur LENA
Dt. Ege DOĞAN
Dt. Aycan YALÇIN
Dt. Hasan ÇINARCIK
Dt. Gençer HUNİLER
Dt. Derya BAYKAL
Dt. Tuğçe ÖNER
Dt. Merve BULUT
Dt. Abdulkadir IŞIK
Dt. Nalan ÜNVER
Dt. Meltem GEDİZ
Dt. Doğa DEMİR
Dt. Halil Toros BİNGÖL
Dt. Gün GÜNER
Dt. Çelik ATAĞÜN
Dt. Selçuk Ufuk SARIBAŞ
Dt. ADB Alrahman ARBİ KATİBİ
Dt. Hazal SOYSAL
Dt. Gülen ÖZSES
Dt. Gülşah DUMLUPINAR
Dt. Dilruba KIYAK
Dt. Can SABAH

 

 


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