DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
The Department of Pediatric Dentistry was founded by Prof. Dr. Bora ALTINEL ATAMAN in 1963.
Pediatric dentistry is a branch of science that examines all kinds of oral and dental problems from the birth of the child to the adolescent age and produces solutions in cooperation with other branches of dentistry covering treatment and preventive applications. Until today, a total of 41 doctorates have been successfully completed their pHD in our department. Our department, which was established with three faculty members, has become a department with a respected and experienced staff of our faculty. We support international student exchange program at the internship level and still continue these activities within the scope of the ERASMUS program.
Our department has organized 2 national pedodontics congresses so far. In our department, undergraduate and graduate education and training programs, national and international scientific research and studies continue.
Health services applied in our department are:
-Fissure sealant application
-Restorative treatment for primary and permanent teeth
-Root canal treatment and vital pulp treatment for primary and permanent teeth
-Growth and development of jaws
-Space maintainers and prosthetic rehabilitation in children
-Management of traumatic injuries to primary and permanent dentition
-Regenerative endodontic treatment
-Dental care for patients with special needs
-Dental treatment under sedation and general anesthesia