Orthodontics

  • What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics, to prevent the occurrence of disorders related to the tooth-maxillofacial region; stopping and treating the progression of existing disorders; however good aesthetics and function (biting, chewing, talking, laughing)It is a specialty that aims to provide

Removable Orthodontic Treatment;It is a form of treatment in which various mobile devices are used to prevent problems that may develop due to factors such as bad habits, thumb sucking, abnormal swallowing, to make room for permanent teeth or to correct simple dental malocclusions.

Fixed Orthodontic Treatment; It is made with brackets that stick on the teeth and are not removed during the treatment, and wires passing through these brackets. Fixed orthodontic treatment can be applied to individuals of all ages with healthy teeth and gums. In order to maintain the results obtained with the treatment, long-term reinforcement with various passive devices and invisible wires is required.

The Orthodontics Department is affiliated to the Clinical Sciences of the Faculty of Dentistry. Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Specialization trainings are provided for the diagnosis and treatment of anomalies of the dentofacial structures of individuals in childhood, adolescence and adulthood. The graduate program is carried out in cooperation with the Institute of Health Sciences. In this context, there is a Master’s Program in English for foreign students. Education in the specialization program is carried out under the Ministry of Health.

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