Ahmet Keles

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The undesired movement of anchor teeth, and relapse of previously moved teeth, are major clinical problems in orthodontics. Dental implants are increasingly used to preserve anchorage, but these are costly and require invasive surgical procedures. An alternative strategy for maintaining anchorage may be the use of biological inhibitors of osteoclastic bone(More)
Amelogenesis imperfecta is an inherited disorder that presents a major challenge to the dentist for prosthetic treatment of missing and/or malformed tooth structures. This clinical report presents the use and short-term clinical performance of adhesively-inserted full-ceramic restorations in the restoration of a case of amelogenesis imperfecta.
Maxillary transverse constriction is among the most common malformations in orthodontics. Treatment usually requires rapid palatal expansion with banded or bonded expanders after eruption of the maxillary first molars. The history of palatal expansion goes back nearly 150 years and has retained its popularity ever since. However, patient/guardian compliance(More)
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