Ilknur Tanboga

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Oral infections constitute some of the most common and costly forms of infections in humans. The concept of microbial ecological change as a mechanism for preventing dental disease is an important one while altered microbial ecology may lead to dental disease. New methods such as probiotic approaches (i.e. whole bacteria replacement therapy) to eliminate(More)
BACKGROUND Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients can be considered as high caries risk patients because they frequently consume sugar-rich food between meals and they have a high intake of sugar containing syrups, aerosols, and salivary flow reducing medication. Variable caries prevalences were reported in CF patients in previous studies. There are no studies(More)
Fluoride, the milestone element of pediatric dentistry, as well as modern dentistry, has been utilized for the last six decades in practice. Researchers all over the world have used fluoride in several forms in the prevention of tooth decay. Today, we are aware that most of this work has involved clinical research with children. It is particularly pertinent(More)
AIM This was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of an antibacterial drug (Metronidazole, Nidazol, IE Ulagay Ilac A.S) application as an intra-canal medicament combined with pulpectomy in infected primary molar teeth. METHODS The study material consisted of data collected from children treated at the Dental School Dept. of Paediatric(More)
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect on saliva and plaque pH of beta 2 agonist (salbutamol 400 mcg) and inhaler corticosteroid (fluticasonepropionate 250 mcg). The interproximal plaque pH responses to these medicaments and examine the effect of chewing gum after the usage of these inhalers. Thirty children of both sexes, from six(More)
Numerous studies focus on visits to dental clinics for emergent dental problems. Many are all-inclusive, studying traumatic injuries as well as visits for infection and other causes. Epidemiologic studies have focused on the investigation of the prevalence or incidence of dental injury. The patients were evaluated at Pediatric Dentistry, Marmara University(More)
An epidemiological survey was carried out among the ice hockey players of Turkish Premier Ice Hockey League. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of dental trauma in youth and adult ice hockey players, as well as to check if the players were aware of mouthguards and had used any. The players were interviewed to determine the(More)
AIM To evaluate the effect of low level laser therapy on pain during cavity preparation with laser in paediatric dental patients. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS The study was carried out on 10 children aged 6 to 9 years old for a total of 20 primary molar teeth. For laser preparation an Er: YAG laser was used. Half of the preparations were treated by low level(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, clinical manifestations, and etiology of dental erosion among children. A total of 153 healthy, 11-year-old children were sampled from a downtown public school in Istanbul, Turkey comprised of middle-class children. Data were obtained via: (1) dinical examination; (2) questionnaire; and (3) standardized(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess whether the diode laser (DL) pulpotomy method is a suitable alternative to formocresol (FC) and ferric sulphate (FS) pulpotomies in human primary teeth. BACKGROUND DATA Pulpotomy is the amputation of infected coronal pulp to maintain radicular pulp vitality and function. Although FC is regarded as the gold(More)