Mehmet Muhtaroğullari

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate efficiency of pivot splints in jaw exercises, in combination with stabilization splints, in cases of anterior disc displacement without reduction of temporomandibular joint. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Twenty-three patients who referred to the prosthodontics clinic in 1995-1997 were included in the study, where anterior disc displacement(More)
INTRODUCTION Dental implants have been associated with the occurrence of postoperative rhinosinusitis. In some patients, preoperative sinus lifting must be performed to increase the chances of successful implant placement. This retrospective study examines the relationship of dental implants after sinus lifting with the occurrence of postoperative(More)
The prevalence of signs and symptoms related to TM (temporomandibular) disorders was examined in 40 children with primary dentition and in 40 children with mixed dentition. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between dentition and TM disorders in the examined population. Maximum mouth opening was also evaluated. Clinical examination(More)
A 29-year-old Caucasian woman who presented with short stature and multiple unerupted supernumerary teeth is described. Radiological investigations of her cranial and skeletal abnormalities revealed cleidocranial dysplasia. Because of the advanced age of the patient and contraindication for orthodontic treatment, only surgical and prosthetic treatment were(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the 5-year clinical performance and failure rate of single- or multiple-unit zirconia-based crowns. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 148 patients (39 men and 109 women, mean age: 46.9 ± 10.6 years) treated in university and private practices with 618 single- or multiple-unit zirconia-based(More)
In this study, 18 basketball players (11 female, seven male; age range 14-32 years) with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems who had a history of sport injuries related to head or jaw region were evaluated and the results of the treatment were presented. A standardized functional examination of the masticatory system was performed including measurement(More)
Inferior alveolar nerve lateralization (IANL) and short dental implants (SDI) are 2 viable implant-based treatment approaches in the presence of atrophied posterior mandible. Despite the risks of dysfunction, infection, and pathologic fractures in IANL, it becomes possible to place standard implants. The purpose of this study was to compare SDI and IANL(More)
This clinical case study describes a multidisciplinary modified technique for the treatment of an oblique root fracture. A-38-year old woman with a history of trauma and a broken tooth was referred to our clinic. There was an oblique crown fracture extending the coronal third of the root just underneath the cingulum of the crown. The patient was willing to(More)
The effects of citric acid and acidulated phosphate fluoride on the surface roughness of autoglazed and overglazed all-ceramic IPS Empress materials were analyzed. Atomic force microscopy was used to measure the roughness. Citric acid solution (2.00%) was applied for 8 hours, simulating 2 years of exposure. Acidulated phosphate fluoride gel (1.23%) was(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to compare the agreement of clinical examination and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results before and after the treatment of nonreduction temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc displacement. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study group consisted of 22 patients, each with anterior disc displacement without reduction in at least one TMJ.(More)