Pinar Saatçi

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Occlusal contacts in maximum intercuspidation were recorded at the end of active orthodontic treatment and 3 months into the retention period. Hawley retainer, tooth positioner, and nontreated normal occlusion groups of 10 subjects were examined for change in the number and location of occlusal contacts. Soft silicone-base impression materials were used to(More)
We describe a 7-year-old boy with classic dental and dermatologic findings of Papillon-Lefère syndrome. In addition to these manifestations, he had bilateral, almost symmetric, hypertrophic-looking corneal leukoma. This case demonstrates that patients with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome should undergo ophthalmologic examination in addition to frequent dental(More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether the extraction of four premolars as a requirement of orthodontic therapy is a factor in the creation of tooth size discrepancies, and to determine whether any tooth extraction combinations create more severe discrepancies. The study is carried out on the pretreatment dental casts of 50 patients with(More)
The authors describe a patient with oculocerebrocutaneous syndrome, also called Delleman-Oorthuys syndrome. This patient is the first reported case in Turkey. The 19-month-old boy had characteristic features of oculocerebrocutaneous syndrome, such as unilateral orbital cyst, skin tags and skin hypoplasia, hypoplastic left cerebellar hemisphere, Dandy-Walker(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate ocular findings in children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate. Fifty-seven consecutive patients with cleft lip and/or palate seeking orthodontic treatment during 2006 were examined prospectively from an ophthalmological standpoint. Mean age of the patients was 9.2 years (range: 15 days to 18 years). Of the 57(More)
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