Tayfun Gunbay

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PURPOSE The aim of this clinical study was to investigate the clinical effects and long-term results of the transmandibular symphyseal distraction technique for the correction of mandibular transverse deficiencies. This was achieved by assessing the dental, skeletal, and temporomandibular joint changes in the sagittal, vertical, and axial planes using(More)
Ameloblastic odontoma is a mixed odontogenic tumor, which is characterized as being extremely rare, displaying aggressive clinical behavior, resembling a mixed radiopaque and radiolucent radiographic appearance and containing both ameloblastoma and a composite odontoma. An eleven-year-old boy complaining of the edentulous area at the anterior maxilla, was(More)
Purpose The aims of this retrospective study were to evaluate the possible changes in soft tissue facial profile induced by orthopedic rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME), and to correlate them with the underlying hard tissue alterations. Materials and Methods 16 patients who received bone borne SARME(More)
This article describes the immediate fabrication and placement of a provisional restoration, using a modified method for impressionmaking. An impression was made before surgery and provisional acrylic temporary restorations with composite resin frameworks were prepared on the solid-screw implant abutments. This article demonstrates this simple method and(More)
Treatment of a woman suffering from oligodontia and multiple diastemata with insufficient alveolar ridges in both the maxilla and mandible is described in this clinical report. The total number of missing teeth was 11 (excluding the wisdom teeth). The treatment strategy consisted of an interdisciplinary team approach of orthodontic, surgical, and(More)
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