Oral and maxillofacial dental procedures involve the diagnosis, surgery and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects concerning both functional and cosmetic aspects of the oral and maxillofacial region.
At Yeditepe University Hospital, our experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeons treat problems ranging from the removal of teeth to the correction of facial trauma.
The Dental and Maxillofacial Department at Yeditepe University Hospital offers consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with oral cavities and problems affecting the maxillofacial region, head and neck.
Our oral maxillofacial specialists can address a range of conditions that require experience in both cosmetic surgery and dentistry.
Our dentists and maxillofacial doctors have years of experience in treating facial disproportion, facial pain, temporomandibular joint disorders, impacted teeth, cysts and tumors of the jaws, as well as problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections.
Dental Implants: anchoring the perfect smile
Dental implants treatment allows patients to regain the ability to eat virtually anything and to smile with confidence.
Dentists at Yeditepe University Hospital carry out dental implants using tiny titanium posts, which are inserted into the jawbone where teeth are missing. These metal anchors act as tooth root substitutes.
Yeditepe University Hospital dentists surgically place the anchors into the jawbone. The bone bonds with the titanium, forming a strong foundation for artificial teeth. These posts yield stable anchors for artificial placement teeth.
Dental implants can also aesthetically regain facial structure, preventing the bone deterioration that might happen when teeth are missing.
The team at Yeditepe University Hospital is dedicated to providing our international patients with the highest quality of dental care, service and value.
Supported by a dedicated group of professional at our International Services Department, we inform and educate our international patients about their procedures and utilize the most advanced preventative, restorative cosmetic and cosmetic dentistry available in Europe.
For patients this means shorter, more comfortable visits with predictable, long-lasting, and naturally beautiful smiles.
We welcome you to our dental center, not merely as a patient, but as a valued guest and friend from abroad.
Yeditepe University Hospital can help you live with an ever-lasting smile.
In our orthodontology department, the treatment method and period is determined specifically for the individual patient. Treatment is carried out selectively for the diagnosis of mouth cancer.
During treatment, the latest Invasilign and Lingual applications are in use for the benefit of all our international patients. The orthodontology department offers its services 24 hours a day.
A healthy mouth in a healthy body! The mouth is a window into the health of the body. Oral health is vital to general health and quality of life.
A healthy mouth is a state of being free from mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and sores, tooth decay and tooth loss and other dental disorders that can hinder an individual’s ability to bite, chew, smile, or speak.
The most common mouth diseases are dental cavities, periodontal (gum) diseases, oral cancer and oral infectious diseases.
Early detection of oral cancer is essential to reduce the risks of this devastating disease. The dental care clinic at Yeditepe University Hospital utilizes the most effective, non-invasive techniques that can aid medical practitioners in the early diagnosis of oral cancer.
Laser Dental Treatments
Laser treatment can be used as a safe and effective method for a comprehensive range of dental procedures. Laser dental treatment offers several advantages. Dentists may not need to drill or administer anesthesia when a laser is used—allowing patients to enjoy a more comfortable dental experience.
Laser dental treatments are also known for their accurate and precise results. Additionally, lasers can reduce recovery periods associated with traditional therapies. Laser treatment can be applied to dental filling, root canal procedures, biopsy (for cancer detection) and teeth whitening.
Yeditepe University Hospital provides a better aesthetic look for its patients as well as providing laser high technology treatment for teeth whitening and the treatment of gingival conditions.
Root canal treatment is an endodontic procedure that treats infection of the tooth. Endodontic procedures can be an effective treatment when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected.
Pediatric Dental Care
The health of milk teeth in children directly affects the future dental health of the patient. Yeditepe University Hospital aims to raise awareness in families about the importance of milk tooth health, as well as helping children to have healthy teeth.
Yeditepe University Hospital delivers a better aesthetic appearance for our patients, as well as providing treatment through its laser technology for teeth whitening and the treatment of gingival conditions.
Orthodontic care at Yeditepe University Hospital uses advanced appliances, tooth removal or dental surgery to correct dental and jaw misalignment. Orthodontic care covers a wide range of treatments including dental braces and invisalign.
The Oral Diseases unit (Oral Medicine / Oral Diagnosis) investigates whether cavity changes are related to dental or jaw problems, whether they have developed as a result of local factors, or represent the oral indications of a systemic disease.
In general terms the branch of Oral Diseases offers treatments for bacterial infections, viral infections, fungal infections, specific signs of infection, systemic ulcers, white lesions of the mucosa, precancerous lesions, and early signs of oral cancer.
Dentists at Yeditepe University Hospital also offer excellent dental care for oral dermatologic diseases, changes in the pigmentation of the mucous membranes, changes in the tongue and lips, growths in the gum, changes caused by dental prostheses, allergic and toxic reactions caused by materials used inside the mouth, and the early diagnosis and timely guidance relating to indications of various systemic diseases in the mouth.
If mouth sores, which are the most common complaint in this region, persist for a prolonged period, medical help should certainly be sought.
The early diagnosis and timely treatment of mouth sores that can develop into cancer is very important. The dental team at Yeditepe University Hospital will answer all of your questions and address any concerns related to your condition.
Yeditepe University Hospital Orthodontology department provides a range of advanced treatments for mouth and dental disorders.
Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry dealing with teeth, the normal structure and development of the chin, irregularities and treatments. Orthodontic treatment usually includes the use of some apparatus such as brackets. The use of such corrective apparatus involves the following steps:
- Occlusion of the toot gap
- Correcting closing abnormalities
- Fix crooked teeth
- Aligning the teeth and lips
Orthodontic treatment at Yeditepe University Hospital
There are 2 types of orthodontic treatment:
Removable orthodontic treatment
Unlike traditional braces, removable orthodontic appliances are used to keep teeth in their corrected positions and to induce growth of the jaws in order to impact changes in facial structure. Removable appliances are often utilized before and in conjunction with fixed appliances.
Fixed orthodontic treatment
They are sets of wires and brackets glued to the teeth. They are commonly known as braces. They act as handles that move your teeth under the control of orthodontic wires. The wires are tightened and adjusted, gradually applying enough pressure to move the teeth (bone remodeling).
Benefits of orthodontic treatment at Yeditepe University Hospital
An orthodontic dental treatment can be of tremendous benefit to patients suffering from difficulty chewing or biting, breathing through the mouth, and protruding teeth.
The benefits of orthodontic treatment include:
- Straightening teeth
- Better chewing function and speech
- Improved ability to clean one’s teeth
- Reduction in mouth-breathing
- Improved aesthetic facial shape and profile
- Improved self-esteem and confidence
Orthodontic care at Yeditepe University Hospital dental department combines art, science and dental technology to create healthy smiles that can last for years to come.
Lingual (Invisible) Orthodontics
Traditional braces can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. If you are concerned about wearing visible braces, lingual braces in Turkey can be an excellent choice. Lingual braces are dental orthodontic appliances that are attached to the inside surface, which makes them practically invisible and provides an appealing aesthetic appearance without the clunky-looking braces.
An orthodontic specialist at Yeditepe University Hospital can evaluate your needs and help you decide if lingual orthodontic treatment is the right dental treatment that suits your lifestyle.
At the forefront of cosmetic dentistry technology in Turkey, Invisalign is a virtually invisible orthodontic appliance designed to straighten teeth. Without wires and brackets, Invisalign is made of comfortable removable, see-through aligners purposely crafted to fit teeth and straighten them into their proper positions.
Yeditepe University Hospital orthodontists and prosthetic experts are trained in the design, fitting and fabrication of devices that improve function and mobility or reduce pain. Yeditepe University Hospital is dedicated to helping our international patients with limb deficiencies, musculoskeletal problems and neurologic disorders that affect the extremities or spine. As in all fields, our services are provided within our celebrated multidisciplinary system using the latest technology provided by highly trained experts. Yeditepe University Hospital offers skilled, compassionate care for patients of all ages. We work closely with prescribing physicians in Orthopedics or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as physical therapists and occupational therapists. Our goal is to provide optimal function and comfort for our international patients, and their most rapid possible return to healthy normal lives in their home countries, fully coordinated with their medical specialists and families. Our International Services Department offers patients from abroad every assistance and guidance throughout the process and the necessary follow-up when they return home.
At Yeditepe University Hospital we provide a full range of services in the field including:
Prosthetics involves the design of prostheses (artificial limbs) for patients who have undergone an amputation or present with a congenital anomaly. The prosthesis is custom designed for each individual to fulfill both cosmetic and biomechanical needs.
Orthotics treats individuals who require support for their spine or extremities. Orthoses (braces) are custom designed and fabricated to meet an individual’s needs. The orthosis may be needed to reduce pain or to provide support to an extremity that has lost function due to damage to bones, ligaments, nerves or muscles.
Pedorthics is a sub-specialty of orthotics dealing only with disorders of the feet. Pedorthists design custom fabricated foot orthoses (shoe inserts) or identify appropriate shoe modifications that can be fitted to provide the patient relief and protection.
The Yeditepe University Hospital Dental and Oral Health Department offers you the latest treatment methods in dental health and oral diseases.
Missing teeth can have a strong impact on your appearance and self-image. Dental implants are an ideal dental solution to correct missing teeth and gaps, and can help you feel good about your smile.
Dentists at Yeditepe University Hospital can restore the function and cosmetic appearance of a healthy smile with stable, secure dental implants. Dental implants at Yeditepe are designed to restore missing teeth and your missing smile, while functioning like your natural tooth.
Dental implants at Yeditepe University Hospital
Dental implants involve implantation of an artificial tooth in the jaw to support a tooth or bridge. Dental implants can be an excellent treatment option for people who are suffering from missing teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury or some other reason.
Dental implants are strong foundations for the roots of missing teeth. They are designed to establish an anchor for a tooth replacement or dental crown.
Benefits of dental implants
- Dental implants reduce the pressure on the remaining teeth by providing independent support and restoration to dental crowns, dental bridges and over dentures
• Dental implants carried out at Yeditepe University Hospital can preserve natural tooth tissue by eliminating the need for conventional bridgework
• Bone preservation and reduction in loss of jawbone height
• Durability and long-life span than traditional teeth restoration
• Loose fitting dentures can be replaced with enhanced support, stability and retention with implant over dentures
• Improvement in speech and bite. Studies have shown that dental implants contribute to increased bite strength
Endodontics is the dental specialty concerned with the study and treatment of the dental pulp – most commonly this involves what is popularly known as root canal therapy.
Yeditepe University Hospital’s center works in close association with your general dentist in your home country if required, with the assistance of Yeditepe’s International Services Department.
We are committed to providing the highest quality care to all our international patients in a relaxed atmosphere of consideration, concern, compassion, and comfort.
Modern science has advanced the technology of endodontics to the point where procedures are usually perfectly comfortable. As in all our fields of medical specialty, Yeditepe University Hospital takes full advantage of the latest in endodontics technology and research for the benefit of our international patients. The goal of our specially trained staff is to provide a treatment experience that is marked by the highest quality of service, care and comfort.
You will be pampered with our patient-centered philosophy of care: all the latest technology available will be employed to make your visit to our office as quick and comfortable as possible.
Yeditepe’s specific areas of expertise include:
- ROOT CANAL THERAPY
- SURGICAL ROOT CANAL THERAPY
- CRACKED AND FRACTURED TEETH
- TRAUMATIC DENTAL INJURIES
ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Oral and maxillofacial surgery treats various diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the mouth and maxillofacial region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.
Yeditepe University Hospital oral and maxillofacial surgeons have medical degrees and general surgery training. They work in collaboration with other specialties including general surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, otolaryngology (head and neck surgery) and eye care.
The team at the Yeditepe University Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center is dedicated to providing our international patients and your family with the highest quality of care, service, and value. We inform and educate our international patients about their procedures and utilize the most advanced technology available.
For patients, this means shorter, more comfortable visits with predictable, long-lasting, and naturally beautiful results – and a more rapid return to your home country. We welcome you to our center, not merely as a patient, but as a valued guest and friend from abroad.
Our specialties, brought together under Yeditepe University Hospital’s celebrated multidisciplinary philosophy, include:
- Oral Surgery
- Wisdom Teeth Extractions
- Dental Implants
- Bone & Soft Tissue Grafting
- General Anesthesia
- IV Sedation
- Cone Beam Imaging (3D Scan)