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Assessment of salivary stress and pain biomarkers and their relation to self-reported pain intensity during orthodontic tooth movement: a longitudinal and prospective study.

Nehir Canigur Bavbek, Erdal Bozkaya, Sila Cagri Isler, Sehri Elbeg, Ahu Uraz, Sema Yuksel,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the relationship between pain intensity and concentrations of salivary pain and stress biomarkers during orthodontic tooth movement.<h4>Methods</h4>Eighteen patients (8 males, 10 females; mean age 14.57 ± 2.39 years) who needed orthodontic treatment with maxillary premolar extraction and segmental canine distalization participated in this study. Baseline ... Read more >>

J Orofac Orthop (Journal of orofacial orthopedics = Fortschritte der Kieferorthopadie : Organ/official journal Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Kieferorthopadie)
[2021, :]

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Evaluation of heat shock protein 70 and toll-like receptor 4 expression in gingival crevicular fluid in response to orthodontic forces.

Erdal Bozkaya, Nehir Canigur Bavbek, Sila Cagri Isler, Ahu Uraz, Rahsan Ilikci Sagkan, Baris Uzunok, Sema Yuksel,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The aim of this study was to assess the concentrations of heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) and toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) during orthodontic tooth movement and to compare their levels with interleukin-1β (IL-1β), a well-known proinflammatory biomarker.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>This study consisted of 20 patients (8 males, 12 females; mean age ... Read more >>

Clin Oral Investig (Clinical oral investigations)
[2021, :]

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The stability of implants and microbiological effects following photobiomodulation therapy with one-stage placement: A randomized, controlled, single-blinded, and split-mouth clinical study.

Suleyman Bozkaya, Ahu Uraz, Berceste Guler, Sevil Altundağ Kahraman, Bilge Turhan Bal,

<h4>Background</h4>Studies have reported a positive effect on bone healing and the elimination of microorganisms placed on the titanium implants, while others have not confirmed the positive photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) effects on bone regeneration and bone structure around the implants.<h4>Purpose</h4>The aim of the present study was to address the following questions: ... Read more >>

Clin Implant Dent Relat Res (Clinical implant dentistry and related research)
[2021, 23(3):329-340]

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The role of visfatin levels in gingival crevicular fluid as a potential biomarker in the relationship between obesity and periodontal disease.

Deniz Çetiner, Ahu Uraz, Seniha Öztoprak, Gülçin Akça,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Visfatin is an adipokine that plays an important role in immune functions as a growth factor, enzyme, and pro-inflammatory mediator. We aimed to determine the levels of visfatin, interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) in both obese/non-obese patients, with/without generalized chronic periodontitis (GCP).<h4>Methodology</h4>Patients were ... Read more >>

J Appl Oral Sci (Journal of applied oral science : revista FOB)
[2019, 27:e20180365]

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Platform-switched implants vs platform-matched implants placed in different implant-abutment interface positions: A prospective randomized clinical and microbiological study.

Ahu Uraz, Sila C Isler, Serpil Cula, Samet Tunc, Mehmet Yalim, Deniz Cetiner,

BACKGROUND:Placement of the implant-abutment interface (IAI) away from the bone crest has been suggested to have positive impacts on maintenance of peri-implant tissues. PURPOSE:To assess the effects of platform-switched and platform-matched implants, taking into consideration the IAI at different positions relative to the bone crest, on clinical, radiographic, and microbiological ... Read more >>

Clin Implant Dent Relat Res (Clinical implant dentistry and related research)
[2020, 22(1):59-68]

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A Technique for Restoring Severely Resorbed Edentulous Mandible with a Computer-aided Design and Computer-aided Manufacturing Surgical Guide and an Implant-supported Fixed Dental Prosthesis in Two Days.

Ilser Turkyilmaz, Sila C Isler, Ahu Uraz,

<h4>Aim</h4>The aim of this report is to describe a technique, in which a severely resorbed edentulous mandible was restored with computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) surgical guide and an implant-supported fixed dental prosthesis in two days.<h4>Background</h4>The quality of life of edentulous patients is generally restricted due to functional and psychosocial problems ... Read more >>

J Contemp Dent Pract (The journal of contemporary dental practice)
[2019, 20(4):524-528]

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The chemical surface evaluation of black and white porous titanium granules and different commercial dental implants with energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy analysis.

Berceste Guler, Ahu Uraz, Deniz Çetiner,

BACKGROUND:The chemical surface structure of the porous titanium grafts has not been found to study in the literature on the similarity of chemical surfaces of different commercial dental implants. PURPOSE:The purpose of this study is to investigate the chemical composition and surface energies of white (WPTG) and black porous titanium ... Read more >>

Clin Implant Dent Relat Res (Clinical implant dentistry and related research)
[2019, 21(2):352-359]

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Multidisciplinary rehabilitation of eosinophilic granuloma with bone graft surgery and a modified implant-supported hybrid prosthesis: A case report with a 6-year follow-up.

Meral Kurt, Bilge Turhan Bal, Ahu Uraz, Sevil Kahraman,

Eosinophilic granuloma is the most common form of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and corresponds with bone lesions characterized by pain, rapid growth, and high tendency of recurrence after inadequate curettage. It is a rare disease that is difficult to diagnose clinically and radiographically because it mimics other odontogenic cysts and tumors. ... Read more >>

Spec Care Dentist (Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry)
[2019, 39(1):45-50]

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An Evaluation of the Relationship Between Peri-implant Soft Tissue Biotype and the Severity of Peri-implantitis: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Sila Cagri Isler, Ahu Uraz, Ozlem Kaymaz, Deniz Cetiner,

<h4>Purpose</h4>This cross-sectional study aimed to analyze the relation between peri-implant soft tissue biotype (STB) and different levels of peri-implantitis severity, and to identify the possible risk indicators that affect the severity of peri-implantitis with regard to STB around dental implants.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Eighty-seven patients with 229 implants were diagnosed with peri-implantitis ... Read more >>

Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants (The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants)
[2019, 34(1):187–196]

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Effects of Laser Photobiomodulation and Ozone Therapy on Palatal Epithelial Wound Healing and Patient Morbidity.

Sila Cagri Isler, Ahu Uraz, Berceste Guler, Yucel Ozdemir, Serpil Cula, Deniz Cetiner,

<h4>Objective</h4>The aim of this study was to compare the effects of laser photobiomodulation (PBM) and topical ozone therapy on the reepithelialization of palatal donor site wounds through clinical assessment and computer-aided image analysis and to assess the patient morbidity following free gingival graft (FGG) surgeries.<h4>Material and methods</h4>Thirty-six patients requiring FGG ... Read more >>

Photomed Laser Surg (Photomedicine and laser surgery)
[2018, 36(11):571-580]

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Ozone application as adjunctive therapy in chronic periodontitis: Clinical, microbiological and biochemical aspects.

Ahu Uraz, Burcu Karaduman, Sila Çagri Isler, Sevim Gönen, Deniz Çetiner,

<h4>Background/purpose</h4>The application of ozone as an adjunctive treatment represents a new approach in the management of chronic periodontitis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical, biochemical and microbiological efficacy of ozone treatment as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in generalized chronic periodontitis (GCP) patients.<h4>Materials ... Read more >>

J Dent Sci (Journal of dental sciences)
[2019, 14(1):27-37]

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Oral and dental alterations and growth disruption following chemotherapy in long-term survivors of childhood malignancies.

Deniz Çetiner, Sedat Çetiner, Ahu Uraz, Gökhan H Alpaslan, Cansu Alpaslan, T Ufuk Toygar Memikoğlu, Ceyda Karadeniz,

<h4>Purpose</h4>More attention has been focused on the long-term side effects of treatment protocols since impressive advances in childhood cancer treatment have resulted in a growing population of patients. The purpose of this study was to investigate the disturbances of dento-facial development in children who were long-term survivors of childhood malignancies.<h4>Methods</h4>Fifty-three ... Read more >>

Support Care Cancer (Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer)
[2019, 27(5):1891-1899]

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Effects of platelet-rich fibrin on healing of intra-bony defects treated with anorganic bovine bone mineral.

Yasemin Sezgin, Ahu Uraz, I Levent Taner, Rana Çulhaoğlu,

Anorganic bovine bone mineral (ABBM) is extensively used in the treatment of intra-bony defects. Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a new-generation platelet concentrate with a simplified technique. Although certain studies have reported the use of PRF in the treatment of intra-bony defects, to date, none of them have evaluated its additive ... Read more >>

Braz Oral Res (Brazilian oral research)
[2017, 31:e15]

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The Comparison of Porous Titanium Granule and Xenograft in the Surgical Treatment of Peri-Implantitis: A Prospective Clinical Study.

Berceste Guler, Ahu Uraz, Mehmet Yalım, Suleyman Bozkaya,

<h4>Background</h4>Regarding the current approach, there is no evidence to show which treatment technique is the most accurate and useful in peri-implant defects.<h4>Purpose</h4>The aim of this study is comparing the effect of porous titanium granule (PTG) with rotary titanium brush and the use of xenograft and collagen membrane in the treatment ... Read more >>

Clin Implant Dent Relat Res (Clinical implant dentistry and related research)
[2017, 19(2):316-327]

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Psychological well-being, health, and stress sources in Turkish dental students.

Ahu Uraz, Yasemin Sezgin Tocak, Ceylan Yozgatligil, Sedat Cetiner, Belgin Bal,

This study investigated the psychological well-being and overall health of a group of Turkish dental students and their sources of stress. Two hundred and seventy-seven students (57 percent female) from Gazi University Dental Faculty completed the Dental Environment Stress (DES) questionnaire, the Psychological General Well-Being (PGWB) index, and the SF-36 ... Read more >>

J Dent Educ (Journal of dental education)
[2013, 77(10):1345-1355]

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Clinical and radiographic evaluations of chitosan gel in periodontal intraosseous defects: a pilot study.

Duygu Boynueğri, Gönen Ozcan, Sevda Senel, Dilek Uç, Ahu Uraz, Ersin Oğüş, Burcu Cakilci, Burcu Karaduman,

Periodontitis is a chronic infection in the supportive tissue of the teeth which eventually leads to tooth loss. Various grafting materials and barrier membranes have been used to repair periodontal intraosseous lesions. Chitosan is a derivative of chitin, a natural biopolymer, which is biologically safe, biodegradable, and nontoxic and has ... Read more >>

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater (Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials)
[2009, 90(1):461-466]

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Expanded mesh connective tissue graft for the treatment of multiple gingival recessions.

Deniz Cetiner, Ayşen Bodur, Ahu Uraz,

<h4>Background</h4>The connective tissue graft procedure is an effective method to achieve root coverage. Although multiple sites often need grafting, the palatal mucosa supplies only a limited area of grafting material. The expanded mesh graft provides a method whereby a graft can be stretched to cover a larger area. The aim ... Read more >>

J Periodontol (Journal of periodontology)
[2004, 75(8):1167-1172]

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Level of neopterin, a marker of immune cell activation in gingival crevicular fluid, saliva, and urine in patients with aggressive periodontitis.

Nurdan Ozmeriç, Terken Baydar, Ayen Bodur, Ayse Basak Engin, Ahu Uraz, Kaya Eren, Gonul Sahin,

<h4>Background</h4>Neopterin, a marker of cellular immune activation, is produced by human macrophages after induction by interferon gamma that is secreted by T lymphocytes. Neopterin concentrations in diverse body fluids have been reported to increase in parallel with bacteria in the clinical course of infections. Therefore, determination of neopterin in body ... Read more >>

J Periodontol (Journal of periodontology)
[2002, 73(7):720-725]

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