Marmara University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics

Principle contact details

Contact name:Assistant Professor Dr. SIRIN NEVZATOGLU
Telephone:+90 212 231 9120-401
Web address:Visit website

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Other team members

Surgeon:Prof. Dr. Yagmur Aydin Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Cleft Lip and Palate Team

Annual case load

Cleft palate:15
Cleft lip (CL) Unilateral (UCL):30
Bilateral (BCL):10

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:4 months
Complete BCLP:6 months
Isolated CP:12-18 months

Record collection protocol

What record taking protocol is used:Initial; postsurgical; mixed dentition; permanent dentition (if possible)

State coverage of costs

Are the costs of the following treatments covered by the state (free to the patient)?

Surgery costs:All
Orthodontic costs:Part
Speech and language therapy costs:None

Clinical research

Clinical team members who are or would like to be involved in clinical research:

Member details:Assist. Prof. Dr. Sirin Nevzatoglu - Orthodontist -

Research Assist. Dr. Nuray Yilmaz - Orthodontist -

Non-clinical and laboratory research

Non-clinical and laboratory team members who are or would like to be involved in clinical research:

Member details:Prof. Dr. Tanju Kadir - Microbiology -

Current research activity and data collection

Type(s) of software used:Candida Albicans association with feeding plates
Keratinization association with feeding plates
Anxiety levels in parents
3dMD evaluation
Participation in other collaborations (projects):Yes
Details of projects:Microbiology
Willing to share Powerpoint presentations:Yes

Potential clinical research activities

Clinical research activities interested in being involved in:

Randomised clinical trials:Yes
Inter-centre comparison of outcome:Yes
Prospective study:Yes

National cleft lip and palate / craniofacial scientific organisation

Organisation details:No., but there were some meetings done for to develop 'Turkish Society of Cleft Lip and Palate'