Belma Işık Aslan

Gazi University

Dr. Belma Işik Aslan was born in 1976 in Ankara-TURKEY. After graduating from TED Ankara College in 1994 she attended to Gazi University, Faculty of Dentistry in Ankara. She completed her PhD in orthodontic education at Gazi University between 1999-2005. Dr. Işik Aslan stayed at the Providence Hospital Craniofacial Institude and Reconstructive Surgery in Michigan, USA for three months as an observer. She worked as a specialist doctor at Gazi University, Dentistry Faculty, Department of Orthodontics between 2005-2014. She was appointed as associate professor in January, 2014. Dr. Işik Aslan still works as an instructor at the same faculty. She has published a total of 26 articles, 4 book chapters, 34 conference proceedings both internationally and nationally. She is a member of the Turkish Orthodontic Society and Turkish Cleft Lip and Palate Society. She is married and has 2 children. Her knowledge of English is at an advanced level.

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This book provides information on the current technological developments and new concepts in orthodontic treatment procedures. The main concepts of the book are scope innovations in accelerated tooth movement, new developments such as corticotomy, microperforations (MOP), piezosicion, photobiostimulation, laser in orthodontics, chemical agents, as well as complications and risks. The book contains interdisciplinary managements involving surgery first, cleft lip and palate therapy, orthognathic surgery, and obstructive sleep apnea. This internationally-recognized specialty is continuing to experience advancements in technology, instrumentation, and treatment methods.

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