Meet The Team

  • Uzm. Dr. Dt. Burak Rahimi

    He was born in Iran in 1985. After completing primary, secondary and high school education, Rahimi entered Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in 2003 and graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in 2008. During 2009-2016, he completed his Ph.D. in orthodontics and specialty training in Istanbul University Faculty of dentistry department of orthodontics. In 2011,…

    He was born in Iran in 1985. After completing primary, secondary and high school education, Rahimi entered Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in 2003 and graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in 2008. During 2009-2016, he completed his Ph.D. in orthodontics and specialty training in Istanbul University Faculty of dentistry department of orthodontics.

    In 2011, he established the Batı Ortodonti ve Pedodonti oral and dental health clinic with the idea of providing treatment for patients with orthodontic problems in a more comfortable and continuous, multidisciplinary working environment. In 2016, he opened the Batı Ortodonti Estetik oral and dental health clinic to service in Beşiktaş as a second branch. He aims to use the information he obtained in a multidisciplinary working environment to be of use to the patients. For this purpose, he aims to create a clinical environment for sharing ideas with specialists from every branch and to achieve excellent treatment and aesthetic results in accordance with an understanding of team work.

    Academic Competencies

    1999-2003 Tabriz Atomic Energy High School

    2003-2008 Istanbul University Faculty Of Dentistry

    2009-2016 Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics (PhD)

    Experience

    Batı Ortodonti Clinics – Orthodontics and Surgery

    Medicana Dental Hospital – Orthodontics

    Mavi Diş Izmit – Orthodontics

    Ali Güneş Oral and Dental Health Clinic – Orthodontics

    ImplantDent – Orthodontics

    Foreign Languages

    English, Persian

    Expertise and Special Trainings

    Orthodontics

    Conferences and Seminars Attended

    WFO 2010 Sydney Convention

    EOS 2012 Istanbul Convention

    AAO 2012 Hawaii Convention

    2013 Dr. Guseppe Scuzo Lingual Orthodontics Applied Course

    2015 e-cliner Treatment with Transparent Plaques Course

    AAO 2015 San Francisco Convention

    2015 Biohorizons Los Angeles Implantation Convention

    2016 EOS Stockholm Convention

    Scientific Publications and Presentations

    Condylar asymmetry in different occlusion types. / Kasimoglu Y, Tuna EB, Rahimi B, Marsan G, GencayK

    Professional Memberships

    Turkish Orthodontic Society : TOD

    European Orthodontic society: EOS

    World Federation of Orthodontists: WFO

    American Association of Orthodontists: AAO

    Hobbies

    Skiing, traveling, listening to classical music

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  • Prof. Dr. Müyesser Saraç

    Prof. Dr Müyesser Saraç has contributed to our country’s dentistry with her scientific publications and researches, has served as a consultant for many PhD theses and graduation theses and has signed numerous scientific assertions. Saraç is one of the most important names educated by our country in the field of dentistry. Academic Competencies -Istanbul University…

    Prof. Dr Müyesser Saraç has contributed to our country’s dentistry with her scientific publications and researches, has served as a consultant for many PhD theses and graduation theses and has signed numerous scientific assertions. Saraç is one of the most important names educated by our country in the field of dentistry.

    Academic Competencies

    -Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry 1973-1978 Ph. D. Thesis Title: Cephalometric Examination of Changes in The Dental Jaw Facial System in The Uterus Due to Vitamin D Deficiency 1978

    Experience

    -Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, 1973-1978 – Assistant (Department of Orthodontics)

    -Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, 1985-1996 – Associate Professor (Department of Orthodontics)

    -Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, 1996-2016 – Faculty Member, Professor (Department of Orthodontics)

    -Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, Head of the Department of Orthodontics, 2009-2012

    2016 – Present Özel Batı Ortodonti Ağız ve Diş Sağlığı Merkezi / Istanbul

    Foreign Languages

    English

    Expertise and Academic Interests

    – Orthodontic treatment and recurrence

    – The retention of brackets used in orthodontic treatment and the effects of bracket application on enamel structure

    – Laser applications in orthodontics

    Scientific publications and presentations international publications:

    Works published in Scientific Journals such as Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), Art and Humanity Index (AHI) etc.:

    1. Cura N., Saraç M. Influence of Bass Orthopedic appliance system on electromyographic activity of masticator muscles

    European Journal of Orthodontics 1990;12 Number:4

    2. Cura N., Saraç M., Öztürk Y., Sürmeli N. Orthodontic and orthopedic effects of activator, activator -HG combination and Bass appliances: a comparative study

    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 1996; 110,36-45

    3. Cura N., Saraç M.  The effect of treatment with the Bass appliance on skeletal class II malocclusion: A cephalometric investigation. European Journal of Orthodontics, 1997; 19, 691-702

    4- Çifter M., Saraç M. Maxillary posterior intrusion mechanics with mini-implant anchorage with the finite element method. American Journal  of Orthodontics and Facial  Orthopedics, 2011; 140,5  ,233-241

    Note: Prof. Müyesser Saraç also has a lot of publications in the domestic refereed journals:

    Presentations:

    1-Çifter M. Saraç M. Consideration of different maxillary posterior intrusion mechanics with mini-implant anchorage by finite elemet analysis. 7th international orthodontic congress 6-9 February 2010 Sydney, Australia

    2. Öner Ş. Saraç M. Uzun dönemde 3. molarların konumu ile alt kesici çapraşıklığı arasındaki ilişkinin çekimli ve çekimsiz tedavide değerlendirilmesi. International Turkish Orthodontic Society Congress 25-27 October 2010 Ankara

    3. Tağrıkulu B. Saraç M. Comparison of the attachment of aesthetic brackets attached with phosporic acid and ER: YAG laser against the abrasion forces and of the rupture regions. International Turkish Orthodontic Society Congress 25-27 October 2010 Ankara

    4-E. Öztaş, H. Alpay, O. Karakaş, A. Efeoğlu, M. Saraç. Periodontal health of patients during orthodontic treatment with custom fabricated aligners. 87th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 19-23 June 2011 Istanbul-Turkey

    5-T. Ertürk, M. Saraç, A. Mugan. Finite element analysis of changes during simultaneous intrusion and retraction of anterior teeth with miniscrew support. 87th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 19-23 June 2011 Istanbul-Turkey

    6-S. Öner, D. Çaldemir, M. Saraç. Evaluation of long-term post-treatment changes with the American board of orthodontics objective grading system and cephalometric analysis. 87th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 19-23 June 2011 Istanbul-Turkey

    7-S. Öner, M. Saraç. Evaluation of the relationship between mandibular third molar position and mandibular incisor irregularity. 87th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 19-23 June 2011 Istanbul-Turkey

    8-B. Tağrikulu, M. Saraç. Shear bond strenght and failure sites of different aesthetic brackets bonded to enamel etched with phosporic acid and ER: YAG laser. 87th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 19-23 June 2011 Istanbul-Turkey

    9-Beyza Tağrıkulu, Evren Öztaş, Müyesser Saraç. Effect of thermocycling on shear bond strengths of ceramic brackets bonded to ER: YAG laser –prepared enamel. 88th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 18-23 june 2012 Santiago de Compostela-Spain

    10- Öztaş E, Alpay H, Karakaş O, Efeoğlu A, Saraç M. Periodontal Health of Patients During Orthodontic Treatment with Custom fabricated Aligners. 88th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society 18-23 june 2012 Santiago de Compostela-Spain

    11-Öner F., Saraç M. ,Öner Ş. Evaluation of male and female growth differences in orthodontic patients. International Turkish Orthodontic Society Congress 2012 30 September -4 October Turkey

    12-Demir Karamanlı B., Saraç M. Maximal blood transposition : two case reports. International Turkish Orthodontic Society Congress 2012 30 September -4 October Turkey

    13-Esmeray T., Saraç M. Evaluation of personal perception in orthodontic patients International Turkish Orthodontic Society Congress 2012 30 September -4 October Turkey

    14- Öztaş E, Sancaklı HS, Erdemir U, Yıldız E, Yücel T, Saraç M, Erol S, Kıran Ş, Özel S. Effects of casein phosphopeptideamorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) and sodium fluoride mouth rinse on enamel demineralization adjacent to elastomeric vs metal ligated brackets. 2013 FDI Annual World Congress, 29 Aug-1 Sept 2013, Istanbul Türkiye

    International and National Scientific Projects

    – Examination Of The Changes In Enamel Tissue Around Bracket With The Effect Of Fluoridation Released From Orthodontic Adhesives In Vitro, 1999

    – Investigation of the changes that occurred during Retrocapturing of anterior teeth with Microimplant support by Finite Element Analysis,2000

    – Examination of Changes in Micro-Implant Supported Intrusions of Upper Jaw Posterior Teeth by Finite Element Analysis, 2007

    Comparison of the attachment of aesthetic brackets attached with phosporic acid and ER: YAG laser against the abrasion forces and of the rupture regions.

    -Examination of retaining and breaking zones of traditional and laser-bonded ceramic brackets, 2012-2013

    Professional Memberships

    Turkish Orthodontic Society: TOD

    European Ortodontic Society

    Turkish Dentists Association-Istanbul Chamber of Dentists

    Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Foundation Founding Member

    Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Alumni and Members Association Awards

    – Istanbul University 30 Years of Service Award, 200

    – 13. International Turkish Orthodontic Association Congress Contribution as Honorary Chairman Award 2012

    – Turkish Dentists Association Istanbul Chamber of Dentists 40 Year in Profession Award, 2012

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  • Dt. Fatma Türkyılmaz

    Fatma Türkyılmaz, born and raised in Germany, graduated from RWTH Achen University Faculty of Dentistry in 1998. In 2003, she received her master’s degree from Curriculum Endodontology at Karl Haupl Institute in Dusseldorf, on endodontic treatment. Türkyılmaz started her career in 1999 at Germany in Leo Victor’s Dental Clinic. In 2003 she opened her own…

    Fatma Türkyılmaz, born and raised in Germany, graduated from RWTH Achen University Faculty of Dentistry in 1998. In 2003, she received her master’s degree from Curriculum Endodontology at Karl Haupl Institute in Dusseldorf, on endodontic treatment.

    Türkyılmaz started her career in 1999 at Germany in Leo Victor’s Dental Clinic. In 2003 she opened her own clinic and until 2011 continued her works in this clinic. In 2011 upon her arrival in İstanbul, she continued her works in the special clinic she opened in Nişantaşı. During her dental career, she was involved in many areas including adult and child dental health and continues her work in these areas.

    Academic Competencies

    1993-98 Degree, RWTH Achen University Faculty of Dentistry

    2002-2004 Master’s Degree, Düsseldorf Karl Haupl Institute

    Experience

    1999-2003 Dr. Leo Victor Special Dental Clinic Mönchengladbach / Germany

    2004-2011 Own Private Clinic in Mönchengladbach / Germany

    2011-2013 Own Private Clinic in Nişantaşı / Istanbul

    2014-2016 Acibadem Hospital Maslak / Istanbul

    2016 – Present Özel Batı Ortodonti Ağız ve Diş Sağlığı Merkezi / Istanbul

    Foreign Languages

    English

    German

    Hobbies

    Crossfit, walking, reading books, cinema

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  • Dt. Özcan Ekici

    Dr. Özcan Ekici graduated from Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Dentistry in 2017. He attended the Ergonomics and Preventive Physiotherapy Seminar at Dentistry in 2014. He started his career in the Özel Batı Ortodonti Ağız ve Diş Sağlığı Merkezi in 2016. She continues her studies in the field of dental health unceasingly. Academic Competencies 2010-2017…

    Dr. Özcan Ekici graduated from Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Dentistry in 2017. He attended the Ergonomics and Preventive Physiotherapy Seminar at Dentistry in 2014. He started his career in the Özel Batı Ortodonti Ağız ve Diş Sağlığı Merkezi in 2016. She continues her studies in the field of dental health unceasingly.

    Academic Competencies

    2010-2017 Marmara University, Istanbul Medipol University

    2006-2010 Samsun Anadolu High School

    1998-2006 23 Nisan Primary School

    Experience

    2016 – Present Özel Batı Ortodonti Ağız ve Diş Sağlığı Merkezi Beylikdüzü / Istanbul

    Foreign Languages

    English

    Conferences and Seminars Attended

    2014 Ergonomics and Preventive Physiotherapy Seminar in Dentistry Istanbul Medipol University
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  • Dt. Nurdide Ünal

    Nurdide Ural graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry. In the clinics she worked at she worked intensively towards many dentistry treatments including important operations. Ural is now using her experience and knowledge at the Batı Ortodonti clinics. Academic Competencies 2004-2008 Refik Arslan Öztürk Science High School 2003-2008 Istanbul University Faculty Of Dentistry Experience 2007-2008…

    Nurdide Ural graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry. In the clinics she worked at she worked intensively towards many dentistry treatments including important operations. Ural is now using her experience and knowledge at the Batı Ortodonti clinics.

    Academic Competencies

    2004-2008 Refik Arslan Öztürk Science High School

    2003-2008 Istanbul University Faculty Of Dentistry

    Experience

    2007-2008 Mikrodent

    2009-2013 “Worked at Her Own Clinic”

    2013-2015 Maslak Acıbadem Hospital

    2015 – Present Özel Batı Ortodonti Ağız ve Diş Sağlığı Merkezi / İstanbul

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  • Uzm. Dr. Dt. Orhan Geçör

    After completing his education at Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry with a PhD degree at Gazi University, Orhan Göçer wrote his PhD on “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” at the joint PhD program. Also working as a research assistant at İnönü University, Mr. Göçer strengthened its robust academic education with many conferences and seminars which he…

    After completing his education at Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry with a PhD degree at Gazi University, Orhan Göçer wrote his PhD on “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” at the joint PhD program. Also working as a research assistant at İnönü University, Mr. Göçer strengthened its robust academic education with many conferences and seminars which he have attended. While working as a “maxillofacial surgery” dentist in Batı Ortodonti, Mr. Göçer believes that professional development lasts lifetime and continues to participate in scientific publications and conferences despite all his knowledge.

    Academic Competences

    2003-2008 Undergraduate and Graduate: Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry, PhD

    2010-2015 İnönü University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Gazi University Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery PhD Program

    Experience

    2008-2009 He did military service as a reserve officer

    2012-2015 İnönü University Research Assistant

    2015 – Present Özel Batı Ortodonti Oral and Dental Health Center / Istanbul

    Foreign Languages

    English

    Conferences and Seminars

    1) Two Case Reports of Mandibular Cholesterol Granuloma

    Turkish Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18th International Scientific Congress on October 2- 6, 2011 / Antalya Turkey

    2) A Case Report: Multiple Radicular Cyst

    İnönü University First International Dental Congress on 22-26 April 2012 / Malatya Turkey

    3) Air Gun Pellet Injuries of a Child

    7th Conference of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society of Turkey (ACBID), May 29-June 2, 2013 Antalya Turkey

    4) Submandibular Sialolithiasis (Salivary Gland Stone): A Case Report 7th Conference of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society of Turkey (ACBID), May 29-June 2, 2013 Antalya Turkey

    5) Large Radicular Cyst Expanding to the Maxillary Sinus: A Case Report 7th Conference of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society of Turkey (ACBID), May 29-June 2, 2013 Antalya Turkey

    6)Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Mandible: A Case Report  46th Meeting of the Continental European Division Florence-Italy, September 4-7, 2013.

    7) Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia (Heck Disease): A Case Report Presentation Joint PhD Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Faculty of Dentistry

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