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Prof. Dr. Mehmet Oğuz ÖZTOPRAK

Prof. Dr. M. Oğuz Öztoprak was born in Ankara in 1978. He graduated from Ted College in 1996 and Yeditepe University in 2001. He is a member of Turkish Dental Association Istanbul Chamber of Dentists. Orthodontics Specialist Prof. Dr. Mehmet Oğuz Öztoprak, who is the founder of Dentapolitan Oral and Dental Health Center, a member of the senate senator of Gelişim University Faculty of Dentistry and a founding faculty member of Eastern Mediterranean University, provides services in the field of Orthodontics, including Invisalign and Braces in Bostancı, Pendik and Ümraniye branches.

Prof. Dr. Oğuz Öztoprak, the practitioner of the concept of Smile Design with Invisalign (transparent aligners), provides services in the fields of orthodontic treatment, jaw joint orthopedics, orthognathic surgery, digital smile design, digital smile design, lamina applications treatment.

Prof. Dr. Oğuz Öztoprak, who closely follows the technological developments in the field of dental treatments and other treatments in the modern world, successfully applies the developments in these fields in his field. Prof. Dr. Oğuz Öztoprak, who speaks English at an academic level, has nearly 40 scientific articles published in national and international academic journals and more than 40 oral and written presentations in national and international congresses.


A1: Nalbantgil D, Tozlu M, Oztoprak MO, “Comparison of Different Energy Levels of Er:YAG Laser Regarding Intrapulpal Temperature Change During Safe Ceramic Bracket Removal.’’ Photomed Laser Surg. 2018 Apr;36(4):209-213. doi: 10.1089/pho.2017.4397. Epub 2018 Feb 2.PMID: 29394135

A2: Ozdemir F, Demir HB, Oztoprak MO, Tozlu M. A report on the use of Er:YAG laser for pilot hole drilling prior to miniscrew insertion. Lasers Med Sci. 2015 Feb;30(2):605-9. doi: 10.1007/s10103-013-1374-6. PubMed PMID:23793415.

A3: Iseri U, Oztoprak MO, Ozkurt Z, Kazazoglu E, Arun T. Effect of Er:YAG laser on debonding strength of laminate veneers. Eur J Dent. 2014 Jan;8(1):58-62. doi:10.4103/1305-7456.126243. PubMed PMID: 24966747; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4054033.

A4: Nalbantgil D, Tozlu M, Oztoprak MO. Pulpal thermal changes following Er-YAG laser debonding of ceramic brackets. ScientificWorldJournal. 2014;2014:912429. doi: 10.1155/2014/912429. Epub 2014 Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 25197718; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4146348.

A5: Nalbantgil D, Oztoprak MO, Cakan DG, Bozkurt K, Arun T. Prevention of demineralization around orthodontic brackets using two different fluoride
varnishes. Eur J Dent. 2013 Jan;7(1):41-7. PubMed PMID: 23408742; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3571508.

A6: Nalbantgil D, Tozlu M, Ozdemir F, Oztoprak MO, Arun T. FEM analysis of a new miniplate: stress distribution on the plate, screws and the bone. Eur J Dent.2012 Jan;6(1):9-15. PubMed PMID: 22229002; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3252808.

A7: Tozlu M, Oztoprak MO, Arun T. Comparison of shear bond strengths of ceramic brackets after different time lags between lasing and debonding. Lasers Med Sci. 2012 Nov;27(6):1151-5. doi: 10.1007/s10103-011-1018-7. PubMed PMID: 22076589.

A8: Oztoprak MO, Nalbantgil D, Uyanlar A, Arun T. A cephalometric comparative study of class II correction with Sabbagh Universal Spring (SUS(2)) and Forsus FRD appliances. Eur J Dent. 2012 Jul;6(3):302-10. PubMed PMID: 22904659; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3420838.

A9 Oztoprak MO, Tozlu M, Iseri U, Ulkur F, Arun T. Effects of different application durations of scanning laser method on debonding strength of laminate
veneers. Lasers Med Sci. 2012 Jul;27(4):713-6. doi: 10.1007/s10103-011-0959-1. PubMed PMID: 21748323.

A10: Nalbantgil D, Oztoprak MO, Tozlu M, Arun T. Effects of different application durations of ER:YAG laser on intrapulpal temperature change during debonding. Lasers Med Sci. 2011 Nov;26(6):735-40. doi: 10.1007/s10103-010-0796-7. Epub 2010 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 20535517.

A11: Oztoprak M.O., Demircan Ç., Arun T. “Correction of a maxillary canine-first premolar transposition using mini implant anchorage’’ Korean Journal of Orthodontics (ISI kapsamında), 41(5) 371-378(2011)

A12: Oztoprak MO, Nalbantgil D, Erdem AS, Tozlu M, Arun T. Debonding of ceramic brackets by a new scanning laser method. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2010 Aug;138(2):195-200. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2009.06.024. PubMed PMID: 20691361.

A13 Trakyali G, Oztoprak MO. Plant extract ankaferd blood stopper effect on bond strength. Angle Orthod. 2010 May;80(3):570-4. doi:10.2319/080809-448.1. PubMed PMID: 20050754.

A14: Nalbantgil D, Cakan DG, Oztoprak MO, Arun T. Perception of pain and discomfort during tooth separation. Aust Orthod J. 2009 Nov;25(2):110-5. PubMed PMID: 20043544.

A15: Oztoprak MO, Isik F, Sayinsu K, Arun T, Aydemir B. Effect of blood and saliva contamination on shear bond strength of brackets bonded with 4 adhesives. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2007 Feb;131(2):238-42. PubMed PMID: 17276865.


Head of the Department of Orthodontics at Gelişim University


Founder of Dentapolitan Oral and Dental Health Group


Doğu Akdeniz University Founding Faculty Member


Yeditepe University Associate Professor at University


Yeditepe University Assistant Professor


Yeditepe University Lecturer


Doctor of Hospitadent Orthodontics Department


Denizli Military Hospital Dental Medical Officer


Yeditepe University Orthodontic Research Assistant


Yeditepe University Faculty of Dentistry