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Healthy teeth are very important in terms of quality of life as well as aesthetically important. People who have not acquired the habit of dental care may face significant problems, especially in later life. It’s never too late for dental care in Turkey.

Listen to the suggestions of our Turkish dentist…

* Is your toothbrush okay with you? Remember that using a toothbrush that is too hard will damage your teeth. You should brush your teeth using the right technique with a medium-hard toothbrush 2 times a day

* When you brush hard to clean your teeth better, you erode the enamel layer of your teeth. This causes sensitivity in the teeth. We cover these abrasions with tooth-colored aesthetic fillings. Otherwise, abrasions go all the way to the nerve of the tooth.

* Since we can’t get between the brush and our teeth, we have to remove the plaque between the teeth using dental floss. Even if you brush your teeth 5 times a day, you can’t prevent decaying in the interfaces of the teeth. You have to floss.

* Not only is brushing your teeth not enough, bacteria on the tongue also cause bad breath. You should clean the surface of your tongue with special tongue cleaners. Or brush the top of the tongue with your brush.

* You can prevent the spread of bacteria by rinsing your mouth with an effective liquid oral care product against bacterial plaque.

* Saltwater, which you will prepare at home, is also a good mouthwash. Add a little salt to a small pet bottle of water and shake. It will be very good for your gums and mouth wounds.

* If your gums are bleeding, do not stop brushing and visit your dentist as soon as possible. Gum problems do not improve unless they are treated. Will continue to increase.

* The inflammation in the gums begins to Melt, reaching the bone surrounding the tooth. As the bone holding the tooth weakens, your tooth begins to shake. If precautions are not taken at the initial stage, you may lose your tooth.

* If your gums are bleeding, especially brush the bleeding areas more. The more you brush, the less you’ll see the bleeding. After brushing, salt water mouthwash will be very good for your gums.

* If you are nauseous when brushing your teeth, you can try using a toothbrush with a smaller head.

* Teeth should be brushed before going to bed in the evening. This is very important in terms of bacteria staying in the mouth all night and not causing caries.

 *There is also no harm in cleaning tooth stones. If the tooth stones are not cleaned, inflammation occurs in the gum, and this inflammation progresses to the bone.

* You can consume foods such as apples, pears, carrots between meals, which provide mechanical cleaning of your teeth.

* If you can’t brush your teeth during the day, you can chew sugar-free gum with menthol. It protects your oral hygiene as it reduces the cotogenic property of nutrient residues and changes the circulation inside the mouth.

* After consuming acidic and sugary foods that accelerate tooth decay, an effective oral cleaning should be provided. At least rinse your mouth with water.

* The reason your teeth are dark is because of drinks that are often consumed. Dark tea, coffee, coke, red wine.

* If possible, consume other drinks instead of them. For example, open tea, green tea, soda, white wine.

* Abundant fluid intake reduces bad breath as it will keep your mouth moist. Individuals, especially smokers, should often consume liquid foods to prevent dry mouth. You should drink at least one liter of water a day.

* Wipe your children’s teeth with gauze from the moment they first come out. Clean with a small toothbrush.

* One of the greatest gifts every mother can leave to children is a bruised mouth. Any mother can provide that to her child. As long as you brush, then make them brush.

* Visiting your dentist every 6 months is important for treating minor problems in your teeth without progress. Aim for a lifetime without losing your teeth.




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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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