Children's Dentistry, Restorative Dental Treatment, Preventive Medicine
Mustafa Özcan was born on November 19, 1988 in Erzurum. He completed his primary and secondary education at Burdur Bucak Cumhuriyet Primary School. After completing his high school education at Burdur Bucak Anatolian High School, he started Yeditepe University Faculty of Dentistry in 2008. In addition to participating in many courses and trainings in his student life, he also took an active role in many scientific studies. During my student years, he took part in many positions such as Yeditepe University Sanitas Health Club President and Student Council President. At the same time, he worked as the Scientific Study Coordinator in the Management of the European Dentistry Students' Association and as the representative of Turkey. In 2014, he served as the Congress President of the European Dentistry Students' Association. At the IMSCNS congress held in Novi Sad, Serbia in 2014, he won the first prize in Europe in the dentistry category with his work in the field of Orthodontics. He completed his PhD Thesis in 2022 in the "Effects of Light and Vibration Application of Light and Vibration Application in Clear Aligner Treatments on Treatment Time in Cases with Lower Crowding" in Yeditepe Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, which he started in 2015. In 2019, he started his Master of Digital Orthodontics at Messina University. He presented his master's thesis on "Developing a New Digital Method in Distalization on Clear Aligners".
He was the founding chairman and chairman of the Young TOD Commission within the Turkish Orthodontic Association. He is currently the Treasurer on the Board of the Turkish Aligner Association and a Member of the Board of the Turkish Orthodontic Association. During his doctorate period, he attended many national and international courses, congresses and certification courses, and presented oral and poster presentations. He was the translation editor of the book called Transparent Plaque Techniques in Orthodontics.
His main areas of interest are digital orthodontic applications, orthodontic applications with clear aligners, accelerated tooth movement and lingual orthodontic applications. It has eCligner, K-line, Airnivol, Flexiligner, Spark Transparent Plaque Systems Certification in orthodontic applications with Transparent Plaques. Invisalign Platinum Elite is the provider. In Lingual Orthodontic applications, it has certification in 3M incognito, Harmony and Alias systems.