hrp0089p3-p169 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P3 | ESPE2018

Comparison of the Effectiveness of a Battery Powered and Manual Toothbrush in Removal of a Dental Plaque for Good Oral Hygiene in Adolesents with Over-Weight

Orbak Recep , Orbak Zerrin

Objective: Dental plaque removal is an important factor in preventing periodontal diseases and caries. Tooth brushing remains the most reliable method of controlling dental plaque. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of plaque control performed with a battery powered and manual toothbrushes in over-weight adolescents.Materials and methods: The twenty two adolesents with over-weight were attended in this study. These patients were d...

hrp0092p2-28 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2019

Clinical Radiographic and Biochemical Findings of Three Patients with Hypophosphatasia Carrying the Same Mutation

Orbak Zerrin , Orbak Recep

Background: Hypophosphatasia (HP) is a rare inherited disorder characterized by defective bone and tooth mineralization and caused by deficiency in the tissue non-specific alkaline phosphatase gene (ALPL). The symptoms are remarkably variable in their clinical expression, and relate to numerous mutations in this gene.Aim: The purpose of this study was to document the clinical, biochemical and radiologic aspects of the th...

hrp0092p2-42 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2019

Stuve-Wiedemann Syndrome: A Case Report without Osteorosis

Orbak Zerrin , Yüce Kahraman Çigdem , Orbak Recep , Özden Ayse , Tatar Abdulgani

Stüve-Wiedemann syndrome (SWS) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by bowing of the long bones and other skeletal anomalies, neuromuscular abnormalities, dysautonomic symptoms, and respiratory and feeding distress usually resulting in early death.We report a girl, aged 6 years, with SWS. We measured bone mineral density in the lumbar spine, using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) with a densitometer (Hologic). The result is express...