Prof. Dr. med. dent. Mutlu Özcan

Professor, Head of Dental Biomaterials Unit

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Qualifications: Prof. Dr. med. dent., Ph.D
Affiliation: Clinic of Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Science

Clinical Specialisations

Her clinical expertise is on reconstructive dentistry with a particular emphasis on adhesive applications.

Research Interests

  • Dental Biomaterials
  • Translational Research
  • Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Adhesive Dentistry
  • Minimal Invasive Dentistry

Selected publications

Özcan M, Vallittu PK. Effect of surface conditioning methods on the bond strength of luting cement to ceramics. Dent Mater. 2003;19:725-731.

Özcan M, Niedermeier W. Clinical study on the reasons for and location of failures of metal-ceramic restorations and survival of repairs. Int J Prosthodont. 2002;15:299-302.

Dundar M, Özcan M, Comlekoglu ME, Sen BH. Nanoleakage inhibition within hybrid layer using new protective chemicals and their effect on adhesion. J Dent Res. 2011;90:93-98.

Heintze SD, Faouzi M, Rousson V, Özcan M. Correlation of wear in vivo and six laboratory wear methods. Dent Mater. 2012;28:961-973.

Gresnigt MM, Kalk W, Özcan M. Randomized clinical trial of indirect resin composite and ceramic veneers: up to 3-year follow-up. J Adhes Dent. 2013;15:181-190.

Özcan M, Melo RM, Souza RO, Machado JP, Felipe Valandro L, Botttino MA. Effect of air-particle abrasion protocols on the biaxial flexural strength, surface characteristics and phase transformation of zirconia after cyclic loading. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2013;20:19-28.


Publications in ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)