Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Mutlu Özcan, PhD

Professor, Head of Division of Dental Biomaterials

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., Mutlu Özcan, PhD
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Qualifications: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c., PhD
Affiliation: Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry

Clinical Specialisations

Her clinical expertise is on reconstructive dentistry with a particular emphasis on application of dental biomaterials.

Research Interests

  • Dental Biomaterials
  • Translational Research
  • Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Adhesive Dentistry
  • Minimally 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.

Özcan M, Hämmerle CH. Titanium as a reconstruction material in dentistry: Advantages and pitfalls. Materials. 2012;5:1528-1545.

Özcan M, Melo RM, Souza RO, Machado JP, Valandro LF, 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.

Gresnigt M, Cune MS, Jansen K, van der Made S, Özcan, M. Randomized clinical trial on indirect resin composite and ceramic laminate veneers: Up to 10-year findings. J Dent. 2019;86:102-109.

Publications in ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)