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Dr. H. Ayberk Altug

Dep. Oral and Maxillofac., Gulhane Military Medical Academy

Brief Biography:

I was born in1972 inIzmir/Turkey.

I attended dental school at the University of Gazi where I graduated with my DDS degree in 1994.

After my graduate, I joined navy as a dentist from 1995 to 1996. I then entered private practice in Izmir. Shortly thereafter, I joined army as a dentist in 1997. I studied my Doctorate (PhD) between 2000 and 2004 at Gulhane Military Medical Academy (GMMA), Dep. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. I got associated prof. degree in 2012.  I have already worked in GMMA.

I'm a member of Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. My interest is in oral pathology, dental implants. My articles are in SCI-EXP Index


Academic positions:

Associate professor in gulhane military medical academy in ankara-turkey


Research interests:


a) Altu HA, Erdoan o, ahin S, encimen M, Okcu KM. Diagnosis and management of orofacial infections: a retrospective study of 440 patients. Turkiye Klin J Med Sci 2010;30(3):1002-1008.

b) Sar E, Kadolu O, Ucar C, Altu HA. The pge2 levels in gingival crevicllar fluid during tooth-borne expansion and bone-bone expansion. Eur J Orthod 2010; 32:336-341

c) Okcu KM, Doan N, Senimen M, Korkmaz C, Altu HA, Ide T, Akyol M. The effect of hemostatic agent (fastact) to wound and tissue repair in a rat model. Balkan Med J (Formerly Trakya Univ Tip Fak Derg) 2010;27(3):221-226

d) encimen M, Gulses A, ozen J, Dergin C, Okcu KM, Ayyldz S, Altu HA. Early detection of alterations in the resonance frequency assesment of oral implants stability in various bone types: A clinical study. J Oral Imp;2011;37(4):411-421.

d) Altu HA, Aydntu YS, encimen M, Gunhan o, Ortakolu K, Bayar GR, Doan N. Histomorphometric analysis of different latency periods effect on new bone obtained by periosteal distraction : An experimental study in the rabbit model. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2011;111(5):539-546.

e) Altu HA, encimen M, Varol A, Kocabyk N, Doan N, Gulses A. The effeciacy of mylohyoid nerve anaesthesia on dental implant placement at the edentoulous posterior mandibular ridge. J oral Implantology. 2010, DOI: 10.1563/AAID-JOI-10-00037.

Case reports:

a) Karacay S, Akn E, Okcu KM, Bengi AO, Altu HA. Mandibular distraction with MD-DOS device. Angle Orthod 2005;75:685-693.

b) Altu HA, Buyuksoy V, Okcu KM, Dogan N. Hemangiomas of the head and neck with phleboliths: Clinical features, diagnostic imaging, and treatment of 3 cases. Oral Surg Oral Med. Oral Pathol. Oral Radiol. Endod 2007; 103:e60-e64

c) Sar E, Ucar C, Turk O, Kurtulmu H, Altu HA, Pocan S. Treatment of a patient with cleft lip and palate using an internal distraction device.Cleft Palate-Craniofacial J. 2008; 45(5):552-560

d) Altu HA, ahin S, encimen M, Doan N. Extraction of an upper first molar resulting in fracture of maxillary tuberosity. Dental Traumatology. 2009 Feb; 25(1):e1-2

e) encimen M, Varol A, Gulses A, Altu HA. Extraction of a deeply impacted lower third molar by sagital split osteotomy. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2009;108:e36-e38

f) Altu HA, Gunal A, Gunhan o, encimen M. Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis of the mandible with bone involment: report of a rare case. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2009; 108:e59-e63

g) Altu HA. Bilateral bifid inferior alveolar canal. J Can Dental Assoc. 2009;75(6):418

h) Altu HA. Life-Threatening necrotizing infection after tooth extraction. J Can Dental Assoc. 2009;75(7):492-493

i) Altu HA, Alomerolu M, ahin S, encimen M, Doan N, Krshnan DG. Incidental discovery asymptomatic radiolucent lesion of the posterior mandible. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010;68(4):845-848

j) Altu HA, Gulses A, Erolu E. Temporomandibular disorder or oromandibular dystonia. Turkiye Klin J Med Sci 2010;30(4):1428-1429

k) Varol A, encimen M, Gulses A, Altu HA, Dumlu A, Kurt B. Diagnostic importance of MRI and CT for synovial osteochondromatosis of the temporomandibular joint. Cranio 2011;29(4):1-5

l) Altu HA, Gulses A, encimen M. Clinico-radiographic Examination of Odontogenic Myxoma with Displacement of Unerupted Upper Third Molar: Review of the Literature. Int J Morphol 2011;29(3):930-933


a) Koymen R, Ortakolu K, Okcu KM, Altu HA, Aydntu YS. Wound Closure By Skin Traction. Turk J Med Sci 2002;32:179-181.

b) Altu HA, ahin S, encimen M, Doan N, Erdoan o. Large non-infiltrating angiolipoma of cheek: A case report and a review of the literature. J Oral Science 2009;51(1):137-139.

c) Aydntu YS, Okcu KM, encimen M, Altu? HA, Sefal M, Haznedaro?lu M. Lymphoepitheli-oma-like Carcinoma of the Palate: Report of a Case with 15-year Follow-up. Oral Surgery 2009;2:87-90.

c) Altu HA, encimen M, Gulses A. Etiology and management of non battle dental injuries. J Royal Army Medical Corps. 2011 Accepted for publication.

d) Altu HA, encimen M, Gulses A. A study of a custom-made surgical guide for dental implant insertion in free-end saddle sites. OHDM 2011 Accepted for publication.


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