Berza (SEN) YILMAZ graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Dentistry in 2007 and received her Ph.D. degree in Orthodontics at the same institution in 2013. Since 2014, she is a specialist and a clinical advisor at Bezmialem Vakif University, Department of Orthodontics, in Istanbul-Turkey. She is a lecturer at both under- and post-graduate orthodontic programs. In addition to her duty as the Vice Dean of Bezmialem Vakif University Faculty of Dentistry, which she has been carrying out since 2021, she was appointed to Bezmialem Vakif University Oral and Dental Health Application and Research Center as Deputy Medical Director in 2022.
Dr. Yılmaz authored many scientific articles and made presentations at international orthodontic meetings. She served as thesis advisor to many postgraduate students and took part in important scientific projects.
She is interested in alternative ways of treating skeletal Class III malocclusion, she specializes in the treatment of both growing and adult Class III malocclusion cases, orthognathic surgery and clinical orthodontics. She is a member of the Turkish Orthodontics Society, European Orthodontic Society, and World Federation of Orthodontists.
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Sagittal First Approach with the Carriere Motion Appliance
Carriere Motion appliance, whose first name was “Carriere Distalizer”, was introduced into the orthodontic practice by Dr. Luis Carriere. Over the years, different modules have been designed for the distalization of the upper posterior segment for Class II cases and for the distalization of the lower posterior segment for Class III cases, and the device has been named the “Carriere Motion” appliance.
In the presentation, the advantages of carrying the sagittal correction to the first steps of the treatment course, the biomechanical properties of the appliance, the changes that occur with the treatment will be discussed. Tips and tricks to be considered during the clinical application of the device will be summarized with Class II and Class III case examples.