Melih Motro, DDS PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

PhD, Marmara University
MSD, Marmara University



Dr. Melih Motro received his DDS degree from Marmara University, Istanbul and holds a PhD in Orthodontics degree from the same university.

Dr. Motro began his academic career in Marmara University and currently works as an Clinical Assistant Professor in Boston University, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Motro also sees patients at the Dental Health Center at 930 Commonwealth Ave. Dr. Motro is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Northeast Society of Orthodontists and Turkish Orthodontic Society. He has authored a book, two book chapters and several articles in peer reviewed journals.

2018 Boston University - Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine: GSDM Science Day Predoctoral Research Mentor of The Year Award
2017 Boston University : John McCahan Education Day Postdoctoral Faculty Appreciation Award


Comparisons of dental wear, with and without pre-splinting (Stabilized Condylar Position) the orthodontic patients
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
Roth Williams International Society of Orthodontists


2016 Anthony A. Gianelly Teaching Fellowship Award "TGF-beta: Does it induce epithelial-mesenchymal transition of median edge epithelial cells of fetal palatal shelves?"
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
American Association of Orthodontists Foundation





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  1. Parsi GK, Alsulaiman AA, Kotak B, Mehra P, Will LA, Motro M. Volumetric changes of the upper airway following maxillary and mandibular advancement using cone beam computed tomography. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Sep 01.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30181009.
     
  2. Aktop P, Biren S, Aktop S, Motro M, Delilbasi C, Gurler G, Dergin G. Evaluation of two different rapid maxillary expansion surgical techniques and their effects on the malar complex based on 3d cone-beam computed tomography. Niger J Clin Pract. 2018 Jan; 21(1):13-21. PMID: 29411717.
     
  3. Iscan D, Motro M, Acar A. Postoperative Positional and Dimensional Changes of Mandibular Canal after Bilateral Sagittal Split Set-Back Osteotomy. Turk J Orthod. 2017 Dec; 30(4):110-117. PMID: 30112502.
     
  4. Santana L, Motro M, Bamashmous MS, Kantarci A, Will LA. Buccolingual angulation and intermolar width changes in the maxillary first molars of untreated growing children. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2017 May; 151(5):921-928.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28457270.
     
  5. Gökkaya B, Motro M, Kargül B. Prevalence and characteristics of non-syndromic hypodontia among Turkish orthodontic patient population. J Int Soc Prev Community Dent. 2015 May-Jun; 5(3):170-5. PMID: 26236675; DOI: 10.4103/2231-0762.159952;.
     
  6. Motro M, Schauseil M, Ludwig B, Zorkun B, Mainusch S, Ates M, Küçükkeles N, Korbmacher-Steiner H. Rapid-maxillary-expansion induced rhinological effects: a retrospective multicenter study. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Mar; 273(3):679-87. PMID: 25837986; DOI: 10.1007/s00405-015-3584-y;.
     
  7. Acar YB, Motro M, Erverdi AN. Hounsfield Units: a new indicator showing maxillary resistance in rapid maxillary expansion cases? Angle Orthod. 2015 Jan; 85(1):109-16. PMID: 24784845; DOI: 10.2319/111013-823.1;.
     
  8. Sygouros A, Motro M, Ugurlu F, Acar A. Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of different surgical techniques and their effects on the maxillary dentoskeletal complex. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2014 Dec; 146(6):748-57. PMID: 25432256; DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2014.08.013;.
     
  9. Sygouros A, Motro M, Ugurlu F, Acar A. [Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion. An evaluation of different surgical techniques and their effect on maxillary dentoskeletal complex based on cone-beam computed tomography. Preliminary report]. Orthod Fr. 2014 Jun; 85(2):175-87. PMID: 24923217; DOI: 10.1051/orthodfr/2014005;.
     
  10. Erverdi AN, Yilmaz B, Motro M, Gozneli R, Ugurlu K. Simultaneous alveolar cleft closure and dental midline correction with curvilinear intraoral distraction. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2014 May; 51(3):344-9. PMID: 24024956; DOI: 10.1597/12-279;.
     
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