Awards

This award is presented at Turkish Orthodontic Society’s congresses and symposiums. The candidate of Research Poster Award must meet the following requirements:

  1. The research should be original and unpublished.
  2. The presenter can be a resident or a specialist graduated maximum five years ago from an orthodontic postgraduate program.
  3. The candidates should apply for the award during the submission and must submit the full paper, which should be no more than 10 pages (including the tables, figures and references) before the abstract submission deadline. Full paper of the research will be reviewed by the scientific committee and the presenter author will be notified about its suitability for the Research Poster Award.
  4. The research posters that have been accepted as candidates for the award (under the condition that the researcher registered to congress/symposium) will be presented during the congress / symposium and they will be evaluated by the scientific committee. The poster presentation that has the highest score will be granted with the award.
  5. The evaluation result of the Scientific Committee will be announced during the congress / symposium.
  6. The Turkish Orthodontic Society reserves the right to determine the price of the Research Poster Award.
  7. Research Poster Award will be given after reaching enough research poster numbers eligible for award by the decision of the scientific committee.

This award will be presented in memory of our dear colleagues who lost their lives at the 6th February Kahramanmaraş Earthquake.

This award is presented at Turkish Orthodontic Society’s congresses and symposiums. The candidate of the Muhammed Furkan Yıldız-Merve Bayazıt Clinical Poster Award must meet the following requirements:

  1. The clinical application / case presentation should be original and unpublished.
  2. The presenter can be a resident or a specialist graduated maximum five years ago from an orthodontic postgraduate program.
  3. The candidates should apply for the award during the submission and must upload a 5-slide-long presentation during the abstract submission before the deadline. The case presentation will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and the author will be notified about its suitability for the Clinical Poster Award.
  4. The poster presentations that have been accepted as award candidate (under the condition that the presenter registered to congress/symposium) will be presented during the congress / symposium and evaluated by the scientific committee. The poster presentation that has the highest score will be granted with the award.
  5. The evaluation result of the Scientific Committee will be announced during the congress / symposium.
  6. The Turkish Orthodontic Society reserves the right to determine the price of the Muhammed Furkan Yıldız-Merve Bayazıt Clinical Poster Award.
  7. Muhammed Furkan Yıldız-Merve Bayazıt Clinical Poster Award will be given after reaching enough clinical poster numbers eligible for award by the decision of the scientific committee.

This award is presented during the International Congresses of Turkish Orthodontic Society, in memory of Prof. Ayhan Enacar.

Prof. Ayhan Enacar, a doyen in Turkish orthodontics, was born in 1954, in Ankara. Having started his education in Barbaros Primary School, Dr. Enacar completed secondary school in Yenimahalle Secondary School and completed his high school education in Tevfik Fikret High School. He received a part of his high school education in Strasbourg Gimnase Jean Strum in France where they moved due to his mother’s profession. He started studying dentistry in Ankara University in 1971. He took violin lessons from Prof. Koral Çalgan ever since his primary school years to his faculty years.

His poems, written during his years in Ankara University, School of Dentistry, were published in the journals, “Türkiye Yazıları”, “Türk Dili” and “Ilgaz”. Between the years 1977-1979, he was given a spot in the “promising poets” section of “Varlık Yıllığı” journal alongside his peers Enis Batur and Murathan Mungan.

Having graduated from Ankara University School of Dentistry in 1976, he started his postgraduate studies in orthodontics in Hacettepe University, Faculty of Dentistry, in 1977. He became a specialist in 1981, and an Associate Professor in 1985. He was appointed as a Professor in 1993. He founded the Orthodontic Society upon his teacher Prof. Serpil Aytan’s request. Along with Prof. İlter Uzel, they later changed the name to “Turkish Orthodontic Society”. He was elected as the President of the Turkish Orthodontic Society in 2000. He was a member of The Turkish Orthodontic Society, European Orthodontic Society, World Federation of Orthodontists, CleftPalate Craniofacial Association, and The New York Academy of Sciences.
Prof. Ayhan Enacar, who passed away in 2004, had numerous national and international publications, wrote books and chapters. Apart from national and international congress presentations, and presenting lectures on “Bioprogressive Therapy”, Dr. Enacar contributed to the education of many orthodontists.

The application requirements for the Ayhan Enacar Case Presentation Award are listed below:

  1. This is an oral case presentation.
  2. The case presentation should be unpublished.
  3. The presenter can be a resident or a specialist graduated maximum five years ago from an orthodontic postgraduate program.
  4. The candidates should apply for the award during the submission and must upload a 5-slide-long presentation during the abstract submission before the deadline. The case presentation will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and the author will be notified about its suitability for the Ayhan Enacar Case Presentation Award.
  5. The evaluation result of the Scientific Committee will be announced during the congress / symposium.
  6. The Turkish Orthodontic Society reserves the right to determine the price of the Ayhan Enacar Case Presentation Award.
  7. Ayhan Enacar Case Presentation Award will be given after reaching enough number of application eligible for award by the decision of the scientific committee.

This award is presented at Turkish Orthodontic Society’s congresses and symposiums in the memory of Prof. Orhan Okyay.
Prof. Orhan Okyay was born in 1898 in Istanbul, Turkey. Being a graduate of Galatasaray High School, Dr. Okyay graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry in 1924. In 1925 he became an assistant at the same school and with a grant award by the French government, he went to Paris, France in 1926 and studied at Paris Dentistry School. During his education in Paris, he developed an interest towards orthodontics and became a student of Prof. G. Villain. He continued his fellowship and started lecturing students about jaw orthopedics. He became an Associate Professor in 1933 following the University Reform. During this period, orthodontics has joined the dentistry curriculum as a field for the first time, no longer remaining just as a conference. In 1936, he went to Montreal Faculty, Canada for his postdoctoral studies. With the separation of the Jax Orthopedics as a field of its own, Dr. Okyay was appointed as the professor of the Orthodontics Department, in 1948. He served as the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry between 1966 –1970 and the head of the department until 1974. He raised numerous valuable scientists, who have shaped Turkish Orthodontics at this time period. Prof. Dr. Okyay, who passed away in 1975, was the first Turkish member of the European Orthodontic Society. His works involve Çocuklara Mahsus Diş Kitabı, Ortodonti Konferanslarım (1930), Her Diş Tabibine Lazım Olan Ortodonti Bilgileri (1939), Koruyucu Ortodonti (1948).
The application requirements for the Orhan Okyay Oral Presentation Award are listed below:

  1. The research should be original and unpublished.
  2. The presenter can be a resident or a specialist graduated maximum five years ago from an orthodontic postgraduate program.
  3. The candidates should apply for the award during the submission and must submit the full paper, which should be no more than 10 pages (including the tables, figures and references) before the abstract submission deadline. Full paper of the research will be reviewed by the scientific committee and the presenter author will be notified about its suitability for the Orhan Okyay Oral Presentation Award.
  4. Abstracts that have been accepted as candidate for the award (under the condition that the researcher registered to congress/symposium) will be presented during the congress / symposium and evaluated by the scientific committee. The poster presentation that has the highest score will be granted with the award.
  5. The evaluation result of the Scientific Committee will be announced during the congress / symposium.
  6. The Turkish Orthodontic Society reserves the right to determine the price of the Orhan Okyay Oral Presentation Award.
  7. Orhan Okyay Oral Presentation Award will be given after reaching enough research numbers eligible for contest by the decision of the scientific committee.