Orthodontics

Accuracy of linear measurements from cone-beam computed tomography-derived surface models of different voxel sizes

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accuracy of linear measurements from cone-beam computed tomography-derived surface models of different voxel sizes

Introduction The aims of this study were to determine the linear accuracy of 3-dimensional surface models derived from a commercially available cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) dental imaging system and volumetric…

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Editor’s Summary and Q&A

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Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine the skeletal, dental, and soft-tissue changes in response to camouflage Class III treatment. Methods Thirty patients (average age, 12.4 ± 1.0…

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Editor’s Summary and Q&A

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Introduction Our aim was to compare the time required to complete the alignment of crowded maxillary anterior teeth (canine to canine) between Damon MX (Ormco, Glendora, Calif) and In-Ovation R…

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Methods for managing 3-dimensional volumes

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The introduction of 3-dimensional (3D) volumetric technology and the massive amount of information that can be obtained from it compels the introduction of new methods and new technology for orthodontic…

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Editor’s Summary and Q&A

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Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of tooth wear in adolescents with Class II malocclusion, compared with those with normal occlusion. Methods The sample consisted…

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Active or passive self-ligating brackets? A randomized controlled trial of comparative efficiency in resolving maxillary anterior crowding in adolescents

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Active or passive self-ligating brackets? A randomized controlled trial of comparative efficiency in resolving maxillary anterior crowding in adolescents

Introduction Our aim was to compare the time required to complete the alignment of crowded maxillary anterior teeth (canine to canine) between Damon MX (Ormco, Glendora, Calif) and In-Ovation R…

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Three-dimensional analysis of maxillary protraction with intermaxillary elastics to miniplates

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional analysis of maxillary protraction with intermaxillary elastics to miniplates

Introduction Early Class III treatment with reverse-pull headgear generally results in maxillary skeletal protraction but is frequently also accompanied by unfavorable dentoalveolar effects. An alternative treatment with intermaxillary elastics from…

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Editor’s Summary and Q&A

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Introduction In this study, we compared the pretreatment conditions, treatment characteristics, and orthodontic outcomes of 3 groups of subjects selected for the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) phase III clinical…

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Editor’s response

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I agree with Dr Katz that the sponsors of original research must be acknowledged with the dissemination of results. At the same time, we appreciate that commercial entities provide badly…

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Authors’ response

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We thank Dr Murphy for his interest in our recent article, “Clinical application of accelerated osteogenic orthodontics and partially osseointegrated mini-implants for minor tooth movement,” in the September 2009 issue…

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Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics

I was happy to see an article on surgically assisted orthodontic treatment in the September issue (Kim SH, Kook YA, Jeong DM, Lee W, Chung KR, Nelson G. Clinical application…

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