Distalization of the mandibular dentition with mini-implants to correct a Class III malocclusion with a midline deviation

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Distalization of the mandibular dentition with mini-implants to correct a Class III malocclusion with a midline deviation

This article describes the orthodontic treatment for a young woman, aged 23 years 5 months, with a Class III malocclusion and a deviated midline. Two orthodontic mini-implants (C-implants, CIMPLANT Company,…

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Pullout strength of miniscrews placed in anterior mandibles of adult and adolescent dogs: A microcomputed tomographic analysis

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Pullout strength of miniscrews placed in anterior mandibles of adult and adolescent dogs: A microcomputed tomographic analysis

Introduction Miniscrews often loosen during orthodontic treatment, especially in teenage patients. The purposes of this study were to explore the differences of the pullout strengths of miniscrews placed in the…

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WiPics: Wireless and beyond

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on WiPics: Wireless and beyond

A WiPics transmitter allows wireless tranfer of images from the camera to the computer as the photos are being shot. This article describes this novel technological approach and its application…

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Sequential bone healing of immediately loaded mini-implants: histomorphometric and fluorescence analysis

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sequential bone healing of immediately loaded mini-implants: histomorphometric and fluorescence analysis

Introduction Mini-implants are often immediately loaded for orthodontic treatment; however, changes in interfacial tissues caused by early loading and its effects might compromise the mini-implant’s function. The purpose of this…

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Effectiveness of the cervical vertebral maturation method to predict postpeak circumpubertal growth of craniofacial structures

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effectiveness of the cervical vertebral maturation method to predict postpeak circumpubertal growth of craniofacial structures

Introduction Our aim was to assess effectiveness of the cervical vertebral maturation (CVM) method to predict circumpubertal craniofacial growth in the postpeak period. Methods The CVM stage was determined in…

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Relationship between breastfeeding duration and prevalence of posterior crossbite in the deciduous dentition

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Relationship between breastfeeding duration and prevalence of posterior crossbite in the deciduous dentition

Introduction This cross-sectional retrospective epidemiologic study assessed the relationship between exclusive breastfeeding duration and the prevalence of posterior crossbite in the deciduous dentition. Methods Clinical examinations were performed in 1377…

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Young patients’ treatment motivation and satisfaction with orthognathic surgery outcomes: The role of “possible selves”

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Young patients’ treatment motivation and satisfaction with orthognathic surgery outcomes: The role of “possible selves”

Introduction We investigated how young patients’ motivation for orthognathic surgery affected their satisfaction with treatment outcomes. The objective was to explore whether patients’ “possible selves” (ie, their ideas of what…

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Editor’s Summary and Q&A

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Editor’s Summary and Q&A

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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Psychosocial impact of hypodontia in children

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Psychosocial impact of hypodontia in children

Introduction The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to determine the psychosocial impact of hypodontia (multiple dental agenesis) in children and the influence of factors such as severity of hypodontia,…

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