Interdisciplinary rehabilitation for mutilated dentition with mini-implants, autotransplants, and a dental implant

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Interdisciplinary rehabilitation for mutilated dentition with mini-implants, autotransplants, and a dental implant

A patient with mutilated dentition was treated to an acceptable result with the help of mini-implants for anchorage, autotransplantation of 2 teeth, one dental implant, and multiple prostheses. The major…

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Accuracy of 3-dimensional stereophotogrammetry: Comparison of the 3dMD and Bellus3D facial scanning systems with one another and with direct anthropometry

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accuracy of 3-dimensional stereophotogrammetry: Comparison of the 3dMD and Bellus3D facial scanning systems with one another and with direct anthropometry

Introduction The objective of this study was to compare the accuracy of 3-dimensional (3D) digital facial photographs taken by the Bellus3D Face Camera Pro (Bellus3D) (Bellus3D Inc, Los Gatos, Calif)…

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Long-term evaluation of maxillary molar position after distalization using modified C-palatal plates in patients with and without second molar eruption

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term evaluation of maxillary molar position after distalization using modified C-palatal plates in patients with and without second molar eruption

Introduction The purpose of this study was to analyze the treatment effects after molar distalization using modified C-palatal plates with and without second molar eruption and to evaluate the three-dimensional position…

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Three-dimensional comparison of mandibular morphology in young people with Treacher Collins syndrome and Pierre Robin sequence

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional comparison of mandibular morphology in young people with Treacher Collins syndrome and Pierre Robin sequence

Introduction Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) and nonsyndromic Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) share mandibular deficiency as a similar clinical finding. This study aimed to compare the mandibular size and morphology of…

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The effects of dehiscence and fenestration before orthodontic treatment on external apical root resorption in maxillary incisors

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effects of dehiscence and fenestration before orthodontic treatment on external apical root resorption in maxillary incisors

Introduction The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of dehiscence and fenestration on external apical root resorption (EARR) in maxillary incisors. Methods Seventy-eight patients were selected for…

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Comparison of achieved and predicted crown movement in adults after 4 first premolar extraction treatment with Invisalign

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of achieved and predicted crown movement in adults after 4 first premolar extraction treatment with Invisalign

Introduction In this study, we compared achieved and predicted crown movements of maxillary and mandibular first molars, canines, and central incisors in adults after 4 first premolar extraction treatment with…

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Effectiveness of microosteoperforations in accelerating alignment of maxillary anterior crowding in adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effectiveness of microosteoperforations in accelerating alignment of maxillary anterior crowding in adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Introduction This trial aimed to investigate the effectiveness of microosteoperforations (MOPs) in overall time taken for alignment of maxillary anterior crowding and to evaluate the alignment improvement percentage within 6 months…

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Dentoskeletal comparison of miniscrew-anchored maxillary protraction with hybrid and conventional hyrax expanders: A randomized clinical trial

Dec 24, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dentoskeletal comparison of miniscrew-anchored maxillary protraction with hybrid and conventional hyrax expanders: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction This randomized clinical trial aimed to compare the skeletal and dental effects of miniscrew-anchored maxillary protraction (MAMP) using hybrid hyrax (HH) and conventional hyrax (CH) expanders in growing patients…

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8 Eruption, Occlusion, and Wear

Dec 11, 2021 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 8 Eruption, Occlusion, and Wear

Abstract Eruption is a lifelong activity, which begins with the emergence of a tooth from the alveolar bone, and then proceeds to the more gradual process, which keeps the tooth…

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11 Aging

Dec 11, 2021 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 11 Aging

Abstract When treating any patient, but in particular, one who is elderly, it is necessary to consider the needs of the whole person. Management of the elderly requires more than…

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9 The Temporomandibular Joint

Dec 11, 2021 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 9 The Temporomandibular Joint

Abstract During mastication, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) transmits forces to the base of the skull similar in magnitude to those generated by the biting force. For this reason, the disk…

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7 The Physiology of Bone

Dec 11, 2021 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 7 The Physiology of Bone

Abstract Bone has three main functions. Its earliest function, on an evolutionary scale, was to protect the brains of the first bony fish. It later developed in these bony fish…

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6 The Extracellular Matrix

Dec 11, 2021 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 6 The Extracellular Matrix

Abstract Connective tissues are composed of cells and their surrounding extracellular matrix. They are derived from the mesenchymal component of the embryonic mesoderm. In spite of this common origin, there…

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4 The Ecology of the Oral Cavity

Dec 11, 2021 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on 4 The Ecology of the Oral Cavity

Abstract The oral cavity provides a variety of niche habitats for hundreds of species of oral bacteria. There are potential habitats on the teeth, tongue, or gingival sulcus and a…

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