Orthodontics

Miniscrew-assisted multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment with surgical mandibular advancement and genioplasty in a brachyfacial Class II patient with mandibular asymmetry

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Miniscrew-assisted multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment with surgical mandibular advancement and genioplasty in a brachyfacial Class II patient with mandibular asymmetry

This article describes the complex dental treatment of a 43-year-old man with skeletal Class II, mandibular asymmetry, severe brachyfacial pattern, Class II Division 2, canting of the occlusal plane, and…

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Numeric simulation model for long-term orthodontic tooth movement with contact boundary conditions using the finite element method

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Numeric simulation model for long-term orthodontic tooth movement with contact boundary conditions using the finite element method

Introduction Although many attempts have been made to simulate orthodontic tooth movement using the finite element method, most were limited to analyses of the initial displacement in the periodontal ligament…

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Nonsurgical treatment of an adult with a skeletal Class II gummy smile using zygomatic temporary anchorage devices and improved superelastic nickel-titanium alloy wires

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nonsurgical treatment of an adult with a skeletal Class II gummy smile using zygomatic temporary anchorage devices and improved superelastic nickel-titanium alloy wires

Patients with a severe gummy smile and a skeletal Class II profile are difficult to treat. This case report describes an effective treatment alternative for improving a gummy smile in…

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In-vivo determination of critical force levels using an intraoral electromechanical device to measure nonpathologic tooth mobility

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on In-vivo determination of critical force levels using an intraoral electromechanical device to measure nonpathologic tooth mobility

Introduction An electromechanical device was used to experimentally characterize the movement of a single tooth within the periodontal ligament space. The force magnitude leading to the complete compression of the…

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Effects of low-level laser irradiation on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement and associated pain with self-ligating brackets

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of low-level laser irradiation on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement and associated pain with self-ligating brackets

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of low-level laser irradiation applied at 3-week intervals on orthodontic tooth movement and pain associated with orthodontic tooth movement…

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ENPP1and ESR1genotypes associated with subclassifications of craniofacial asymmetry and severity of temporomandibular disorders

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on ENPP1and ESR1genotypes associated with subclassifications of craniofacial asymmetry and severity of temporomandibular disorders

Introduction We investigated whether ACTN3 , ENPP1 , ESR1 , PITX1 , and PITX2 genes which contribute to sagittal and vertical malocclusions also contribute to facial asymmetries and temporomandibular disorders…

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Effect of temporomandibular joint articular disc repositioning on anterior open-bite malocclusion: An orthodontic-surgical approach

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of temporomandibular joint articular disc repositioning on anterior open-bite malocclusion: An orthodontic-surgical approach

An anterior open bite is a challenge to orthodontic treatment; it has a multifactorial etiology and a wide range of intervention options. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are a risk factor…

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Protein and mRNA expressions of IL-6 and its key signaling factors under orthodontic forces in mice: An in-vivo study

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Protein and mRNA expressions of IL-6 and its key signaling factors under orthodontic forces in mice: An in-vivo study

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanical loading-induced changes in protein and mRNA expressions of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and its key signaling factors glycoprotein 130 (gp130), signal…

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Possible alternative treatment for mandibular asymmetry by local unilateral IGF-1 injection into the mandibular condylar cavity: Experimental study in mice

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Possible alternative treatment for mandibular asymmetry by local unilateral IGF-1 injection into the mandibular condylar cavity: Experimental study in mice

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a local unilateral IGF-1 injection into the mandibular condylar cavity can induce unilateral endochondral mandibular growth without any systemic adverse…

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Perinatal health and malocclusions in preschool children: Findings from a cohort of adolescent mothers in Southern Brazil

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Perinatal health and malocclusions in preschool children: Findings from a cohort of adolescent mothers in Southern Brazil

Introduction Pregnancy in adolescence has long-term consequences that can negatively influence oral conditions. In this study, we aimed to assess malocclusion in deciduous dentition and its association with prolonged breastfeeding,…

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To understand the understood

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on To understand the understood

Mr Millon was referred to you by a local prosthodontist to extrude a fractured premolar in preparation for a full-coverage restoration. Apparently, the chemistry between the 2 of you was…

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Short-term and long-term effectiveness of powered toothbrushes in promoting periodontal health during orthodontic treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Short-term and long-term effectiveness of powered toothbrushes in promoting periodontal health during orthodontic treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Although powered toothbrushes have been reported to reduce gingivitis more than manual toothbrushes in the general population, the evidence regarding orthodontic patients has been inconclusive. Thus, we aimed to…

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