Orthodontics

Precision and trueness of maxillary crowded models produced by 2 vat photopolymerization 3-dimensional printing techniques

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Precision and trueness of maxillary crowded models produced by 2 vat photopolymerization 3-dimensional printing techniques

Introduction This cross-sectional study aimed to analyze the precision and trueness of dental models produced using 2 rapid prototyping 3-dimensional printers. Methods A digital crowded maxillary arch with a T-shaped…

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Treatment of maxillary transversal deficiency by using a mini-implant-borne rapid maxillary expander and aligners in combination

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment of maxillary transversal deficiency by using a mini-implant-borne rapid maxillary expander and aligners in combination

Bone-borne rapid maxillary expansion distraction devices are used to achieve a more skeletal expansion and to avoid dental side effects of conventional expanders such as tipping of anchorage teeth. In…

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Bone depth and thickness of different infrazygomatic crest miniscrew insertion paths between the first and second maxillary molars for distal tooth movement: A 3-dimensional assessment

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Bone depth and thickness of different infrazygomatic crest miniscrew insertion paths between the first and second maxillary molars for distal tooth movement: A 3-dimensional assessment

Introduction This research aimed to measure the bone depth and thickness of different insertion paths for safe placement of infrazygomatic crest miniscrews between the first (U6) and second maxillary molars…

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Exposure to the oral environment enhances the corrosion of metal orthodontic appliances caused by fluoride-containing products: Cytotoxicity, metal ion release, and surface roughness

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Exposure to the oral environment enhances the corrosion of metal orthodontic appliances caused by fluoride-containing products: Cytotoxicity, metal ion release, and surface roughness

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the metal ion release, cytotoxicity, and surface roughness of clinically used metal orthodontic appliances after immersion in different fluoride product solutions compared with those…

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Correlation between esthetic expectations for orthognathic treatment and psychological characteristics among Chinese adult patients

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correlation between esthetic expectations for orthognathic treatment and psychological characteristics among Chinese adult patients

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the association of esthetic expectations with self-reported personal characteristics, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, oral health–related quality of life, and the Orthognathic Quality of Life Questionnaire…

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Development of dentofacial characteristics related to Incontinentia Pigmenti syndrome: A repeated cross-sectional study

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Development of dentofacial characteristics related to Incontinentia Pigmenti syndrome: A repeated cross-sectional study

Introduction This research aimed to investigate the dentofacial characteristics of patients with Incontinentia Pigmenti (IP) (or Bloch-Sulzberger) syndrome in childhood, juvenile, and adulthood developmental stages. Methods Fifteen female patients with…

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A cross-sectional evaluation of the impact of Class II Division 1 malocclusion in treated and untreated adolescents on oral health–related quality of life

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A cross-sectional evaluation of the impact of Class II Division 1 malocclusion in treated and untreated adolescents on oral health–related quality of life

Introduction The relationship between malocclusion, orthodontic treatment, and oral health–related quality of life (OHRQOL) is complicated, with some traits, such as increased overjet, having a potentially greater adverse effect on…

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Assessment of the effects of local platelet-rich fibrin injection and piezocision on orthodontic tooth movement during canine distalization

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Assessment of the effects of local platelet-rich fibrin injection and piezocision on orthodontic tooth movement during canine distalization

Introduction The study aimed to evaluate and compare the effects of local platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) injection and piezocision applications on tooth movement during canine distalization, as well as to evaluate…

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Treatment effects of functional appliances in children with Class II malocclusion with and without morphologic deviations in the upper spine

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment effects of functional appliances in children with Class II malocclusion with and without morphologic deviations in the upper spine

Introduction This research aimed to compare treatment effects of functional appliances between children with and without morphologic deviations in the upper spine and analyze associations between Atlas dimensions and the…

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Effect of light-emitting diode–mediated photobiomodulation on extraction space closure in adolescents and young adults: A split-mouth, randomized controlled trial

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of light-emitting diode–mediated photobiomodulation on extraction space closure in adolescents and young adults: A split-mouth, randomized controlled trial

Introduction This split-mouth trial aimed to examine the effects of light-emitting diode (LED)–mediated photobiomodulation compared with no photobiomodulation on maxillary canine distalization. Methods Twenty participants (10 males and 10 females;…

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A comparative assessment of information recall and comprehension between conventional leaflets and an animated video in adolescent patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment: A single-center, randomized controlled trial

Jul 16, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A comparative assessment of information recall and comprehension between conventional leaflets and an animated video in adolescent patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment: A single-center, randomized controlled trial

Introduction The objective of this 2-arm parallel trial was to investigate the recall and comprehension of the information of orthodontic patients undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment using either the verbal explanation…

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For four sixes, revisited

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on For four sixes, revisited

Rarely is the extraction of the four first molars the ideal choice in the course of orthodontic treatment, particularly in older patients. Although this approach can offer distinct advantages in…

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Hemimandibular hyperplasia treatment with condylectomy and orthodontic camouflage treatment using miniplate

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Hemimandibular hyperplasia treatment with condylectomy and orthodontic camouflage treatment using miniplate

A 13-year-old growing female patient presented with hemimandibular hyperplasia of the right side, Class III hypodivergent skeletal pattern, and severe facial asymmetry. Corrective surgery was deferred until her growth had…

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Treacher Collins syndrome: Orthodontic treatment with mandibular distraction osteogenesis and orthognathic surgery

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treacher Collins syndrome: Orthodontic treatment with mandibular distraction osteogenesis and orthognathic surgery

Interdisciplinary treatment for patients with Treacher Collins syndrome is challenging because of the rarity of the condition and the wide variety of phenotypic expression. A 23-year-old male was diagnosed with…

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Individual participant data in meta-analysis

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Individual participant data in meta-analysis

Meta-analysis is usually performed using aggregate data. Aggregate data refer to the summary of individual participant data (IPD) on the investigated outcomes and related characteristics obtained from the trial reports….

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