Orthodontics

Effect of print orientation and duration of ultraviolet curing on the dimensional accuracy of a 3-dimensionally printed orthodontic clear aligner design

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of print orientation and duration of ultraviolet curing on the dimensional accuracy of a 3-dimensionally printed orthodontic clear aligner design

Introduction This study aimed to investigate the effect of print orientation and ultraviolet (UV) light curing duration on the dimensional accuracy of a clear aligner design fabricated directly using 3-dimensional…

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Treatment in a patient with congenital loss of both mandibular lateral incisors and severely retroclined maxillary central incisors

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment in a patient with congenital loss of both mandibular lateral incisors and severely retroclined maxillary central incisors

This case report describes the treatment of a patient with congenital loss of both mandibular lateral incisors and severely retroclined maxillary incisors. The treatment included bilateral extraction of the maxillary…

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Computer-aided heuristics in orthodontics

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Computer-aided heuristics in orthodontics

Introduction During the decision-making process, physicians rely on heuristics that consist of simple, useful procedures for solving problems, intuitive shortcuts that produce reliable decisions based on limited information. In clinical…

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Self-perception of facial esthetics by patients with different profiles compared with assessments of orthodontists and lay people

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Self-perception of facial esthetics by patients with different profiles compared with assessments of orthodontists and lay people

Introduction This study evaluated the perception of facial esthetics of patients with different profiles as assessed by orthodontists, lay people, and patients. Methods The sample comprised 120 patients (81 females,…

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Analysis of stress distribution in lingual orthodontics system for effective en-masse retraction using various combinations of lever arm and mini-implants: A finite element method study

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Analysis of stress distribution in lingual orthodontics system for effective en-masse retraction using various combinations of lever arm and mini-implants: A finite element method study

Introduction The aims and objectives of this study were to evaluate the von Mises stress and principal stress distribution and displacement of anterior teeth in a lingual orthodontics system along…

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The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Adult Anterior Open Bite Study: Patient satisfaction with treatment

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Adult Anterior Open Bite Study: Patient satisfaction with treatment

Introduction This article evaluates and reports on the satisfaction of adult patients across the United States who received orthodontic treatment for anterior open bite malocclusion. The factors that influence satisfaction…

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The effectiveness of traditional corticotomy vs flapless corticotomy in miniscrew-supported en-masse retraction of maxillary anterior teeth in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion: A single-centered, randomized controlled clinical trial

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effectiveness of traditional corticotomy vs flapless corticotomy in miniscrew-supported en-masse retraction of maxillary anterior teeth in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion: A single-centered, randomized controlled clinical trial

Introduction This single-centered, parallel-groups trial aimed to evaluate the efficacy of traditional corticotomy vs flapless corticotomy in accelerating en-masse retraction. In addition, to assess the skeletal, dental, and soft-tissue variables,…

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