Orthodontics

Mandibular condylar remodeling characteristics after simultaneous condylectomy and orthognathic surgery

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mandibular condylar remodeling characteristics after simultaneous condylectomy and orthognathic surgery

Introduction The objectives of this study were to evaluate postsurgical condylar remodeling using a radiographical interpretation, quantify condylar volumetric asymmetry, and assess soft tissue symmetry after simultaneous unilateral high condylectomy…

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Effect of print orientation on the dimensional accuracy of orthodontic aligners printed 3-dimensionally

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of print orientation on the dimensional accuracy of orthodontic aligners printed 3-dimensionally

Introduction Fabrication of orthodontic aligners directly via 3-dimensional (3D) printing presents the potential to increase the efficiency of aligner production relative to traditional workflows; however tunable aspects of the 3D-printing…

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Occlusal changes in orthodontically treated subjects 40 years after treatment and comparison with untreated control subjects

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Occlusal changes in orthodontically treated subjects 40 years after treatment and comparison with untreated control subjects

Introduction The objective of this study was to compare the aging changes of the dental arches in orthodontically treated and untreated subjects after a 4-decade follow-up period. Methods This retrospective…

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Comparison of enamel surface roughness and color alteration after bracket debonding and polishing with 2 systems: A split-mouth clinical trial

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of enamel surface roughness and color alteration after bracket debonding and polishing with 2 systems: A split-mouth clinical trial

Introduction This split-mouth randomized clinical trial aimed to compare the enamel surface roughness (SR) and color alteration after bracket debonding and polishing using 2 systems. Methods After removal of excess…

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Outcomes used in trials regarding the prevention and treatment of orthodontically induced white spot lesions: A scoping review

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Outcomes used in trials regarding the prevention and treatment of orthodontically induced white spot lesions: A scoping review

Introduction The objective was to identify and summarize the outcomes and evaluation methods used in clinical trials regarding the prevention and treatment of orthodontically induced white spot lesions (WSLs). Methods…

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A randomized, 3-month, parallel-group clinical trial to compare the efficacy of electric 3-dimensional toothbrushes vs manual toothbrushes in maintaining oral health in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A randomized, 3-month, parallel-group clinical trial to compare the efficacy of electric 3-dimensional toothbrushes vs manual toothbrushes in maintaining oral health in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances

Introduction The aim of this single-blinded, parallel-group, randomized clinical trial was to compare the efficacy of electric 3-dimensional (3D) toothbrushes and manual toothbrushes in removing plaque and reducing gingival inflammation…

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Correction of a gummy smile and lip protrusion by orthodontic retreatment with lingual appliances and temporary skeletal anchorage devices

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correction of a gummy smile and lip protrusion by orthodontic retreatment with lingual appliances and temporary skeletal anchorage devices

A 28-year-old woman desired orthodontic retreatment for lip protrusion and excessive gingival display in both the anterior and posterior areas on full smiling. She had previously undergone an extraction orthodontic…

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A surgery-first approach using single-jaw rotational mandibular setback in low-angle mandibular prognathism

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A surgery-first approach using single-jaw rotational mandibular setback in low-angle mandibular prognathism

For the treatment of low-angle mandibular prognathism, rotational mandibular setback surgery is usually performed with Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy to rotate the maxillomandibular complex simultaneously. However, this maxillary surgery…

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Risky business

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Risky business

You are being sued for malpractice. The plaintiff said your treatment was negligent and caused significant injury. There is no claim for lack of informed consent. At trial, your defense…

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Retrospective comparison of dental and skeletal effects in the treatment of Class II malocclusion between Herbst and Xbow appliances

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Retrospective comparison of dental and skeletal effects in the treatment of Class II malocclusion between Herbst and Xbow appliances

Introduction The purpose of this research was to compare dentoskeletal changes produced by Herbst and Xbow appliances in late mixed/early permanent dentition patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion to…

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Nasal cavity structural anomalies in children and adolescents at high risk of sleep-disordered breathing: An exploratory cone-beam computed tomography study

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nasal cavity structural anomalies in children and adolescents at high risk of sleep-disordered breathing: An exploratory cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction In this study, we investigated the presence of structural anomalies in the nasal cavity (deviated nasal septum [DNS] and turbinate hypertrophy [TH]) in patients at high risk or not…

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