Orthodontics

Long-term stability of a Class III malocclusion with severe anterior open bite and bilateral posterior crossbite in a hyperdivergent patient

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term stability of a Class III malocclusion with severe anterior open bite and bilateral posterior crossbite in a hyperdivergent patient

Anterior open bite malocclusion is generally associated with several causes. This case report describes the 2-phase treatment of a 13-year-old boy with a Class III malocclusion, severe anterior open bite,…

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Facial growth changes in a Colombian Mestizo population: An 18-year follow-up longitudinal study using linear mixed models

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Facial growth changes in a Colombian Mestizo population: An 18-year follow-up longitudinal study using linear mixed models

Introduction Currently, a standard of reference for longitudinal facial growth parameters for South American mestizos is lacking. Therefore, in this study, we describe an 18-year follow-up of craniofacial growth from…

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Effect of force direction and tooth angulation during traction of palatally impacted canines: A finite element analysis

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of force direction and tooth angulation during traction of palatally impacted canines: A finite element analysis

Introduction Treatment of a palatally impacted canine (PIC) is associated with demanding anchorage control, increased treatment duration, and undesirable side effects. Accurate PIC localization and force application impact treatment success….

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Effects of Twin-block vs sagittal-guidance Twin-block appliance on alveolar bone around mandibular incisors in growing patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of Twin-block vs sagittal-guidance Twin-block appliance on alveolar bone around mandibular incisors in growing patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Introduction The purpose of this study was to comparatively evaluate the effects of Twin-block (TB) appliance and sagittal-guidance Twin-block (SGTB) appliance on alveolar bone around mandibular incisors in growing patients…

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Short-term effects of fixed orthodontic appliance on concentrations of mutans streptococci and persister cells in adolescents

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Short-term effects of fixed orthodontic appliance on concentrations of mutans streptococci and persister cells in adolescents

Introduction Orthodontic patients are at an increased risk for developing caries. Dental caries is a biofilm-mediated disease, with mutans streptococci (MS) as the primary etiologic bacterial group. It has been…

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The effect of micro-osteoperforations on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effect of micro-osteoperforations on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Minimally invasive micro-osteoperforations (MOPs) look promising for a routine acceleration of orthodontic tooth movement (OTM). The objective of this research was to systematically evaluate evidence regarding the effects of…

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Got it

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Got it

Q uintanilla v Dunkelman, 34 Cal. Rptr. 3d, 557 (App. 2005, rev. denied, No. 14252, Cal. Sup. Ct., December 21, 2005) is an interesting case dealing with informed consent that…

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Impact of passive self-ligation and conventional elastic ligation on orthodontic force in the simulation of a mandibular lateral incisor linguoversion

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Impact of passive self-ligation and conventional elastic ligation on orthodontic force in the simulation of a mandibular lateral incisor linguoversion

Introduction This study compared three-dimensional forces delivered to the displaced tooth and its adjacent teeth between passive self-ligation (PSL) and conventional elastic ligation (CL) in simulation of mandibular lateral incisor…

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Registration accuracy between intraoral-scanned and cone-beam computed tomography–scanned crowns in various registration methods

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Registration accuracy between intraoral-scanned and cone-beam computed tomography–scanned crowns in various registration methods

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the registration accuracy between intraoral-scanned crowns and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)–scanned crowns in various registration methods. Methods The samples consisted of…

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Nonsurgical treatment of skeletal maxillary protrusion with gummy smile using headgear for growth control, mini-implants as anchorage for maxillary incisor intrusion, and premolar extractions for incisor retraction

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nonsurgical treatment of skeletal maxillary protrusion with gummy smile using headgear for growth control, mini-implants as anchorage for maxillary incisor intrusion, and premolar extractions for incisor retraction

Introduction An adolescent girl, aged 12 years 11 months, was evaluated for orthodontic treatment. Her chief complaints included a difficulty with keeping her lips passively closed and excessive gingival exposure upon smiling….

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Accurate bracket placement using a computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing–guided bonding device: An in vivo study

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accurate bracket placement using a computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing–guided bonding device: An in vivo study

Introduction A protocol was introduced to achieve accurate bracket placement in vivo, which consisted of operative procedures for precise control, and a computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing–guided bonding device. To evaluate…

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Meta-analysis: Random-effects model

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Meta-analysis: Random-effects model

Under the random-effects model, the true effect size is assumed to be different across studies. These studies are not identical (as in the case of the fixed-effect model), but they…

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