Orthodontics

Orthodontic and surgical management of a patient with severe mandibular deficiency and asymmetry with condylar hypoplasia using 3-dimensional surgical planning in combination with a modified surgery-first approach

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic and surgical management of a patient with severe mandibular deficiency and asymmetry with condylar hypoplasia using 3-dimensional surgical planning in combination with a modified surgery-first approach

Progressive improvements in digital technology and surgical techniques have synergized the speed, predictability, and favorable outcomes for patients undergoing surgical-orthodontic treatment with handicapping dentofacial deformities. This case report will demonstrate…

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Risk factors for maxillary impacted canine–linked severe lateral incisor root resorption: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Risk factors for maxillary impacted canine–linked severe lateral incisor root resorption: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction Impacted maxillary canine–linked severe lateral incisor root resorption (SIRRc) is rare, but it greatly influences the survival of the affected teeth. Our study was designed to investigate the risk…

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Periodontal implications of surgical-orthodontic treatment of an impacted dilacerated maxillary incisor: A case report with a 2-year follow-up

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Periodontal implications of surgical-orthodontic treatment of an impacted dilacerated maxillary incisor: A case report with a 2-year follow-up

The treatment of an 8-year-old girl with a dilacerated maxillary incisor began in the mixed dentition; a modified palatal arch attached to the molars served as anchorage for the forced…

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A novel method for fabricating nasoalveolar molding appliances for infants with cleft lip and palate using 3-dimensional workflow and clear aligners

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A novel method for fabricating nasoalveolar molding appliances for infants with cleft lip and palate using 3-dimensional workflow and clear aligners

Introduction Nasoalveolar molding (NAM) was introduced over 20 years ago as adjunctive therapy for the correction of cleft lip and palate. In the current study, we propose a new approach using…

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Diagnostic assessment of tooth maturation of the mandibular second molars as a skeletal maturation indicator: A retrospective longitudinal study

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Diagnostic assessment of tooth maturation of the mandibular second molars as a skeletal maturation indicator: A retrospective longitudinal study

Introduction Our aim was to analyze the correlation between growth status in height and chronological age, carpal maturation, cervical maturation, and dental maturation, and assess the diagnostic performance of Demirjian’s…

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Overcoming compact bone resistance to tooth movement

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Overcoming compact bone resistance to tooth movement

The general boundaries to tooth movement are within the adjacent compact and trabecular bones, gingiva, mucosa, and muscular envelope. Findings from finite element analysis of maxillary posterior teeth distalization against…

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Minimizing the aerosol-generating procedures in orthodontics in the era of a pandemic: Current evidence on the reduction of hazardous effects for the treatment team and patients

Oct 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Minimizing the aerosol-generating procedures in orthodontics in the era of a pandemic: Current evidence on the reduction of hazardous effects for the treatment team and patients

The purpose of this critical review is to list the sources of aerosol production during orthodontic standard procedure, analyze the constituent components of aerosol and their dependency on modes of…

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Miniscrew mechanics for molar distalization and incisor intrusion in a patient with a Class II brachyfacial pattern and gummy smile

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Miniscrew mechanics for molar distalization and incisor intrusion in a patient with a Class II brachyfacial pattern and gummy smile

A gummy smile is one of the most problematic characteristics in patients with a Class II Division 2 malocclusion, and the correction of vertical position and incisor torque is often…

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Evaluation of titanium dioxide coating on surface roughness of nickel-titanium archwires and its influence on Streptococcus mutansadhesion and enamel mineralization: A prospective clinical study

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of titanium dioxide coating on surface roughness of nickel-titanium archwires and its influence on Streptococcus mutansadhesion and enamel mineralization: A prospective clinical study

Introduction This research aimed to evaluate the effect of titanium dioxide (TiO 2 ) coating on surface roughness (R a ) of nickel-titanium (NiTi) archwires and its influence on Streptococcus…

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