Orthodontics

A conservative approach for an adult patient with a fractured tooth and crowding: Autotransplantation at the fracture site

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A conservative approach for an adult patient with a fractured tooth and crowding: Autotransplantation at the fracture site

Autotransplantation of a mature premolar in adults can be a treatment of choice for tooth replacement when combined with well-planned orthodontic treatment. This case report describes the successful treatment of…

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Unsuccessful outcomes

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Unsuccessful outcomes

Does a judge have to instruct the jury that a bad result, in and of itself, is not evidence of malpractice? This was the question that the court had to…

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Three-dimensional tomographic assessment of the upper airway using 2 different imaging software programs: A comparison study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional tomographic assessment of the upper airway using 2 different imaging software programs: A comparison study

Introduction Several imaging software programs with different tools are available for upper airway (UAW) analysis by means of cone beam computed tomography. Because of this wide variability, this study aimed…

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Midpalatal suture density ratio: Assessing the predictive power of a novel predictor of skeletal response to maxillary expansion

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Midpalatal suture density ratio: Assessing the predictive power of a novel predictor of skeletal response to maxillary expansion

Introduction Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is a common orthodontic treatment to correct maxillary transverse deficiency; however, the inability to determine the precise timing of fusion of the midpalatal suture creates…

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Impaction of maxillary canines and its effect on the position of adjacent teeth and canine development: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Impaction of maxillary canines and its effect on the position of adjacent teeth and canine development: A cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction The purposes of this study were to characterize the 3-dimensional position of teeth adjacent to impacted canines and examine whether impaction affects canine development using cone-beam computed tomography. Methods…

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Oral health–related quality of life of adolescents assessed with the Malocclusion Impact and Child Perceptions questionnaires

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Oral health–related quality of life of adolescents assessed with the Malocclusion Impact and Child Perceptions questionnaires

Introduction Our study objectives were to evaluate the impact of malocclusion on oral health–related quality of life (OHRQOL) of adolescents aged 11-14 years in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Methods Two hundred adolescents completed…

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Lactoferrin promotes osteogenesis of MC3T3-E1 cells induced by mechanical strain in an extracellular signal–regulated kinase 1/2–dependent manner

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Lactoferrin promotes osteogenesis of MC3T3-E1 cells induced by mechanical strain in an extracellular signal–regulated kinase 1/2–dependent manner

Introduction This study aimed to investigate the role of lactoferrin (LF) in the mechanical strain–induced osteogenesis of nontransformed osteoblastic cells (MC3T3-E1 cells) and related mechanism. Methods MC3T3-E1 cells were cultured…

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Maxillary dental and skeletal effects after treatment with self-ligating appliance and miniscrew-assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Maxillary dental and skeletal effects after treatment with self-ligating appliance and miniscrew-assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Introduction The objective of the present study was to compare the maxillary dental and skeletal effects after treatment with self-ligating appliance and miniscrew-assisted rapid maxillary expansion (MARPE). Methods The sample…

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Three-dimensional evaluation of dental decompensation and mandibular symphysis remodeling on orthodontic-surgical treatment of Class III malocclusion

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional evaluation of dental decompensation and mandibular symphysis remodeling on orthodontic-surgical treatment of Class III malocclusion

Introduction The purposes of this research were to identify the buccolingual inclinations of the mandibular teeth and the mandibular symphysis remodeling that result from the orthodontic decompensation movement. Methods The…

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Evaluation of success rate and biomechanical stability of ultraviolet-photofunctionalized miniscrews with short lengths

Feb 28, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of success rate and biomechanical stability of ultraviolet-photofunctionalized miniscrews with short lengths

Introduction The aim of this research was to verify that ultraviolet light (UV)–photofunctionalization improves the success rate and biomechanical stability of miniscrews regardless of length, and to evaluate the comparability…

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