Orthodontics

Surgically assisted orthodontic alignment of impacted maxillary canines: A retrospective analysis of functional and esthetic outcomes and risk factors for failure

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Surgically assisted orthodontic alignment of impacted maxillary canines: A retrospective analysis of functional and esthetic outcomes and risk factors for failure

Introduction The initial position of an impacted maxillary canine might influence the outcome of surgically assisted exposure and orthodontic alignment. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate existing…

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Association between incisor positions and amount of interdental stripping in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Association between incisor positions and amount of interdental stripping in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment

Introduction The study aimed to investigate the effect of a nonextraction treatment approach with interdental stripping (IDS) on the dentofacial structures in patients with dental and skeletal Class I, II,…

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Nano-Bio Fusion Gingival Gel in the management of fixed orthodontic treatment-induced gingivitis: An empirical study

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nano-Bio Fusion Gingival Gel in the management of fixed orthodontic treatment-induced gingivitis: An empirical study

Introduction This research aimed to investigate the effect of Nano-Bio Fusion Gingival Gel ([NBFG] NanoCureTech, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, Korea) as an aid along with oral hygiene advice and routine scaling in…

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Orthodontically induced root resorption: A critical analysis of finite element studies’ input and output

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontically induced root resorption: A critical analysis of finite element studies’ input and output

Introduction Orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR) constitutes an undesirable risk connected to orthodontic treatment. Finite element analysis (FEA) is a powerful tool to study the risk of OIIRR. However,…

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The Salzmann Index and discrepancy index correlation: Determining a threshold discrepancy index score for Medicaid approval

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The Salzmann Index and discrepancy index correlation: Determining a threshold discrepancy index score for Medicaid approval

Introduction This study aimed to compare patients’ Salzmann Index scores for those who applied for Medicaid orthodontic coverage in Pennsylvania with their corresponding American Board of Orthodontics discrepancy index (DI)…

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Microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion vs surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion for maxillary transverse discrepancy treatment

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion vs surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion for maxillary transverse discrepancy treatment

Introduction This study compared the skeletal and dental changes of microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) with those produced by surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARPE) in postpeak adolescents and…

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Evaluations of the facial attractiveness of young women with severe maxillary anterior crowding by orthodontists and laypeople with and without orthodontic treatment experience in Japan

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluations of the facial attractiveness of young women with severe maxillary anterior crowding by orthodontists and laypeople with and without orthodontic treatment experience in Japan

Introduction Maxillary anterior crowding (MxAC) has been considered to be an esthetically favorable characteristic of young women in Japan. It has been hypothesized that laypeople and orthodontists have different esthetic…

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Effects of miniscrew-assisted orthodontic treatment with premolar extractions on upper airway dimensions in adult patients with Class II high-angle malocclusion

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of miniscrew-assisted orthodontic treatment with premolar extractions on upper airway dimensions in adult patients with Class II high-angle malocclusion

Introduction The primary aim of this study was to investigate the change in upper airway dimensions and in mandibular position after miniscrew-assisted treatment with premolar extractions in adult patients with…

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Dental arch changes after open bite treatment with spurs associated with posterior build-ups in the mixed dentition: A randomized clinical trial

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dental arch changes after open bite treatment with spurs associated with posterior build-ups in the mixed dentition: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction This single-center, 2-arm, parallel-group randomized clinical trial aimed to compare the dimensional dental arch changes after anterior open bite (AOB) treatment with bonded spurs associated with posterior build-ups vs…

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Good citizenship

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Good citizenship

Your curiosity became aroused when you started to see a trend. Bob has a thriving pedodontic practice. Although he had not been a consistent referrer as long as you’ve known…

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Diagnostic and treatment protocol for a patient with temporomandibular disorder using a stabilization splint and temporary anchorage devices

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Diagnostic and treatment protocol for a patient with temporomandibular disorder using a stabilization splint and temporary anchorage devices

Treatment of orthodontic patients with temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is challenging for orthodontists because of the TMD signs and symptoms and unstable mandible position, which may lead to improper diagnosis and…

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