Orthodontics

Three-dimensional assessment of mandibular asymmetry in skeletal Class I and unilateral crossbite malocclusion in 3 different age groups

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional assessment of mandibular asymmetry in skeletal Class I and unilateral crossbite malocclusion in 3 different age groups

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the morphologic and positional features of the mandible in children, adolescents, and adults with skeletal Class I and unilateral posterior crossbite. Methods The sample…

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Three-dimensional facial capture using a custom-built photogrammetry setup: Design, performance, and cost

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional facial capture using a custom-built photogrammetry setup: Design, performance, and cost

Introduction Although stereophotogrammetry is increasingly popular for 3-dimensional face scanning, commercial solutions remain quite expensive, limiting its accessibility. We propose a more affordable, custom-built photogrammetry setup (Stereo-Face 3D, SF3D) and…

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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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Three-dimensional assessment of mandibular asymmetry in skeletal Class I and unilateral crossbite malocclusion in 3 different age groups

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional assessment of mandibular asymmetry in skeletal Class I and unilateral crossbite malocclusion in 3 different age groups

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the morphologic and positional features of the mandible in children, adolescents, and adults with skeletal Class I and unilateral posterior crossbite. Methods The sample…

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Distalization rate of maxillary canines in an alveolus filled with leukocyte-platelet–rich fibrin in adults: A randomized controlled clinical split-mouth trial

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Distalization rate of maxillary canines in an alveolus filled with leukocyte-platelet–rich fibrin in adults: A randomized controlled clinical split-mouth trial

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate the distalization rate and changes in inclination of the maxillary canines in alveoli preserved with leukocyte-platelet–rich fibrin (L-PRF) membranes in adult…

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The use of attachments in aligner treatment: Analyzing the “innovation” of expanding the use of acid etching–mediated bonding of composites to enamel and its consequences

Aug 20, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The use of attachments in aligner treatment: Analyzing the “innovation” of expanding the use of acid etching–mediated bonding of composites to enamel and its consequences

Orthodontic treatment with sequential aligners has seen a considerable surge in the last decades, and is currently used to treat malocclusions of varying severity. To enhance tooth movement and broaden…

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Management of an adult patient with missing one mandibular incisor, severe overjet, and midline discrepancy with asymmetric extraction, lingual appliance, and skeletal anchorage: A case report

Jul 19, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Management of an adult patient with missing one mandibular incisor, severe overjet, and midline discrepancy with asymmetric extraction, lingual appliance, and skeletal anchorage: A case report

Abstract This case report describes the lingual orthodontic treatment of an adult patient with Angle Class I malocclusion, agenesis of mandibular right central incisor, severe overjet and deep overbite, excessive…

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Concepts of Retention

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Concepts of Retention

10.1055/b-0034-75550 Concepts of Retention A basic distinction is made between retention of limited duration and long-term retention. The definitions relate to the duration of the retention, rather than to the…

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Treatment

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment

10.1055/b-0034-75522 Treatment Manufacturers of self-ligating bracket systems claim that these systems have a number of advantages over conventional ligation, such as that treatment can be achieved more quickly and more…

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Other Useful Auxiliaries

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Other Useful Auxiliaries

10.1055/b-0034-75544 Other Useful Auxiliaries Spikes Leveling and alignment can be associated with anterior and lateral bite opening. If the tongue starts to interpose in the space, resolve of the opposite…

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Correction of Skeletal Discrepancies

Jul 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correction of Skeletal Discrepancies

10.1055/b-0034-75539 Correction of Skeletal Discrepancies Correction of a Class II Buccal Segment Relationship Based on the findings by Roux that functional occlusal stimuli affect the growth of the maxilla and…

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