Orthodontics

The clinical management of orthodontically-induced external root resorption: A questionnaire survey

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The clinical management of orthodontically-induced external root resorption: A questionnaire survey

Introduction With more dentists performing orthodontics, identifying and managing patients at risk or affected by orthodontically-induced external root resorption (OIERR) is paramount. Methods This study, conducted according to STROBE (STrengthening…

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Would midpalatal suture characteristics help to predict the success rate of miniscrew-assisted rapid palatal expansion?

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Would midpalatal suture characteristics help to predict the success rate of miniscrew-assisted rapid palatal expansion?

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the success or failure of miniscrew-assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) in patients with advanced bone maturation could be related to…

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Dental changes in humans with untreated normal occlusion throughout lifetime: A systematic scoping review

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dental changes in humans with untreated normal occlusion throughout lifetime: A systematic scoping review

Introduction Understanding age-related changes in normal dental occlusion is crucial for orthodontic treatment, planning, and retention, especially considering the increasing demand from adult patients. This review aimed to systematically perform…

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Taking control of our workflow and data

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Taking control of our workflow and data

Through experience teaching and interacting with orthodontic residents, we have noticed that attitudes toward organized dentistry in general and the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) in particular have changed over…

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Teen Treatments with Aligners

Oct 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Teen Treatments with Aligners

Summary For orthodontic treatments of teens, the same fundamental considerations apply whether the treatment is performed with aligners or with fixed appliances. However, the planning of teen cases with aligners,…

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The influence of incisor inclination and anterior vertical facial height on facial attractiveness in an Asian woman

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The influence of incisor inclination and anterior vertical facial height on facial attractiveness in an Asian woman

Introduction Orthodontic treatment can help improve facial attractiveness through the modification of factors affecting the soft tissue profile. The objectives of this study were to determine the impact of different…

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Three-dimensional assessment of virtual bracket removal for orthodontic retainers: A prospective clinical study

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional assessment of virtual bracket removal for orthodontic retainers: A prospective clinical study

Introduction Computer-aided design and manufacturing of orthodontic retainers from digitally debonded models can be used to facilitate same-day delivery. The purpose of this prospective clinical study was to validate a…

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Efficacy of Invisalign attachments: A retrospective study

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Efficacy of Invisalign attachments: A retrospective study

Introduction The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of Invisalign’s (Align Technology, Santa Clara, Calif) optimized and conventional attachments on rotational and extrusive tooth movements. Methods Initial, predicted,…

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Influence of the hyrax expander screw position on displacement and stress distribution in teeth: A study with finite elements

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of the hyrax expander screw position on displacement and stress distribution in teeth: A study with finite elements

Introduction This study aimed to simulate the different positions of the hyrax appliance expander screw and evaluate tooth displacement and the stress distribution standard on the periodontal ligament using the…

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Attractiveness assessment by orthodontists and laypeople judging female profile modifications of Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Attractiveness assessment by orthodontists and laypeople judging female profile modifications of Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate the differences in preference between orthodontists and laypeople, judging soft tissue digital alterations of a Class II Division 1 profile of…

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Long-term follow-up of late maxillary orthopedic advancement with the Liou-Alternate rapid maxillary expansion-constriction technique in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term follow-up of late maxillary orthopedic advancement with the Liou-Alternate rapid maxillary expansion-constriction technique in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate short and long-term results of the application of the alternate rapid maxillary expansion/constriction (Alt-RAMEC) technique in patients with skeletal Class III…

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Evaluation of antimicrobial potential and surface morphology in thin films of titanium nitride and calcium phosphate on orthodontic brackets

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of antimicrobial potential and surface morphology in thin films of titanium nitride and calcium phosphate on orthodontic brackets

Introduction The goal of this research was to experimentally evaluate the surface morphology and adhesion capacity of Streptococcus mutans (U159) on brackets with thin films of titanium nitride (TN) and…

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Simulation of orthodontic tooth movement during activation of an innovative design of closing loop using the finite element method

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Simulation of orthodontic tooth movement during activation of an innovative design of closing loop using the finite element method

Introduction Although many attempts have been made to study the mechanical behavior of closing loops, most have been limited to analyses of the magnitude of forces and moments acting on…

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Biomonitoring of children and adolescents using orthodontic appliances made of acrylic resins through micronucleus testing of exfoliated buccal and palatal mucosa cells

Aug 14, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Biomonitoring of children and adolescents using orthodontic appliances made of acrylic resins through micronucleus testing of exfoliated buccal and palatal mucosa cells

Introduction The present study aimed to investigate the occurrence of micronuclei and the degenerative nuclear alterations indicative of apoptosis and necrosis in the exfoliated buccal and palatal mucosa cells of…

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