Orthodontics

Complications, impacts, and success rates of different approaches to treatment of Class II malocclusion in adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Complications, impacts, and success rates of different approaches to treatment of Class II malocclusion in adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction We aimed to explore the prevalence and nature of complications associated with Class II correctors in adolescents and their impact on the quality of life (QOL), completion of treatment,…

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Evaluation of anterior open bite correction in patients treated with maxillary posterior segment intrusion using zygomatic anchorage

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of anterior open bite correction in patients treated with maxillary posterior segment intrusion using zygomatic anchorage

Introduction This study aimed to investigate dentofacial changes in patients treated with maxillary molar intrusion with zygomatic anchors. Methods The study group was composed of 19 patients with anterior open…

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Comparison of maxillary basal arch forms using the root apex in adult women with different skeletal patterns: A pilot study

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of maxillary basal arch forms using the root apex in adult women with different skeletal patterns: A pilot study

Introduction This study aimed to establish maxillary basal arch forms using the root apices and to determine the differences in the basal arch forms in adult women with different sagittal…

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Effects of orthognathic surgery on quality of life compared with nonsurgical controls in an American population

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of orthognathic surgery on quality of life compared with nonsurgical controls in an American population

Introduction To determine the psychosocial effects of a facial skeletal mal-relationship with its subsequent surgical correction in a group of patients treated using surgical orthodontics compared with a matched group…

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Surface-based 3-dimensional cephalometry: An objective analysis of cranio-mandibular morphology

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Surface-based 3-dimensional cephalometry: An objective analysis of cranio-mandibular morphology

Introduction The purpose of this study was to apply a previously reported homologous model for quantifying and visualizing the three-dimensional (3D) cranio-mandibular morphology. Methods Twenty-eight 3D cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)…

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Follow-up observation of patients with obstructive sleep apnea treated by maxillomandibular advancement

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Follow-up observation of patients with obstructive sleep apnea treated by maxillomandibular advancement

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the follow-up observation of patients with obstructive sleep apnea treated with maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) procedure with or without genial tubercle advancement (GTA). Methods A total…

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Periodontal ligament enhancement in mesio-angulated impaction of third molars after orthodontic tooth movement: A prospective cohort study

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Periodontal ligament enhancement in mesio-angulated impaction of third molars after orthodontic tooth movement: A prospective cohort study

Introduction The mesio-angulated impaction of mandibular third molars makes them unsuitable as donor teeth for tooth autotransplantation. However, uprighted molars may be applicable for autotransplantation. This study aimed to determine…

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Three-dimensional condylar changes from Herbst appliance and multibracket treatment: A comparison with matched Class II elastics

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional condylar changes from Herbst appliance and multibracket treatment: A comparison with matched Class II elastics

Introduction The purpose of this study was to quantify and qualify the 3-dimensional (3D) condylar changes using mandibular 3D regional superimposition techniques in adolescent patients with Class II Division 1…

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A retrospective long-term pulpal, periodontal, and esthetic, follow-up of palatally impacted canines treated with an open or closed surgical exposure technique using the Maxillary Canine Aesthetic Index

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A retrospective long-term pulpal, periodontal, and esthetic, follow-up of palatally impacted canines treated with an open or closed surgical exposure technique using the Maxillary Canine Aesthetic Index

Introduction The primary objective of this study was to compare the aesthetic outcome of palatally impacted canines treated with an open or closed surgical exposure technique using the Maxillary Canine Aesthetic…

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Obvious morphologic changes in the mandible and condylar cartilage after triple botulinum toxin injections into the bilateral masseter

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Obvious morphologic changes in the mandible and condylar cartilage after triple botulinum toxin injections into the bilateral masseter

Introduction Nonsurgical treatments that can prevent or reduce the extent of the mandibular excess at an early stage are desirable. A single botulinum toxin (BTX) injection into the unilateral and…

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Long-term occlusal changes and patient satisfaction in patients treated with and without extractions: 37 years after treatment

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term occlusal changes and patient satisfaction in patients treated with and without extractions: 37 years after treatment

Introduction The objective of this research was to evaluate the treatment outcomes, long-term occlusal changes, and patient satisfaction after 37 years of nonextraction and extraction treatments. Methods Fifty-seven patients with Class…

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Anterior tooth alignment and arch dimensions changes: 37-year follow-up in patients treated with and without premolar extraction

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Anterior tooth alignment and arch dimensions changes: 37-year follow-up in patients treated with and without premolar extraction

Introduction The objective of this research was to evaluate the anterior tooth alignment and dental arch dimension changes after orthodontic treatments with and without premolar extractions in the long-term. Methods…

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Professional professionalism

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Professional professionalism

The program in which you teach admits only 4 residents per year. Your admission process is an arduous one. Out of hundreds of applicants, only those with strong academic records,…

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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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