Methods for managing 3-dimensional volumes

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Methods for managing 3-dimensional volumes

The introduction of 3-dimensional (3D) volumetric technology and the massive amount of information that can be obtained from it compels the introduction of new methods and new technology for orthodontic…

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Three-dimensional analysis of maxillary protraction with intermaxillary elastics to miniplates

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional analysis of maxillary protraction with intermaxillary elastics to miniplates

Introduction Early Class III treatment with reverse-pull headgear generally results in maxillary skeletal protraction but is frequently also accompanied by unfavorable dentoalveolar effects. An alternative treatment with intermaxillary elastics from…

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Effects of ultrasonic, electric, and manual toothbrushes on subgingival plaque composition in orthodontically banded molars

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of ultrasonic, electric, and manual toothbrushes on subgingival plaque composition in orthodontically banded molars

Introduction Orthodontic appliances hinder mechanical plaque control. In this study, we evaluated the effect of self-performed supragingival plaque removal with ultrasonic, electric, and manual toothbrushes on subgingival plaque composition in…

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Meeting announcements

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Meeting announcements

AAO Annual Sessions April 30-May 4, 2010 Washington, DC May 13-17, 2011 Chicago, Ill May 4-8, 2012 Honolulu, Hawaii April 26-30, 2013 New York, NY American Association of Orthodontists April…

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In-vitro study of the cellular viability and nitric oxide production by J774 macrophages with ceramic, polycarbonate, and polyoxymethylene brackets

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on In-vitro study of the cellular viability and nitric oxide production by J774 macrophages with ceramic, polycarbonate, and polyoxymethylene brackets

Introduction Studies show that ceramic brackets are chemically inert in the oral cavity, whereas polycarbonate and polyoxymethylene brackets can degrade, releasing bisphenol-A and formaldehyde, respectively. In addition to the traditional…

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Pulp vitality after rapid palatal expansion

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Pulp vitality after rapid palatal expansion

Introduction Although it has been suggested that orthodontic treatment might lead to changes in the dental pulp, no clinical study has attempted to investigate the incidence of pulp necrosis after…

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Mechanical properties of coated superelastic archwires in conventional and self-ligating orthodontic brackets

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mechanical properties of coated superelastic archwires in conventional and self-ligating orthodontic brackets

Introduction Coated archwires have been introduced to improve esthetics during orthodontic treatment. Our aim was to investigate the mechanical properties of coated superelastic archwires compared with conventional superelastic archwires with…

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Proper mesiodistal angles for microimplant placement assessed with 3-dimensional computed tomography images

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Proper mesiodistal angles for microimplant placement assessed with 3-dimensional computed tomography images

Introduction To provide information about placement sites and angulations of microimplants between tooth roots, we analyzed 3-dimensional computed tomography images from 25 patients. Methods The patients in the sample had…

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Survival analysis of orthodontic mini-implants

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Survival analysis of orthodontic mini-implants

Introduction Survival analysis is useful in clinical research because it focuses on comparing the survival distributions and the identification of risk factors. Our aim in this study was to investigate…

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Apical root resorption in orthodontic patients with en-masse maxillary anterior retraction and intrusion with miniscrews

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Apical root resorption in orthodontic patients with en-masse maxillary anterior retraction and intrusion with miniscrews

Introduction The purposes of this retrospective study were to investigate the apical root resorption of maxillary incisors in orthodontic patients with en-masse maxillary anterior retraction and intrusion with miniscrews and the factors…

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