Elimination of transverse dental compensation is critical for treatment of patients with severe facial asymmetry

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Elimination of transverse dental compensation is critical for treatment of patients with severe facial asymmetry

This case report describes the importance of eliminating transverse dental compensation during preoperative orthodontic treatment for a patient with severe facial asymmetry. The patient, a 17-year-old Japanese woman, had severe…

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Commercially available archwire forms compared with normal dental arch forms in a Japanese population

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Commercially available archwire forms compared with normal dental arch forms in a Japanese population

Introduction The objective of this research was to evaluate commercially available preformed archwire forms compared with normal dental arch forms. Methods Thirty mandibular dental casts were made of orthodontically untreated subjects…

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Martin Kean, 1929-2009

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Martin Kean, 1929-2009

Martin Kean Professor Emeritus Martin Kean, a distinguished New Zealand orthodontist, died in Dunedin on December 11, 2009, at age 80. He was born in New Zealand and graduated with…

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News, comments, and service announcements

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on News, comments, and service announcements

Professor Bjørn Zachrisson receives the Paul Herren Award 2009 The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, University of Bern, Switzerland, established the Paul Herren Award in memory of its former…

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Meeting announcements

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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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Modifications of midpalatal sutural density induced by rapid maxillary expansion: A low-dose computed-tomography evaluation

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Modifications of midpalatal sutural density induced by rapid maxillary expansion: A low-dose computed-tomography evaluation

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the density of the midpalatal suture as assessed by low-dose computed tomography (CT) before rapid maxillary expansion (RME) (T0), at the…

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Repair of root resorption 2 to 16 weeks after the application of continuous forces on maxillary first molars in rats: A 2- and 3-dimensional quantitative evaluation

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Repair of root resorption 2 to 16 weeks after the application of continuous forces on maxillary first molars in rats: A 2- and 3-dimensional quantitative evaluation

Introduction Root resorption is a side effect of orthodontic treatment that occurs with the removal of hyalinized tissue. Studies have shown that a reparative process in the periodontium begins when…

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Effects of premolar extractions on Bolton overall ratios and tooth-size discrepancies in a Japanese orthodontic population

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of premolar extractions on Bolton overall ratios and tooth-size discrepancies in a Japanese orthodontic population

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of premolar extractions on the Bolton overall ratios and overall tooth-size discrepancies in a Japanese orthodontic population. Methods Mesiodistal…

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Analysis of intra-arch and interarch measurements from digital models with 2 impression materials and a modeling process based on cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Analysis of intra-arch and interarch measurements from digital models with 2 impression materials and a modeling process based on cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction Study models are an essential part of an orthodontic record. Digital models are now available. One option for generating a digital model is cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scanning of…

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