Miniscrew-assisted nonsurgical palatal expansion before orthognathic surgery for a patient with severe mandibular prognathism

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Miniscrew-assisted nonsurgical palatal expansion before orthognathic surgery for a patient with severe mandibular prognathism

A transverse maxillary deficiency in an adult is a challenging problem, especially when it is combined with a severe anteroposterior jaw discrepancy. The demand for nonsurgical maxillary expansion might increase…

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Orthodontic-surgical treatment of Class III malocclusion with extraction of an impacted canine and multi-segmented maxillary surgery

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic-surgical treatment of Class III malocclusion with extraction of an impacted canine and multi-segmented maxillary surgery

Establishment of a treatment plan is based on efficacy and easy application by the clinician, and acceptance by the patient. Treatment of adult patients with Class III malocclusion might require…

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Meeting announcements

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

AAO Annual Sessions May 13-17, 2011 Chicago, Ill May 4-8, 2012 Honolulu, Hawaii May 3-7, 2013 Philadelphia, Pa 86th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society June 15-19, 2010 St. Bernardin…

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Dental practice: Get in the game

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dental practice: Get in the game

Reviewed by Alex Jacobson This book is designed for general dentists, but the principles can be applied to any of the dental specialties. The text is fashioned for professionals about…

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Nickel release from new conventional stainless steel, recycled, and nickel-free orthodontic brackets: An in vitro study

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nickel release from new conventional stainless steel, recycled, and nickel-free orthodontic brackets: An in vitro study

Introduction The aim of this study was to compare the nickel released from 3 kinds of orthodontic brackets: new conventional stainless steel, recycled stainless steel, and nickel-free brackets. Methods This…

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Longitudinal study of relative growth rates of the maxilla and the mandible according to quantitative cervical vertebral maturation

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Longitudinal study of relative growth rates of the maxilla and the mandible according to quantitative cervical vertebral maturation

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the relative growth rates (RGR) of the maxilla and the mandible according to quantitative cervical vertebral maturation (QCVM) of adolescents with…

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Editor’s Comment and Q&A

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Editor’s Comment and Q&A

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the relative growth rates (RGR) of the maxilla and the mandible according to quantitative cervical vertebral maturation (QCVM) of adolescents with…

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Randomized clinical trial of orthodontic treatment efficiency with self-ligating and conventional fixed orthodontic appliances

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Randomized clinical trial of orthodontic treatment efficiency with self-ligating and conventional fixed orthodontic appliances

Introduction Our objective was to test the hypotheses that treatment with 2 fixed orthodontic appliances (SmartClip and Victory; 3M Unitek, Monrovia, Calif) would result in no difference in (1) the…

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