Comparison of Twin-block and Dynamax appliances for the treatment of Class II malocclusion in adolescents: A randomized controlled trial

Apr 14, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of Twin-block and Dynamax appliances for the treatment of Class II malocclusion in adolescents: A randomized controlled trial

Introduction The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Twin-block and Dynamax appliances for the treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion. Methods This was a randomized…

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Facial soft-tissue changes in skeletal Class III orthognathic surgery patients analyzed with 3-dimensional laser scanning

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Introduction Patients undergoing orthognathic surgery show considerable changes in both hard and soft tissues. The purpose of this study was to use a 3-dimensional (3D) laser scanner to evaluate the…

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Effect of early orthodontic force on shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets bonded with different adhesive systems

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Introduction This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of applying early orthodontic force on the shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic brackets bonded with 4 adhesive systems. Methods Eighty…

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Risk factors for incidence and severity of white spot lesions during treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances

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Introduction The development of incipient caries, or white spot lesions (WSLs), is a significant clinical problem in orthodontics. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively determine the incidence and…

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Meeting announcements

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AAO Annual Sessions May 13-17, 2011 Chicago, Ill May 4-8, 2012 Honolulu, Hawaii May 3-7, 2013 Philadelphia, Pa FDI World Dental Federation FDI Annual World Dental Congress September 2-5, 2010…

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Anna-Marie Gron, 1928-2010

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Anna-Marie Gron Anna-Marie Gron, a retired professor and research orthodontist at Harvard University and The Forsyth Institute, Boston, died on April 9, 2010, of complications of multiple myeloma at her…

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Current concepts on temporomandibular disorders

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Reviewed by Alex Jacobson This book was designed to bring together some renowned experts in the field to provide state-of-the-art information about temporomandibular disorders (TMD). The book is divided into…

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Editor’s Comment and Q&A

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Introduction Cherubism is a human genetic disorder that causes bilateral symmetrical enlargement of the maxilla and the mandible in children. It is caused by mutations in SH3BP2 . The exact…

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Editor’s Comment and Q&A

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Introduction The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Twin-block and Dynamax appliances for the treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion. Methods This was a randomized…

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