Three-year follow-up of bimaxillary surgery to correct skeletal Class III malocclusion: Stability and risk factors for relapse

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-year follow-up of bimaxillary surgery to correct skeletal Class III malocclusion: Stability and risk factors for relapse

Introduction The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term skeletal and occlusal stability after bimaxillary surgery to correct skeletal Class III malocclusion. Methods The sample comprised 81 consecutively treated…

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Drift characteristics of miniscrews and molars for anchorage under orthodontic force: 3-dimensional computed tomography registration evaluation

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Drift characteristics of miniscrews and molars for anchorage under orthodontic force: 3-dimensional computed tomography registration evaluation

Introduction Although miniscrews have been used as absolute anchorage for a long time, their behavior under orthodontic loading is still unclear clinically. Therefore, this study was designed to evaluate the…

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Efficient usage of implant anchorage to treat overerupted maxillary first molar and mesially inclined mandibular molars

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Efficient usage of implant anchorage to treat overerupted maxillary first molar and mesially inclined mandibular molars

This case report demonstrates the efficient use of implant anchorage in a patient with mesially inclined mandibular molars and an overerupted maxillary molar. A 14-year-old girl had an overerupted maxillary…

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Comparison of mesiodistal root angulation with posttreatment panoramic radiographs and cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of mesiodistal root angulation with posttreatment panoramic radiographs and cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction Orthodontists assess mesiodistal root angulations before, during, and after orthodontic treatment as an aid in establishing proper root position. Panoramic imaging has been useful for this purpose and is…

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Stability of unilateral posterior crossbite correction in the mixed dentition: A randomized clinical trial with a 3-year follow-up

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Stability of unilateral posterior crossbite correction in the mixed dentition: A randomized clinical trial with a 3-year follow-up

Introduction The long-term stability of posterior crossbite correction in the mixed dentition has not been sufficiently evaluated. Our aim was to compare long-term outcomes in patients with crossbite correction by…

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Incidence of open gingival embrasures after mandibular incisor extractions: A clinical photographic evaluation

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Incidence of open gingival embrasures after mandibular incisor extractions: A clinical photographic evaluation

Introduction The purposes of this study were to determine the incidence of open gingival embrasures after a single mandibular incisor extraction and to investigate whether age, sex, interproximal pretreatment and…

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Common errors in preparing for and completing the American Board of Orthodontics clinical examination

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Common errors in preparing for and completing the American Board of Orthodontics clinical examination

Attaining Board Certification should be a goal of every orthodontic resident, orthodontic educator, and practicing orthodontist. The Board Certification process requires commitment, persistence, firmness of purpose, and sacrifice. Procrastination is…

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