Effect of miniscrew angulation on anchorage resistance

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of miniscrew angulation on anchorage resistance

Introduction Even though the use of titanium miniscrews to provide orthodontic anchorage has become increasingly popular, there is no universally accepted screw-placement protocol. Variables include the presence or absence of…

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Duration of treatment and occlusal outcome using Damon3 self-ligated and conventional orthodontic bracket systems in extraction patients: A prospective randomized clinical trial

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Duration of treatment and occlusal outcome using Damon3 self-ligated and conventional orthodontic bracket systems in extraction patients: A prospective randomized clinical trial

Introduction This was a prospective randomized clinical trial comparing the effect of bracket type on the duration of orthodontic treatment and the occlusal outcome as measured by the peer assessment…

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Avoiding collaborative failure

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Avoiding collaborative failure

Your first new patient of the week is a 40-year-old woman referred by a well-established restorative dentist in your town. She is concerned about spacing and proclination of her upper…

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Residents’ journal review

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Shear strength of brackets bonded to aged resin composites Bayram M, Yesilyurt C, Kusgöz A, Ulker M, Nur M. Shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets to aged resin composite surfaces:…

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Authors’ response

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We thank Drs Chang Ping and Li Hongbo for their interest in our article and their comments. As they mentioned, there are some considerations to evaluate the 3D soft-tissue changes…

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Authors’ response

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We want to thank Drs Kaklamanos and Athanasiou for their letter regarding our systematic review on self-ligating appliances. We agree that including only data from randomized trials in a meta-analysis…

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Author’s response

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We agree with Dr Benson’s comments on the first conclusion of the systematic review. On reflection, the conclusion could (and should) be amended to “because of the limitations of successful…

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Systematic review of self-ligating brackets

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Systematic review of self-ligating brackets

Since systematic reviews are considered of high didactic value because of their evidence-based potential, we read with interest the article on self-ligating brackets in the June issue (Chen SSH, Greenlee…

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Authors’ response

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Similar to what we have seen with the ebb and flow of orthodontic products or techniques over the years, available methods of clinical investigation also follow cyclical curves of enthusiasm…

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You have the final word!

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on You have the final word!

As I settle into my new job as Editor-in-Chief of the AJO-DO , I recognize the tremendous responsibility that I have in determining what our readers will see in print…

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