Preventive treatment of ectopically erupting maxillary permanent canines by extraction of deciduous canines and first molars: A randomized clinical trial

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Preventive treatment of ectopically erupting maxillary permanent canines by extraction of deciduous canines and first molars: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction In this research project, we aimed to compare the effectiveness of single (1 deciduous canine) and double (deciduous canine and first molar) extractions in subjects with retained maxillary permanent…

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Displacement, location, and angulation of unerupted permanent maxillary canines and absence of canine bulge in children

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Displacement, location, and angulation of unerupted permanent maxillary canines and absence of canine bulge in children

Introduction In this study, we examined displacement (labiopalatal and mesiodistal) and angulation of unerupted permanent maxillary canines on either side in children (n = 49) aged between 10 and 12…

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Effects of risedronate on cortical and trabecular bone of the mandible in glucocorticoid-treated growing rats

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of risedronate on cortical and trabecular bone of the mandible in glucocorticoid-treated growing rats

Introduction This study was performed to estimate the effects of risedronate on mandibular bone density, bone structure, and bone metabolism in established glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in growing rats. Methods The rats…

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Authors’ response

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Thank you for your interest in our article and for agreeing with the overall idea that the severity of the associated dentoskeletal discrepancies and the patient’s needs should be the…

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Long-term occlusal and soft-tissue profile outcomes after treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion with fixed appliances

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term occlusal and soft-tissue profile outcomes after treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion with fixed appliances

Introduction Our objective was to determine which factors were predictive of good long-term outcomes after fixed appliance treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion. Methods Two hundred seven patients with…

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Thomas M. Matthews, 1919-2010

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Thomas M. Matthews, 1919-2010

Tom Matthews Dr Thomas M. Matthews died on December 27, 2010, at the age of 91. Dr Matthews, along with Drs Robert Gaylord and Tom Williams, established the orthodontic department…

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When patients lie to their doctors

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on When patients lie to their doctors

To understand Axelrad v Jackson, 142 S.W. 3d 418 (Tex.App.) 2004 , one first must understand the doctrine of comparative negligence. This doctrine began as contributory negligence: if a plaintiff…

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Do long-term changes in relative maxillary arch width affect buccal-corridor ratios in extraction and nonextraction treatment?

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Do long-term changes in relative maxillary arch width affect buccal-corridor ratios in extraction and nonextraction treatment?

Introduction Our aims were to evaluate long-term maxillary arch width changes in orthodontic patients treated with and without premolar extractions and to provide a potential link to the buccal-corridor ratios….

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Does psychological well-being influence oral-health-related quality of life reports in children receiving orthodontic treatment?

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Does psychological well-being influence oral-health-related quality of life reports in children receiving orthodontic treatment?

Introduction Although the associations between oral biologic variables such as malocclusion and oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQOL) have been explored, little research has been done to address the influence of…

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Effect of fixed appliances on oral malodor

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of fixed appliances on oral malodor

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of fixed appliances on oral malodor. Methods Forty-one patients participated in this study. They were randomized into 2 groups:…

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