Cross-sectional human mandibular morphology as assessed in vivo by cone-beam computed tomography in patients with different vertical facial dimensions

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cross-sectional human mandibular morphology as assessed in vivo by cone-beam computed tomography in patients with different vertical facial dimensions

Introduction The goal of this study was to look at mandibular cortical bone in live patients using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) to determine differences in cortical plate thicknesses and mandibular…

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Mechanism of action and morphologic changes in the alveolar bone in response to selective alveolar decortication–facilitated tooth movement

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mechanism of action and morphologic changes in the alveolar bone in response to selective alveolar decortication–facilitated tooth movement

Background and Purpose The aim of this study was to test if corticotomy-induced osteoclastogenesis and bone remodeling underlie orthodontic tooth movement and how selective alveolar decortication enhances the rate of…

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Periodontal effects of surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion evaluated clinically and with cone-beam computerized tomography: 6-month preliminary results

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Periodontal effects of surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion evaluated clinically and with cone-beam computerized tomography: 6-month preliminary results

Introduction Transverse maxillary deficiency is frequently observed in patients who seek orthodontic treatment. In skeletally mature patients, transverse maxillary deficiency can be treated with surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE)….

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Watch out for the curb

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Watch out for the curb

You are attending an all day course on adult interdisciplinary orthodontics. There are about 50 doctors in attendance. Five speakers are slated to speak on various topics. One of the…

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Comparison of orthodontic treatment outcomes in adults with skeletal open bite between conventional edgewise treatment and implant-anchored orthodontics

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of orthodontic treatment outcomes in adults with skeletal open bite between conventional edgewise treatment and implant-anchored orthodontics

Introduction Open bites are known to be difficult malocclusions to treat. Generally, with conventional edgewise treatment, incisor extrusion rather than molar intrusion is observed. Recently, the use of miniscrews as…

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The effect of maxillary advancement and impaction on the upper airway after bimaxillary surgery to correct Class III malocclusion

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effect of maxillary advancement and impaction on the upper airway after bimaxillary surgery to correct Class III malocclusion

Aim The aim of this study was to evaluate the upper airway changes after simultaneous maxillary advancement/impaction and mandibular setback in skeletal Class III malocclusion. Methods The subjects included 76…

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The quality of treatment in the adult orthodontic patient as judged by orthodontists and measured by the Objective Grading System

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The quality of treatment in the adult orthodontic patient as judged by orthodontists and measured by the Objective Grading System

Introduction The increase in adult orthodontic patients in the last 20 years makes it more likely that a clinician will have adult cases to present to the American Board of…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Surgery-first approach offers good results Liao YF, Chiu YT, Huang CS, Ko EW, Chen YR. Presurgical orthodontics versus no presurgical orthodontics: treatment outcome of surgical-orthodontic correction for skeletal Class III open…

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