Working for another

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Working for another

A reader wrote the following. I graduated from my orthodontic residency this past May and have been working part time in practice A for 6 months on the east coast….

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Tongue movements in patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion evaluated with real-time balanced turbo field echo cine magnetic resonance imaging

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Tongue movements in patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion evaluated with real-time balanced turbo field echo cine magnetic resonance imaging

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the deglutitive tongue movements in patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion. Methods Fifty-nine patients (26 male, 33 female) with skeletal Class…

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Class III malocclusion with complex problems of lateral open bite and severe crowding successfully treated with miniscrew anchorage and lingual orthodontic brackets

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Class III malocclusion with complex problems of lateral open bite and severe crowding successfully treated with miniscrew anchorage and lingual orthodontic brackets

In this article, we report the successful use of miniscrews in a patient with an Angle Class III malocclusion, lateral open bite, midline deviation, and severe crowding. Simultaneously resolving such…

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Effect of placement angle on the stability of loaded titanium microscrews: A microcomputed tomographic and biomechanical analysis

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of placement angle on the stability of loaded titanium microscrews: A microcomputed tomographic and biomechanical analysis

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the placement angle on the stability of loaded microscrews. Methods Forty-eight microscrews were placed at 4 angles (…

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True hemifacial microsomia and hemimandibular hypoplasia with condylar-coronoid collapse: Diagnostic and prognostic differences

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on True hemifacial microsomia and hemimandibular hypoplasia with condylar-coronoid collapse: Diagnostic and prognostic differences

Introduction Long-term results after orthopedic or surgical treatment of hemifacial microsomia (HFM) have shown a tendency toward recurrence of the facial asymmetry. However, the literature contains a number of successful…

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Tongue movements in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusions evaluated with real-time balanced turbo field echo cine magnetic resonance imaging

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Tongue movements in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusions evaluated with real-time balanced turbo field echo cine magnetic resonance imaging

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the position and movements of the tongue in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion. Methods Sixty-six patients (31 male, 35 female)…

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Clinical outcomes assessment of consecutively finished patients in a 24-month orthodontic residency: A 5-year perspective

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Clinical outcomes assessment of consecutively finished patients in a 24-month orthodontic residency: A 5-year perspective

Introduction The purpose of this study was to report on the clinical outcomes of a 24-month orthodontic residency. Methods One examiner scored 1019 consecutive pretreatment records and 714 consecutive posttreatment…

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Treatment of adult Class III malocclusions with orthodontic therapy or orthognathic surgery: Receiver operating characteristic analysis

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment of adult Class III malocclusions with orthodontic therapy or orthognathic surgery: Receiver operating characteristic analysis

Introduction The aim of this study was to distinguish between orthodontic patients with skeletal Class III malocclusions requiring surgery and those not requiring surgery by conducting a receiver operating characteristic…

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Effect of antibacterial monomer-containing adhesive on enamel demineralization around orthodontic brackets: An in-vivo study

Apr 13, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of antibacterial monomer-containing adhesive on enamel demineralization around orthodontic brackets: An in-vivo study

Introduction The aims of this study were to evaluate the effect of an antibacterial monomer-containing self-etching adhesive in reducing enamel demineralization around orthodontic brackets in vivo and to compare it…

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