Factors controlling anterior torque during C-implant-dependent en-masse retraction without posterior appliances

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Factors controlling anterior torque during C-implant-dependent en-masse retraction without posterior appliances

Introduction Our objective was to evaluate the factors that affect effective torque control during en-masse incisor and canine retraction when using partially osseointegrated C-implants (Cimplant, Seoul, Korea) as the exclusive…

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Spring-loaded bite-blocks for early correction of skeletal open bite associated with thumb sucking

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Spring-loaded bite-blocks for early correction of skeletal open bite associated with thumb sucking

Skeletal open-bite malocclusion is frequently discussed in orthodontics. Diagnosis, treatment, and retention can be difficult because this malocclusion has numerous correlated etiologic factors. The earlier this malocclusion is corrected, the…

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In-office distance learning for practitioners

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on In-office distance learning for practitioners

Introduction Distance learning studies involving orthodontic residents have shown that, although residents prefer being live and interactive with an instructor, they learn almost as much from watching a recorded interactive…

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Failure after closed traction of an unerupted maxillary permanent canine: Diagnosis and treatment planning

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Failure after closed traction of an unerupted maxillary permanent canine: Diagnosis and treatment planning

This report describes the treatment of a 13-year-old girl with unerupted maxillary permanent canines. It illustrates how recognizing an unexpected problem influenced the decision-making process. Despite 6 months of closed-eruption…

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Method to classify dental arch forms

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Method to classify dental arch forms

Introduction The aim of this study was to propose a method to classify dental arch forms of subjects with normal occlusion into several types that can ensure both goodness of…

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Temporomandibular joint and normal occlusion: Is there anything singular about it? A computed tomographic evaluation

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Temporomandibular joint and normal occlusion: Is there anything singular about it? A computed tomographic evaluation

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the condyle-fossa relationship, the position of the condyles in their respective mandibular fossae, and the dimensional and positional symmetries between the…

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Evaluation of home disinfection protocols for acrylic baseplates of removable orthodontic appliances: A randomized clinical investigation

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of home disinfection protocols for acrylic baseplates of removable orthodontic appliances: A randomized clinical investigation

Introduction In this randomized clinical trial, we investigated, using the microbial culture technique and scanning electron microscopy, the contamination of acrylic baseplates of removable orthodontic appliances by mutans streptococci (MS)…

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Spectrophotometric evaluation of color alterations with a new dental bleaching product in patients wearing orthodontic appliances

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Spectrophotometric evaluation of color alterations with a new dental bleaching product in patients wearing orthodontic appliances

Introduction Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of a new bleaching agent (8% hydrogen peroxide) used in patients wearing fixed orthodontic appliances. Methods Six anterior maxillary teeth of 40…

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Maxillary palatal canine impaction displacement in subjects with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Maxillary palatal canine impaction displacement in subjects with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors

Introduction The aims of this research were to study the prevalence of palatally displaced maxillary canines (PDCs) in subjects with congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisor (MxI2) teeth and to assess…

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Cervical vertebral column morphology related to craniofacial morphology and head posture in preorthodontic children with Class II malocclusion and horizontal maxillary overjet

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cervical vertebral column morphology related to craniofacial morphology and head posture in preorthodontic children with Class II malocclusion and horizontal maxillary overjet

Introduction In preorthodontic children with Class II malocclusion and horizontal maxillary overjet, cervical column morphology was examined and related to craniofacial morphology and head posture for the first time. Methods…

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