Developing skeletal Class III malocclusion treated nonsurgically with a combination of a protraction facemask and a multiloop edgewise archwire

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Developing skeletal Class III malocclusion treated nonsurgically with a combination of a protraction facemask and a multiloop edgewise archwire

For a girl, aged 12 years 3 months, with a skeletal Class III malocclusion, negative overjet, severe maxillary crowding, and hyperdivergent pattern, orthognathic surgery combined with orthodontic treatment is often…

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Accuracy and reliability of cone-beam computed tomography measurements: Influence of head orientation

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accuracy and reliability of cone-beam computed tomography measurements: Influence of head orientation

Introduction The purpose of this research is to determine the accuracy and reliability of measurements obtained from 3-dimensional (3D) cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) for different head orientations. Methods Stainless steel…

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Stability of Class II treatment with an edgewise crowned Herbst appliance in the early mixed dentition: Skeletal and dental changes

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Stability of Class II treatment with an edgewise crowned Herbst appliance in the early mixed dentition: Skeletal and dental changes

Introduction The objectives of this research were to assess skeletal and dental changes in patients with Class II malocclusion treated with the edgewise crowned Herbst appliance in the early mixed…

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Agreement between the index of complexity, outcome, and need and the dental and aesthetic components of the index of orthodontic treatment need

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Agreement between the index of complexity, outcome, and need and the dental and aesthetic components of the index of orthodontic treatment need

Introduction This was a cross-sectional study to investigate the agreement between assessments of orthodontic treatment need of the index of complexity, outcome, and need (ICON) and the index of orthodontic…

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Effect of loading force on the dissolution behavior and surface properties of nickel-titanium orthodontic archwires in artificial saliva

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of loading force on the dissolution behavior and surface properties of nickel-titanium orthodontic archwires in artificial saliva

Introduction For orthodontic applications, equiatomic nickel-titanium (NiTi) wires are used to level and align the teeth under bending conditions in the oral environment for long periods. The aim of study…

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Three-dimensional portable document format: A simple way to present 3-dimensional data in an electronic publication

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional portable document format: A simple way to present 3-dimensional data in an electronic publication

Three-dimensional (3D) models of teeth and soft and hard tissues are tessellated surfaces used for diagnosis, treatment planning, appliance fabrication, outcome evaluation, and research. In scientific publications or communications with…

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Managing second molars

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Managing second molars

Second molars can create great delays in orthodontic treatment if they are not managed intelligently. The purpose of this article was to describe common torque and position problems of the…

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Bisphenol A release from an orthodontic adhesive and its correlation with the degree of conversion on varying light-curing tip distances

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Bisphenol A release from an orthodontic adhesive and its correlation with the degree of conversion on varying light-curing tip distances

Introduction The aims of this research were to use high-performance liquid chromatography to assess the bisphenol A (BPA) released from an orthodontic adhesive (Transbond XT; 3M Unitek, Monrovia, Calif) with…

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