Atypical orthodontic extraction pattern managed by differential en-masse retraction against a temporary skeletal anchorage device in the treatment of bimaxillary protrusion

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Atypical orthodontic extraction pattern managed by differential en-masse retraction against a temporary skeletal anchorage device in the treatment of bimaxillary protrusion

This report introduces an innovative treatment approach of selecting atypical and unconventional teeth for orthodontic extraction without compromising the quality of treatment outcomes by using temporary skeletal anchorage devices in…

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Computed tomographic characterization of mini-implant placement pattern and maximum anchorage force in human cadavers

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Computed tomographic characterization of mini-implant placement pattern and maximum anchorage force in human cadavers

Introduction The purpose of this investigation was to characterize the placement pattern and factors influencing the primary stability of mini-implants in human cadavers. The factors studied were mini-implant length, placement…

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Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction combined with orthodontic treatment in a patient with idiopathic condylar resorption

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction combined with orthodontic treatment in a patient with idiopathic condylar resorption

This case report describes the successful treatment of an adult patient with skeletal Class II open-bite malocclusion secondary to idiopathic condylar resorption. Total alloplastic joint reconstruction and counterclockwise rotation of…

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Photoelastic analysis of forces generated by T-loop springs made with stainless steel or titanium-molybdenum alloy

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Photoelastic analysis of forces generated by T-loop springs made with stainless steel or titanium-molybdenum alloy

Introduction The purpose of this study was to use photoelastic analysis to compare the system of forces generated by retraction T-loop springs made with stainless steel and titanium-molybdenum alloy (TMA)…

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Sturge-Weber syndrome in an orthodontic patient

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sturge-Weber syndrome in an orthodontic patient

The aim of this article was to describe the Sturge-Weber syndrome in a patient with orthodontic requirements. Pathologies involved in this syndrome affect facial cranial growth. Sturge-Weber syndrome, also known…

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Immediate effects of rapid maxillary expansion with Haas-type and hyrax-type expanders: A randomized clinical trial

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Immediate effects of rapid maxillary expansion with Haas-type and hyrax-type expanders: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction The purposes of this study were to evaluate and compare the immediate effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) in the transverse plane with Haas-type and hyrax-type expanders by using…

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Evaluation of the genotoxic effects of fixed a ppliances on oral mucosal cells and the relationship to nickel and chromium concentrations: An in-vivo study

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of the genotoxic effects of fixed a ppliances on oral mucosal cells and the relationship to nickel and chromium concentrations: An in-vivo study

Introduction The release of metal ions from fixed orthodontic appliances is a source of concern. The aim of this study was to evaluate genotoxic damage in the oral mucosal cells…

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Treatment strategies for patients with hyperdivergent Class II Division 1 malocclusion: Is vertical dimension affected?

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment strategies for patients with hyperdivergent Class II Division 1 malocclusion: Is vertical dimension affected?

Introduction The dilemma of extraction vs nonextraction treatment, along with the uncertain potential of orthodontic treatment to control vertical dimensions, still remains among the most controversial issues in orthodontics. The…

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Talking trash

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Talking trash

Dr Imbetter Thanheis was sued by Dr Hadit Uptohere for slander, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and intentional interference with economic relations, claiming that Dr Thanheis said that Dr Uptohere…

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Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, and metal release in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances: A longitudinal in-vivo study

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, and metal release in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances: A longitudinal in-vivo study

Introduction Treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances in the corrosive environment of the oral cavity warrants in-vivo investigations of biocompatibility. Methods Eighteen control and 28 treated subjects were evaluated longitudinally. Four…

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