Comparison of 6 cone-beam computed tomography systems for image quality and detection of simulated canine impaction-induced external root resorption in maxillary lateral incisors

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of 6 cone-beam computed tomography systems for image quality and detection of simulated canine impaction-induced external root resorption in maxillary lateral incisors

Introduction The most frequent adverse effect of canine impaction is resorption of the adjacent incisors. The subjective image quality and the radiographic diagnostic accuracy for detection of simulated canine-induced external…

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Reliability and the smallest detectable difference of measurements on 3-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography images

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Introduction The aim of this study was to determine the reliability and the measurement error (by means of the smallest detectable error) of 17 commonly used cephalometric measurements made on…

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Comparative assessment of conventional and self-ligating appliances on the effect of mandibular intermolar distance in adolescent nonextraction patients: A single-center randomized controlled trial

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparative assessment of conventional and self-ligating appliances on the effect of mandibular intermolar distance in adolescent nonextraction patients: A single-center randomized controlled trial

Introduction Our aim in this study was to compare intermolar widths after alignment of crowded mandibular dental arches in nonextraction adolescent patients between conventional and self-ligating brackets. Methods Fifty patients…

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Residents’ journal review

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Accuracy of CBCT reconstructions Maret D, Molinier F, Braga J, Peters OA, Telmon N, Treil J, et al. Accuracy of 3D reconstructions based on cone beam computed tomography. J Dent Res…

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Confidentiality: To honor or to override?

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Confidentiality: To honor or to override?

Your 15-year-old retention patient completed treatment 2 years ago with an excellent result. You remember him well—the youngest of 4 siblings whom you treated. When he returns for an adjustment…

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Correction

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Danaei SM, Safavi A, Roeinpeikar SMM, Oshagh M, Iranpour S, Omidekhoda M. Ion release from orthodontic brackets in 3 mouthwashes: An in-vitro study. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2011;139:730-4. The…

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Authors’ response

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First, we thank Drs Kamak and Kamak for their comments about and interest in our article. To prevent the selection of an ambiguous impaction, our sample comprised obvious maxillary canine…

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Author’s response

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Thank you for your interest in our work. Our study was not a “trial,” as the letter suggested but, rather, an observational prospective longitudinal study, and thus the requirement for…

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A note about sample size

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A note about sample size

We read the article in the June 2011 issue on the comparison of oral impacts (Wu A, McGrath C, Wong RWK, Wiechmann D, Rabie ABM. Comparison of oral impacts experienced…

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Author’s response

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We appreciate Dr Ang’s interest in our article and are happy to have an opportunity to respond. Of course, we are concerned about bone remodeling around the mandibular incisor. But,…

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Online only abstracts

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Effect of miniscrew placement torque on resistance to miniscrew movement under load Michelle Marie McManus, Fang Qian, Nicole M. Grosland, Steve D. Marshall, and Thomas E. Southard. Am J Orthod…

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