Physical properties of root cementum: Part 20. Effect of fluoride on orthodontically induced root resorption with light and heavy orthodontic forces for 4 weeks: A microcomputed tomography study

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Physical properties of root cementum: Part 20. Effect of fluoride on orthodontically induced root resorption with light and heavy orthodontic forces for 4 weeks: A microcomputed tomography study

Introduction The major side effect of orthodontic treatment is orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption. Fluoride was previously shown to reduce the volume of the root resorption craters in rats. However,…

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Nasal cavity size, airway resistance, and subjective sensation after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: A prospective longitudinal study

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nasal cavity size, airway resistance, and subjective sensation after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: A prospective longitudinal study

Introduction The aims of this study were to measure changes in nasal minimum cross-sectional area and nasal airway resistance after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion and to explore a possible…

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Accuracy and reliability of buccal bone height and thickness measurements from cone-beam computed tomography imaging

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accuracy and reliability of buccal bone height and thickness measurements from cone-beam computed tomography imaging

Introduction Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging has broadened opportunities for examining morphologic aspects of the craniofacial complex, including alveolar bone, but limitations of the technology have yet to be defined….

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Orthodontic-orthognathic surgical treatment in a patient with Class II subdivision malocclusion: Occlusal plane alteration

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic-orthognathic surgical treatment in a patient with Class II subdivision malocclusion: Occlusal plane alteration

Despite the different orthodontic treatment options for patients with Class II subdivision malocclusions, the involvement of the skeletal structures is significant. It is desirable to combine orthodontic and surgical treatment…

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Nasal cavity volume changes after rapid maxillary expansion in adolescents evaluated with 3-dimensional simulation and modeling programs

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nasal cavity volume changes after rapid maxillary expansion in adolescents evaluated with 3-dimensional simulation and modeling programs

Introduction The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of rapid maxillary expansion on nasal cavity volume by using 3-dimensional simulation and modeling programs. Methods The study group…

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Nasal cavity size, airway resistance, and subjective sensation after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: A prospective longitudinal study

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nasal cavity size, airway resistance, and subjective sensation after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: A prospective longitudinal study

Introduction The aims of this study were to measure changes in nasal minimum cross-sectional area and nasal airway resistance after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion and to explore a possible…

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Physical properties of root cementum: Part 20. Effect of fluoride on orthodontically induced root resorption with light and heavy orthodontic forces for 4 weeks: A microcomputed tomography study

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Physical properties of root cementum: Part 20. Effect of fluoride on orthodontically induced root resorption with light and heavy orthodontic forces for 4 weeks: A microcomputed tomography study

Introduction The major side effect of orthodontic treatment is orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption. Fluoride was previously shown to reduce the volume of the root resorption craters in rats. However,…

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Randomization. Part 1: Sequence generation

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Randomization. Part 1: Sequence generation

A key feature of a randomized control trial is the process of randomization. Through randomization, we allocate interventions to trial arms in a way that ensures that neither the investigators…

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MI Paste Plus to prevent demineralization in orthodontic patients: A prospective randomized controlled trial

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on MI Paste Plus to prevent demineralization in orthodontic patients: A prospective randomized controlled trial

Introduction Enamel demineralization is a problem in orthodontics. Fluoride is partially effective in addressing this problem, but additional treatment options are needed. The objective of this prospective randomized controlled trial…

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Don’t bug me

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Don’t bug me

Dr J: I’m in the middle of treatment on this young female patient who came in the other day with bugs in her hair. I mean, I can see them…

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Malocclusions and perceptions of attractiveness, intelligence, and personality, and behavioral intentions

Apr 11, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Malocclusions and perceptions of attractiveness, intelligence, and personality, and behavioral intentions

Introduction In this study, we explored how others perceive persons with normal occlusion or different malocclusions (open bite, deepbite, underbite, overjet, crowding, and spacing). The objectives were to investigate (1)…

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