Three-dimensional finite element analysis of strength, stability, and stress distribution in orthodontic anchorage: A conical, self-drilling miniscrew implant system

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional finite element analysis of strength, stability, and stress distribution in orthodontic anchorage: A conical, self-drilling miniscrew implant system

Introduction The aims of this study were to analyze the stress distribution and displacement patterns that develop in an orthodontic miniscrew implant and its surrounding osseous structures for 2 implant…

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Long-term stability of conservative orthodontic treatment in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and severe condylar resorption

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term stability of conservative orthodontic treatment in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and severe condylar resorption

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that can result in progressive destruction of the articular surfaces of the joints, including the temporomandibular joint. The purpose of this article is…

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Orthodontic treatment for a patient with a unilateral cleft lip and palate and congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors and left second premolar

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic treatment for a patient with a unilateral cleft lip and palate and congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors and left second premolar

Treatment of a patient with a cleft lip and palate can be challenging. A woman, aged 26 years 8 months, was referred for orthodontic evaluation of her anterior crossbite. She…

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Improvement of nasal airway ventilation after rapid maxillary expansion evaluated with computational fluid dynamics

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Improvement of nasal airway ventilation after rapid maxillary expansion evaluated with computational fluid dynamics

Introduction Rapid maxillary expansion is known to improve nasal airway ventilation. However, it is difficult to precisely evaluate this improvement with conventional methods. The purpose of this longitudinal study was…

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Stress and displacement between maxillary protraction with miniplates placed at the infrazygomatic crest and the lateral nasal wall: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Stress and displacement between maxillary protraction with miniplates placed at the infrazygomatic crest and the lateral nasal wall: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Introduction The purpose of this study was to compare the pattern and amount of stress and displacement between maxillary protraction with miniplates placed at the infrazygomatic crest and the lateral…

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Blinding or masking

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Blinding or masking

“Masking” (or “blinding”) refers to the steps taken to ensure that all persons involved in a trial are unaware of the type of treatment that each participant receives. In general,…

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What to say given what was said

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on What to say given what was said

A reader from Connecticut wrote with the following questions. A parent calls last minute to reschedule their child’s after school appointment, demands to be seen at the same time on…

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Development of white spot lesions during orthodontic treatment: Perceptions of patients, parents, orthodontists, and general dentists

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Development of white spot lesions during orthodontic treatment: Perceptions of patients, parents, orthodontists, and general dentists

Introduction Despite the many advances to improve the practice of orthodontics, white spot lesions, or decalcifications, remain a common complication in patients with poor oral hygiene. The purpose of this…

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Viscoelastic properties of elastomeric chains: An investigation of pigment and manufacturing effects

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Viscoelastic properties of elastomeric chains: An investigation of pigment and manufacturing effects

Introduction Orthodontic elastomeric chains are commercially available in various colors from many manufacturers. In this study, we investigated the viscoelastic properties of elastomeric chains using dynamic mechanical analysis to perform…

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Comparison of the orthodontic load systems created with elastomeric power chain to close extraction spaces on different rectangular archwires

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of the orthodontic load systems created with elastomeric power chain to close extraction spaces on different rectangular archwires

Introduction The 3-dimensional load system (forces and moments) was quantified at the canine bracket during space closure with sliding mechanics with elastomeric chain on dry and wet stainless steel and…

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Correction of collapsed occlusion with degenerative joint disease focused on the mandibular arch and timely relocation of a miniplate

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correction of collapsed occlusion with degenerative joint disease focused on the mandibular arch and timely relocation of a miniplate

This report describes a novel concept of 3-dimensional tooth movement by using biocreative therapy to provide unrestricted distal movement of the full mandibular dentition. The patient was a 26-year-old Korean…

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Residents’ journal review

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Buccolingual inclination measurements of canines and first molars through cone-beam computed tomography Shewinvanakitkul W, Hans MG, Narendran S, Palomo JM. Measuring buccolingual inclination of mandibular canines and first molars using…

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Correction

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correction

Jasmine IF, Yezdani AA, Tajir F, Venu RM. Analysis of stress in bone and microimplants during en-masse retraction of maxillary and mandibular anterior teeth with different insertion angulations: A 3-dimensional…

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