Skeletal and dental outcomes of a new magnetic functional appliance, the Sydney Magnoglide, in Class II correction

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Skeletal and dental outcomes of a new magnetic functional appliance, the Sydney Magnoglide, in Class II correction

Introduction The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the dentoskeletal effects of a new magnetic functional appliance, the Sydney Magnoglide (Macono Orthodontic Lab, Sydney, Australia), after both active…

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Protraction of mandibular second and third molars into missing first molar spaces for a patient with an anterior open bite and anterior spacing

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Protraction of mandibular second and third molars into missing first molar spaces for a patient with an anterior open bite and anterior spacing

In a young woman, aged 18 years 8 months, who had an anterior open bite and anterior spacing, the right and left mandibular first molar extraction spaces were closed by…

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Effect of surface treatment on cell responses to grades 4 and 5 titanium for orthodontic mini-implants

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of surface treatment on cell responses to grades 4 and 5 titanium for orthodontic mini-implants

Introduction Mini-implants are used to improve orthodontic anchorage, but optimal composition and surface characteristics have yet to be determined. We investigated the behavior of osteoblast-like cells on grade 4 commercially…

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Sample calculation for split-mouth designs

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sample calculation for split-mouth designs

In the 2 previous articles, we discussed sample calculations for proportions and means from independent observations. In orthodontics, a common scenario is when 2 interventions are applied in the same…

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Prospective longitudinal evaluation of the relationship between changes in mandibular length and blood-spot IGF-1 measurements

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Prospective longitudinal evaluation of the relationship between changes in mandibular length and blood-spot IGF-1 measurements

Introduction The purpose of this study was to develop the use of a biologic marker, insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1), as an indicator for the timing and intensity of mandibular growth….

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Clinical efficiency of nonconventional elastomeric ligatures in the canine retraction phase of preadjusted edgewise appliance therapy: An in-vivo study

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Clinical efficiency of nonconventional elastomeric ligatures in the canine retraction phase of preadjusted edgewise appliance therapy: An in-vivo study

Introduction Various ligation techniques and materials have been shown to affect the frictional resistance and the rate of tooth movement with sliding mechanics for space closure. The aim of this…

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When to say “I’m sorry”

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on When to say “I’m sorry”

It’s been another long day at the office, and it’s about to get longer. As you sit down at your desk after discharging your last patient of the day, you…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Panoramic radiographs for identifying supernumerary teeth Anthonappa RP, King NM, Rabie AB, Mallineni SK. Reliability of panoramic radiographs for identifying supernumerary teeth in children. Int J Paediatr Dent 2012;22:37-43 Although…

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Authors’ response

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Authors’ response

Some researchers have contested the indiscriminant use of space maintainers and suggested that tooth migration to the space left by the extraction depends on factors such as whether the tooth…

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