Three-year follow-up of a patient with hemifacial microsomia treated with distraction osteogenesis, temporary anchorage devices, and orthodontics

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-year follow-up of a patient with hemifacial microsomia treated with distraction osteogenesis, temporary anchorage devices, and orthodontics

The purpose of this case report is to describe the treatment, including 3-year follow-up records, for a patient with hemifacial microsmia. Treatment included the unusual use of temporary anchorage devices…

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A new method to measure mesiodistal angulation and faciolingual inclination of each whole tooth with volumetric cone-beam computed tomography images

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A new method to measure mesiodistal angulation and faciolingual inclination of each whole tooth with volumetric cone-beam computed tomography images

Introduction The purpose of this study was to develop a methodology to measure the mesiodistal angulation and the faciolingual inclination of each whole tooth (including the root) by using 3-dimensional…

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Preeruptive intracoronal resorption observed in 13 patients

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Preeruptive intracoronal resorption observed in 13 patients

Introduction The literature on preeruptive intracoronal resorption is sparse, comprising mainly reports of single patients. This study includes 13 patients with preeruptive intracoronal resorption, forwarded for consultation regarding diagnostics and…

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Self-etch primers and conventional acid-etch technique for orthodontic bonding: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Self-etch primers and conventional acid-etch technique for orthodontic bonding: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction The use of self-etch primers has increased steadily because of their time savings and greater simplicity; however, overall benefits and potential disadvantages and harms have not been assessed systematically….

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Factorial trial

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Factorial trial

In certain situations, it is possible to evaluate 2 or more interventions or parameters simultaneously in a single trial. This can be accomplished by using a factorial design, which takes…

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Judgment day

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Judgment day

How does the exercise of professional judgment come into play when determining the standard of care? Day v. Johnson, No. 098SC879 Colo. Sup. Ct., May 2011, addresses this question. The…

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Orthodontists’ perceptions of the need for orthognathic surgery in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion based on extraoral examinations

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontists’ perceptions of the need for orthognathic surgery in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion based on extraoral examinations

Introduction The purpose of this study was to establish the influence of soft-tissue profile values on the decision of orthodontists to recommend orthognathic surgery for patients with Class II Division…

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Three-dimensional assessment of mandibular and glenoid fossa changes after bone-anchored Class III intermaxillary traction

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional assessment of mandibular and glenoid fossa changes after bone-anchored Class III intermaxillary traction

Introduction Conventional treatment for young Class III patients involves extraoral devices designed to either protract the maxilla or restrain mandibular growth. The use of skeletal anchorage offers a promising alternative…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Craniofacial growth patterns in Crouzon and Apert syndromes: Is it the same? Reitsma JH, Ongkosuwito EM, Buschang PH, Prahl-Andersen B. Facial growth in patients with Apert and Crouzon syndromes compared…

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