Correlation of the arch forms of male and female subjects with those of preformed rectangular nickel-titanium archwires

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correlation of the arch forms of male and female subjects with those of preformed rectangular nickel-titanium archwires

Introduction This investigation was carried out to correlate the normal arch forms of male and female subjects derived mathematically by the beta function with commercially available preformed rectangular nickel-titanium archwires….

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Tooth separation: A risk-free procedure?

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Tooth separation: A risk-free procedure?

This article reports the case of a 12-year-old patient with tooth extrusion, pain, gingival bleeding, and localized periodontitis near the maxillary second premolar. Despite probing and radiographic examination, it was…

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Association analysis of clinical aspects and vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism with external apical root resorption in orthodontic patients

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Association analysis of clinical aspects and vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism with external apical root resorption in orthodontic patients

Introduction Vitamin D is responsible for the regulation of certain genes at the transcription level, via interaction with the vitamin D receptor, and influences host immune responses and aspects of…

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Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th ed

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th ed

Dr William Proffit’s Contemporary Orthodontics , coauthored with Drs Henry Fields and David Sarver, has been used by most dental and graduate students as the standard orthodontic textbook. Since its…

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In the beginning

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on In the beginning

In the beginning . . . The opening words of this month’s column are also the first words of the Old Testament. It is in the beginning that stories start….

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Cluster-randomized controlled trials: Part 2

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cluster-randomized controlled trials: Part 2

In the previous article, we discussed the clustering effects when data in clusters such as several teeth nested within patient clusters are correlated. We also introduced the intracluster correlation coefficient…

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Management of the American Heart Association’s guidelines for orthodontic treatment of patients at risk for infective endocarditis

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Management of the American Heart Association’s guidelines for orthodontic treatment of patients at risk for infective endocarditis

Introduction For over 50 years, the American Heart Association has made recommendations for the prevention of infective endocarditis. The first guidelines were published in 1955; since then, they have been…

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Histomorphometric study of the periodontal ligament in the initial period of orthodontic movement in Wistar rats with induced allergic asthma

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Histomorphometric study of the periodontal ligament in the initial period of orthodontic movement in Wistar rats with induced allergic asthma

Introduction Asthma is a common systemic disease occurring in infancy and adolescence, time periods that could encompass orthodontic treatment. Asthma is an inflammatory disease; therefore, it might interfere with orthodontic…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Presurgical nasoalveolar molding in cleft patients Suri S, Disthaporn S, Atenafu EG, Fisher DM. Presurgical presentation of columellar features, nostril anatomy, and alveolar alignment in bilateral cleft lip and palate…

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