Three-dimensional retraction of anterior teeth with orthodontic miniplates in patients with temporomandibular disorder

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional retraction of anterior teeth with orthodontic miniplates in patients with temporomandibular disorder

Vertical dimension control is critical for adults with Class II high-angle malocclusions. If the patient has a temporomandibular disorder, this requirement is exacerbated. When extraction is planned, the treatment challenge…

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Unusual orthodontic approach to a maxillary canine-premolar transposition and a missing lateral incisor with long-term follow-up

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Unusual orthodontic approach to a maxillary canine-premolar transposition and a missing lateral incisor with long-term follow-up

In this case report, we present an unusual approach that was used to treat a 14-year-old patient with a bilateral canine-premolar transposition and a missing maxillary lateral incisor. The orthodontic…

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Segmental distraction osteogenesis with modified LeFort II osteotomy for a patient with craniosynostosis

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Segmental distraction osteogenesis with modified LeFort II osteotomy for a patient with craniosynostosis

In this article, we report successful orthodontic treatment combined with segmental distraction osteogenesis after a modified LeFort II osteotomy in a patient with craniosynostosis. An 8-year-old boy diagnosed with craniosynostosis…

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Cephalometric evaluation of adenoids: An analysis of current methods and a proposal of a new assessment tool

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cephalometric evaluation of adenoids: An analysis of current methods and a proposal of a new assessment tool

Introduction Although the scientific literature recognizes that lateral cephalometric radiographs might be clinically useful, there is no consensus in relation to the best parameter available. Therefore, this research was aimed…

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Dental arch dimensions of adolescent Kuwaitis with untreated ideal occlusion: Variation and validity of proposed expansion indexes

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dental arch dimensions of adolescent Kuwaitis with untreated ideal occlusion: Variation and validity of proposed expansion indexes

Introduction The purposes of this study were to analyze the variations in dental arch dimensions of a large representative sample of adolescent Kuwaitis with untreated almost ideal occlusion and to…

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The effect size

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effect size

Clinical trials in orthodontics assess the potential benefits (or harms) of the applied treatments. The final assessment is conducted by using a measure that represents the size of the benefit…

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Residents’ journal review

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

The association between anterior crossbite, deepbite, and temporomandibular joint morphology Wohlberg V, Schwahn C, Gesch D, Meyer G, Kocher T, Bernhardt O. The association between anterior crossbite, deep bite and…

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The power of the podium

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The power of the podium

Your state dental license will expire next month. As you complete your renewal form, you realize that you need 4 more hours of continuing education credits to qualify for renewal….

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