Three-dimensional assessment of buccal alveolar bone after rapid and slow maxillary expansion: A clinical trial study

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional assessment of buccal alveolar bone after rapid and slow maxillary expansion: A clinical trial study

Introduction The purposes of this study were to analyze and compare the immediate effects of rapid and slow maxillary expansion protocols, accomplished by Haas-type palatal expanders activated in different frequencies…

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Dentoskeletal changes induced by the Jasper jumper and the activator-headgear combination appliances followed by fixed orthodontic treatment

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dentoskeletal changes induced by the Jasper jumper and the activator-headgear combination appliances followed by fixed orthodontic treatment

Introduction The aim of this study was to compare the dentoskeletal changes of patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion treated with either the Jasper jumper appliance or the activator-headgear combination,…

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Canine autotransplantation: Effect of extraction site preservation with a titanium prosthesis and a bioresorbable membrane

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Canine autotransplantation: Effect of extraction site preservation with a titanium prosthesis and a bioresorbable membrane

The permanent canine is the most frequently displaced or impacted tooth. The standard treatment for an impacted canine includes surgical exposure and orthodontic alignment. Autotransplantation is a treatment alternative for…

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Sverker Toreskog, 1936-2013

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sverker Toreskog, 1936-2013

Sverker Toreskog Sverker Toreskog passed away on February 13, 2013, after a prolonged illness, at age 76. Although he was a prosthodontist, Sverker was well known in the orthodontic community….

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Multiplicity 3: Repeated measures

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Multiplicity 3: Repeated measures

In the previous 2 articles, I discussed multiplicity in the context of subgroup analyses, multiple treatments, and multiple outcomes. In this article, I will discuss multiplicity in the context of repeated…

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Influence of maxillary incisor edge asymmetries on the perception of smile esthetics among orthodontists and laypersons

Apr 8, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of maxillary incisor edge asymmetries on the perception of smile esthetics among orthodontists and laypersons

Introduction Our objective was to determine the perception of smile esthetics among orthodontists and laypeople with respect to asymmetries on the maxillary incisor edges in a frontal smile analysis. Methods…

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Residents’ journal review

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

A systematic review of vertical stability for surgical orthodontic treatments Solano-Hernández B, Antonarakis GS, Scolozzi P, Kiliaridis S. Combined orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment for the correction of skeletal anterior…

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