Durability of esthetic improvement following Icon resin infiltration of multibracket-induced white spot lesions compared with no therapy over 6 months: A single-center, split-mouth, randomized clinical trial

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Durability of esthetic improvement following Icon resin infiltration of multibracket-induced white spot lesions compared with no therapy over 6 months: A single-center, split-mouth, randomized clinical trial

Introduction White spot lesions that form during orthodontic treatment are a problem for patients and clinicians. Lesion infiltration with low-viscosity light-cured resin has been proposed as a treatment to inhibit…

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Root proximity and inclination of orthodontic mini-implants after placement: Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Root proximity and inclination of orthodontic mini-implants after placement: Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation

Introduction Root contact by mini-implants should be avoided. Prolonged contact can damage the root and might cause external root resorption. To reduce the proximity of a mini-implant to the root, information…

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How to report reliability in orthodontic research: Part 1

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on How to report reliability in orthodontic research: Part 1

In reporting reliability, duplicate measurements are often needed to determine if measurements are sufficiently in agreement among the observers (interobserver agreement) and/or within the same observer (intraobserver agreement). Some reports…

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Craniofacial morphology in pediatric patients with persistent obstructive sleep apnea with or without positive airway pressure therapy: A cross-sectional cephalometric comparison with controls

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Craniofacial morphology in pediatric patients with persistent obstructive sleep apnea with or without positive airway pressure therapy: A cross-sectional cephalometric comparison with controls

Introduction Compression on the midface with nasal mask-delivered positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy in growing patients might contribute to midface retrusion. The objective of this study was to investigate the…

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Effect of fixed orthodontic appliances bonded with different etching techniques on tooth color: A prospective clinical study

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of fixed orthodontic appliances bonded with different etching techniques on tooth color: A prospective clinical study

Introduction For most orthodontic patients, esthetic concerns are as important as functional demands. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of self-etching primer and conventional acid etching…

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Evaluation of skeletal and dental asymmetries in Angle Class II subdivision malocclusions with cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of skeletal and dental asymmetries in Angle Class II subdivision malocclusions with cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine whether Angle Class II subdivision malocclusions have skeletal or dental asymmetries between the Class II and Class I sides. Methods A…

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Systemic consumption of probiotic curd and use of probiotic toothpaste to reduce Streptococcus mutansin plaque around orthodontic brackets

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Systemic consumption of probiotic curd and use of probiotic toothpaste to reduce Streptococcus mutansin plaque around orthodontic brackets

Introduction The objectives of the study were to evaluate and compare the effects of the systemic consumption of probiotic curd and the topical application of probiotic toothpaste on the Streptococcus…

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Residents’ journal review

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Continuous mandibular distraction osteogenesis in minipigs Goldwaser BR, Magill J, Papadaki ME, Byl M, Kromann R, Yates B, et al. Continuous mandibular distraction osteogenesis: novel device and preliminary results in minipigs….

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