Use of cone-beam computed tomography in the diagnosis of sensory nerve paresthesia secondary to orthodontic tooth movement: A clinical report

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Use of cone-beam computed tomography in the diagnosis of sensory nerve paresthesia secondary to orthodontic tooth movement: A clinical report

In this article, we report an incident of transient neuropathy secondary to tooth movement involving the inferior alveolar nerve. This clinical report reflects the need to thoroughly examine potentially high-risk…

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Validity, reliability, and reproducibility of the iOC intraoral scanner: A comparison of tooth widths and Bolton ratios

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Validity, reliability, and reproducibility of the iOC intraoral scanner: A comparison of tooth widths and Bolton ratios

Introduction The objectives of this study were to determine the validity, reliability, and reproducibility of the iOC intraoral scanner (Cadent, Carlstadt, NJ) and its associated OrthoCAD software (Cadent) in measuring…

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Midpalatal miniscrews and high-pull headgear for anteroposterior and vertical anchorage control: Cephalometric comparisons of treatment changes

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Midpalatal miniscrews and high-pull headgear for anteroposterior and vertical anchorage control: Cephalometric comparisons of treatment changes

Introduction Our aim was to evaluate which anchorage system is better suited for both anteroposterior and vertical anchorage control of maxillary posterior teeth. Methods Fifty-one subjects requiring maximum anchorage were…

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Survival and success rates of autotransplanted premolars: A prospective study of the protocol for developing teeth

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Survival and success rates of autotransplanted premolars: A prospective study of the protocol for developing teeth

Introduction The aim of this prospective clinical trial was to examine the predictability of the protocol for premolar transplantation when applied by an inexperienced surgeon. Additional objectives were to examine…

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Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 stimulates bone formation during interfrontal suture expansion in rabbits

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 stimulates bone formation during interfrontal suture expansion in rabbits

Introduction Suture expansion stimulates bone growth to correct craniofacial deficiencies but has a high potential of treatment relapse. The objective of this study was to investigate whether there is a…

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How to report reliability in orthodontic research: Part 2

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on How to report reliability in orthodontic research: Part 2

Proper statistical analysis is an absolutely essential tool for both clinicians and researchers attempting to implement evidence-based decisions. When analyzing reliability, statistical graphic representation is the best method. Other previously…

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Comparison of maxillary arch dimensional changes with passive and active self-ligation and conventional brackets in the permanent dentition: A multicenter, randomized controlled trial

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of maxillary arch dimensional changes with passive and active self-ligation and conventional brackets in the permanent dentition: A multicenter, randomized controlled trial

Introduction The purpose of this study was to compare maxillary arch dimensional and inclination changes during alignment with conventional brackets and self-ligation. Methods Ninety-six patients, ages 16 years and above,…

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With this ring

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on With this ring

What do you do when one of your employees dresses inappropriately? This can take the form of clothes that are too revealing or maybe body art such as tattoos or…

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Three-dimensional soft-tissue and hard-tissue changes in the treatment of bimaxillary protrusion

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional soft-tissue and hard-tissue changes in the treatment of bimaxillary protrusion

Introduction Facial convexity related to bimaxillary protrusion is prevalent in many populations. Underlying skeletal protrusion combined with increased dentoalveolar protrusion contributes to facial muscle imbalance and lip incompetence, which is undesirable…

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Survival of bonded lingual retainers with chemical or photo polymerization over a 2-year period: A single-center, randomized controlled clinical trial

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Survival of bonded lingual retainers with chemical or photo polymerization over a 2-year period: A single-center, randomized controlled clinical trial

Introduction The objective of this trial was to compare the survival rates of mandibular lingual retainers bonded with either chemically cured or light-cured adhesive after orthodontic treatment. Methods Patients having…

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Effects of 2 bracket and ligation types on plaque retention: A quantitative microbiologic analysis with real-time polymerase chain reaction

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of 2 bracket and ligation types on plaque retention: A quantitative microbiologic analysis with real-time polymerase chain reaction

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of self-ligating brackets and conventional brackets ligated with stainless steel ligatures on dental plaque retention and microbial flora. Methods…

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Periodontal health of palatally displaced canines treated with open or closed surgical technique: A multicenter, randomized controlled trial

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Periodontal health of palatally displaced canines treated with open or closed surgical technique: A multicenter, randomized controlled trial

Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate differences in the periodontal outcomes of palatally displaced canines (PDC) exposed with either an open or a closed surgical technique. Methods…

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The source

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The source

Your next patient is a friendly 31-year-old woman who recently moved to your town from a military base on the East Coast. She is newly divorced from a serviceman who…

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