Six-year follow-up of maxillary anterior rehabilitation with forced orthodontic extrusion: Achieving esthetic excellence with a multidisciplinary approach

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Six-year follow-up of maxillary anterior rehabilitation with forced orthodontic extrusion: Achieving esthetic excellence with a multidisciplinary approach

Orthodontic extrusion with multidisciplinary treatment can provide predictable outcomes in selected situations, reducing the costs and the adaptation times of gingival tissues after implant integration. Forced orthodontic extrusion is strongly…

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Quantification of patient compliance with Hawley retainers and removable functional appliances during the retention phase

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Quantification of patient compliance with Hawley retainers and removable functional appliances during the retention phase

Introduction The success of retention with removable retainers is highly dependent on efficient patient compliance. The aim of this study was to quantify patient compliance with removable retainers using microelectronic…

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Asymmetrical distalization of maxillary molars with zygomatic anchorage, improved superelastic nickel-titanium alloy wires, and open-coil springs

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Asymmetrical distalization of maxillary molars with zygomatic anchorage, improved superelastic nickel-titanium alloy wires, and open-coil springs

Introduction In nongrowing patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion, premolar extraction or maxillary distalization can be used as camouflage treatment. Zygomatic anchorage enables distalization in uncooperative or noncompliant patients. We…

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Load system of segmental T-loops for canine retraction

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Load system of segmental T-loops for canine retraction

Introduction The orthodontic load system, especially ideal moment-to-force ratios, is the commonly used design parameter of segmental T-loops for canine retraction. However, the load system, including moment-to-force ratios, can be…

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Etiquette in scientific publishing

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Etiquette in scientific publishing

Publishing a scientific article in a journal with a high impact factor and a good reputation is considered prestigious among one’s peer group and an essential achievement for career progression….

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Pulp vitality and histologic changes in human dental pulp after the application of moderate and severe intrusive orthodontic forces

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Pulp vitality and histologic changes in human dental pulp after the application of moderate and severe intrusive orthodontic forces

Introduction Orthodontic forces produce a series of changes in dental pulp. However, no one has attempted to investigate the incidence of pulp necrosis after orthodontic therapy in the clinic. In…

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Assessment of the effect of combined multimedia and verbal information vs verbal information alone on anxiety levels before bond-up in adolescent orthodontic patients: A single-center randomized controlled trial

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Assessment of the effect of combined multimedia and verbal information vs verbal information alone on anxiety levels before bond-up in adolescent orthodontic patients: A single-center randomized controlled trial

Introduction Despite the high prevalence of dental anxiety in children, there is little research examining anxiety before orthodontic procedures. This parallel-group randomized controlled trial assessed whether provision of additional multimedia…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Assessing the position and bony support of mandibular incisors with cone-beam computed tomography Baysal A, Ucar FI, Buyuk SK, Ozer T, Uysal T. Alveolar bone thickness and lower incisor position…

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Ethics in leadership personified

Apr 7, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Ethics in leadership personified

Not all of you knew Dr Vincent “Vince” G. Kokich personally, but many of you did. He was that orthodontist whose versatile knowledge and reputation transcended all disciplines of dentistry….

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