Adult patient with hemifacial microsomia treated with combined orthodontics and distraction osteogenesis

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Adult patient with hemifacial microsomia treated with combined orthodontics and distraction osteogenesis

Distraction osteogenesis is an alternative treatment option for patients with facial asymmetry and mandibular hypoplasia. New bone is formed between bone segment surfaces that are gradually separated by incremental traction….

read more

Nonextraction treatment with temporary skeletal anchorage devices to correct a Class II Division 2 malocclusion with excessive gingival display

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nonextraction treatment with temporary skeletal anchorage devices to correct a Class II Division 2 malocclusion with excessive gingival display

The patient was a 22-year-old Japanese woman who complained of a gummy smile. She had several other orthodontic problems, including crowding of the maxillary anterior teeth, retroclination of the maxillary…

read more

Introduction to observational studies: Part 1

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Introduction to observational studies: Part 1

As has been highlighted in previous articles of this column, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) command the highest level in the hierarchy of evidence among clinical studies. However, in some situations,…

read more

Influence of maxillary canine gingival margin asymmetries on the perception of smile esthetics among orthodontists and laypersons

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of maxillary canine gingival margin 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 in the maxillary canines’ gingival margins in full-face and close-up smile…

read more

Orthodontic purgatory

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic purgatory

To all my readers: Thanks for sending in topics that you want to see covered in this column. So far, they have fallen into 4 categories, and for brevity’s sake,…

read more

Comparison between electrochemical ELISA and spectrophotometric ELISA for the detection of dentine sialophosphoprotein for root resorption

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison between electrochemical ELISA and spectrophotometric ELISA for the detection of dentine sialophosphoprotein for root resorption

Introduction Root resorption is an undesirable sequela of orthodontic treatment. It is necessary to establish sensitive methods for identification of teeth at risk for resorption. The x-ray is the traditional…

read more

Residents’ journal review

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Orthodontic space closure during treatment of skeletal Class III malocclusions Kim JW, Lee NK, Yun PY, Moon SW, Kim YK. Postsurgical stability after mandibular setback surgery with minimal orthodontic preparation…

read more

An ounce of prevention

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on An ounce of prevention

Mrs Greene is your last patient of the week. Despite her Class II dentoskeletal relationship, she is an attractive middle-aged woman who was referred by a top-notch periodontist to upright…

read more

Authors’ response

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Authors’ response

We want to thank Jingyu Li et al for the feedback on our study evaluating asymmetries in Class II subdivision malocclusions using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Dr Li brought up a…

read more
Premium Wordpress Themes by UFO Themes