Interdisciplinary treatment of a periodontally compromised adult patient with multiple missing posterior teeth

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Interdisciplinary treatment of a periodontally compromised adult patient with multiple missing posterior teeth

This article reports the comprehensive, interdisciplinary treatment of a 50-year-old periodontally compromised adult patient with multiple missing posterior teeth. After initial periodontal treatment, the maxillary first molars and right central…

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Timely relocation of subapically impacted maxillary canines and replacement of an ankylosed mandibular molar are the keys to eruption disturbances in a prepubertal patient

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Timely relocation of subapically impacted maxillary canines and replacement of an ankylosed mandibular molar are the keys to eruption disturbances in a prepubertal patient

Eruption disturbances such as impaction and ankylosis complicate orthodontic treatment because soft-tissue and hard-tissue considerations must be taken into account. Treatment is further complicated when such eruption disturbances occur in…

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Maxillary arch width and buccal corridor changes with orthodontic treatment. Part 1: Differences between premolar extraction and nonextraction treatment outcomes

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Maxillary arch width and buccal corridor changes with orthodontic treatment. Part 1: Differences between premolar extraction and nonextraction treatment outcomes

Introduction In this retrospective study, we examined and compared the pretreatment and posttreatment arch widths and buccal corridor changes in subjects who had received orthodontic treatment either with or without…

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Comparison of cephalometric measurements and cone-beam computed tomography-based measurements of palatal bone thickness

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of cephalometric measurements and cone-beam computed tomography-based measurements of palatal bone thickness

Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between cephalometric measurements and cone-beam computed tomography-based measurements of the palatal bone thickness. Methods Thirty sets of cone-beam computed…

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Reliability of upper airway linear, area, and volumetric measurements in cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Reliability of upper airway linear, area, and volumetric measurements in cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction Our objective was to assess the intraexaminer and interexaminer reliabilities of upper airway linear, area, and volumetric measurements in cone-beam computed tomography. Methods Cone-beam computed tomography scans of 12…

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Introduction to observational studies: Part 2

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I will continue the introduction to observational studies by explaining some of the common nomenclature that might also be encountered in randomized controlled trials. We often use the terms exposure…

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Evaluation of cone-beam computed tomography in the diagnosis of simulated small osseous defects in the mandibular condyle

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of cone-beam computed tomography in the diagnosis of simulated small osseous defects in the mandibular condyle

Introduction In this study, we investigated the impact of defect size and scan voxel size on the accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) diagnoses of simulated condylar defects and assessed…

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An evidence iceberg

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I agree with Dr Kokich’s editorial in the September 2013 issue of the AJO-DO , urging us to join the orthodontic practice-based research network and the higher priority for the…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Skin dose from cone-beam computed tomography imaging Akyalcin S, English JD, Abramovitch KM, Rong XJ. Measurement of skin dose from cone-beam computed tomography imaging. Head Face Med 2013;9:28 Cone-beam computed…

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