Comparison of stainless steel and titanium alloy orthodontic miniscrew implants: A mechanical and histologic analysis

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of stainless steel and titanium alloy orthodontic miniscrew implants: A mechanical and histologic analysis

Material and methods Forty-eight stainless steel (medical class 316 LVM; Dentos, Daegu, South Korea) and 48 titanium alloy (Ti6Al4V; Dentos) self-threading MSIs (length, 6 mm; diameter, 1.6 mm), of identical…

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Orthodontic retraction of autotransplanted premolar to replace ankylosed maxillary incisor with replacement resorption

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic retraction of autotransplanted premolar to replace ankylosed maxillary incisor with replacement resorption

This case report describes the successful treatment of an adult with lip protrusion and a previously traumatized maxillary central incisor that had experienced replacement root resorption. An extracted premolar was…

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Bias in observational studies

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Bias in observational studies

Bias is an important issue in observational studies, and it should be carefully considered when interpreting the results of such studies. In this article, I will highlight the main types…

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Swell

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Swell

The patient is a 14-year-old girl who sought treatment for a run-of-the-mill Class I moderately crowded malocclusion that could have been treated any number of ways. Her orthodontist straps up…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Open and closed approach for palatally impacted canines Smailiene D, Kavaliauskiene A, Pacauskiene I, Zasciurinskiene E, Bjerklin K. Palatally impacted maxillary canines: choice of surgical-orthodontic treatment method does not influence…

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Author’s response

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

I thank Dr Carlson and his colleagues for their comments on my editorial, “Let the truth be known.” I was delighted to hear that my thoughts were so evocative. The objectives…

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No way out

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on No way out

Christie is your tennis partner’s daughter and will soon be married. She came to see you about 20 months ago with a crowded Class I malocclusion, which she wanted corrected…

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