Conservative treatment for a growing patient with a severe, developing skeletal Class III malocclusion and open bite

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Conservative treatment for a growing patient with a severe, developing skeletal Class III malocclusion and open bite

An 8-year-old Chinese girl sought treatment for a severe skeletal Class III malocclusion and open-bite skeletal pattern. Traditionally, patients with a skeletal Class III malocclusion are treated after they have…

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Forces and moments generated by removable thermoplastic aligners: Incisor torque, premolar derotation, and molar distalization

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Forces and moments generated by removable thermoplastic aligners: Incisor torque, premolar derotation, and molar distalization

Introduction The exact force systems as well as their progressions generated by removable thermoplastic appliances have not been investigated. Thus, the purposes of this experimental study were to quantify the…

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Longitudinal evaluation of dental arch asymmetry in Class II subdivision malocclusion with 3-dimensional digital models

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Longitudinal evaluation of dental arch asymmetry in Class II subdivision malocclusion with 3-dimensional digital models

Introduction Class II subdivision malocclusions with their asymmetric occlusal relationships often pose treatment difficulties. The aim of this study was to evaluate the longitudinal changes of dental arch asymmetry in…

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Mass spectrometry analysis of gingival crevicular fluid in the presence of external root resorption

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mass spectrometry analysis of gingival crevicular fluid in the presence of external root resorption

Introduction In this study, we used liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) to investigate the differences in the composition of gingival crevicular fluid between resorbing deciduous molars and nonresorbing permanent teeth. The…

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James Moore, 1935-2014

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Dr James Moore, of Garland, Tex, died after an extended illness on March 28, 2014. He was born in Fort Worth on August 25, 1935, to Walter Curley and Lottie…

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Effect modification

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect modification

In a previous article on confounding, we used a hypothetical prospective cohort study to demonstrate how sex might confound the effect of condylar fracture on the development of mandibular asymmetry….

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Three-dimensional evaluation of the pharyngeal airway volumes in patients affected by unilateral cleft lip and palate

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional evaluation of the pharyngeal airway volumes in patients affected by unilateral cleft lip and palate

Introduction Patients affected by cleft lip and palate often have complaints of snoring and respiratory difficulties during sleep. The purposes of this study were to evaluate nasopharyngeal, oropharyngeal, and total…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Timing of transverse arch expansion with fixed appliances Fleming PS, Lee RT, McDonald T, Pandis N, Johal A. The timing of significant arch dimensional changes with fixed orthodontic appliances: data…

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Joint autonomy

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Joint autonomy

Your last patient of the week is Teddy Rector, a quiet 12-year-old who is brought to you by his mother for an initial evaluation. Ms Rector communicates her dissatisfaction with…

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Authors’ response

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We agree that anterior open bite is frequently accompanied by transverse and sagittal discrepancies. In our case report, the patient did in fact have a bilateral posterior crossbite, as can…

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Concern about selection of the subjects

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Concern about selection of the subjects

We read with interest the article by Kandasamy et al in the October issue investigating the condylar position by magnetic resonance imaging after various bite position registrations, in an effort to…

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