Class II malocclusion with complex problems treated with a novel combination of lingual orthodontic appliances and lingual arches

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Class II malocclusion with complex problems treated with a novel combination of lingual orthodontic appliances and lingual arches

This case report describes a novel method of combining lingual appliances and lingual arches to control horizontal problems. The patient, who was 25 years of age at her first visit…

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Myeloperoxidase enzymatic activity is increased in patients with different levels of dental crowding after initial orthodontic activation

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Myeloperoxidase enzymatic activity is increased in patients with different levels of dental crowding after initial orthodontic activation

Introduction Orthodontic tooth movement implies application of forces that generate an inflammatory process. The myeloperoxidase (MPO) enzyme is found inside neutrophil granules. MPO activity indirectly reflects the level of inflammation….

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Cross-sectional studies

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cross-sectional studies

A cross-sectional study is an observational study in which the exposure and the outcome are determined at the same time point for each study participant. Cross-sectional studies comprise the simplest…

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Treatment effects of a modified palatal anchorage plate for distalization evaluated with cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment effects of a modified palatal anchorage plate for distalization evaluated with cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction The purpose of this study was to evaluate the treatment effects of maxillary posterior tooth distalization performed by a modified palatal anchorage plate appliance with cephalograms derived from cone-beam…

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Effectiveness of 3 methods of anchorage reinforcement for maximum anchorage in adolescents: A 3-arm multicenter randomized clinical trial

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effectiveness of 3 methods of anchorage reinforcement for maximum anchorage in adolescents: A 3-arm multicenter randomized clinical trial

Introduction The objective of this 3-arm parallel randomized clinical trial was to compare the effectiveness of temporary anchorage devices (TADs), Nance button palatal arches, and headgear for anchorage supplementation in…

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Motivation and compliance with intraoral elastics

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Motivation and compliance with intraoral elastics

Introduction Intraoral elastics are commonly used in orthodontics and require regular changing to be effective. Unfortunately, poor compliance with elastics is often encountered, especially in adolescents. Intention for an action…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Are mutations in parathyroid hormone receptor linked to undererupted molars associated with osteoarthritis? Frazier-Bowers SA, Hendricks HM, Wright JT, Lee J, Long K, Dibble CF, et al. Novel mutations in PTH1R…

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Authors’ response

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Thank you for the opportunity to reply to Dr Rakhshan’s letter regarding the apparent statistical “issues and ambiguities” with our research. 1. The estimation of power for this study was…

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Nothing but the truth…

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nothing but the truth…

Eric returns for his monthly adjustment, and his oral hygiene is just as poor as ever. As you retract his lips and observe the plaque accumulation that resembles yellow cottage…

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Tribute

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Tribute

Over the past 6 months as Editor-in-Chief Designate, I have come to appreciate many things about the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics , one of which is the size…

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