Interdisciplinary orthodontic treatment for a patient with generalized aggressive periodontitis: Assessment of IgG antibodies to identify type of periodontitis and correct timing of treatment

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Interdisciplinary orthodontic treatment for a patient with generalized aggressive periodontitis: Assessment of IgG antibodies to identify type of periodontitis and correct timing of treatment

Aggressive periodontitis is a great challenge to clinicians when providing orthodontic treatment because of the potential for progression of periodontal disease. In this article, we report the successful comprehensive orthodontic…

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Replacement of a first molar and 3 second molars by the mesial inclination of 4 impacted third molars in an adult with a Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Replacement of a first molar and 3 second molars by the mesial inclination of 4 impacted third molars in an adult with a Class II Division 1 malocclusion

This case report presents the successful replacement of 1 first molar and 3 second molars by the mesial inclination of 4 impacted third molars. A woman, 23 years 6 months…

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Quantitative evaluation of maxillary interradicular bone with cone-beam computed tomography for bicortical placement of orthodontic mini-implants

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Quantitative evaluation of maxillary interradicular bone with cone-beam computed tomography for bicortical placement of orthodontic mini-implants

Introduction The purpose of this study was to propose a protocol for safe bicortical placement of mini-implants by measuring the interradicular spaces of the maxillary teeth and the bone quality….

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Characteristics and fate of orthodontic articles submitted for publication: An exploratory study of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Characteristics and fate of orthodontic articles submitted for publication: An exploratory study of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Introduction In this study, we aimed to give insight into the article review process by investigating the characteristics and the fate of manuscripts submitted to the American Journal of Orthodontics…

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Modified method of recording and reproducing natural head position with a multicamera system and a laser level

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Modified method of recording and reproducing natural head position with a multicamera system and a laser level

Introduction As computer-assisted surgical design becomes increasingly popular in maxillofacial surgery, recording patients’ natural head position (NHP) and reproducing it in the virtual environment are vital for preoperative design and…

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Inference from a sample mean—Part 1

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Inference from a sample mean—Part 1

In a previous article, I discussed how we can practically construct a confidence interval that is likely to include the true population mean from our single sample by taking advantage…

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Cyril O’Brien, 1924-2015

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cyril O’Brien, 1924-2015

Cyril O’Brien Cyril O’Brien, a long-time orthodontist in Salem, Oregon, passed away on January 13, 2015, at age 90. Born on May 30, 1924, Cy grew up on a farm…

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Physical properties of root cementum: Part 25. Extent of root resorption after the application of light and heavy buccopalatal jiggling forces for 12 weeks: A microcomputed tomography study

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Physical properties of root cementum: Part 25. Extent of root resorption after the application of light and heavy buccopalatal jiggling forces for 12 weeks: A microcomputed tomography study

Introduction The aims of this study were to evaluate with microcomputed tomography the orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption in premolars caused by buccopalatal jiggling movement with light and heavy forces…

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Transfer tragedies

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Transfer tragedies

A reader wrote: Larry: The other day a 17-year-old patient came into my office. He had been in braces with his general dentist for almost 2 years. He is still Class…

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Craniodentofacial characteristics, dental esthetics–related quality of life, and self-esteem

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Craniodentofacial characteristics, dental esthetics–related quality of life, and self-esteem

Introduction Self-esteem is a psychological trait that may develop in interaction with craniodentofacial esthetics. The aim of this study was to explore the relationship among craniodentofacial characteristics, dental esthetics–related quality…

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Expectations of treatment and satisfaction with dentofacial appearance in patients applying for orthodontic treatment

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Expectations of treatment and satisfaction with dentofacial appearance in patients applying for orthodontic treatment

Introduction Satisfaction with dentofacial appearance and expectations of orthodontic treatment have been analyzed in many studies. In 2002, in a study in The Netherlands, significant correlations were found between dental…

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A difference of opinion

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A difference of opinion

Claudette is a 40-year-old dermatologist who was referred to you by your internist. Despite mild mandibular retrognathia with lip incompetence and slight nasal prominence, her facial features combine in an…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Changes of the naso-maxillary complex after rapid maxillary expansion Bouserhal J, Bassil-Nassif N, Tauk A, Will L, Limme M. Three-dimensional changes of the naso-maxillary complex after rapid maxillary expansion. Angle Orthod…

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