Correction of severe bimaxillary protrusion with first premolar extractions and total arch distalization with palatal anchorage plates

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correction of severe bimaxillary protrusion with first premolar extractions and total arch distalization with palatal anchorage plates

Correction of a severe protrusive soft tissue profile without orthognathic surgery can be challenging. This case report describes the treatment of a young woman with a severe bimaxillary protrusion. Orthodontic…

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Agreement among orthodontists experienced with cone-beam computed tomography on the need for follow-up and the clinical impact of craniofacial findings from multiplanar and 3-dimensional reconstructed views

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Agreement among orthodontists experienced with cone-beam computed tomography on the need for follow-up and the clinical impact of craniofacial findings from multiplanar and 3-dimensional reconstructed views

Introduction In this study, we aimed to assess interrater and intrarater agreement among orthodontic clinicians in their assessments of reported incidental findings in regard to both the need for additional…

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Ultraviolet photofunctionalization increases removal torque values and horizontal stability of orthodontic miniscrews

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Ultraviolet photofunctionalization increases removal torque values and horizontal stability of orthodontic miniscrews

Introduction The objective of this study was to examine the effects of ultraviolet-mediated photofunctionalization of miniscrews and the in-vivo potential of bone-miniscrew integration. Methods Self-drilling orthodontic miniscrews made from a…

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Physical and adhesive properties of dental enamel after radiotherapy and bonding of metal and ceramic brackets

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Physical and adhesive properties of dental enamel after radiotherapy and bonding of metal and ceramic brackets

Introduction The increasing success rates for cancer patients treated with radiotherapy and the frequent occurrence of tooth loss during treatment have led to an increased demand for orthodontic treatment after…

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American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection: Overview of a powerful tool for orthodontic research and teaching

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection: Overview of a powerful tool for orthodontic research and teaching

This article reports on the current status of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection—an AAOF-supported multi-institutional project that uses the Internet and cloud computing to…

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Effect of social media in improving knowledge among patients having fixed appliance orthodontic treatment: A single-center randomized controlled trial

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of social media in improving knowledge among patients having fixed appliance orthodontic treatment: A single-center randomized controlled trial

Introduction Research has shown that orthodontic patients are more likely to retain information presented in an audiovisual format. However, there has been little research on the effectiveness of audiovisual information…

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How much is too much?

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on How much is too much?

Rosa is a radiant, affectionate 10-year-old girl who was adopted from Central America. The restorative dentistry that had been provided for her before her adoption was accomplished without local anesthesia. Although…

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Residents’ journal review

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

Alveolar bone assessment by cone-beam computerized tomography Ma ZG, Yang C, Fang B, Xia YH, Mao LX, Feng YM. Three-D imaging of dental alveolar bone change after fixed orthodontic treatment…

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