Approximation and contact of the maxillary central incisor roots with the incisive canal after maximum retraction with temporary anchorage devices: Report of 2 patients

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Approximation and contact of the maxillary central incisor roots with the incisive canal after maximum retraction with temporary anchorage devices: Report of 2 patients

The incisive canal is located on the median plane of the maxilla, posterior to the roots of the central incisor. Although the incisive canal is not considered an anatomic structure…

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Three-dimensional finite element analysis of maxillary protraction with labiolingual arches and implants

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional finite element analysis of maxillary protraction with labiolingual arches and implants

Introduction In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effects of maxillary protraction using traditional labiolingual arches and implant-type protraction devices before orthopedic treatment of patients with skeletal Class III…

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Biomechanical effects of corticotomy approaches on dentoalveolar structures during canine retraction: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Biomechanical effects of corticotomy approaches on dentoalveolar structures during canine retraction: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Introduction Corticotomy has proven to be effective in facilitating orthodontic tooth movement. There is, however, no relevant study to compare the biomechanical effects of different corticotomy approaches on tooth movement….

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Effect of mesiodistal angulation of the maxillary central incisors on esthetic perceptions of the smile in the frontal view

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of mesiodistal angulation of the maxillary central incisors on esthetic perceptions of the smile in the frontal view

Introduction The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of mesiodistal angulation of the maxillary central incisors on the smiling esthetics in young adults. Methods Frontal smile photographs…

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Interactions of hard tissues, soft tissues, and growth over time, and their impact on orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Interactions of hard tissues, soft tissues, and growth over time, and their impact on orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning

The approach to orthodontic diagnosis has changed gradually but steadily over the past 2 decades. The shift away from diagnosis based entirely on hard tissue evaluations has been a result of…

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Robert P. Scholz, 1939-2015

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Robert P. Scholz, 1939-2015

Robert P. Scholz The orthodontic world lost a unique member with the passing of Dr Robert P. Scholz of Discovery Bay, California. He was known as “Uncle Bob” to his…

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Nasomaxillary hypoplasia with a congenitally missing tooth treated with LeFort II osteotomy, autotransplantation, and nickel-titanium alloy wire

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nasomaxillary hypoplasia with a congenitally missing tooth treated with LeFort II osteotomy, autotransplantation, and nickel-titanium alloy wire

Introduction In some skeletal Class III adult patients with nasomaxillary hypoplasia, the LeFort I osteotomy provides insufficient correction. This case report describes a 20-year-old woman with a combination of nasomaxillary…

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