Combined orthodontic-periodontal treatment in periodontal patients with anteriorly displaced incisors

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Combined orthodontic-periodontal treatment in periodontal patients with anteriorly displaced incisors

Introduction Flared and elongated incisors are associated with different types of periodontal bone defects, usually horizontal. Combined orthodontic-periodontal treatment is being used in periodontal patients with anterior displacement of the…

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Comparison of patient acceptance of the Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device with and without mini-implant anchorage: A randomized controlled trial

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of patient acceptance of the Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device with and without mini-implant anchorage: A randomized controlled trial

Introduction The objective of this 2-arm parallel randomized controlled trial was to evaluate patient acceptance of the mini-implant anchored Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device (FFRD) (3M Unitek, Monrovia, Calif). Methods The…

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Centennial inventory: The changing face of orthodontics

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Centennial inventory: The changing face of orthodontics

The American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics celebrates its centennial, safeguarded by the nearly 115-year-old American Association of Orthodontists. This journey witnessed the rise and demise of various developments,…

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Analysis of variance

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Analysis of variance

In the previous articles, we discussed statistical tests for continuous data when the number of groups does not exceed 2. When we have continuous data and more than 2 groups,…

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Match or non-Match: At the crossroads

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Match or non-Match: At the crossroads

Introduction The National Matching Service provides an ethical and unbiased selection process between residency programs and candidates. Currently, 51 of the 66 accredited orthodontic residency programs in the United States…

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“Why do you want your child to have braces?” Investigating the motivations of Hispanic/Latino and white parents

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on “Why do you want your child to have braces?” Investigating the motivations of Hispanic/Latino and white parents

Introduction Many psychological, social, and cultural factors influence parents’ motivation to seek orthodontic care for their children. In this study, we used Q methodology to identify and categorize shared motives…

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