Intrusion method for a single overerupted maxillary molar using only palatal mini-implants and partial fixed appliances

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Intrusion method for a single overerupted maxillary molar using only palatal mini-implants and partial fixed appliances

Mandibular first molars are among the most frequently missing teeth in the adult dentition. As a result, the maxillary first molars are frequently overerupted. Conventional approaches to correct this undesirable…

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Linear regression

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Linear regression

In the previous article, I introduced the concepts of correlation and regression. In the next articles, I will discuss how we can apply linear regression in orthodontic research with an…

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Distalization of the maxillary and mandibular dentitions with miniscrew anchorage in a patient with moderate Class I bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Distalization of the maxillary and mandibular dentitions with miniscrew anchorage in a patient with moderate Class I bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion

This case report describes the treatment of a 25-year-old woman with a skeletal Class I pattern and moderate bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion. The orthodontic treatment included distal movement of her maxillary…

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Handbook of orthodontics, second edition

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Handbook of orthodontics, second edition

The second edition of Handbook of Orthodontics is markedly improved over the first edition. Clinical practitioners as well as orthodontic educators and those involved in research will benefit from the…

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Congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors: Long-term periodontal and functional evaluation after orthodontic space closure with first premolar intrusion and canine extrusion

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors: Long-term periodontal and functional evaluation after orthodontic space closure with first premolar intrusion and canine extrusion

Introduction The aims of this investigation were to evaluate associations between orthodontic space closure (including first premolar intrusion and canine extrusion for esthetic reasons) and periodontal tissue deterioration over a…

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Effect of different incisor movements on the soft tissue profile measured in reference to a rough-surfaced palatal implant

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of different incisor movements on the soft tissue profile measured in reference to a rough-surfaced palatal implant

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate soft tissue profile changes after a wide range of incisor movements in the anterior and posterior directions in nongrowing patients. Identifying…

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Taking it back

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Taking it back

Today, when I attend meetings and speak with colleagues, one topic that often comes up is the character of today’s younger practitioners. Some observations concern competency. I often hear that…

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Effect of malocclusion severity on oral health–related quality of life and food intake ability in a Korean population

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of malocclusion severity on oral health–related quality of life and food intake ability in a Korean population

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of malocclusion severity on oral health–related quality of life and food intake ability in adult patients, controlling for sex,…

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Comparison of longitudinal changes in clinical periodontal parameters of canines and first molars treated with fixed orthodontic appliances

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of longitudinal changes in clinical periodontal parameters of canines and first molars treated with fixed orthodontic appliances

Introduction Our objective was to learn the possible effects of fixed orthodontic therapy on the periodontium of the extraction sites adjacent to canines and first molars. This was a prospective…

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When is enough, enough?

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on When is enough, enough?

Mrs Kim is a cheerful 63-year-old who has been agreeable to any treatment plan you have proposed. Her initial presentation was complex. Her maxillary left canine was extracted in adolescence;…

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Authors’ response

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Authors’ response

We wish to thank Drs Hall and Frazier for expressing their concerns about our comments. We could not agree more with the message; however, when putting pen to paper, occasionally…

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