Diagnosis and conservative treatment of skeletal Class III malocclusion with anterior crossbite and asymmetric maxillary crowding

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Diagnosis and conservative treatment of skeletal Class III malocclusion with anterior crossbite and asymmetric maxillary crowding

A man, aged 28 years 9 months, came for an orthodontic consultation for a skeletal Class III malocclusion (ANB angle, −3°) with a modest asymmetric Class II and Class III molar relationship, complicated…

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BoneCeramic graft regenerates alveolar defects but slows orthodontic tooth movement with less root resorption

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on BoneCeramic graft regenerates alveolar defects but slows orthodontic tooth movement with less root resorption

Introduction BoneCeramic (Straumann, Basel, Switzerland) can regenerate bone in alveolar defects after tooth extraction, but it is unknown whether it is feasible to move a tooth through BoneCeramic grafting sites….

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William Joseph Thompson, 1932-2015

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on William Joseph Thompson, 1932-2015

William J. Thompson On November 24, 2015, the specialty of orthodontics lost a giant—William Joseph Thompson of Bradenton, Florida. In 1960, when Bill started his practice in Bradenton, he was…

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Multiple linear regression analysis

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Multiple linear regression analysis

In the previous article, I discussed linear regression using a single independent continuous variable. In linear regression analysis, we can include more parameters in an effort to find factors that…

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Simply the best

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Simply the best

To many, orthodontists are specialists in the profession of orthodontics. To others, orthodontists are specialists in the profession of dentistry. According to the government, orthodontists are engaged in the occupation…

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Comparison and reproducibility of 2 regions of reference for maxillary regional registration with cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison and reproducibility of 2 regions of reference for maxillary regional registration with cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction The aims of this study were to evaluate the differences between 2 regions of maxillary voxel-based registration and to test the reproducibility of the registration. Methods Three-dimensional models were built…

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Leaving something behind

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Leaving something behind

In medical malpractice cases, plaintiffs aren’t allowed to hold doctors on the hook forever. At some point, they must either file a claim for negligence or let it go and…

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Racial disparities in orthodontic service use for Medicaid-enrolled children: An evaluation of the Washington Medicaid program

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Racial disparities in orthodontic service use for Medicaid-enrolled children: An evaluation of the Washington Medicaid program

Introduction We assessed the relationship between race and orthodontic service use for Medicaid-enrolled children. Methods This cross-sectional study focused on 570,364 Medicaid-enrolled children in Washington state, ages 6 to 19 years….

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Periodontal status after surgical-orthodontic treatment of labially impacted canines with different surgical techniques: A systematic review

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Periodontal status after surgical-orthodontic treatment of labially impacted canines with different surgical techniques: A systematic review

Introduction Good periodontal status is essential for a successful treatment outcome of impacted maxillary canines. Whereas the surgical technique used for tooth uncovering has been shown not to affect the…

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Would you do it again?

Apr 6, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Would you do it again?

David is your sister’s only child and the son of 2 physicians. You’ve been a big part of his life and consequently have developed a special relationship with him. This…

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