Comprehensive treatment approach for condylar hyperplasia and mandibular crowding with custom lingual braces and 2-jaw surgery

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comprehensive treatment approach for condylar hyperplasia and mandibular crowding with custom lingual braces and 2-jaw surgery

We report on the successful treatment of a 32-year-old woman with condylar hyperplasia and severe mandibular crowding. In addition, her maxilla was canted to the right, her mandibular midline and…

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Comparison of reconstructed rapid prototyping models produced by 3-dimensional printing and conventional stone models with different degrees of crowding

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of reconstructed rapid prototyping models produced by 3-dimensional printing and conventional stone models with different degrees of crowding

Introduction Rapid prototyping models can be reconstructed from stereolithographic digital study model data to produce hard-copy casts. In this study, we aimed to compare agreement and accuracy of measurements made…

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Transverse dental compensation in relation to sagittal and transverse skeletal discrepancies in skeletal Class III patients

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Transverse dental compensation in relation to sagittal and transverse skeletal discrepancies in skeletal Class III patients

Introduction The purposes of this study were to compare the buccolingual inclinations of the posterior teeth in skeletal Class III patients with and without facial asymmetry with those of skeletal…

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Three-dimensional virtual-surgery simulation-assisted asymmetric bilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis for a patient with bilateral condylar fractures

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional virtual-surgery simulation-assisted asymmetric bilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis for a patient with bilateral condylar fractures

Introduction Our objective was to report a patient treated with 3-dimensional virtual-surgery simulation-assisted asymmetric bilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Methods A boy (age, 9.5 years) had mandibular hypoplasia and facial asymmetry, induced…

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James William Barnett, 1922-2016

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James William Barnett died on Saturday, September 17, 2016. He was 93. Jay was born on September 30, 1922, in Groom, Texas, to Beulah and Ivan Barnett. He graduated from…

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Precision of manual landmark identification between as-received and oriented volume-rendered cone-beam computed tomography images

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Precision of manual landmark identification between as-received and oriented volume-rendered cone-beam computed tomography images

Introduction The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of the orientation of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images on the precision and reliability of 3-dimensional cephalometric landmark identification….

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Cone-beam computed tomographic evaluation of the long-term effects of orthodontic retainers on marginal bone levels

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cone-beam computed tomographic evaluation of the long-term effects of orthodontic retainers on marginal bone levels

Introduction Fixed retainers are widely used after orthodontic treatment, sometimes for extended periods, despite insufficient knowledge of their possible long-term adverse effects on the periodontium. The aim of this study was…

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Effect of piezocision on root resorption associated with orthodontic force: A microcomputed tomography study

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of piezocision on root resorption associated with orthodontic force: A microcomputed tomography study

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of piezocision on orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption. Methods Fourteen patients were included in this split-mouth study; 1 side…

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Displacement and stress distribution by different bone-borne palatal expanders with facemask: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Displacement and stress distribution by different bone-borne palatal expanders with facemask: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Introduction The purpose of this study was to analyze displacement and stress distribution in the maxilla during maxillary expansion followed by protraction using bone-borne and conventional tooth-borne palatal expanders and…

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Cephalometric landmark identification consistency between undergraduate dental students and orthodontic residents in 3-dimensional rendered cone-beam computed tomography images: A preliminary study

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cephalometric landmark identification consistency between undergraduate dental students and orthodontic residents in 3-dimensional rendered cone-beam computed tomography images: A preliminary study

Introduction The aim of this study was to compare 3-dimensional landmark consistency and precision in skeletal structures in groups with different levels of experience with 2-dimensional cephalometrics. Methods Sixteen observers,…

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Teleorthodontics

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Teleorthodontics

You have just finished a long day in the office, and you and your wife are out to dinner with friends. You forgot to log out of your Gmail account,…

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Effects of casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate application after interproximal stripping on enamel surface: An in-vivo study

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate application after interproximal stripping on enamel surface: An in-vivo study

Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP) application after interproximal stripping on enamel surface structures in vivo. Methods Fifteen patients with…

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Quantitative evaluation of maxillary alveolar cortical bone thickness and density using computed tomography imaging

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Quantitative evaluation of maxillary alveolar cortical bone thickness and density using computed tomography imaging

Introduction Primary stability is essential to the success of orthodontic mini-implants (OMIs) and heavily depends on the mechanical retention between OMIs and their supporting bone. Alveolar cortical bone commonly serves…

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Effects of local platelet-rich plasma injection on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement in a rat model: A histomorphometric study

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of local platelet-rich plasma injection on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement in a rat model: A histomorphometric study

Introduction The aims of this study were to determine the effects of different concentrations of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on alveolar bone density and orthodontic tooth movement. Methods Seventy-six rats were…

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Assessing the feasibility of yttria-stabilized zirconia in novel designs as mandibular anterior fixed lingual retention after orthodontic treatment

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Assessing the feasibility of yttria-stabilized zirconia in novel designs as mandibular anterior fixed lingual retention after orthodontic treatment

Introduction The purpose of this study is to explore the feasibility of yttria-stabilized zirconia (Y-TZP) in fixed lingual retention as an alternative to stainless steel. Methods Exploratory Y-TZP specimens were…

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