Association between 3-dimensional mandibular morphology and condylar movement in subjects with mandibular asymmetry

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Association between 3-dimensional mandibular morphology and condylar movement in subjects with mandibular asymmetry

Introduction The purpose of this study was to evaluate the hypothesis that 3-dimensional mandibular morphology is correlated with condylar movement in patients with mandibular asymmetry. Methods Subjects were classified into…

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Transport distraction osteogenesis combined with orthodontic treatment in a patient with unilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Transport distraction osteogenesis combined with orthodontic treatment in a patient with unilateral temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Temporomandibular joint ankylosis manifests a range of clinical characteristics dependent upon the age of onset, the affected side, and the severity. When it occurs during development, mandibular growth is affected,…

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Forces and moments applied during derotation of a maxillary central incisor with thinner aligners: An in-vitro study

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Forces and moments applied during derotation of a maxillary central incisor with thinner aligners: An in-vitro study

Introduction Recent studies have shown that therapeutic loads applied to individual teeth by aligners may substantially exceed recommended values. The primary purpose of this study was to quantify force and…

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When communicating isn’t enough

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on When communicating isn’t enough

The exact words used by the surgeon to express the risks associated with the proposed surgical procedure were “infection, bleeding, nerve damage, dural leak, injury to the nerve, destabilization of…

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Birgit Thilander, 1924-2016

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Birgit Thilander, 1924-2016

One of the world’s most famous and respected researchers in orthodontics, Professor emerita Birgit Thilander of Gothenburg, Sweden, passed away on July 29, 2016, at age 92. She was actively pursuing…

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Role of facial attractiveness in patients with slight-to-borderline treatment need according to the Aesthetic Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as judged by eye tracking

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Role of facial attractiveness in patients with slight-to-borderline treatment need according to the Aesthetic Component of the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need as judged by eye tracking

Introduction Previous eye-tracking research has demonstrated that laypersons view the range of dental attractiveness levels differently depending on facial attractiveness levels. How the borderline levels of dental attractiveness are viewed…

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Growth changes in the anterior and middle cranial bases assessed with cone-beam computed tomography in adolescents

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Growth changes in the anterior and middle cranial bases assessed with cone-beam computed tomography in adolescents

Introduction Initially, cone-beam computed tomography images from dry skulls were used to 3 dimensionally evaluate intrarater and interrater reliabilities and accuracy of selected 3-dimensional landmarks located in the anterior and…

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Perceptions of orthodontic case complexity among orthodontists, general practitioners, orthodontic residents, and dental students

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Perceptions of orthodontic case complexity among orthodontists, general practitioners, orthodontic residents, and dental students

Introduction Our aims were to assess the perceptions of orthodontic case complexity among orthodontists, general dentists, orthodontic residents, and dental students and to compare their perceptions with the American Board…

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Evaluation of Invisalign treatment effectiveness and efficiency compared with conventional fixed appliances using the Peer Assessment Rating index

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of Invisalign treatment effectiveness and efficiency compared with conventional fixed appliances using the Peer Assessment Rating index

Introduction The purpose of this retrospective case-control study was to compare the treatment effectiveness and efficiency of the Invisalign system with conventional fixed appliances in treating orthodontic patients with mild…

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