Camouflage of a high-angle skeletal Class II open-bite malocclusion in an adult after mini-implant failure during treatment

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Camouflage of a high-angle skeletal Class II open-bite malocclusion in an adult after mini-implant failure during treatment

The treatment of skeletal anterior open-bite malocclusion requires complex orthodontic planning that considers its multifactorial etiology, treatment limitations, and high relapse rates. This case report illustrates a successful treatment approach…

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Timing of orthognathic surgery on the changes of oral health-related quality of life in Chinese orthognathic surgery patients

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Timing of orthognathic surgery on the changes of oral health-related quality of life in Chinese orthognathic surgery patients

Introduction Although the association between orthognathic surgery and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) has been explored, few studies have been carried out to describe the influence of surgery type…

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Accuracy and head positioning effects on measurements of anterior tooth length using 3-dimensional and conventional dental panoramic radiography

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accuracy and head positioning effects on measurements of anterior tooth length using 3-dimensional and conventional dental panoramic radiography

Introduction The purposes of this study were to examine the accuracy and the head positioning effects on measurements of anterior tooth length using 3-dimensional (3D) and conventional dental panoramic radiography…

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Orthodontic uprighting of a horizontally impacted third molar and protraction of mandibular second and third molars into the missing first molar space for a patient with posterior crossbites

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic uprighting of a horizontally impacted third molar and protraction of mandibular second and third molars into the missing first molar space for a patient with posterior crossbites

A 22-year-old woman came with a unilateral missing mandibular first molar and buccal crossbite. The open space was closed by protraction of the mandibular left second molar and uprighting and protraction…

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Perception of changes in soft-tissue profile after Herbst appliance treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Perception of changes in soft-tissue profile after Herbst appliance treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Introduction In this study, we sought to assess the perception of changes in soft-tissue profile after Herbst appliance treatment by comparing facial profile silhouettes before treatment, immediately after treatment, and…

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William Webb Robinson, 1937-2016

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on William Webb Robinson, 1937-2016

William Webb Robinson, 79, of Dallas, Texas, died peacefully at home on November 21, 2016. Bill was born on August 24, 1937, in Fredericktown, Missouri, the only child of Walter J….

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Cloudy

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cloudy

Over the past decade, more and more of our management software programs have taken to storing much of our clinical data in the cloud. Although this is often touted as…

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Associations among sella turcica bridging, atlas arcuate foramen (ponticulus posticus) development, atlas posterior arch deficiency, and the occurrence of palatally displaced canine impaction

Apr 4, 2017 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Associations among sella turcica bridging, atlas arcuate foramen (ponticulus posticus) development, atlas posterior arch deficiency, and the occurrence of palatally displaced canine impaction

Introduction Head and neck skeletal anomalies or normal variants might predict the occurrence of palatally displaced impacted maxillary canines. Despite their clinical importance, studies in this regard are rare, especially…

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