Effect of print layer height and printer type on the accuracy of 3-dimensional printed orthodontic models

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of print layer height and printer type on the accuracy of 3-dimensional printed orthodontic models

Introduction Three-dimensional (3D) printing technologies enable production of orthodontic models from digital files; yet a range of variables associated with the process could impact the accuracy and clinical utility of…

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Peter G. Sotiropoulos, 1924-2017

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Peter G. Sotiropoulos, 1924-2017

Peter G. Sotiropoulos Peter G. Sotiropoulos was born in Springfield, Illinois, on November 1, 1924; he passed away after a lengthy illness on July 7, 2017. He attended high school and…

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Letting something pass

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Letting something pass

The plaintiff in Allen v Harrison , Case # 111877, 2016 OK 44 (4/19/2016), decided by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, had the following facts. On June 1, the patient swallowed…

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Comparison of in-vivo failure of single-thread and dual-thread temporary anchorage devices over 18 months: A split-mouth randomized controlled trial

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of in-vivo failure of single-thread and dual-thread temporary anchorage devices over 18 months: A split-mouth randomized controlled trial

Introduction The purpose of this study was to compare the in-vivo failure rates of single-thread and dual-thread temporary anchorage device (TAD) designs over 18 months. Methods Thirty patients with skeletal Class…

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Extraction of maxillary canines: Esthetic perceptions of patient smiles among dental professionals and laypeople

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Extraction of maxillary canines: Esthetic perceptions of patient smiles among dental professionals and laypeople

Introduction Maxillary canines are generally considered important both cosmetically and functionally. Most claims on the importance of maxillary canines, however, have been based on expert opinions and clinician-based studies. There…

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Efficacy of combined orthodontic-periodontic treatment for patients with periodontitis and its effect on inflammatory cytokines: A comparative study

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Efficacy of combined orthodontic-periodontic treatment for patients with periodontitis and its effect on inflammatory cytokines: A comparative study

Introduction In this study, we aimed to investigate the efficacy of combined orthodontic-periodontic treatment in the treatment of patients with periodontitis and its effects on the levels of inflammatory cytokines….

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Insertion torque and Periotest values are important factors predicting outcome after orthodontic miniscrew placement

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Insertion torque and Periotest values are important factors predicting outcome after orthodontic miniscrew placement

Introduction Approximately 14% of orthodontic anchor screws (miniscrews) become dislodged regardless of the accuracy of placement. It is therefore important to investigate the factors causing dislodgement. We evaluated the stability…

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Evaluation of dehiscence and fenestration in adolescents affected by bilateral cleft lip and palate using cone-beam computed tomography

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of dehiscence and fenestration in adolescents affected by bilateral cleft lip and palate using cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction We evaluated the dehiscence and fenestration presence in maxillary and mandibular anterior teeth of patients affected by bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) and compared the findings with a…

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Clarity of vision

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Clarity of vision

“Still, a man hears what he wants to hear, And disregards the rest” It’s been 2 years since you finished your residency, but you feel as if you received your…

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Residents’ journal review

Dec 19, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Sliding velocity and resistance to sliding Savoldi F, Visconti L, Dalessandri D, Bonetti S, Tsoi JK, Matinlinna JP, et al. In vitro evaluation of the influence of velocity on sliding resistance of…

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