Effect of temporomandibular joint articular disc repositioning on anterior open-bite malocclusion: An orthodontic-surgical approach

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of temporomandibular joint articular disc repositioning on anterior open-bite malocclusion: An orthodontic-surgical approach

An anterior open bite is a challenge to orthodontic treatment; it has a multifactorial etiology and a wide range of intervention options. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are a risk factor…

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Possible alternative treatment for mandibular asymmetry by local unilateral IGF-1 injection into the mandibular condylar cavity: Experimental study in mice

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Possible alternative treatment for mandibular asymmetry by local unilateral IGF-1 injection into the mandibular condylar cavity: Experimental study in mice

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a local unilateral IGF-1 injection into the mandibular condylar cavity can induce unilateral endochondral mandibular growth without any systemic adverse…

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Short-term and long-term effectiveness of powered toothbrushes in promoting periodontal health during orthodontic treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Short-term and long-term effectiveness of powered toothbrushes in promoting periodontal health during orthodontic treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Although powered toothbrushes have been reported to reduce gingivitis more than manual toothbrushes in the general population, the evidence regarding orthodontic patients has been inconclusive. Thus, we aimed to…

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Alignment efficiency and esthetic performance of 4 coated nickel-titanium archwires in orthodontic patients over 8 weeks: A multicenter randomized clinical trial

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Alignment efficiency and esthetic performance of 4 coated nickel-titanium archwires in orthodontic patients over 8 weeks: A multicenter randomized clinical trial

Introduction The objective of this 4-arm parallel study was to evaluate the alignment efficiency and esthetic performance of 4 coated nickel-titanium archwires over an 8-week period. Methods Patients in the…

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Changes of bite force and occlusal contacts in the retention phase of orthodontic treatment: A controlled clinical trial

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Changes of bite force and occlusal contacts in the retention phase of orthodontic treatment: A controlled clinical trial

Introduction We aimed to determine whether appliance type affects changes in maximum voluntary bite force (MVBF) and the number of occlusal contacts (NOC) during retention, controlling for sex, age, and…

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Comparison of different midsagittal plane configurations for evaluating craniofacial asymmetry by expert preference

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of different midsagittal plane configurations for evaluating craniofacial asymmetry by expert preference

Introduction In this study, we aimed to compare 8 candidate midsagittal planes (MSPs) constructed from different median landmarks to determine the most appropriate one for evaluating craniofacial asymmetry. Methods We…

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Sheldon Baumrind, 1924-2017

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sheldon Baumrind, 1924-2017

Shelly Baumrind Dr Sheldon Baumrind passed away on July 22, 2017, of complications from multiple myeloma. He was 92. A native New Yorker, Dr Baumrind earned his dental degree from…

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When things don’t “ad” up

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on When things don’t “ad” up

So, a patient comes to you needing whatever. He expects his insurance to cover the treatment, and so does your office. Therefore, you go ahead and treat him. Not too…

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Residents’ journal review

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Residents’ journal review

Conventional vs figure-8 ligation Little RA, Spary DJ. The effect of conventional versus figure-of-eight module ligation on mandibular incisor alignment: a randomized controlled trial. J Orthod 2017;18:1-10 Reduced frictional resistance…

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Mixed messages

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mixed messages

The sole concern of your new patient, Jim, is his rotated maxillary right lateral incisor. He is otherwise content with his occlusal status. You suggest addressing this objective with a…

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Erratum

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Erratum

Erratum to: Eliades T. Bisphenol A and orthodontics: An update of evidence-based measures to minimize exposure for the orthodontic team and patients. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2017;152:435-41. In the…

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Erratum

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Erratum

Erratum to: Favero CS, English JD, Cozad BE, Wirthlin JO, Short MM, Kasper FK. Effect of print layer height and printer type on the accuracy of 3-dimensional printed orthodontic models….

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