Finite element analysis of slot wall deformation in stainless steel and titanium orthodontic brackets during simulated palatal root torque

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Finite element analysis of slot wall deformation in stainless steel and titanium orthodontic brackets during simulated palatal root torque

Introduction Torque applied on anterior teeth is vital for root positioning and stability. The aim of this study was to evaluate the detailed slot wall deformation in stainless steel (SS)…

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Influence of nasoalveolar molding on skeletal development in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate at 5 years of age

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of nasoalveolar molding on skeletal development in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate at 5 years of age

Introduction The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the influence of presurgical nasoalveolar molding (NAM) on skeletal development in patients with operated unilateral cleft lip and palate at…

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Effects of supplemental vibrational force on space closure, treatment duration, and occlusal outcome: A multicenter randomized clinical trial

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of supplemental vibrational force on space closure, treatment duration, and occlusal outcome: A multicenter randomized clinical trial

Introduction A multicenter parallel 3-arm randomized clinical trial was carried out in 3 university hospitals in the United Kingdom to investigate the effect of supplemental vibratory force on space closure…

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The personal touch

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The personal touch

Another year floats by, and it’s time for another alumni reunion. You’ve been an avid contributor to your orthodontic residency program—both via sustained financial generosity and devoted attendance at every…

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Expanding torque possibilities: A skeletally anchored torqued cantilever for uprighting “kissing molars”

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Expanding torque possibilities: A skeletally anchored torqued cantilever for uprighting “kissing molars”

Several uprighting mechanics and devices have been used for repositioning tipped molars. “Kissing molars” (KMs) are an uncommon tooth impaction involving 2 severely tipped mandibular molars with their occlusal surfaces…

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Reliability and validity of mandibular posterior vertical asymmetry index in panoramic radiography compared with cone-beam computed tomography

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Reliability and validity of mandibular posterior vertical asymmetry index in panoramic radiography compared with cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction The purposes of this study were to compare the asymmetry index using panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography for detecting mandibular posterior asymmetry and to evaluate the diagnostic value…

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Effects of supplemental vibrational force on space closure, treatment duration, and occlusal outcome: A multicenter randomized clinical trial

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of supplemental vibrational force on space closure, treatment duration, and occlusal outcome: A multicenter randomized clinical trial

Introduction A multicenter parallel 3-arm randomized clinical trial was carried out in 3 university hospitals in the United Kingdom to investigate the effect of supplemental vibratory force on space closure…

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