Longitudinal eruptive and posteruptive tooth movements, studied on oblique and lateral cephalograms with implants

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Longitudinal eruptive and posteruptive tooth movements, studied on oblique and lateral cephalograms with implants

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the eruptive and posteruptive tooth displacements of untreated growing subjects longitudinally and the potential connections between posteruptive displacement of the maxillary…

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Age-dependent biologic response to orthodontic forces

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Age-dependent biologic response to orthodontic forces

Introduction Orthodontic tooth movement results from increased inflammation and osteoclast activation. Since patients of all ages now routinely seek orthodontics treatment, we investigated whether age-dependent biologic responses to orthodontic force…

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Three-dimensional evaluation of dentofacial transverse widths of adults with various vertical facial patterns

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional evaluation of dentofacial transverse widths of adults with various vertical facial patterns

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate maxillomandibular transverse widths and molar inclinations of adults with hypodivergent, normodivergent, and hyperdivergent facial patterns using cone-beam computed tomography. Methods We…

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Olin B. Vaughan, 1920-2017

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Olin B. Vaughan, 1920-2017

Orthodontics has lost one of the “tallest trees in its forest.” Olin Brynilde (O. B.) Vaughan was a giant sequoia, and his death leaves a great void in the hearts…

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Poaching employees

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Poaching employees

So, you just finished your orthodontic training. You enter the job market, and you find what you think is a fabulous associate’s position. The contract is to your liking, and…

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Prediction of the occurrence and severity of mandibular incisor crowding in the early mixed dentition using craniofacial parameters

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Prediction of the occurrence and severity of mandibular incisor crowding in the early mixed dentition using craniofacial parameters

Introduction With the recent interest in esthetics at an early age, prediction of mandibular incisor crowding is of significant importance. Since dental arch development is related to craniofacial growth, we…

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Influence of antibiotic prophylaxis on the stability of orthodontic microimplants: A pilot randomized controlled trial

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of antibiotic prophylaxis on the stability of orthodontic microimplants: A pilot randomized controlled trial

Introduction The aims of this 2-arm parallel pilot randomized controlled trial were to investigate the influence of antibiotic prophylaxis on the stability of orthodontic microimplants and to evaluate the efficacy…

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On being human

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on On being human

You always thought that you were gifted. Not because you were the best athlete in your class or the best-looking student in your dorm, or because you were named the…

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Principles of ethical practice

Dec 12, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Principles of ethical practice

Nearly 2500 years ago, Socrates asserted that ethical principles are the essence of humanity; living life without them would be like wandering in search of direction without the sun to guide…

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