Childhood body mass index is associated with early dental development and eruption in a longitudinal sample from the Iowa Facial Growth Study

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Childhood body mass index is associated with early dental development and eruption in a longitudinal sample from the Iowa Facial Growth Study

Introduction Children with high body mass index (BMI) values have been demonstrated to have precocious dental development. Research has largely focused on cross-sectional data sets, leaving an incomplete understanding of…

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Conventional surgical-orthodontic approach with double-jaw surgery for a patient with a skeletal Class III malocclusion: Stability of results 10 years posttreatment

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Conventional surgical-orthodontic approach with double-jaw surgery for a patient with a skeletal Class III malocclusion: Stability of results 10 years posttreatment

This case report presents the treatment of a young man with a skeletal Class III malocclusion. He was treated with a conventional surgical-orthodontic approach in which 2 jaw surgeries were…

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Hybrid approach for automatic cephalometric landmark annotation on cone-beam computed tomography volumes

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Hybrid approach for automatic cephalometric landmark annotation on cone-beam computed tomography volumes

Introduction Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is commonly used for 3-dimensional (3D) evaluation and treatment planning of patients in orthodontics, where precision and reproducibility of landmark annotation are required. Manual landmarking…

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Hybrid approach for automatic cephalometric landmark annotation on cone-beam computed tomography volumes

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Hybrid approach for automatic cephalometric landmark annotation on cone-beam computed tomography volumes

Introduction Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is commonly used for 3-dimensional (3D) evaluation and treatment planning of patients in orthodontics, where precision and reproducibility of landmark annotation are required. Manual landmarking…

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Conventional surgical-orthodontic approach with double-jaw surgery for a patient with a skeletal Class III malocclusion: Stability of results 10 years posttreatment

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Conventional surgical-orthodontic approach with double-jaw surgery for a patient with a skeletal Class III malocclusion: Stability of results 10 years posttreatment

This case report presents the treatment of a young man with a skeletal Class III malocclusion. He was treated with a conventional surgical-orthodontic approach in which 2 jaw surgeries were…

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Effects of acid etching and calcium chloride immersion on removal torque and bone-cutting ability of orthodontic mini-implants

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of acid etching and calcium chloride immersion on removal torque and bone-cutting ability of orthodontic mini-implants

Introduction The 2-fold purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of acid etching and calcium chloride immersion on removal torque and the bone-cutting ability of orthodontic mini-implants (OMIs)….

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Ellen A. BeGole, 1934-2018

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Ellen Ann BeGole was born in Detroit in 1934. Her father was an engineer and inventor who held multiple patents. Perhaps not surprisingly, his daughter exhibited a similar knack for…

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Retrospective evaluation of treatment time and efficiency of a predictable cantilever system for orthodontic extrusion of impacted maxillary canines

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Retrospective evaluation of treatment time and efficiency of a predictable cantilever system for orthodontic extrusion of impacted maxillary canines

Introduction Orthodontic extrusion of impacted maxillary canines requires careful biomechanical planning and the use of physiologic force. The aim of this study was to evaluate the time needed for orthodontic…

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Correlation between midline deviation and condylar position in patients with Class II malocclusion: A cone-beam computed tomography evaluation

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correlation between midline deviation and condylar position in patients with Class II malocclusion: A cone-beam computed tomography evaluation

Introduction Midline deviation of the mandible and maxilla can affect craniofacial growth and occlusion and cause consequences to the temporomandibular joint. The aim of this study was to evaluate the lateral…

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Ellen A. BeGole, 1934-2018

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Ellen A. BeGole, 1934-2018

Ellen Ann BeGole was born in Detroit in 1934. Her father was an engineer and inventor who held multiple patents. Perhaps not surprisingly, his daughter exhibited a similar knack for…

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Three-dimensional evaluation of craniofacial characteristics related to mandibular asymmetries in skeletal Class I patients

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional evaluation of craniofacial characteristics related to mandibular asymmetries in skeletal Class I patients

Introduction Our objective was to analyze the characteristics that affect skeletal Class I adults with mandibular asymmetries using cone-beam computerized tomography. Methods The sample included cone-beam computerized tomography images of…

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Comparative assessment of treatment efficacy and adverse effects during nonextraction orthodontic treatment of Class I malocclusion patients with direct and indirect bonding: A parallel randomized clinical trial

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparative assessment of treatment efficacy and adverse effects during nonextraction orthodontic treatment of Class I malocclusion patients with direct and indirect bonding: A parallel randomized clinical trial

Introduction The objective of this 2-arm parallel trial was to compare the effects of direct and indirect bonding techniques on the orthodontic treatment process and outcomes. Methods Thirty patients were…

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Clinical considerations and potential liability associated with the use of ionizing radiation in orthodontics

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Clinical considerations and potential liability associated with the use of ionizing radiation in orthodontics

Ionizing radiation is a known carcinogen. Its damaging effects can be deterministic or stochastic. Deterministic effects occur only after radiation exposure thresholds are reached, but stochastic effects are random, and…

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Scoping review of systematic review abstracts about temporomandibular disorders: Comparison of search years 2004 and 2017

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Scoping review of systematic review abstracts about temporomandibular disorders: Comparison of search years 2004 and 2017

Introduction The purposes of this study were to determine how many systematic reviews and meta-analyses relating to temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) had been published as of 2017 compared with those published…

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