Novel method of constructing a stable reference frame for 3-dimensional cephalometric analysis

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Novel method of constructing a stable reference frame for 3-dimensional cephalometric analysis

Introduction Three-dimensional (3D) cephalometric analysis has provided the ability to overcome the limitations of 2-dimensional cephalometrics. However, there is no international standard method for 3D cephalometric analysis yet. Determining the…

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Midfacial changes in the coronal plane induced by microimplant-supported skeletal expander, studied with cone-beam computed tomography images

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Midfacial changes in the coronal plane induced by microimplant-supported skeletal expander, studied with cone-beam computed tomography images

Introduction Our objectives were to evaluate midfacial skeletal changes in the coronal plane and the implications of circummaxillary sutures and to localize the center of rotation for the zygomaticomaxillary complex…

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Physical properties of root cementum: Part 27. Effect of low-level laser therapy on the repair of orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption: A double-blind, split-mouth, randomized controlled clinical trial

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Physical properties of root cementum: Part 27. Effect of low-level laser therapy on the repair of orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption: A double-blind, split-mouth, randomized controlled clinical trial

Introduction The purpose of this 2-arm-parallel split-mouth trial was to investigate the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on the repair of orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR). Methods Twenty…

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New clues for early management of maxillary impacted central incisors based on 3-dimensional reconstructed models

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on New clues for early management of maxillary impacted central incisors based on 3-dimensional reconstructed models

Introduction The objective of this study was to provide new clues for the prevention and early management of root dilacerations in impacted maxillary central incisors. Methods Cone-beam computed tomography images…

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Three-dimensional evaluation of dentofacial transverse widths in adults with different sagittal facial patterns

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Three-dimensional evaluation of dentofacial transverse widths in adults with different sagittal facial patterns

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the dentofacial transverse dimensions of subjects with different sagittal facial patterns using 3-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography images. Methods Cone-beam computed tomography…

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Gingival thicknesses of maxillary and mandibular anterior regions in subjects with different craniofacial morphologies

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Gingival thicknesses of maxillary and mandibular anterior regions in subjects with different craniofacial morphologies

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the mean gingival thicknesses of the maxillary and mandibular anterior regions in subjects with different craniofacial morphologies. Methods For each dental…

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Age-dependent response to force

Dec 10, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Age-dependent response to force

We discussed this original article in the May 2018 issue, “Age-dependent biologic response to orthodontic forces” (Alikhani M, Chou MY, Khoo E, Alansari S, Kwal R, Elfersi T, Almansour A,…

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Alternative cone-beam computed tomography method for the analysis of bone density around impacted maxillary canines

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Alternative cone-beam computed tomography method for the analysis of bone density around impacted maxillary canines

Introduction Genetic and environmental etiologic factors have been described for maxillary canine impaction, except for the trabecular bone characteristics in the impacted area. The aim of this study was to…

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Mandibular condyle bone density in adolescents with varying skeletal patterns evaluated using cone-beam computed tomography: A potential predictive tool

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mandibular condyle bone density in adolescents with varying skeletal patterns evaluated using cone-beam computed tomography: A potential predictive tool

Introduction The aim of this study was to evaluate the bone density of mandibular condyles in adolescents with varying skeletal patterns using cone-beam computed tomography. The null hypothesis was that…

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Effect of orthodontic treatment and comorbidity risk factors on interdental alveolar crest level: A radiographic evaluation

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of orthodontic treatment and comorbidity risk factors on interdental alveolar crest level: A radiographic evaluation

Introduction Alveolar bone loss is regarded as a potential adverse event during orthodontic treatment, especially in adults. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the prevalence and severity of…

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Authors’ response

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Thank you for your interest and for the opportunity to address your concerns. Biomechanics is always a matter of great relevance because if its principles are not taken into account,…

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No deal

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on No deal

The last time you saw your favorite niece, you told her father, Ed, that she’s ready for braces. The problem is that you cannot locate a trusted colleague in the…

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