Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of bone plate and root length after maxillary expansion using tooth-borne and tooth-tissue-borne banded expanders

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of bone plate and root length after maxillary expansion using tooth-borne and tooth-tissue-borne banded expanders

Introduction The objective of this research was to evaluate the buccal bone plate and root length of maxillary permanent first molars using cone-beam computed tomography after maxillary expansion with different…

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Mandibular anterior intrusion using miniscrews for skeletal anchorage: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mandibular anterior intrusion using miniscrews for skeletal anchorage: A 3-dimensional finite element analysis

Introduction Deepbites can be corrected by intrusion of mandibular anterior teeth. Direct anchorage with miniscrews simplifies complex tooth movements; however, few studies have reported their use for mandibular anterior intrusion….

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Accuracy and reliability of the expected root position setup methodology to evaluate root position during orthodontic treatment

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Accuracy and reliability of the expected root position setup methodology to evaluate root position during orthodontic treatment

Introduction Current methods to evaluate root position either are inaccurate (panoramic radiograph) or expose patients to relatively large amounts of radiation (cone-beam computed tomography [CBCT]). A method to evaluate root…

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Maxillary transverse dimensions in subjects with and without impacted canines: A comparative cone-beam computed tomography study

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Maxillary transverse dimensions in subjects with and without impacted canines: A comparative cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction The objective of this study was to compare the maxillary transverse dimensions between subjects with impacted maxillary canines and subjects without canine impactions, with similar vertical and sagittal features….

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Nam aliud est loqui

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nam aliud est loqui

You had a patient with mandibular skeletal retrognathism and mandibular arch crowding. There were 2 viable treatment plans. In no particular order or implication of which is the better course…

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See something? Say something!

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on See something? Say something!

Gary was your favorite classmate. He and his wife spent countless hours with you during your residency. Gary eventually established a practice a few miles from yours, facilitating your decades-long…

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Residents’ journal review

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Primers and indirect bonding Queiroz Tavares ML, Elias CN, Nojima LI. Effects of different primers on indirect orthodontic bonding: shear bond strength, color change, and enamel roughness. Korean J Orthod…

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Authors’ response

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We are pleased that our article attracted attention and would like to clarify some misunderstandings. In our study, the penetration rate was estimated based on 60 mini-implants; the 25 mentioned…

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Author’s response

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We appreciate the interest from the readers of the AJO-DO in our article (Fukaya S, Kanzaki H, Miyamoto Y, Yamaguchi Y, Nakamura Y. Possible alternative treatment for mandibular asymmetry by…

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