Excluded unless essential

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You have decided to be an expert witness in an orthodontic malpractice case. For which side is irrelevant, but for our purposes, let’s say that you’re testifying for the defendant….

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Gingival clefts revisited: Evaluation of the characteristics that make one more susceptible to gingival clefts

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Introduction Orthodontic space closure after premolar extraction commonly results in the formation of a gingival cleft, which may contribute to orthodontic relapse and poor periodontal health. The purpose of this…

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Facial soft tissue growth in identical twins

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Introduction The aims of this longitudinal analysis of untreated monozygotic twins were to investigate the change of the facial soft tissues during growth, to determine the concordance of soft tissue…

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Root resorption of maxillary incisors after traction of unilateral vs bilateral impacted canines with reinforced anchorage

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Introduction The aim of this study was to compare the root resorption (RR) of maxillary incisors after traction of unilateral vs bilateral impacted canines with reinforced anchorage. Methods This retrospective…

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Facial soft tissue growth in identical twins

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Introduction The aims of this longitudinal analysis of untreated monozygotic twins were to investigate the change of the facial soft tissues during growth, to determine the concordance of soft tissue…

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Permanent canine eruption into the alveolar cleft region after secondary alveolar bone grafting: Are there prediction factors for impaction?

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Permanent canine eruption into the alveolar cleft region after secondary alveolar bone grafting: Are there prediction factors for impaction?

Introduction The aims of this study were to investigate the eruption pattern of maxillary permanent canines in the alveolar cleft area after secondary alveolar bone grafting and to assess the…

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Patient satisfaction and quality of life status after 2 treatment modalities: Invisalign and conventional fixed appliances

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Patient satisfaction and quality of life status after 2 treatment modalities: Invisalign and conventional fixed appliances

Introduction Our objectives were to assess patient satisfaction and quality of life among adults via 2 validated comprehensive questionnaires and to compare patient satisfaction and status in oral health-related quality…

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Authors’ response

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First, we thank the authors for their interest in our article and the comments and matters raised. However, we think that some points need to be clarified. The stable reference…

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Gingival clefts revisited: Evaluation of the characteristics that make one more susceptible to gingival clefts

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Gingival clefts revisited: Evaluation of the characteristics that make one more susceptible to gingival clefts

Introduction Orthodontic space closure after premolar extraction commonly results in the formation of a gingival cleft, which may contribute to orthodontic relapse and poor periodontal health. The purpose of this…

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Erratum

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Correction to: Jarosz KF, Bosio JA, Bloomstein R, Jiang SS, Vakharia NS, Cangialosi TJ. Perceptions of chin asymmetries among dental professionals and laypersons. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2018;154:201-212. doi-org.easyaccess2.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/10.1016/j.ajodo.2017.11.029…

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Widening the scope

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I want to thank Drs Rinchuse and Greene for their article, “Scoping review of systematic review abstracts about temporomandibular disorders: comparison of search years 2004 and 2017” (Rinchuse DJ, Greene…

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Comparative assessment of bonding time and 1-year bracket survival using flash-free and conventional adhesives for orthodontic bracket bonding: A split-mouth randomized controlled clinical trial

Dec 8, 2018 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparative assessment of bonding time and 1-year bracket survival using flash-free and conventional adhesives for orthodontic bracket bonding: A split-mouth randomized controlled clinical trial

Introduction A new flash-free adhesive promises to eliminate the flash removal step in bonding and to reduce bonding time by as much as 40% per bracket, with a bond failure…

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A recipe for conflict

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Brian has been a difficult patient from the outset of his treatment. He is the son of 2 busy attorneys, who appear to prioritize their careers over family obligations. An…

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Authors’ response

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The range of our scoping review literature search was 2004 through May 2017; over 1 year later, the peer review process was complete, and the article was published. So it is…

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