Atypical extraction treatment for failing replanted maxillary and mandibular incisors with space closure of 2 mandibular incisors in the same quadrant

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Atypical extraction treatment for failing replanted maxillary and mandibular incisors with space closure of 2 mandibular incisors in the same quadrant

We report the successful orthodontic treatment of a 13-year-old girl who had been involved in an accident with avulsion of her maxillary right central incisor and both mandibular left incisors….

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Meta-analysis: Fixed-effect model

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Meta-analysis: Fixed-effect model

A meta-analysis, a statistical combination of data from selected studies, is implemented by choosing a priori between 2 popular statistical models: fixed-effect and random-effects models. The choice of the appropriate…

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Incidence of incisor root resorption associated with the position of the impacted maxillary canines: A cone-beam computed tomographic study

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Incidence of incisor root resorption associated with the position of the impacted maxillary canines: A cone-beam computed tomographic study

Introduction The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence and position of lateral and central incisor root resorption owing to the impaction of maxillary canines by means of…

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A prospective 10-year cephalometric follow-up study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and snoring who used a mandibular protruding device

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A prospective 10-year cephalometric follow-up study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and snoring who used a mandibular protruding device

Introduction This 10-year prospective cephalometric study evaluates the influence of a mandibular protruding device (MPD) in people with obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. Methods A baseline study population of 77…

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Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound enhances the rate of lateral tooth movement and compensatory bone formation in rats

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound enhances the rate of lateral tooth movement and compensatory bone formation in rats

Introduction Because mechanical stimulation of the periodontal ligament by low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) has been shown to increase the speed of bone remodeling, this study aimed to examine the effects…

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Clinical effect of a fluoride-releasing and rechargeable primer in reducing white spot lesions during orthodontic treatment

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Clinical effect of a fluoride-releasing and rechargeable primer in reducing white spot lesions during orthodontic treatment

Introduction This study was performed to test the long-term efficacy of a highly filled resin primer (38%) that has superior fluoride release and recharge ability. Methods Sixty patients were divided…

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Contribution of facial components to the attractiveness of the smiling face in male and female patients: A cross-sectional correlation study

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Contribution of facial components to the attractiveness of the smiling face in male and female patients: A cross-sectional correlation study

Introduction Esthetic improvement is a key motivator in undergoing orthodontic treatment. This study aims to quantify the contribution of the smile and other facial components to the overall esthetics of…

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Come back to me

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Come back to me

Okay, you treat a patient, and the result is less than both you and the patient wanted. The patient now needs either some form of remedial treatment or even re-treatment….

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Incisor root resorption associated with palatally displaced maxillary canines: Analysis and prediction using discriminant function analysis

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Incisor root resorption associated with palatally displaced maxillary canines: Analysis and prediction using discriminant function analysis

Introduction Incisor root resorption associated with palatally displaced canine (PDC-IRR) is an important phenomenon that might alter the orthodontic treatment plan. The aims of this study were to investigate the…

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Relationship between normative and self-perceived criteria for orthodontic treatment need and satisfaction with esthetics and mastication in adolescents

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Relationship between normative and self-perceived criteria for orthodontic treatment need and satisfaction with esthetics and mastication in adolescents

Introduction Orthodontic treatments are performed to improve esthetics and masticatory functions. In general, clinical criteria are used to recommend such treatments without considering the opinion of the patient. This study…

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A prospective evaluation of factors affecting occlusal stability of Class II correction with Twin-block followed by fixed appliances

Jan 7, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A prospective evaluation of factors affecting occlusal stability of Class II correction with Twin-block followed by fixed appliances

Introduction Modified Twin-block therapy followed by fixed appliances (TBFA) is a standard treatment modality in Class II malocclusion; however, there is little information regarding the stability of this approach. We…

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