Long-term stability of a Class III malocclusion with severe anterior open bite and bilateral posterior crossbite in a hyperdivergent patient

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term stability of a Class III malocclusion with severe anterior open bite and bilateral posterior crossbite in a hyperdivergent patient

Anterior open bite malocclusion is generally associated with several causes. This case report describes the 2-phase treatment of a 13-year-old boy with a Class III malocclusion, severe anterior open bite,…

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Facial growth changes in a Colombian Mestizo population: An 18-year follow-up longitudinal study using linear mixed models

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Facial growth changes in a Colombian Mestizo population: An 18-year follow-up longitudinal study using linear mixed models

Introduction Currently, a standard of reference for longitudinal facial growth parameters for South American mestizos is lacking. Therefore, in this study, we describe an 18-year follow-up of craniofacial growth from…

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Effect of force direction and tooth angulation during traction of palatally impacted canines: A finite element analysis

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of force direction and tooth angulation during traction of palatally impacted canines: A finite element analysis

Introduction Treatment of a palatally impacted canine (PIC) is associated with demanding anchorage control, increased treatment duration, and undesirable side effects. Accurate PIC localization and force application impact treatment success….

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Effects of Twin-block vs sagittal-guidance Twin-block appliance on alveolar bone around mandibular incisors in growing patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of Twin-block vs sagittal-guidance Twin-block appliance on alveolar bone around mandibular incisors in growing patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion

Introduction The purpose of this study was to comparatively evaluate the effects of Twin-block (TB) appliance and sagittal-guidance Twin-block (SGTB) appliance on alveolar bone around mandibular incisors in growing patients…

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Short-term effects of fixed orthodontic appliance on concentrations of mutans streptococci and persister cells in adolescents

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Short-term effects of fixed orthodontic appliance on concentrations of mutans streptococci and persister cells in adolescents

Introduction Orthodontic patients are at an increased risk for developing caries. Dental caries is a biofilm-mediated disease, with mutans streptococci (MS) as the primary etiologic bacterial group. It has been…

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The effect of micro-osteoperforations on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effect of micro-osteoperforations on the rate of orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Introduction Minimally invasive micro-osteoperforations (MOPs) look promising for a routine acceleration of orthodontic tooth movement (OTM). The objective of this research was to systematically evaluate evidence regarding the effects of…

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Got it

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Got it

Q uintanilla v Dunkelman, 34 Cal. Rptr. 3d, 557 (App. 2005, rev. denied, No. 14252, Cal. Sup. Ct., December 21, 2005) is an interesting case dealing with informed consent that…

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Impact of passive self-ligation and conventional elastic ligation on orthodontic force in the simulation of a mandibular lateral incisor linguoversion

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Impact of passive self-ligation and conventional elastic ligation on orthodontic force in the simulation of a mandibular lateral incisor linguoversion

Introduction This study compared three-dimensional forces delivered to the displaced tooth and its adjacent teeth between passive self-ligation (PSL) and conventional elastic ligation (CL) in simulation of mandibular lateral incisor…

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Registration accuracy between intraoral-scanned and cone-beam computed tomography–scanned crowns in various registration methods

Mar 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Registration accuracy between intraoral-scanned and cone-beam computed tomography–scanned crowns in various registration methods

Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the registration accuracy between intraoral-scanned crowns and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)–scanned crowns in various registration methods. Methods The samples consisted of…

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