Mandibular micrognathia and vertical maxillary excess correction with combination LeFort I and inverted L osteotomies

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Mandibular micrognathia and vertical maxillary excess correction with combination LeFort I and inverted L osteotomies

A 34-year-old woman with mandibular micrognathia, vertical maxillary excess, and an open bite characterized by a “bird-face” deformity was treated with orthodontics combined with LeFort I and bilateral inverted L…

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Orthodontic-surgical treatment for a patient with Class II malocclusion and inadequate maxillary incisor inclination

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontic-surgical treatment for a patient with Class II malocclusion and inadequate maxillary incisor inclination

Dental health and patient satisfaction at the end of orthodontic treatment are needed if the treatment is to be considered successful. This case report highlights the importance of proper diagnosis…

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Sword or shield?

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sword or shield?

The plaintiff sought treatment for a kidney stone that was lodged in his left ureter. The defendant attempted removal using a ureteroscope. During the surgery, the ureter was damaged beyond…

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Comparative analysis of panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography in treatment planning of palatally displaced canines

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparative analysis of panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography in treatment planning of palatally displaced canines

Introduction The objective of this research was to compare the predictive value of panoramic radiographs (PRs) and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans for the estimation of root resorption, spontaneous eruption of…

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Skeletal effects of monocortical and bicortical mini-implant anchorage on maxillary expansion using cone-beam computed tomography in young adults

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Skeletal effects of monocortical and bicortical mini-implant anchorage on maxillary expansion using cone-beam computed tomography in young adults

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate and compare the skeletal effects of monocortical and bicortical mini-implant anchorage on maxillary skeletal expansion (MSE) using cone-beam computed tomography in young adults. Methods The…

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Dentofacial biometry as a discriminant factor in the identification of remote Amazon indigenous populations

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dentofacial biometry as a discriminant factor in the identification of remote Amazon indigenous populations

Introduction This study aimed to examine the role of dentofacial morphology in discriminating semi-isolated indigenous groups. These populations present a similar pattern of dietary habits. Studies in human genetics have…

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Comparison of dental outcomes in patients with nonsyndromic complete unilateral cleft lip and palate who receive secondary alveolar bone grafting before or after emergence of the permanent maxillary canine

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of dental outcomes in patients with nonsyndromic complete unilateral cleft lip and palate who receive secondary alveolar bone grafting before or after emergence of the permanent maxillary canine

Introduction For patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (CUCLP), secondary alveolar bone grafting (SABG) can be performed before or after the emergence of the cleft side permanent canine (pre-CE…

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A prospective study of soft- and hard-tissue changes after mandibular advancement surgery: Midline changes in the chin area

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A prospective study of soft- and hard-tissue changes after mandibular advancement surgery: Midline changes in the chin area

Introduction The purpose of this research was to prospectively determine the ratio of 2 soft-tissue landmarks, pogonion (sPg) and menton (sMe), to their hard-tissue counterparts (Pg and Me) in the…

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Sword or shield?

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Sword or shield?

The plaintiff sought treatment for a kidney stone that was lodged in his left ureter. The defendant attempted removal using a ureteroscope. During the surgery, the ureter was damaged beyond…

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Enamel demineralization during clear aligner orthodontic treatment compared with fixed appliance therapy, evaluated with quantitative light-induced fluorescence: A randomized clinical trial

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Enamel demineralization during clear aligner orthodontic treatment compared with fixed appliance therapy, evaluated with quantitative light-induced fluorescence: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction The objective of this prospective randomized clinical trial was to investigate the relationship between clear aligner (CA) therapy and the development of white spot lesions and compare it with…

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One for many

May 12, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on One for many

It has been a stressful afternoon at your office, and you are 20 minutes behind schedule. The palatal expander for sensitive little Elizabeth will not seat fully, and she loudly whines…

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