Treatment of 2 impacted molars in a large dentigerous cyst (expansile cystic lesion) with combined orthodontic and surgical therapy

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Treatment of 2 impacted molars in a large dentigerous cyst (expansile cystic lesion) with combined orthodontic and surgical therapy

Nonmineralized cysts and cyst-like lesions that frequently occur in the mandible include ameloblastomas, odontogenic keratocysts, and dentigerous cysts. They have specific features of well-demarcated, unilocular, and radiolucent lesions that are…

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Influence of bone-anchored maxillary protraction on secondary alveolar bone graft status in unilateral complete cleft lip and palate

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of bone-anchored maxillary protraction on secondary alveolar bone graft status in unilateral complete cleft lip and palate

Introduction Our objective was to evaluate the effects of bone-anchored maxillary protraction (BAMP) on the status of the secondary alveolar bone graft in patients with unilateral complete cleft lip and…

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A cross-sectional retrospective study of normal changes in the pharyngeal airway volume in white children with 3 different skeletal patterns from age 9 to 15 years: Part 1

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A cross-sectional retrospective study of normal changes in the pharyngeal airway volume in white children with 3 different skeletal patterns from age 9 to 15 years: Part 1

Introduction This study investigated correlations between airway size and age, sex, and skeletal patterns; identified airway change trends; and measured volumetric norms in children via cone-beam computed tomography. Methods Four…

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Lip profile changes in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion of varied growth patterns treated with maxillary premolar extractions: A pilot study

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Lip profile changes in patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion of varied growth patterns treated with maxillary premolar extractions: A pilot study

Introduction This retrospective pilot study assessed the pre- and posttreatment lip profile changes among adult patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion of varied growth patterns and compared these changes…

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Powered vs manual tooth brushing in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Powered vs manual tooth brushing in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Objective The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compare powered and manual toothbrushes for oral hygiene maintenance in orthodontic patients. Methods Electronic databases, including MEDLINE, Scopus, Google…

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Urgencies and emergencies in orthodontics during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: Brazilian orthodontists’ experience

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Urgencies and emergencies in orthodontics during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: Brazilian orthodontists’ experience

Introduction The present study aimed to evaluate the most common urgencies and emergencies in orthodontics during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and to assess how orthodontists in Brazil were dealing…

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The impact of tooth-borne vs computer-guided bone-borne rapid maxillary expansion on pain and oral health–related quality of life: A parallel cohort study

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The impact of tooth-borne vs computer-guided bone-borne rapid maxillary expansion on pain and oral health–related quality of life: A parallel cohort study

Introduction The primary aim of this study was to investigate and compare perceived pain intensity and oral health–related quality of life (OHRQOL) results during the activation phase of rapid maxillary…

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Chlorhexidine hexametaphosphate as a coating for elastomeric ligatures with sustained antimicrobial properties: A laboratory study

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Chlorhexidine hexametaphosphate as a coating for elastomeric ligatures with sustained antimicrobial properties: A laboratory study

Introduction White spot lesions are a common side effect of orthodontic treatment. This laboratory study aimed to explore the suitability of chlorhexidine hexametaphosphate (CHX-HMP) as a coating for orthodontic elastomeric…

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Factors associated with the stability of compensatory orthodontic treatment of Class III malocclusion in the permanent dentition

Jan 9, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Factors associated with the stability of compensatory orthodontic treatment of Class III malocclusion in the permanent dentition

Introduction This study aimed to assess the stability of compensatory treatment of Class III malocclusion in permanent dentition. Methods Thirty-six patients (21 women and 15 men; mean age, 20 years) with…

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