Computer-aided design and manufacturing of bone- and tooth-borne maxillary protraction with miniscrews and Class III elastics: Can we contemporize Class III treatments in growing patients?

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Computer-aided design and manufacturing of bone- and tooth-borne maxillary protraction with miniscrews and Class III elastics: Can we contemporize Class III treatments in growing patients?

The purpose of this clinical report is to illustrate an innovative treatment plan for a patient with Class III malocclusion. The plan combined the versatility of computer-aided design and manufacturing…

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Interdisciplinary management of a patient with a bilateral cleft lip and palate and 12 congenitally missing teeth

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Interdisciplinary management of a patient with a bilateral cleft lip and palate and 12 congenitally missing teeth

This article reports the interdisciplinary treatment of a girl born with a complete bilateral cleft lip and palate. She had congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisors and canines and mandibular incisors,…

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Combined orthodontic and surgical treatment for a patient with Hallermann-Streiff-Francois syndrome, severe obstructive sleep apnea, and history of antiresorptive medication

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Combined orthodontic and surgical treatment for a patient with Hallermann-Streiff-Francois syndrome, severe obstructive sleep apnea, and history of antiresorptive medication

Micrognathia and retrognathia, as observed in patients with the Hallermann-Streiff-Francois syndrome, might result in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. When it becomes severe (apnea-hypopnea index [AHI], ≥30), noninvasive treatment options might…

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Potentialities and limitations of computer-aided design and manufacturing technology in the nonextraction treatment of Class I malocclusion

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Potentialities and limitations of computer-aided design and manufacturing technology in the nonextraction treatment of Class I malocclusion

Introduction Computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM) systems have assisted orthodontists to position brackets virtually. The purpose of this study was to evaluate if a CAD-CAM system could predict the orthodontic…

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Construction and validity of a midsagittal plane based on the symmetry of a 3-dimensional model of the relevant cranial base

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Construction and validity of a midsagittal plane based on the symmetry of a 3-dimensional model of the relevant cranial base

Introduction The midsagittal plane (MSP) is the foundation for 3-dimensional (3D) cephalometric analyses. This article aimed to provide a protocol to construct a reliable and accurate MSP for 3D cephalometric…

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The effect of varying head tilt on the perceived color from composite resin and porcelain restorations: Simulating the effect of altering torque

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The effect of varying head tilt on the perceived color from composite resin and porcelain restorations: Simulating the effect of altering torque

Introduction This study aimed to assess the effect of changes in tooth torque on the perceived color of composite and porcelain restorations. Methods A total of 30 patients with previous…

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Evaluation of masticatory muscle response to clear aligner therapy using ambulatory electromyographic recording

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of masticatory muscle response to clear aligner therapy using ambulatory electromyographic recording

Introduction Patients undergoing clear aligner therapy (CAT) report muscle tenderness and produce wear facets on their aligner trays. However, little is known about the masticatory muscle response to clear aligners….

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Linear analysis of the nasal septum in patients treated with surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Linear analysis of the nasal septum in patients treated with surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Introduction Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion is a widely used surgical procedure for resolving transverse maxillary occlusal changes in patients with bone maturity. However, few studies about the postoperative morphologic…

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Variability associated with mandibular buccal shelf area width and height in subjects with different growth pattern, sex, and growth status

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Variability associated with mandibular buccal shelf area width and height in subjects with different growth pattern, sex, and growth status

Introduction The primary objective of the study was to quantitatively analyze the width and height of the mandibular buccal shelf area (MBS) at 3 different potential locations for mini-implant placement….

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Differences in soft-tissue thickness changes after bimaxillary surgery between patients with vertically high angle and normal angle

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Differences in soft-tissue thickness changes after bimaxillary surgery between patients with vertically high angle and normal angle

Introduction We evaluated soft-tissue thickness changes after bimaxillary surgery according to vertical facial patterns in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion with mandibular prognathism. Methods Forty-three Korean patients (16 men…

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Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects of Zingiber officinalemouthwash on patients with fixed orthodontic appliances

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects of Zingiber officinalemouthwash on patients with fixed orthodontic appliances

Introduction This study aimed to assess the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects of mouthwashes with 0.12% chlorhexidine (CLX) and 0.5% Zingiber officinale essential oil (ZOEO). Methods The gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of ZOEO was…

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Dentoskeletal changes in open bite treatment using spurs and posterior build-ups: A randomized clinical trial

Jan 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Dentoskeletal changes in open bite treatment using spurs and posterior build-ups: A randomized clinical trial

Introduction This single-center 2-arm parallel randomized clinical trial aimed to compare the dentoskeletal effects of bonded spurs combined with posterior build-ups vs conventional bonded spurs in the treatment of anterior…

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