Nonsurgical treatment of an adult with skeletal Class III malocclusion, anterior crossbite, and an impacted canine

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nonsurgical treatment of an adult with skeletal Class III malocclusion, anterior crossbite, and an impacted canine

Class III malocclusion presents some complexity in terms of diagnosis and treatment and affects not only the jaws but the whole craniofacial complex. Besides, functional forward displacement of the mandible…

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Skeletal and dental changes after maxillary expansion with a bone-borne appliance in young and late adolescent patients

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Skeletal and dental changes after maxillary expansion with a bone-borne appliance in young and late adolescent patients

Introduction Rapid palatal expansion is a common therapy during orthodontic treatment and could be a preliminary step for correcting different malocclusions; furthermore, this treatment could be necessary at any age….

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Evaluation of the efficiency of computerized algorithms to formulate a decision support system for deepbite treatment planning

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of the efficiency of computerized algorithms to formulate a decision support system for deepbite treatment planning

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the efficiency of a newly constructed computer-based decision support system (DSS) on the basis of artificial intelligence technology and designed to plan treatment for…

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A cross-sectional retrospective study of normal changes in the pharyngeal airway volume in white children with different skeletal patterns. Part 2: Cervical vertebral maturation method and hyoid bone

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A cross-sectional retrospective study of normal changes in the pharyngeal airway volume in white children with different skeletal patterns. Part 2: Cervical vertebral maturation method and hyoid bone

Introduction The purpose of this cross-sectional retrospective study was to evaluate the patterns of pharyngeal airway volume change determined by cervical vertebral maturation (CVM) stage and compare it with that…

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Influence of upper lip curvature on smile attractiveness in patients with different degrees of gingival smiles: A cross-sectional study with opinions from oral health providers and laypersons

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of upper lip curvature on smile attractiveness in patients with different degrees of gingival smiles: A cross-sectional study with opinions from oral health providers and laypersons

Introduction Although there is relative consensus about approaches to gingival smile management, there are still discrepancies as to whether a gingival smile is attractive or not. The purpose of this…

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Evaluation of various low-dose cone-beam computed tomography protocols in the diagnosis of specific condylar defects

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of various low-dose cone-beam computed tomography protocols in the diagnosis of specific condylar defects

Introduction This study aimed to determine the identifiability and measurement accuracy of defined bony defects of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in cone-beam computed tomographies, depending on different milliampere-second (mAs)-reduced protocols….

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A comparative analysis of aerodynamic and anatomic characteristics of upper airway before and after mini-implant–assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A comparative analysis of aerodynamic and anatomic characteristics of upper airway before and after mini-implant–assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Introduction The objective of this research was to observe changes in aerodynamics and anatomic characteristics of the upper airway after mini-implants assisted rapid maxillary expansion and to evaluate the correlation…

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Smile preferences of orthodontists, general dentists, patients, and the general public in three-quarter and lateral views

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Smile preferences of orthodontists, general dentists, patients, and the general public in three-quarter and lateral views

Introduction This study aimed to analyze differences in esthetic smile preferences between Thai dentists and the general population and determine factors that affect smile perception. For the analysis, in addition…

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Effects of bicortical anchorage on pterygopalatine suture opening with microimplant-assisted maxillary skeletal expansion

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of bicortical anchorage on pterygopalatine suture opening with microimplant-assisted maxillary skeletal expansion

Introduction The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effects of bicortical engagement by microimplants with maxillary skeletal expanders on pterygopalatine sutures opening and to analyze the postexpansion skeletal…

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Total maxillary arch distalization with modified C-palatal plates in adolescents: A long-term study using cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Total maxillary arch distalization with modified C-palatal plates in adolescents: A long-term study using cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction The aims of this study were to evaluate the long-term skeletodental effects, the volume of maxillary tuberosity, and airway space changes after maxillary molar distalization using modified C-palatal plate…

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Evaluation of interradicular space, soft tissue, and hard tissue of the posterior palatal alveolar process for orthodontic mini-implant, using cone-beam computed tomography

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluation of interradicular space, soft tissue, and hard tissue of the posterior palatal alveolar process for orthodontic mini-implant, using cone-beam computed tomography

Introduction To investigate the anatomy of the posterior palatal alveolar process, which is often used for placement of the orthodontic mini-implant (OMI), and to suggest simple guidelines for safe placement…

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Outcomes of clear aligner treatment with and without Dental Monitoring: A retrospective cohort study

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Outcomes of clear aligner treatment with and without Dental Monitoring: A retrospective cohort study

Introduction The effects of Invisalign clear aligner treatment with and without Dental Monitoring (DM) were compared for treatment duration, number of appointments, refinements and refinement aligners, and accuracy of Invisalign in…

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Comparison of the efficacy of different periodic periodontal scaling protocols for oral hygiene in adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances: A prospective cohort study

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Comparison of the efficacy of different periodic periodontal scaling protocols for oral hygiene in adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances: A prospective cohort study

Introduction The purpose of this reseach was to compare the effects of different periodic periodontal scaling protocols on the periodontal health of adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances by assessing the…

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Notch signaling inhibition protects against root resorption in experimental immature tooth movement in rats

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Notch signaling inhibition protects against root resorption in experimental immature tooth movement in rats

Introduction This study aimed to build an experimental immature tooth movement model and verify less resorption of incompletely developed roots than those fully developed during the same orthodontic treatment, followed…

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Preliminary validation of serotransferrin and vitamin D binding protein in the gingival crevicular fluid as candidate biomarkers for pubertal growth peak in subjects with Class I and Class II malocclusion

Apr 19, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Preliminary validation of serotransferrin and vitamin D binding protein in the gingival crevicular fluid as candidate biomarkers for pubertal growth peak in subjects with Class I and Class II malocclusion

Introduction Identification of pubertal growth peak is of great importance for the orthopedic treatment of Class II malocclusion. Our previous work demonstrated that vitamin D binding protein (DBP) and serotransferrin…

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