Diagnostic and treatment protocol for a patient with temporomandibular disorder using a stabilization splint and temporary anchorage devices

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Diagnostic and treatment protocol for a patient with temporomandibular disorder using a stabilization splint and temporary anchorage devices

Treatment of orthodontic patients with temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is challenging for orthodontists because of the TMD signs and symptoms and unstable mandible position, which may lead to improper diagnosis and…

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Analysis of correlation of 3-dimensional lip vermilion morphology and dentoskeletal forms in young Chinese adults on the basis of sex and skeletal patterns

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Analysis of correlation of 3-dimensional lip vermilion morphology and dentoskeletal forms in young Chinese adults on the basis of sex and skeletal patterns

Introduction The objective of this research was to evaluate the correlation between 3-dimensional (3D) lip vermilion (LV) morphology and skeletal patterns as well as incisor measurements in young Chinese adults….

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Salivary microbiome and periodontal status of patients with periodontitis during the initial stage of orthodontic treatment

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Salivary microbiome and periodontal status of patients with periodontitis during the initial stage of orthodontic treatment

Introduction Patients with severe periodontitis typically present with pathologic tooth migration. To improve esthetics and masticatory function, orthodontic treatment is required. Research on periodontal orthodontic treatment has been sparse, particularly…

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A cone-beam computed tomographic study evaluating the efficacy of incisor movement with clear aligners: Assessment of incisor pure tipping, controlled tipping, translation, and torque

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A cone-beam computed tomographic study evaluating the efficacy of incisor movement with clear aligners: Assessment of incisor pure tipping, controlled tipping, translation, and torque

Introduction This retrospective clinical study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of different types of incisor movements with clear aligners in the sagittal plane. Methods Pretreatment and posttreatment cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT)…

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Long-term stability and condylar remodeling after mandibular advancement: A 5-year follow-up

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Long-term stability and condylar remodeling after mandibular advancement: A 5-year follow-up

Introduction This study evaluated whether presurgical characteristics, the magnitude of mandibular advancement, and changes in mandibular plane angle are correlated with long-term stability and postsurgical condylar remodeling and adaptations using…

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Roles of autophagy in orthodontic tooth movement

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Roles of autophagy in orthodontic tooth movement

Introduction Orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) relies on efficient remodeling of alveolar bone. While a well-controlled inflammatory response is essential during OTM, the mechanism regulating inflammation is unknown. Autophagy, a conserved…

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Influence of incisor position control on the mandibular response in growing patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Influence of incisor position control on the mandibular response in growing patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion

Introduction This study aimed to test whether control in maxillary and mandibular incisor position, during treatment with an acrylic splint Herbst appliance, could influence the mandibular response in growing patients…

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