For four sixes, revisited

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on For four sixes, revisited

Rarely is the extraction of the four first molars the ideal choice in the course of orthodontic treatment, particularly in older patients. Although this approach can offer distinct advantages in…

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Hemimandibular hyperplasia treatment with condylectomy and orthodontic camouflage treatment using miniplate

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Hemimandibular hyperplasia treatment with condylectomy and orthodontic camouflage treatment using miniplate

A 13-year-old growing female patient presented with hemimandibular hyperplasia of the right side, Class III hypodivergent skeletal pattern, and severe facial asymmetry. Corrective surgery was deferred until her growth had…

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Treacher Collins syndrome: Orthodontic treatment with mandibular distraction osteogenesis and orthognathic surgery

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Interdisciplinary treatment for patients with Treacher Collins syndrome is challenging because of the rarity of the condition and the wide variety of phenotypic expression. A 23-year-old male was diagnosed with…

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Individual participant data in meta-analysis

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Meta-analysis is usually performed using aggregate data. Aggregate data refer to the summary of individual participant data (IPD) on the investigated outcomes and related characteristics obtained from the trial reports….

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Surgically assisted orthodontic alignment of impacted maxillary canines: A retrospective analysis of functional and esthetic outcomes and risk factors for failure

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Surgically assisted orthodontic alignment of impacted maxillary canines: A retrospective analysis of functional and esthetic outcomes and risk factors for failure

Introduction The initial position of an impacted maxillary canine might influence the outcome of surgically assisted exposure and orthodontic alignment. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate existing…

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Association between incisor positions and amount of interdental stripping in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Association between incisor positions and amount of interdental stripping in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment

Introduction The study aimed to investigate the effect of a nonextraction treatment approach with interdental stripping (IDS) on the dentofacial structures in patients with dental and skeletal Class I, II,…

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Nano-Bio Fusion Gingival Gel in the management of fixed orthodontic treatment-induced gingivitis: An empirical study

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nano-Bio Fusion Gingival Gel in the management of fixed orthodontic treatment-induced gingivitis: An empirical study

Introduction This research aimed to investigate the effect of Nano-Bio Fusion Gingival Gel ([NBFG] NanoCureTech, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, Korea) as an aid along with oral hygiene advice and routine scaling in…

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Orthodontically induced root resorption: A critical analysis of finite element studies’ input and output

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Orthodontically induced root resorption: A critical analysis of finite element studies’ input and output

Introduction Orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR) constitutes an undesirable risk connected to orthodontic treatment. Finite element analysis (FEA) is a powerful tool to study the risk of OIIRR. However,…

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The Salzmann Index and discrepancy index correlation: Determining a threshold discrepancy index score for Medicaid approval

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on The Salzmann Index and discrepancy index correlation: Determining a threshold discrepancy index score for Medicaid approval

Introduction This study aimed to compare patients’ Salzmann Index scores for those who applied for Medicaid orthodontic coverage in Pennsylvania with their corresponding American Board of Orthodontics discrepancy index (DI)…

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Microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion vs surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion for maxillary transverse discrepancy treatment

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion vs surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion for maxillary transverse discrepancy treatment

Introduction This study compared the skeletal and dental changes of microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) with those produced by surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARPE) in postpeak adolescents and…

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Evaluations of the facial attractiveness of young women with severe maxillary anterior crowding by orthodontists and laypeople with and without orthodontic treatment experience in Japan

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Evaluations of the facial attractiveness of young women with severe maxillary anterior crowding by orthodontists and laypeople with and without orthodontic treatment experience in Japan

Introduction Maxillary anterior crowding (MxAC) has been considered to be an esthetically favorable characteristic of young women in Japan. It has been hypothesized that laypeople and orthodontists have different esthetic…

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Effects of miniscrew-assisted orthodontic treatment with premolar extractions on upper airway dimensions in adult patients with Class II high-angle malocclusion

Jun 12, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effects of miniscrew-assisted orthodontic treatment with premolar extractions on upper airway dimensions in adult patients with Class II high-angle malocclusion

Introduction The primary aim of this study was to investigate the change in upper airway dimensions and in mandibular position after miniscrew-assisted treatment with premolar extractions in adult patients with…

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