Correction of a gummy smile and lip protrusion by orthodontic retreatment with lingual appliances and temporary skeletal anchorage devices

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Correction of a gummy smile and lip protrusion by orthodontic retreatment with lingual appliances and temporary skeletal anchorage devices

A 28-year-old woman desired orthodontic retreatment for lip protrusion and excessive gingival display in both the anterior and posterior areas on full smiling. She had previously undergone an extraction orthodontic…

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A surgery-first approach using single-jaw rotational mandibular setback in low-angle mandibular prognathism

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A surgery-first approach using single-jaw rotational mandibular setback in low-angle mandibular prognathism

For the treatment of low-angle mandibular prognathism, rotational mandibular setback surgery is usually performed with Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy to rotate the maxillomandibular complex simultaneously. However, this maxillary surgery…

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Risky business

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Risky business

You are being sued for malpractice. The plaintiff said your treatment was negligent and caused significant injury. There is no claim for lack of informed consent. At trial, your defense…

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Retrospective comparison of dental and skeletal effects in the treatment of Class II malocclusion between Herbst and Xbow appliances

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Retrospective comparison of dental and skeletal effects in the treatment of Class II malocclusion between Herbst and Xbow appliances

Introduction The purpose of this research was to compare dentoskeletal changes produced by Herbst and Xbow appliances in late mixed/early permanent dentition patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion to…

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Nasal cavity structural anomalies in children and adolescents at high risk of sleep-disordered breathing: An exploratory cone-beam computed tomography study

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Nasal cavity structural anomalies in children and adolescents at high risk of sleep-disordered breathing: An exploratory cone-beam computed tomography study

Introduction In this study, we investigated the presence of structural anomalies in the nasal cavity (deviated nasal septum [DNS] and turbinate hypertrophy [TH]) in patients at high risk or not…

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Effect of microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion on bone-anchored maxillary protraction: A finite element analysis

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Effect of microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion on bone-anchored maxillary protraction: A finite element analysis

Introduction This study aimed to evaluate the craniofacial effects of microimplant assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) on bone-anchored maxillary protraction (BAMP) through a finite element analysis. Methods A 3-dimensional finite…

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Pharyngeal airway dimensional changes after orthodontic treatment with premolar extractions: A systematic review with meta-analysis

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Pharyngeal airway dimensional changes after orthodontic treatment with premolar extractions: A systematic review with meta-analysis

Introduction The objective of this research was to evaluate the effect of orthodontic extraction on the pharyngeal airway volume and Minimum cross-sectional area (MCA) in growing and adult patients. Methods…

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A comparative assessment of failures and periodontal health between 2 mandibular lingual retainers in orthodontic patients. A 2-year follow-up, single practice-based randomized trial

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on A comparative assessment of failures and periodontal health between 2 mandibular lingual retainers in orthodontic patients. A 2-year follow-up, single practice-based randomized trial

Introduction The objective of this study was to compare the survival rates and periodontal health in patients with 3-strand round twisted (RT) vs 8-strand rectangular braided (RB) fixed retainers bonded…

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Occlusal stress distribution in the human skull with permanent maxillary first molar extraction: A 3-dimensional finite element study

Oct 30, 2021 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Occlusal stress distribution in the human skull with permanent maxillary first molar extraction: A 3-dimensional finite element study

Introduction The objective of this research was to analyze the effect of orthodontic treatment with maxillary permanent first molar extraction on the occlusal stress distribution and displacement in the human…

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