Combining planned 3rd molar extractions with corticotomy and miniplate placement to reduce morbidity and expedite treatment. A case report with 3.5-year follow up

Jan 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Combining planned 3rd molar extractions with corticotomy and miniplate placement to reduce morbidity and expedite treatment. A case report with 3.5-year follow up

Abstract Alveolar corticotomy (ACO) is increasingly popular to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement. However, because it is an invasive surgical procedure, there is still some resistance to its use. Combining ACO…

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Do fixed orthodontic appliances adversely affect the periodontium? A systematic review of systematic reviews

Jan 9, 2020 by in Orthodontics Comments Off on Do fixed orthodontic appliances adversely affect the periodontium? A systematic review of systematic reviews

Abstract This overview aimed to summarize the available systematic reviews that assess the effects of treatment with fixed orthodontic appliances (FOAs) on the periodontium. Unrestricted electronic search of nine databases…

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