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Dentofacial Orthopedics
Incidence of Mucosal Lesions and Pain During Orthodontic Treatment with Fixed versus Removable Orthodontic Appliances

Parastoo Namdar; Hamed Karkhi; Nika Rezaeikalantari; Aboalfazl Hosseinnataj; Mojtaba Namdar; Shahin Arab; Maziar Khatami; Atena Shiva

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 1-9


  Aim: This study aimed to compare the incidence of mucosal lesions and pain during orthodontic treatment with fixed versus removable orthodontic appliances. Methods: This cross-sectional study involved 58 patients with fixed orthodontic appliances and 58 patients with removable orthodontic appliances, ...  Read More

Governing the Friction in Fixed Orthodontic Appliance

Nilesh Mote; Vishal Dhanjani; Somit Das; Kunal Pallan

Volume 14, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 1-6


  Friction is defined as the force that resists a movement when objects move tangentially against each another. Various forces arise, when two surfaces which are in contact slide against one another. An orthodontist has various difficulties related to friction specially with sliding mechanics and has to ...  Read More

The Use of Bone-Borne Distractor for Correcting the Maxillary Transverse Discrepancy in an Adult Patient

Victor Prado Curvêllo; Fabrício Pinelli Valarelli; Luiz Nunes Pegoraro; Rodrigo Hermont Cançado; Thaís Marchini Oliveira; Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas

Volume 11, Issue 2 , September 2016, , Pages 1-6


  Introduction: The objective of this study was to report the correction of a maxillary transverse discrepancy in an adult patient using Le Fort I osteotomy procedure associated with a bone-borne maxillary distractor device. Both the indications, advantages of the procedure and the use protocol were highlighted. Case ...  Read More