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The Iranian Journal of Orthodontics (IJO) is an international double-blind peer-reviewed publication of the Iranian Association of Orthodontics that accepts high-quality papers on all aspects of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics such as facial growth and development, orthognathic surgery, cleft lip/palate, etc. IJO is an open-access electronic journal that accepts original articles, short communications, review articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, commentaries, editorials and novel case reports or series.

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As the Iranian Association of Orthodontics has supported all of the publishing costs of the IJO, the article processing charges and any other publication fees in the Journal are free for authors.


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Microbiology
“Does Oronasal Administration of Antiseptic Agents Affect on Viral Load in COVID 19 Orthodontic Patients?”: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Arezoo Jahanbin; Mostafa Entezari; Erfan Bardideh

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.545636.1023

Abstract
  Aim: Droplets and aerosols are the main source of transmission and rapid spread of COVID-19 worldwide. Topical mouthwashes and oronasal irrigation are recommended as ways of preventing airborne transmission to health care professionals. This meta-analysis aimed to assess the changes of COVID 19 viral ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Effect of Altered Calcium Metabolism on Orthodontic Tooth Movement: a Systematic Review

Pasupureddi Keerthana; Meghna Mukhopadhyay; Shubhnita Verma; Prasad Chitra

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.549955.1051

Abstract
  Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze and synthesize data from animal research on the impact of hormones and their synthetic derivatives on orthodontic tooth movement by altering calcium metabolism.Methods: Eight databases were scanned electronically, followed by a manual search, until 27 February ...  Read More

Orthodontics
The Effects of Pre-Procedural Mouth Rinses on Shear Bond Strength of Orthodontic Brackets: an in-Vitro Comparative Study

Somasundara Ramadevi; Anjith Shirley Gladstone; Sarala Manjappa Laxmikanth; Chunduri Raghunandan; Jairaj Vani; Shrikanth Shendre; Khan Mahamad Irfanulla; Maqbool Sameena Begum; Riyaz Khadeer

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-5

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.549821.1048

Abstract
  Aim: The use of pre-procedural mouth rinse for prevention of COVID-19 can reduce viral load but can alter the bond strength. The purpose of this study was to determine any correlation between the use of these pre-procedural mouth rinse and the shear-bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic brackets.Methods: ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Effect of Er: YAG Laser Enamel-etching and Sandblasting on the Bond Strength of Fixed Lingual Retainers

Mahdjoube Goldani Moghadam; Hanieh Kazemi; Mohadese Bani Asadi

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.549945.1050

Abstract
  Aim: This study aims to compare the shear bond strength (SBS) of different combinations of retainer wires and enamel preparation methods.Methods: A total of 180 extracted mandibular bovine incisors were randomly divided into nine groups of 20 paired teeth each. Three techniques were employed to prepare ...  Read More

Cleft Lip and Palate
Is Lateral Incisor Agenesis Associated with an Increased Occurrence of Tooth Agenesis Outside of the Cleft Region in Complete Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Patients?

Daniela Garib; Raquel Silva Poletto; Thagid Yasmin Leal Almeida; Silvia Maria Graziadei; Guilherme Janson

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-5

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.550892.1058

Abstract
  Aim: This study compared the prevalence of tooth agenesis out of the cleft area in patients with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) with and without agenesis of maxillary permanent lateral incisors.Methods: Tooth agenesis was evaluated in panoramic radiographs taken between 7 and 11 years ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Comparing the Accuracy of Dental Measurements – Digital vs Manual: an In-Vivo Study

Hiral Thakkar; Brijesh Prajapati; Anar G Andani; Arth Patel; Bhavya Trivedi; Sonali Mahadevia

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.548164.1031

Abstract
  Aim: The purpose of this in-vivo study is to determine and compare the accuracy of dental measurements calculated on physical and digital models with the measurements taken directly from the patients’ mouth.Methods: This study was performed on 40 subjects. Forty maxillary impressions were produced ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Lateral Cephalogram from CBCT Reliable Approach for Orthodontic Diagnosis: - a Comparative Study

Mahesh Jain; Dolly Patel

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.548606.1037

Abstract
  Aim: With the increased use of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans in orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning, validation of using radiographic images obtained from CBCT instead of multiple conventional radiographs is needed.  Hence, the present study was designed to assess the differences ...  Read More

Biomechanics
Finite Element Analysis and in Vivo Evaluation of En-Masse Retraction of Maxillary Anterior Teeth Using Palatal TADs and a Clear Appliance

Prerna Pahuja; Divya Yadav; Harshita Gupta; Gurkeerat Singh; Monika Dahiya; Arisha Izhar; Akanksha Shukla; Deepali Bisht

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.547879.1028

Abstract
  Aim: Among various retraction methods for space closure in first premolar extraction, the palatal approach is preferred to labial appliances in cases having high aesthetic demand. A finite element model and clinical randomized prospective trial was undertaken to determine the possibility of en-masse ...  Read More

Cephalometry
Orbito-Condylion and Orbito-Basion Lines as Alternatives to Frankfurt and Sella- Nasion Lines in Cephalometry

Hosur Krishnaiah Vedavathi; Priyanka Roy; Prasanna Kumar P Shashanka; Sowmya Kyathanahalli Subbaiah

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.548194.1032

Abstract
  Aim: Frankfurt horizontal and Sella-Nasion lines are the most widely accepted and used landmarks in cephalometric analysis. This study investigates the use of the Orbito-Condylion line extending from the Orbitale to the Condylion as a novel horizontal line for substituting the Frankfurt horizontal line. ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Comparison of Tooth Movement Using Platelet Rich Plasma and Conventional Method in Patients with Moderate Crowding: A Split-Mouth Study

Pranshu Mathur; Shally Mahajan; Aftab Azam; Ashish Chauhan; Ragni Tandon

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.548710.1038

Abstract
  Aim: The objective of this study was to compare tooth movement using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and the conventional method in patients with moderate crowding during the leveling and aligning phase. Methods: Fifty patients with moderate crowding in the maxillary arch were chosen. Split-mouth design ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Comparison of Shear Bond Strength of Bonded and Rebonded Orthodontic Brackets Following Removal of Adhesive Remnants by Four Different Methods

Nirali Mehulbhai Shah; Khyati Viral Patel; Ajay Kubavat; Manish Desai; Harshit Arvindbhai Patel; Nikunj Harikrushn Prajapati

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.549422.1046

Abstract
  Aim: The aim of the in vitro study was to examine the enamel surface after the application of four different methods for adhesive removal following the bracket debonding procedure, as well as to compare their effects on enamel surface.Methods: Premolars (n=60) were randomly assigned to four groups. After ...  Read More

Education
Perception of Students on the Educational Environment of Mashhad Dental School based on the DREEM Questionnaire during 2020-2021

Neda Eslami; Samira Farzin; Athar Nasseri Mojarad

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.552993.1064

Abstract
  Aim: The aim of this study was to assess perception of students on the educational environment of Mashhad Dental School using the DREEM questionnaire. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 427 DREEM questionnaires were completed by dental students attending Mashhad Dental School during the academic ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Effect of Altered Calcium Metabolism on Orthodontic Tooth Movement: a Systematic Review

Pasupureddi Keerthana; Meghna Mukhopadhyay; Shubhnita Verma; Prasad Chitra

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.549955.1051

Abstract
  Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze and synthesize data from animal research on the impact of hormones and their synthetic derivatives on orthodontic tooth movement by altering calcium metabolism.Methods: Eight databases were scanned electronically, followed by a manual search, until 27 February ...  Read More

Comparison of the Direction of Enamel Microcracks in Five Different Debonding Methods: An in Vitro Study

kiyomars sadri; Arman Mohammadi Shayan; Ahmad Behroozian; Parya Fathi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2021.540946.1005

Abstract
  Background: Debonding of orthodontic metal bracket is a routine part of fixed orthodontic treatment. The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the direction of enamel cracks before and after debonding the metal orthodontic brackets in five different techniques.Methods: Two hundred extracted ...  Read More

Derotation of incisors with a semi-fixed couple force system appliance

Nilesh Mote; Jyoti Rajbhar; Ravindra Manerikar; Rishikesh Rathod; Kunal Pallan

Volume 16, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 1-3

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2021.246900

Abstract
  Rotations are very common components of malocclusions. Couple forces bring about a quick and an efficient correction but the two anchorage units from which the force is being derived should be stable in order to prevent the reaction forces. In this case report, derotation of a central tooth with a couple ...  Read More

Microbiology
“Does Oronasal Administration of Antiseptic Agents Affect on Viral Load in COVID 19 Orthodontic Patients?”: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Arezoo Jahanbin; Mostafa Entezari; Erfan Bardideh

Volume 17, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.545636.1023

Abstract
  Aim: Droplets and aerosols are the main source of transmission and rapid spread of COVID-19 worldwide. Topical mouthwashes and oronasal irrigation are recommended as ways of preventing airborne transmission to health care professionals. This meta-analysis aimed to assess the changes of COVID 19 viral ...  Read More

Nasolabial Angle in Profiles Perceived as Attractive: A scoping review

Shekoufeh Mohammadi; Ladan Eslamian; Reza Motamedian

Volume 15, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 1-7

Abstract
  Context: The nose and lips area play an important role in facial appearance and nasolabial angle (NLA) can be considered as a determinant factor for attractiveness. The perception of beauty and attractiveness is vastly influenced by media and thus, can change with trends over time. The aim of this study ...  Read More

Orthodontics
A COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF EN-MASSE RETRACTION BETWEEN PLATELET RICH PLASMA INDUCED (PRP) AND CONVENTIONAL RETRACTION METHODS- A CLINICAL STUDY.

KALASHRI K K; GOUTHAM B; SUNIL MUDDAIAH; SANJU SOMAIAH; B K SHETTY; NAMITHA NANU

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 April 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.546834.1027

Abstract
  ABSTRACT: Background- Shorter duration of orthodontic treatment is the need for hour in current practice for the orthodontists and the patients. The submucosal injection of platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a technique developed for accelerating the orthodontic tooth movement by stimulating the effects of ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Evaluation of reliability and validity of linear and angular parameters via analog and digital methods: A lateral cephalometric analysis

Sanghamitra Jena; Debipada Kabi; Girish Chaudhary; Anshul Chaudhry

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.552416.1062

Abstract
  The study aimed at determining the variability of landmark identification and its reproducibility by manual and digital methods of cephalometric tracing. Material and Method: Pre-treatment Cephalograms of Sixty subjects recommended for Orthodontic treatment were taken in the natural head position with ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Remineralization Effect of Bioactiveglass toothpaste Versus Sodium Fluoride toothpaste on white spot lesions around orthodontic brackets: In vitro study

Maryam Heydarpour; Vahid Mollabashi; Abbas Farmani; Kimia Saadat; Maryam Farhadian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.552106.1063

Abstract
  Objectives: White spot lesions( WSLs) are a real problem in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of bioactiveglass toothpaste on remineralization of WSLs around orthodontic brackets. Methods: A total of 70 extracted premolar were selected and orthodontic ...  Read More

Education
The Accuracy of Dolphin Software in Predicting Soft Tissue Changes after Orthognathic Surgery

Maryam Omidkhoda; Farzin Heravi; fatemeh shahrestani; Mohamad Noori

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.553491.1065

Abstract
  Purpose: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of Dolphin imaging software, Version 11.8, in predicting soft and hard tissue changes after orthognathic jaw surgery.Methods: In this retrospective study, pre- and postoperative cephalometry and photographs of 20 patients were scanned ...  Read More

Dental Materials
Force decay of 27 orthodontic elastomeric chains

Seyed Mohammad Mousavi; Sara Mahboubi; Salmeh Kalbassi; Vahid Rakhshan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.553718.1067

Abstract
  Background and aim: Elastomeric chains are crucial to orthodontics. Hence, their efficacy and force decay should be investigated. In this regard, chain morphologies and stretching extents are not assessed adequately. Therefore, we aimed to assess these parameters. Materials and Methods: Two-hundred-and-seventy ...  Read More

Orthodontics
The effect of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy on management of gingivitis induced by orthodontic treatment: a systematic review

Amirhossein Mirhashemi; Nasim Chiniforush; Rashin Bahrami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.556100.1080

Abstract
  Background and Objective: Hygiene is one of the challenges of orthodontic treatment that has become complicated due to its appliances and can lead to periodontal diseases. Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) is one of the preventive techniques for periodontal diseases owing to its antimicrobial ...  Read More

Biomechanics
Comparison of the effects of labial and lingual retraction of canines using sliding mechanics – An in-vivo study.

Sayyed Muhammad Ali; Javed Sodawala; Shaheen Hamdani; Sumit Gandhi; Harsha Malhotra; Gaurav Agrawal

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.556818.1081

Abstract
  Background and Aim: The purpose of this study was to compare labial and lingual forces for the rate of canine retraction and three dimensional control of molar and canine using sliding mechanics. Methods: Ten patients with Angle’s Class I malocclusion with bimaxillary protrusion indicated for ...  Read More

Orthodontics
Validity and reliability of CephNinjaPro application for linear and angular cephalometric measurements

Arash Farzan; Mahsa Delshad; Nima Motamed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijo.2022.554498.1069

Abstract
  Objective: Cephalometric analysis is one of the main diagnostic steps in orthodontics. Modern cephalometric analysis methods include using digital software or mobile applications.This study aimed to assess the validity and reliability of CephNinjaPro application for linear and angular cephalometric measurements. ...  Read More

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