Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 3 (2008)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Dental Materials
Effect of Physical and Chemical Sterilization on the Fracture Resistance of Orthodontic Mini-implants: An In-vitro Study

Sherin Johnson; Sameena Begum; SM Laxmikanth; Raghunandan Chunduri; Khadeer Riyaz; Anju Varughese

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 1-8


  Aim: This study evaluated the effect of physical and chemical sterilization techniques on the fracture resistance of mini-implants.Methods: Thirty-two titanium mini-implants of 1.5 x 8 mm were randomly divided into four groups: control, steam sterilized, dry heat sterilized, and chemically sterilized. ...  Read More

Validity of Pi Angle in Comparison with Various Sagittal Discrepancy Indicators and its Correlation with Size and Position of the Mandible: A Cephalometric Study

Diptesh Guha; Dolly Patel; Surina Sinha

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 1-11


  Aim: To validate Pi angle with other sagittal discrepancy indicators like Beta angle, Yen angle and W angle in skeletal Class I, II and III patients, to correlate the Pi angle with the size and position of the mandible, and to evaluate the reliability of Dolphin imaging software. Methods: One hundred ...  Read More

In-vitro Assessment of Cytotoxicity from Metal Ion Release in Corroding Fixed Orthodontic Appliances

Nausheen Eram; SM Laxmikanth; Raghunandan Chunduri; Sameena Begum; Khadeer Riyaz; Ashita Talwar

Volume 18, Issue 2 , December 2023, , Pages 1-8


  Aim: Metallic corrosion of orthodontic appliances occurs due to potentially damaging physical and chemical agents. The major corrosion products of stainless steel are iron, chromium, and nickel. When tissues are exposed to certain concentrations of a primary irritant for certain periods, cytotoxic effects ...  Read More

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

Analysis of Family Physicians’ Awareness and Knowledge about Orthodontic Treatment

S.Kutalmış Buyuk; Feridun Abay; Omer Ufkun Yıldırım; Ozgur Enginyurt

Volume 18, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 1-7


  Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the level of awareness and knowledge of family physicians regarding oral and maxillofacial evaluations and orthodontic treatment.Methods: The survey was designed as 21 questions and sent to family physicians in Turkiye. The participants were asked about their ...  Read More

Traction of Impacted Central Incisor in an Adult Patient: Case Report

Gregorio Bonfim Dourado; Ester Andrade Souza Neta; Marcelo Castelucci Barbosa; Thais Maria Freire Fernandes; Ricardo Alves de Souza; Ana Claudia de Castro Ferreira Conti

Volume 18, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 1-8


  Aim: We have reported a case of a 17-year-old patient with impaction of element 2.1 and severe incisors crowding and the treatment plan involved traction of the impacted teeth.Methods: First, rapid maxillary expansion was performed. Then elements 1.4, 2.4, 3.4, and 4.4 were extracted to dissolve the ...  Read More

Remineralization Effect of Bioactive glass Toothpaste Versus Sodium Fluoride Toothpaste on White Spot Lesions Around Orthodontic Brackets: An In Vitro Study

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

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 1-7


  Aim: Formation of white spot lesions (WSL) subsequent to orthodontic treatment is a cosmetic concern. This research assessed the effects of bioactive-glass toothpaste on remineralization of orthodontic white spot lesions.Methods: Orthodontic brackets were boned to seventy extracted premolars. Then they ...  Read More

Feedback of Patients Regarding Orthodontic Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Twitter: a Qualitative Study

Arash Farzan; Niki Farrokhi; Kamyar Mansori

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, , Pages 1-9


  Aim: This study aimed to assess the feedback of patients regarding orthodontic treatment during the coronavirus pandemic of 2019 (COVID-19).Methods: In this observational study, keywords related to orthodontic treatment along with either “corona” or “COVID” were searched in Twitter ...  Read More

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


  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

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


  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

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


  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

Comparison of the Gonial Angle in Panoramic and Lateral Cephalometric Radiographs in Different Skeletal Patterns

Foroozan Farahbod; Sepideh Dadgar; Farhad Sobouti; Ali Malekzadeh Shafaroudi; Sajad Yousefi; Ali Nowruzy

Volume 16, Issue 2 , December 2021, , Pages 1-7


  Background: Superimposition of left and right structures is an issue in lateral cephalometric radiographs in dentistry, making it challenging to measure structures, including the gonial angle. Panoramic radiography contains fewer superimposing structures; therefore, it could measure the gonial angle. ...  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


  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

A photographic analysis of soft tissue changes following Class II Division 1 malocclusion treatment with and without extraction

Mahdjoube Goldani Moghadam; hanieh kazemi; Mahdi Mohammadi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 1-8


  Background: There is a continuous debate on the issue of comparison between extraction and non-extraction treatment results in terms of subsequent soft tissue changes for Class II division 1 patients. So far, however, far too little attention has been paid to photographic evaluation of treatment results.Aims: ...  Read More

Evaluating General Dental Practitioners’ Knowledge about Appropriate Timing of Orthodontic Treatments in North of Iran

Farhad Sobouti; Reza Aliza deh-Navaei; Mehran Armin; Anahita Lotfizadeh; Mehdi Aryana; Sepideh Dadgar

Volume 15, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 1-4

  Introduction: Orthodontics is defined as a branch of dentistry that deals with the correction of malocclusion. In this regard, determining the most appropriate time for orthodontic treatment is of utmost importance. General dental practitioners (GDPs) are normally the first link of the treatment chain ...  Read More

Comparison of the Postgraduate Orthodontics Curriculum in Mashhad Dental School with the Top Ten Dental Schools in the World

Mostafa Abtahi; Negin Azizzadeh; Hossein Bagheri; Alireza Ghasemzadeh

Volume 15, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 1-7


  BackgroundRecognizing and reviewing the educational curricula of the specialized fields of dentistry and comparing it with the curricula of the top universities in the world will help to provide the necessary changes and corrections in postgraduate dental education, leading to more skilled specialists. ...  Read More

The Effect of Repeated Sterilization on the Properties of Orthodontic Temporary Anchorage Devices

Atefe Saffar Shahroudi; Behrad Tanbakuchi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 1-4


  Context: Temporary anchorage devices (TADs) have been introduced to orthodontic treatment for enhancing anchorage control. It is claimed that they are not disposable and can be used several times after sterilization process. However, the question is whether this repeated sterilization has any effect ...  Read More

Antimicrobial Effects of Zataria multiflora Extract Mouthrinse on Orthodontic Elastomeric Ligatures- an In Vitro Study

Hossein Aghily; Ahmad Mosadegh; Alireza Akrami; Zahra Moradi; Mohammad Reza Hakimimeiboodi; Zahra Ebrahimi Nik

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


  Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare antibacterial and antifungal effects of different concentrations of Zataria multiflora extract mouthrinse. Methods: In this lab trial study, 128 elastomeric ligatures were divided into 2 groups of 64. Before disinfection eight ligatures of ...  Read More

Recovery of Clinical Periodontal Parameters After Orthodontic Appliance Removal: A Prospective Study

Sara Soheilifar; Sanaz Soheilfar; Bahareh Javanshir; Milad Malekshoar; Zeinab Mohamadi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 1-7


  Objectives: Considering the changes in periodontal parameters after orthodontic treatment and lack of adequate evidence on the return of these parameters to normal, the aim of this study was to evaluate the time needed for recovery of periodontal parameters to normal after debonding.Methods: In this ...  Read More

Implementation of Recent Infection Prevention Procedures Published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Difficulties and Problems in Orthodontic Offices

Livia Barenghi; Alberto Barenghi; Alberto Di Blasio

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 1-10


  Context: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently published its “Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care”, but information concerning compliance, occupational hazards, and specific recommendations for orthodontic facilities ...  Read More

Determination of Specific Anatomic Locations by SIFT Algorithm for Locating Cephalometric Points with the Use of an Automatic Technique

Behnam Mirzakouchaki; Reza Faraji; Mahdi Rahbar; Hadi Shirvani

Volume 12, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 1-6


  Background: Lateral cephalometry is very important for the evaluation of growth, diagnosis, treatment planning and therapeutic evaluations. Considering the advantages of lateral cephalometric analyses with the automatic technique and given the existing problems, the present study was undertaken to use ...  Read More

Short Term Evaluation of the Effects of Orthodontic Clear Aligners on Sleep Bruxism Activity

Andrea Bargellini; Tommaso Castroflorio; Federica Casasco; Maria Giacone; Francesco Garino; Giovanni Cugliari; Andrea Deregibus

Volume 12, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 1-5


  Background: In the last years an increasing number of patients have sought for comfortable and aesthetic alternatives to fixed appliances. Aligners, due to the protection against tooth wear, can be compared to occlusal splints used in patients suffering from sleep bruxism (SB). The aim of the study was ...  Read More

Evaluation of Etching Time and Concentration on Shear Bond Strength of Metallic Brackets Using a 10-MDP Containing Adhesive

Esfandiar Akhavan Niaki; Masomeh Esmaily; Yasamin Farajzadeh Jalali

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Bonding is the most commonly used technique to attach brackets to tooth surfaces. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the effects of time and concentration of etching with phosphoric acid on shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic brackets after using 10-MDP containing adhesive. Methods: ...  Read More

Laser Therapy for Soft Tissue Management in Orthodontics

Farhad Sobouti; Fatemeh Namvar; Sepideh Dadgar

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 1-5


  Context: In recent years, lasers have numerous applications in orthodontics as an important field of dentistry. The purpose of this article is to review some of the major applications of laser in the field of soft tissue management in orthodontics. Evidence Acquisition: No single laser wavelength can ...  Read More

Will Customize Appliances Replace Standard Orthodontic Treatment?

K Hero Breuning

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 1-8


  In this review, new developments as has been recently published such as digital dental models, virtual treatment planning, intra oral scanning, merging of the intraoral scan and the CBCT and finally the use of custom orthodontic brackets and computer bend wires will be discussed.  Read More