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)

1. Appraising Lower Incisor to Mandibular Plane Angle in Different Facial and Sympheal Morphology

Sidra Butt; Imtiaz Ahmed

Volume 10, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 1-3


  Background: In orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning assessment of an individual’s facial skeletal pattern in vertical, sagittal and transverse direction is prevalent. Dental compensation is the reverse of skeletal disharmony. Objectives: This study has correlated the position of mandibular ...  Read More

2. Analyzing Mesiodistal Widths of the Permanent Teeth

Fatemeh Gorjizadeh; Maryam Javaheri Mahd; Abdo Rahim Maktabi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Prediction of the mesio-distal width of the unerupted premolars and canine is an important point to the practitioner. Objectives: The main goal of this study was to find the relationship of the teeth size to be used when needed in treatments planning. Materials and Methods: 200 plaster casts ...  Read More

3. Comparative Evaluation of Shear Bond Strength of Metallic Brackets With Two Bonding Agents With and Without Saliva Contamination

Mashallah Khanehmasjedi; Mohammad Ali Naseri; Samaneh Khanehmasjedi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2016, , Pages 1-7


  Objectives: The present study was carried out to compare the shear bond strength of metallic brackets bonded with single Bond and Assure bonding agents under dry and saliva contamination conditions. Materials and Methods: A total 60 sound premolar teeth were selected for the purpose of this in vitro ...  Read More

4. Application of Elastomeric Chains in Orthodontics: Past, Present and Future

Amir Hossein Mirhashemi; Niloofar Farahmand; Elahe Soltanmohamadi Borujeni

Volume 11, Issue 2 , September 2016, , Pages 1-5


  Context: One of the most important aims in orthodontic treatment is to apply a light continuous force to achieve maximum effective tooth movement with minimal side effects (optimal tooth movement). It is obvious that elastomeric chains are the most popular method of space closure, but they undergo force ...  Read More

5. 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

6. Effectiveness of Casein Phosphopeptide-Amorphous Calcium Phosphate on the Prevention of White Spot Lesions: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Defne Kecik

Volume 12, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 1-7


  Context: One of the most important aspects of dental profession is to consider the effectiveness of the preventive systems applied and maintain the good oral hygiene, oral health and minimize the risk of caries among the patients. A great spectrum of preventive activities and materials like fluoride ...  Read More

7. 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

8. Behavior of Palatal Plane After Rapid Maxillary Expansion Observed Under Cone-Beam Computed Tomography

Marcio Costa Sobral; Pedro Lustosa Machado; Mônica Sena Barreto; Marcelo Castellucci e Barbosa; Ieda Margarida Crusoe-Rebello

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 1-6


  Background: Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is an important method for correcting maxillary transverse deficiency. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the variations of the palatal plane in the anteroposterior and vertical directions after RME observed under cone-beam computed tomography. Methods: ...  Read More

9. 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

10. Assessment of Anterior Malar Projections Using Cephalometrics and Clinical Photographs in a South Indian Population

Amrita Basak; Pavan Kumar Vibhute; Chetan Patil; Vinay Umale; Rohit Kulshrestha; Khusali Rathod

Volume 14, Issue 2 , September 2019, , Pages 1-5


  Objectives: This study aimed to evaluate gender dimorphism in anterior malar projections using clinical photographs and lateral cephalograms. Methods: Thirty subjects aged 18 - 25 years were taken for the study. Based on the gender they were divided into two groups group A (15 subjects) male and group ...  Read More

11. Changes in Airway Dimensions After Face-Mask Therapy in Cleft Lip and Palate and Non-cleft Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Hooman Shafaee; Bahareh Mazloumhoseini; Erfan Bardideh; Maliheh Dadgarmoghaddam

Volume 15, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 1-13


  Context: Maxillary deficiency can lead to the reduction of airway space and increase the chances of development of obstructive airway disorders. Facemask therapy is one of the main treatment protocols in developing maxillary deficient patients. Objectives: The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis ...  Read More

12. Salivary Sodium and Potassium Concentrations in Patients with Fixed Orthodontic Appliances

Mahsa Esfehani; Bahareh Mohammad Zahraiee; Sepideh Arab; Fatemeh Hajmanoochehri; Mohammadtaghi Vatandoust

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


  Objectives: This study was aimed to assess salivary sodium and potassium concentrations in patients with fixed orthodontic appliances.Methods: In this case-control study, saliva samples (5 cc) were collected from 13 patients with fixed orthodontic appliances before, and 1 week, 1 month and 3 months after ...  Read More

13. Comparison of Debonding Characteristics of the Conventional Metal and Self-Ligating Brackets to Enamel: An in Vitro Study

Mohammad Karim Soltani; Sadegh Barkhori; Yoones Alizadeh; Farzaneh Golfeshan

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, , Pages 1-6


  Background: Brackets’ debonding without any damage to the teeth is very important. Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare the debonding characteristics of the metal conventional and self-ligating brackets. Patients and Methods: 69 maxillary premolars were randomly assigned in 3 groups. ...  Read More

14. The effects of height and width in L-loop characteristics: 3D analysis using finite element method

Allahyar Geramy; Tahoora Etezadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2010, , Pages 1-6


  Desirable tooth movements need optimal force systems. Loops are employed to move teeth properly. L-loop is used frequently due to its ease of fabrication. The aim of this study is to assess the expected forces and moments when a definite length of wire is bent to form L-loop. In other words, the effect ...  Read More

15. Orthodontic Treatment as Determinant of Alveolar Cleft Bone Grafting Success

Gholamreza Shirani; Amir Jalal Abbasi; Simin Zahra Mohebbi; AmirHossein Mirhashemi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2009, , Pages 1-4


  Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the association between orthodontic treatment and success of alveolar cleft bone grafting performed in oral and maxillofacial surgery department of Shariati hospital at least one year after operation.Materials and Methods: The patient’s records and their ...  Read More

16. “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


  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

17. Comparison Between Digital and Ordinary Methods in Analyzing Cephalometric Radiographic Images

Mehrdad Panj Noush; Masomeh Esmaily

Volume 10, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Diagnosis and treatment planning in orthodontic and orthognathic surgery is greatly related to the results of cephalometric analysis report. Manual analysis is time taking and if the precision and accuracy of this technique can be achieved by digital method, time is saved considerably. On ...  Read More

18. Orthodontic Force and Tooth Movement With and Without Occlusal Loads: 3D Analysis Using Finite Element Method

Jean Marc Retrouvey; Allahyar Geramy

Volume 10, Issue 2 , December 2015, , Pages 1-5


  Background: Occlusal loads are always present though not widely considered in orthodontic treatments. Applied force systems are analyzed in detail and taught but their interaction with occlusal force is oftentimes ignored. Numeric evaluation of this combination by finite element method is the main goal ...  Read More

19. 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

20. 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

21. Is Early Treatment With Functional Appliances Worth the Effort? A Discussion of the Pros and Cons of Early Interceptive Treatment

Ib Leth Nielsen

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-9


  Early treatment of Class II, Div. 1 malocclusion is a much debated approach and some evidenced based studies using a single appliance has concluded that this approach was mostly not worthwhile. This article will discuss the pros and cons of early treatment with functional appliances and present guidelines ...  Read More

22. Zirconia Surface Treatment by Different Output Powers of Er: YAG Laser and Sandblasting: SEM Evaluation

Mohammad Hashem Hosseini; Ardavan Etemadi; Fatemeh Gorjizadeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , September 2017, , Pages 1-7


  Background: Application of zirconia in dentistry has increased due to its good properties. Since zirconia is not possible to be etched, evaluation of the other methods of surface treatment is important. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate zirconia surfaces treated by different output powers ...  Read More

23. Qualitative Description of the Effects of Rapid Maxillary Expansion: A Three-Dimensional Perspective

Luis Huanca Ghislanzoni; Roberta Lione; Lorenzo Franchi; Paola Cozza

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 1-6


  Background: The effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) have been widely studied with classic bidimensional imaging.Objectives: The study aimed to determine immediate post-expansion effect of RME with three-dimensional imaging.Methods: Computed tomography (CT) low dose scan records were taken for ...  Read More

24. Macrodont Molariform Premolar: A Rare Case of Orthodontic Significance

Shaik Hasanuddin; I. Venkat Ramana; Zafaruddin Mohammed

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 1-3


  Introduction: Macrodontia or Megadontia or Megalodontia is simple enlargement of all tooth structures. Most of the literature regarding this condition belongs to 1970’s and 80’s and very recent clinical case reports in different ethinic groups are lacking. The etiology of unilateral versus ...  Read More

25. Cephalometric Appraisal of the Sella Turcica- A Literature Review

Shobha Sundareswaran; Ravisankar Vijayan; Praveen Santhakumaran Nair; Latheef Vadakkepediyakkal; Sreehari Sathyanadhan

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 1-9


  The sella turcica is considered an important landmark in orthodontics as it is used extensively in various cephalometric analyses be it for diagnosis, evaluation of growth or treatment results. In order to recognize deviations from the norm, one needs to be familiar with normal radiographic anatomy as ...  Read More