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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

Macrodont Molariform Premolar: A Rare Case of Orthodontic Significance

Shaik Hasanuddin; Irukulla 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

Comparison of Ricketts, Pancherz and Centrographic Superimposition Methods in Post-Treatment Assessment of the Effects of Twin Block-Appliance Therapy

Rency Annie Abraham; Shobha Sundareswaran

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, Pages 1-9


  Objectives: Aim of this study was to do a comparative post-treatment assessment, using three superimposition methods (Ricketts, Pancherz and Centrographic), in patients with Angle’s Class II Division 1 malocclusion and functional retrusion of mandible following twin block appliance therapy. Methods: ...  Read More

The Effects of Class II Functional Appliance Treatment Are Influenced by the Masticatory Muscle Functional Capacity

Gregory S Antonarakis; Stavros Kiliaridis

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, Pages 1-7


  Large variation exists amongst patients with regards to treatment outcomes following functional appliance treatment in growing children. Various factors have been assessed with regard to this variation, but evidence is scarce. Recent studies suggest that the initial condition of the masticatory muscles ...  Read More

Anterior Teeth Splint with Various Degrees of Alveolar Bone Loss; A 3D Finite Element Study

Parham Pedram; Hannane Ghadirian; Sepideh Arab

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, Pages 1-4


  Background: Splinting anterior teeth is a way to fix them after orthodontics treatments. Occlusal trauma from functional or parafunctional forces can cause stress increase and movements of teeth especially while having bone loss. Methods: Six anterior teeth with different bone levels were designed in ...  Read More

Influence of Asthma on the Degree of Apical Root Resorption in Orthodontically Treated Patients

Giordana Ariane Ribeiro Schwerz Antunes de Melo; Karine Martelli; Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas; Fabrício Pinelli Valarelli; Rodrigo Hermont Cançado

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


  Background: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the influence of asthma on the degree of apical root resorption in patients treated orthodontically. Methods: Sample comprised 683 patients treated orthodontically; 240 with asthma and 443 who did not present any kind of respiratory allergy ...  Read More

The Use of IOTN in Determining Orthodontic Treatment Needs of Turkish Adolescents

Ibrahim Erhan Gelgor

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, Pages 1-5


  Background: To evaluate orthodontic treatment need (OTN) in a juvenile populace, utilizing the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need (IOTN), including sexual orientation contrasts evaluation. Methods: The example involved 2250 young people, 13.1 - 17.4 years of age (mean age, 14 years and 6 months). The ...  Read More

A Cephalometric Study of Soft Tissue Norms in Yemeni Adults

Ammar Abdulkareem Daer; Amal Hussein Abuaffan

Volume 13, Issue 2 , September 2018, Pages 1-5


  Background: Evaluating patient’s soft tissue profile is one of the most imperative components for orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the soft-tissue cephalometric standards for Yemeni adults. Methods: The material composed of the ...  Read More