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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

Cephalometric Evaluation of Maxillary and Mandibular Centers of Rotation Subsequent to Maxillary and Mandibular Surgery

Delaram Shahbodaghi; Tahereh Hosseinzadeh Nik; Mohammad Sadegh Ahmad Akhundi; Shahab Kavousinejad; Atefe Saffar Shahroudi

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


  Background: Due to significant effect of joint orthodontic and surgical treatment planning on the patients’ facial appearances, precise prediction of surgical outcomes is of great importance. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the maxillary and mandibular centers of rotation and ...  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

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

Comparitive Assessment of the Clinical Treatment Outcome and the Predicted Treatment Outcome of Clear Aligner Treatment; In Vivo Study

Arisha Izhar; Gurkeerat Singh; Varun Goyal; Rajkumar Singh; Nishant Gupta; Prerna Pahuja

Volume 14, Issue 2 , September 2019, Pages 1-8


  Objectives: The objective of this clinical study was to assess the predicted treatment outcome and actual treatment outcome and compare the models of both the groups so as to evaluate the efficacy of tooth movement with clear aligner. Methods: The sample size included 10 cases with mild anterior crowding ...  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

The Effects of Reverse Chin Cap Appliance Therapy on Dentofacial Hard and Soft Tissues

Samaneh Sadeghi; Zohreh Hedayati

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


  Background: Reverse chin cap appliance consists of a removable plate that is attached to a vertical projection hooks via elastics. This appliance is preferred for treatment of combination of maxillary retrognathia and mandibular prognathism malocclusion. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess ...  Read More

The Effect of First Permanent Tooth Eruption on Dental Arch Dimension

Sara Ghadimi; Mandana Tosifian; Ali Baghalian; Bahman Seraj

Volume 14, Issue 2 , September 2019, Pages 1-7


  Background: Crowding is one of the most prevalent types of malocclusion as well as a major problem in clinical orthodontics. It is essential to know the cause of crowding in order to achieve a better treatment. Objectives: A longitudinal analysis of arch dimension changes in late primary and early mixed ...  Read More