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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

Evaluation of Cephalometric Standards for Zanjanian Population According to Downs' Analysis

Katayoon Khaleghi; Azin Nourian; Pooya Ghorbankhan; Arash Farzan

Volume 15, Issue 2 , September 2020, Pages 1-6


  Background: Following the morphological features of different races and ethnic groups, knowledge of standard dentofacial patterns of each ethnic group is essential. Therefore, this study aimed to explain cephalometric standards for the Zanjanian population according to Downs' analysis and compare them ...  Read More

The Relationship Between Salivary Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulphate (DHEAS) Levels and Skeletal Maturation Parameters Before and During Pubertal Growth Spurt in Children

Tahseen Sultana; Penmetcha Sarada; Namineni Srinivas; C H Sampath Reddy; Singh Ojass KUMAR; Shaik Hasanuddin

Volume 15, Issue 2 , September 2020, Pages 1-8


  Objectives: This study aimed to assess the skeletal maturation by using salivary DHEAS levels and its correlation with existing skeletal maturity parameters represented by cervical vertebrae and MP3 region radiographs in adolescents in pre-pubertal and pubertal age groups.Methods: In this study, 80 children ...  Read More

Assessment of the Mechanical Properties of Three Commercially Available Thermoplastic Aligner Materials used for Orthodontic Treatment

Alok Ranjan; Anil Kumar Biradar; Ankita Patel; Vanessa Varghese; Ankita Pawar; Rohit Kulshrestha

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


  Objectives: This studied aimed to measure the yield strength and stress relaxation properties of three commercially available thermoplastic aligner materials. Methods: The three different thermoplastics aligner materials Duran (Scheu, Iserlohn, Germany), Erkodur (Pfalzgrafenweiler, Erkodent, Germany) ...  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

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

  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

Using OI and DAI index to compare the Need and Demand of Orthodontic Treatment

Farzaneh Golfeshan; Parisa Salehi; Kimiya Beygi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , September 2020, Pages 1-8

  Objective: The objective of this research was to compare the orthodontic treatment need and demand using Dental Aesthetic Index (DAI) and Occlusal Index (OI) among dentistry students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.  Materials and methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed ...  Read More

Prevalence of malocclusion in patients with thalassemia major: A cross-sectional study

Parastoo Namdar; Atena Shiva; Tahura Etezadi; Jamshid YazdaniCharati; Hossein Karami; Sina Iri

Volume 15, Issue 2 , September 2020, Pages 1-5

  Introduction: Iran lies in the world’s thalassemia belt; accordingly, the beta-thalassemia gene is carried by 4% of the Iranian population. Due to the dearth of research and literature available on the prevalence of malocclusions in the Iranian population with beta-thalassemia major, this study ...  Read More