Volume 18 (2023)
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Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 8 (2013)
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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

Prevalence of Open Bite Malocclusion Among 11 - 12 Years Old School Children in Yazd, Iran

Navid Hosseini; Saeide Talezade; Soghra Yassaie; Zahra Moradi

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


  Background: Many studies have been conducted in Iran to know the prevalence of malocclusions and orthodontics needs but no study so far has been conducted in Yazd. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of anterior open bite (AOBO) among 11 - 12 years old school-aging children ...  Read More

Nasal Morphology in Filipino Samples With Class I, II, and III Jaw Skeletal Relationships

Fariborz Jafarpour; Gary A. Estomaguio; Elaheh Vahid Dastjerdi; ‪Sepideh Soheilifar

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, Pages 1-13


  Background: Facial morphology of Asians differs from those of whites and blacks. However, none of the available studies had assessed nasal morphology in Asians with different skeletal malocclusions. Objectives: The aim of this study was to compare cephalometric nose morphology among Filipino female ...  Read More

Effect of Chronic Nasal Airway Obstruction on Maxillary Arch Form in Monozygotic Twins: A Case Report

Mahtab Nouri; Sohrab Asefi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, Pages 1-22


  Introduction: The role of nasal septum in development of the maxilla after birth remains to be a question. Study of monozygotic twins may elucidate the role of epigenetic factors in growth and development of craniofacial structures. Case Presentation: Herein, we report a case of 16 year-old male monozygotic ...  Read More

Dentoskeletal Effect Induced by Hyrax Screw Used in Maxillary Molar Distalization: Before–After Study in Class II Patients

Valiollah Arash; Farhad Sobouti; Sina Haghanifar; Iman Dabbaghian; Ali Bijani; Reza Alizadeh Navaei

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, Pages 1-28


  Background: Maxillary molar distalization with intraoral or extraoral appliances is a common treatment modality in non-extraction treatment plan. Objectives: In this study, an appliance with hyrax screw was used for maxillary molar distalization. Our purpose was to evaluate the amount of molar distalization, ...  Read More

Comparison of Two Different Retention Techniques on Re-Opening of Extraction Space at Different Intervals During the Retention Phase in Fixed Orthodontic Patients

Aydin Sohrabi; Ali Rafighi; Seyed Hossein Moslemzadeh; Saeid Foroughi Moghaddam; Farzaneh Rasouli

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, Pages 1-34


  Background: After completion of orthodontic treatment, the retention phase is necessary for premolar teeth to preserve them in an ideal esthetic and functional relationship and to counteract the inherent tendency of teeth to return to their previous positions. Different fixed and removable retainers ...  Read More

Facial-Profile Attractiveness: Comparison Amongst Orthodontists’ and Other Dental Specialists’ Ranking of Treated Profiles With the Twin Block Appliances

Ankita Ashok Sawant; Shubhangi Ameet Mani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, Pages 1-39


  Background: It is generally believed that a straight profile is more attractive than a convex class II or concave class III profiles, however, there are certain gender differences, as slightly convex facial profiles are considered attractive in females, while straighter profiles are preferred in males. Objectives: ...  Read More

A Creative Spring Design to Force Erupt Labially Impacted Maxillary Canine Using Single Mini Implant

Nasrin Farhadian; Amirfarhang Miresmaeili; Vahid Mollabashi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , December 2014, Pages 1-46


  Introduction: Complications to force eruption of impacted teeth may arise from several reasons including ankylosis, dilaceration, and/or some barriers in the eruption pathway. Treatment time prolongation without obvious clinical progress gradually decreases the patient compliance. In this paper we present ...  Read More