Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
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Volume 8 (2013)
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Evaluation of Reliability and Validity of Linear and Angular Parameters via Analog and Digital Methods: A Lateral Cephalometric Analysis

Sanghamitra Jena; Debipada Kabi; Girish Chaudhary; Anshul Chaudhry

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-9


  Aim: The study aimed at determining the variability of landmark identifications and its reproducibility by manual and digital methods of cephalometric tracing.Methods: Pre-treatment cephalograms of sixty subjects recommended for orthodontic treatment were taken in the natural head position with the teeth ...  Read More

Remineralization Effect of Bioactive glass Toothpaste Versus Sodium Fluoride Toothpaste on White Spot Lesions Around Orthodontic Brackets: An In Vitro Study

Vahid Mollabashi; Maryam Heydarpour; Abbas Farmani; Kimia Saadat; Maryam Farhadian

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-7


  Aim: Formation of white spot lesions (WSL) subsequent to orthodontic treatment is a cosmetic concern. This research assessed the effects of bioactive-glass toothpaste on remineralization of orthodontic white spot lesions.Methods: Orthodontic brackets were boned to seventy extracted premolars. Then they ...  Read More

The Accuracy of Dolphin Software in Predicting Soft Tissue Changes after Orthognathic Surgery

Maryam Omidkhoda; Farzin Heravi; Fatemeh Shahrestani; Mohamad Noori

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-9


  Aim: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of Dolphin Imaging version 11.8 software, in predicting soft and hard tissue changes after orthognathic jaw surgery.Methods: In this retrospective study, pre- and postoperative cephalograms and photographs of 20 patients were scanned ...  Read More

Dental Materials
Force Decay of 27 Orthodontic Elastomeric Chains

Seyed Mohammad Mousavi; Sara Mahboubi; Salmeh Kalbassi; Vahid Rakhshan

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-11


  Aim: The aim of this investigation was to assess the efficacy and force decay of elastomeric chains based on their morphology and elongation extent.Methods: Two-hundred-and-seventy elastics from three companies [Ortho Technology (OT), American Orthodontics (AO), G&H, 10 specimens ×27 subgroups] ...  Read More

The Effect of Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy on the Management of Gingivitis Induced by Orthodontic Treatment: a Systematic Review

Amirhossein Mirhashemi; Nasim Chiniforush; Rashin Bahrami

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-9


  Aim: Hygiene is a challenge of orthodontic treatment due to its appliances and can lead to periodontal diseases. Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) is a preventive technique for periodontal diseases owing to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. The present study reviews the effect ...  Read More

Comparison of the Effects of Labial and Lingual Retraction of Canines Using Sliding Mechanics: an In-vivo Study

Sayyed Muhammad Ali; Javed Sodawala; Shaheen Hamdani; Sumit Gandhi; Harsha Malhotra; Gaurav Agrawal

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-7


  Aim: The purpose of this study was to compare labial and lingual forces of the rate of canine retraction and three dimensional control of the molar and canine using sliding mechanics.Methods: Ten patients with Angle’s class I malocclusion with bimaxillary protrusion referred for first premolar ...  Read More

Validity and Reliability of the Cephninjapro Application Versus the Dolphin Software for Linear and Angular Cephalometric Measurements

Arash Farzan; Mahsa Delshad; Nima Motamed

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-9


  Aim: Cephalometric analysis is a main part of diagnostics in orthodontics. Modern cephalometric analysis methods include using digital software or mobile applications. This study aimed to assess the validity and reliability of the CephNinjaPro application for linear and angular cephalometric measurements.Methods: ...  Read More

Rapid Maxillary Expansion Based on the Correlation of the Maturation Between the Midpalatal and Zygomaticomaxillary Sutures through CBCT

Victor de Miranda Ladewig; Renata Rodrigues Almeida-Pedrin; Leopoldino Capelozza-Filho; Karla de Souza Vasconcelos Coelho; Aline Ortyz Lyra; Ana Claudia de Castro Ferreira Conti

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-9


  Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate and correlate the degree of maturation of the midpalatal suture (MPS) and zygomaticomaxillary suture (ZMS).Methods: The sample consisted of 160 orthodontic patients, aged between 11 and 20 years, 59 men and 101 women, from archives of private clinics. Patients ...  Read More

Effect of Laser-Assisted Bleaching Technique on Bond Quality of Enamel to Brackets: A Literature Review

Amirhossein Mirhashemi; Nasim Chiniforush; Rashin Bahrami

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-8


  Aim: Tooth bleaching is known as a non-invasive, cosmetic treatment option. It has been noted that bleaching has a detrimental impact on bond quality of enamel. With increasing adult patients who need multidisciplinary treatments, concurrency of bleaching with other treatments such as composite filling ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Modified Demirjian Chart (DAEcc) for Dental Age Estimation by Dental Interns

Girish Chaudhary; Anshul Chaudhry; Armaan Pandher; Priyanka Kapoor; Aman Chowdhry; Sanghamitra Jena

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-7


  Aim: The original Demirjian method for dental age estimation is very lengthy, because it involves a number of charts to estimate the dental age. So, a simplified comprehensive chart (DAEcc) was developed to facilitate dental age estimation by the Demirjian method. The aim of the study was to check the ...  Read More

Feedback of Patients Regarding Orthodontic Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Twitter: a Qualitative Study

Arash Farzan; Niki Farrokhi; Kamyar Mansori

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-9


  Aim: This study aimed to assess the feedback of patients regarding orthodontic treatment during the coronavirus pandemic of 2019 (COVID-19).Methods: In this observational study, keywords related to orthodontic treatment along with either “corona” or “COVID” were searched in Twitter ...  Read More

A Comparative Evaluation of Space Closing Rate between Platelet Rich Plasma Injection and Conventional Method: A Preliminary Study

Kalashri K K; Goutham B Reddy; Sunil Muddaiah; Sanju Somaiah; Balakrishnak K Shetty; Namitha Nanu

Volume 17, Issue 2 , December 2022, Pages 1-6


  Aim: Orthodontists and patients prefer minimal time for orthodontic treatment. The submucosal injection ofplatelet-rich plasma (PRP) helps to provide tooth movement without surgery or alveolar bone loss. Thepurpose of this research was to assess the rate of space closure using PRP injection with the ...  Read More