Volume 18 (2023)
Volume 17 (2022)
Volume 16 (2021)
Volume 15 (2020)
Volume 14 (2019)
Volume 13 (2018)
Volume 12 (2017)
Volume 11 (2016)
Volume 10 (2015)
Volume 9 (2014)
Volume 8 (2013)
Volume 7 (2012)
Volume 6 (2011)
Volume 5 (2010)
Volume 4 (2009)
Volume 2 (2007)
Volume 1 (2006)
Dental Arch of Children in Normal Occlusion: Methods of Mathematical Analyses

Abu-Hussein Muhamad

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 1-7


  The development of human dentition from adolescence to adulthood has been the subject of extensive stud by numerous dentists, orthodontists and other experts in the past. In recent years, substantial effort has been evident in the field of mathematical analysis of the dental arch curve, particularly ...  Read More

Asymmetric head-gear: unilateral shortening vs. expansion of outer-bow

Allahyar Geramy; Seyed Amir Reza Fatahi Meybodi; Amir Hooman Sadr Haghighi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 8-12


  Aim: To analysis the effect of unilateral shortening (Asymmetric Length, AL type) vs. expansion of head-gear outer-bow (Asymmetric Expansion, AE type) in delivering unilateral distal force.Methods: In 36 situations, composed or different outer-bow shortening, expansion and different neck contour and ...  Read More

Software aided prediction of the outcome of orthognathic treatment

Morteza Ordobazary; Masoud Davoudian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 13-16


  Aim: Determining the proximity between predictions performed  by Dolphin imaging software before and after the orthogonathic surgery with standard manual method.Methods and Materials: twenty long face C1 III patients, that had been undergone surgery were selected and their cephalograms and study ...  Read More

Comparing the effect of Light, Moderate and Heavy orthodontic forces on osteoclast numbers in rats

Esfandiar Akhavan Niaki; Javad Chalipa; Ahmad Reza Dehpour; M Khalili; Arezoo Ghahari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 17-24


  Aim: The appearance of osteoclasts is the first step in orthodontic tooth movement. During orthodontic force application, the periodontal ligament (PDL) undergoes hyalinization. This tissue damage prevents the tooth from moving until the adjacent bone and necrotic tissue are removed by osteoclasts. There ...  Read More

Can psychological traits of fixed orthodontic patients predict their cooperation?

Arezoo Jahanbin; Habibollah Esmaily; Yasaman Sardari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 25-31


  Aim: A successful orthodontic treatment depends on a variety of Factors such as patient cooperation. Prediction of patient cooperation could be helpful for anticipating problems that might arise during treatment and alleviating them before they can interfere with treatment. Thus the aim of present study ...  Read More

Lip line in deep bite patients

Arezoo Jahanbin; Habibollah Esmaily; Yasaman Sardari; Maryam Poosti; Mahdiyeh Kazemian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 32-35


  Aim: The aim of modem orthodontic treatments is to improve facial esthetics as well as dental occlusion and create an attractive smile. The purpose of the present study was to assess lip line in deep bite patients in comparison to the normal situation.Materials and methods: Twenty young (18-24 years) ...  Read More

A cephalometric study of nasopharynx in skeletal class I and III malocclusion

Mohamad Hosein Toodeh Zaeim; Soghra Yassaei; Hosein Aghili; Somaie Tefakh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 36-41


  Aim: Nasopharyngeal space is estimated from a point on the posterior part of the soft palate till the nearest point on the wall of the pharynx and the aim of the present study was to study the nasopharyngeal indices in nasal breathers with class I and III malocclusions.Materials and Methods: This was ...  Read More

Modified intra-oral subcondylar osteotomy with short term immobilization at mandibular setback

Mahdi Sazavar; Koroush Taheri Talesh; Javad Yazdani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 42-46


  Aim: The BSSO is an excellent operation for a mandibular setback. Beyond 7-8 mm of posterior repositioning of the mandible with a BSSO is difficult, and consideration should be given to an inverted L osteotomy or intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy. (IVRO) Currently the period of immobilization ranges ...  Read More

Assessment of the quality of removable orthodontic treatment services

Massoud Seifi; Mina Mahdian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 47-51


  Aim: Quality management in orthodontics is a complex issue which aims at providing high quality services to patients. Development of a well established quality control policy according to regional characteristics and socio-economic features of the consumers, is of great importance. However, there is ...  Read More

Treatment Effects of R-Appliance and Bionator in Class II, Division I Malocclusion

Rahman Showkatbakhsh; Abdolreza Jamilian; Ladan Eslamian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , December 2008, Pages 52-58


  Aim: The main goal of this study was to compare the effects of a differently designed functional appliance (R-appliance) with a bionator treated group in Class II Division I (C1 II Div I) cases.Materials and Methods: 22 patients (12 girls, 10 boys) treated with R-Appliance were selected as experimental ...  Read More