16 December 2013 - Category: Endognathy - Endoalveoly
» Impact of dental asymmetries on the perception of smile esthetics
Impact of dental asymmetries on the perception of smile esthetics: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of anterior tooth asymmetries on the perception of smile esthetics.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
02 December 2013 - Category: Dental Anomalies
» Congenitally missing mandibular second premolars: Clinical options
Congenitally missing mandibular second premolars: We described and illustrated several methods of managing patients with congenitally missing mandibular second premolars. In the past, orthodontists primarily made the treatment decisions for these patients. However, with newer solutions for restoring edentulous spaces, surgeons and restorative dentists can play significant roles in helping to manage these orthodontic patients. ......
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
25 March 2013 - Category: Early Treatments in orthodontics
» Preventive treatment of ectopically erupting maxillary permanent canines
Preventive treatment of ectopically erupting maxillary permanent canines: Maxillary canine impaction is often encountered in orthodontic clinical practice.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
24 October 2012 - Category: Angle Class II Div 1 malocclusion
» Class II malocclusion treated with miniscrew anchorage
Class II Div 1-malocclusion : Class II malocclusion treated with miniscrew anchorage Anchorage control in patients with severe skeletal Class II malocclusion is a difficult problem in orthodontic treatment.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
22 October 2012 - Category: Cosmetic dentistry
» The importance of incisor positioning in the esthetic smile: The smile arc
The importance of incisor positioning in the esthetic smile: The smile arc : The smile arc is defined as the relationship of the curvature of the incisal edges of the maxillary incisors and canines to the curvature of the lower lip in the posed smile.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
11 October 2012 - Category: Self - Ligating Braces
» Alignment efficiency of Damon3 self-ligating and conventional orthodontic bracket systems
Alignment efficiency of Damon3 self-ligating and conventional orthodontic bracket systems: The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency of mandibular tooth alignment, clinical effectiveness of a self-ligating .....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
03 August 2012 - Category: Biomechanics in Orthodontics
» Cellular, molecular, and tissue-level reactions to orthodontic force
Cellular, molecular, and tissue-level reactions to orthodontic force: Remodeling changes in paradental tissues are considered essential in effecting orthodontic tooth.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
29 July 2012 - Category: Periodontics
» Periodontal concerns associated with the orthodontic treatment of impacted teeth
Periodontal concerns associated with the orthodontic treatment of impacted teeth: Impacted teeth are common and are often treated with orthodontic eruption.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
18 June 2012 - Category: Biomechanics in Orthodontics
» Friction and resistance to sliding in orthodontics: A critical review
Friction and resistance to sliding in orthodontics: A critical review: Despite the emphasis it now receives in the marketing of self-ligating brackets, friction is not the major component of resistance to sliding in clinical treatment.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
18 June 2012 - Category: Biomechanics in Orthodontics
» Mechanical responses to orthodontic loading
Mechanical responses to orthodontic loading: mechanical response to orthodontic loading comprises biologic reactions that remain unclear, despite their clinical significance.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
31 May 2012 - Category: Laser Dentistry
» Principles of cosmetic dentistry in orthodontics
Principles of cosmetic dentistry in orthodontic: Most orthodontists are familiar with the term “laser” but don’t really know much about them or their applications in orthodontic practice....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
25 May 2012 - Category: Orthodontic Technique
» Titanium miniplate as anchorage to close a premolar space
Titanium miniplate as anchorage to close a premolar space; We report the orthodontic treatment of a woman who was congenitally missing teeth 15, 47, and 48. A titanium miniplate was used as anchorage to close the space of the missing premolar.....
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
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