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Moffitt Allen Hall - - 2011
To determine the frequency of significant pathologies on lateral cephalograms discovered by orthodontists during their careers. A five-statement survey was sent to the 417 active and affiliate members of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. The survey asked orthodontists to identify any significant radiographic pathology that they had discovered ...
KüçükkeleĊŸ Nazan - - 2011
To compare the treatment outcomes of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) plus face mask (FM) and LeFort 1 osteotomy + FM during maxillary protraction. This study was carried on 34 patients all having maxillary retrognathic, anterior cross-bite, Class III skeletal and dental malocclusion characteristics and a concave profile. Eighteen patients with ...
Das Sudip - - 2011
Treatment of collagen vascular diseases like systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and even overlap syndromes has been difficult since long. Monumental success of dexamethasone-cyclophosphamide pulse (DCP) in pemphigus has prompted many a dermatologist to try it in other autoimmune diseases. DCP was given as per standard regimen for ...
Ventimiglia Jeff - - 2010
In this article we investigate the post-launch retail prescription trends of asenapine (Saphris(®), Merck and Co.) and iloperidone (Fanapt(®), Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc./Novartis), two new atypical antipsychotics to launch in the United States market in October 2009 and January 2010, respectively. In the first 12 months following the asenapine launch, and ...
Baccetti Tiziano - - 2011
Aim: To investigate the effect of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and/or transpalatal arch (TPA) therapy in combination with deciduous canine extraction on the eruption of palatally displaced canines (PDCs). Subjects and Methods: Hundred and twenty subjects were enrolled in an RCT based on PDCs diagnosed on panoramic radiographs and they ...
Farronato Giampietro - - 2011
The aim of this retrospective study was to cephalometrically evaluate and compare the skeletal and dental effects of a transverse sagittal maxillary expander (TSME) and a Hyrax-type expander (RME) in children with maxillary hypoplasia. Fifty subjects (26 males and 24 females), aged from 6 to 15 years, with a maxillary ...
Kretschmer Winfried Bernhard - - 2011
The transverse dentoalveolar and skeletal stability of multipiece Le Fort I osteotomies with 3 different techniques was investigated. The records of 87 patients undergoing bimaxillary osteotomies with 3-piece Le Fort I osteotomy were evaluated. According to the surgical technique of maxillary expansion, the subjects were divided into 3 groups: unilateral ...
Oland Jesper - - 2011
A prospective, controlled study of consecutive surgical-orthodontic patients was performed to assess how treatment affects the patients' psychosocial well-being. We evaluated patients' treatment motivations and motive fulfillment in relation to their satisfaction with the treatment and assessed the correlation between their satisfaction and their psychosocial well-being. A total of 118 ...
He Shu Shu - - 2010
To investigate the relationship between centric relation-maximum intercuspation (CR-MI) discrepancy and temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) in pre-treated orthodontic patients. The study involved an experimental group of 107 pre-treated orthodontic patients with signs and symptoms of TMD aged 18-32 years, and a control group of 70 students with no signs and ...
You Kug-Ho - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate the dimensional changes in each skeletal unit in the mandibles of patients with facial asymmetry and mandibular prognathism. The patients consisted of 50 adults with mandibular prognathism, divided into the symmetry group (n = 20) and the asymmetry group (n = 30) ...
Sugawara Yasushi - - 2010
Although many operative methods for the treatment of craniosynostosis exist, whether any difference in outcome could be associated with either the child's age at surgery or the extent of the operation remains to be elucidated. The authors have developed a method of distraction osteogenesis for craniosynostosis that uses a new ...
Oosterkamp Barbara C M - - 2010
Abstract Objective: To compare dental aesthetics and function of orthodontic space closure versus prosthetic replacement of upper lateral incisors in patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate. The predominant mode of prosthetic replacement was resin-bonded bridges. Patients and Methods: The retrospective study group consisted of 17 patients treated with orthodontic ...
Maia Nair Galvão - - 2010
To identify factors associated with patient satisfaction at least 5 years after orthodontic treatment. A total of 209 orthodontic patients were included in the study. All subjects were treated with upper and lower fixed orthodontic appliances. Dental casts (n = 627) were examined using the Peer Assessment Rating (PAR) Index ...
Marklund Marie - - 2010
This pilot study was performed to test the hypothesis that an orthodontic oral appliance (OA) that is designed to work against the backwardly directed forces on the upper incisors may counteract the reduction in overjet from these devices. Thirty patients with normal bites, good oral health, and milder sleep apnea ...
Yagci A - - 2010
To assess the effects of varying force direction of maxillary orthopedic protraction on mandibular condylar position. The conventional facemask group (Group 1) comprised 22 patients, 11 girls, and 11 boys (mean age: 9.3 ± 1.3 years); the modified facemask group (Group 2) comprised 22 patients, 12 girls, and 10 boys ...
Xu Tian-Min - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this pilot randomized clinical trial was to investigate the relative effectiveness of anchorage conservation of en-masse and 2-step retraction techniques during maximum anchorage treatment in patients with Angle Class I and Class II malocclusions. METHODS: Sixty-four growing subjects (25 boys, 39 girls; 10.2-15.9 years old) who ...
Xu Tian-Min - - 2010
The objective of this pilot randomized clinical trial was to investigate the relative effectiveness of anchorage conservation of en-masse and 2-step retraction techniques during maximum anchorage treatment in patients with Angle Class I and Class II malocclusions. Sixty-four growing subjects (25 boys, 39 girls; 10.2-15.9 years old) who required maximum ...
Lyotard Nadia - - 2010
To evaluate short-term postorthodontic tooth movement without retention. Thirty consenting patients participated in the study. At the end of active treatment (T(1)), final archwires were removed while leaving the fixed appliances on, and alginate impressions were taken. Four weeks later (T(2)) a second set of impressions was taken. A clinical ...
Kacer Kurtis A - - 2010
The purpose of this descriptive study was to estimate retainer wear and compliance among orthodontic patients in the first 2 years after active orthodontic treatment. A random sample of 1200 orthodontic patients was selected from 4 offices. Data were collected by a self-administered questionnaire that consisted of 6 items: type ...
Valiathan Manish - - 2010
To compare the effects of extraction vs nonextraction orthodontic treatments on oropharyngeal airway volume. An existing patient database was screened for pretreatment (T0) and posttreatment (T1) cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans and complete medical histories. Twenty patients treated with removal of four premolars (ExtG) and 20 controls (NExtG), were ...
Carvalho Thiago Saads - - 2010
To compare the survival rates of Class II Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) restorations placed in primary molars using cotton rolls or rubber dam as isolation methods. A total of 232 children, 6-7 years old, both genders, were selected having one primary molar with proximal dentine lesion. The children were randomly ...
Flores-Mir Carlos - - 2010
To evaluate the magnitude of lower incisor inclination associated with the vertical facial type in adolescent Class II patients treated with the Xbow appliance. A total of 172 consecutive Class II patients treated with only the Xbow appliance were used. The sample was divided into three groups based on their ...
You Kug-Ho - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to investigate the dimensional changes in each skeletal unit in the mandibles of patients with facial asymmetry and mandibular prognathism. METHODS: The patients consisted of 50 adults with mandibular prognathism, divided into the symmetry group (n = 20) and the asymmetry group (n ...
Guest Susan S - - 2010
The objective of this prospective clinical study was to evaluate the dentoalveolar and skeletal effects induced by rapid maxillary expansion (RME) therapy in mixed dentition patients with Class II Division 1 malocclusion compared with a matched untreated Class II Division 1 control group. The treatment sample consisted of cephalometric records ...
De Clerck Hugo H Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. - - 2010
In this cephalometric investigation, we analyzed the treatment effects of bone-anchored maxillary protraction (BAMP) with miniplates in the maxilla and mandible connected by Class III elastics in patients with Class III malocclusion. The treated sample consisted of 21 Class III patients consecutively treated with the BAMP protocol before the pubertal ...
Jamilian Abdolreza - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a differently designed functional appliance (the R-appliance) with a twin-block (TB)-treated group. Thirty patients (18 girls and 12 boys) with a mean age of 10.5 ± 0.7 years were treated with the R-appliance for 16.2 ± 0.3 months and ...
Jonsson Teitur - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purposes of this study were to analyze long-term changes in anterior spacing and crowding and to compare the development in orthodontically treated and untreated subjects. METHODS: The sample comprised 308 adolescents in the late mixed or early permanent dentition who were examined clinically at the ages of 7 ...
Gohl Elizabeth - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to use cone-beam computed tomography to compare changes of skeletal and dental structures of the maxillary palatal vault in a group of growing patients treated for posterior crossbite before and after rapid palatal expansion (RPE) with changes over time in a control group. ...
Jonsson Teitur - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purposes of this study were to analyze long-term changes in anterior spacing and crowding and to compare the development in orthodontically treated and untreated subjects. METHODS: The sample comprised 308 adolescents in the late mixed or early permanent dentition who were examined clinically at the ages of 7 ...
Chattopadhyay Gautam - - 2010
Radiation induced haemorrhagic proctitis is a well recognized complication of pelvic radiotherapy and its treatment is quite challenging. To evaluate the efficacy of local instillation of 4% formalin in the management of uncontrolled radiation induced haemorrhagic proctitis. This prospective study included twenty-three patients who underwent formalin instillation. We documented the ...
Kartalian Armine - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Rapid palatal expansion (RPE) is routinely used to correct transverse deficiencies in the maxilla, but its effects on the dentoalveolus are uncertain. The purpose of this study was to compare measurements made on cone-beam computerized tomography scans between patients with RPE treatment and controls to determine transverse dimension increases ...
Miamoto Cristina Batista - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Our aims in this study were to compare the biopsychosocial aspects of patients with cerebral palsy and subjects in a control group, establish the severity of malocclusion, and identify determinant factors. METHODS: The group with cerebral palsy included 60 patients diagnosed with the spastic form of the disease. The ...
Baek Man-Suk - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Anterior open bite results from the combined influences of skeletal, dental, functional, and habitual factors. The long-term stability of anterior open bite corrected with absolute anchorage has not been thoroughly investigated. The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term stability of anterior open-bite correction with intrusion of ...
Barrett Aubrey A F - - 2010
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the light-force chincup appliance in correcting the skeletal and dentoalveolar components of Class III malocclusion compared with an untreated Class III control group. The treatment sample consisted of 26 patients (11 boys, 15 girls) treated with the light-force chincup ...
Miamoto Cristina Batista - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Our aims in this study were to compare the biopsychosocial aspects of patients with cerebral palsy and subjects in a control group, establish the severity of malocclusion, and identify determinant factors. METHODS: The group with cerebral palsy included 60 patients diagnosed with the spastic form of the disease. The ...
He Dongmei - - 2010
PURPOSE: Distraction osteogenesis (DO) is an effective way to treat severe maxillary deficiency in patients with cleft lip and palate. It has been reported to have long-term stability and low relapse rate compared with conventional maxillary osteotomy in large maxillary movement. However, complications such as nonunion are seldom reported. While ...
Botelho André Luís - - 2010
The aim of this study was to analyze the immediate effect of resilient splints through surface electromyography testing and to compare the findings with the electromyographic profiles of asymptomatic subjects. The participants were 30 subjects, 15 patients with TMD (TMD Group) and 15 healthy subjects (Control Group), classified according to ...
Ishihara Yoshihito - - 2010
This article reports the successful surgical-orthodontic treatment of an elderly patient with dentofacial deformity and signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorder (TMD). The patient was a 63-year-old woman with a concave profile due to mandibular protrusion. To correct skeletal deformities, the mandible was posteriorly repositioned by employing intraoral vertical ramus ...
Bolan Michele - - 2010
The objective of this article was to report a clinical case of a patient with solitary median maxillary central incisor syndrome. He was treated with rapid maxillary expansion and evaluated with computed tomography. The boy, aged 6 years 7 months, had a single maxillary central incisor in the midline, posterior ...
Baek Man-Suk - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Anterior open bite results from the combined influences of skeletal, dental, functional, and habitual factors. The long-term stability of anterior open bite corrected with absolute anchorage has not been thoroughly investigated. The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term stability of anterior open-bite correction with intrusion of ...
Chen Chun-Ming - - 2011
Intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) and sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) have been advocated as two major procedures for the correction of mandibular prognathism. However, only a few reports with at least a 2-year follow-up period describe the long-term stability especially of the IVRO method. This study aimed to identify ...
Doff M H J - - 2010
The aim of this randomized controlled study was to cephalometrically assess possible changes in craniofacial morphology associated with long-term use of an adjustable oral-appliance compared with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in patients with the obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS). In addition, we wanted to study the relationship between these ...
Lee Sang Woo - - 2011
Vermilion notching deformity is one of the most common secondary deformities in unilateral cleft lip patients. Two errors during primary cheiloplasty seem to cause notching deformity. The first one is insufficiently lengthened oral lining of the medial lip compared to the cutaneous surface, and the other is medialized marking of ...
Recupero William D - - 2010
To evaluate and compare the short- and long-term aesthetic results of surgical lip enhancement using the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) and postauricular fascia graft implantation with and without vermilion border advancement. A single-blinded cohort study was performed using 39 patients who underwent surgical lip enhancement at a private facial plastic ...
Maia Francisco Ajalmar - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to evaluate the long-term stability of open-bite surgical-orthodontic correction. METHODS: Thirty-nine patients at an initial mean age of 20.83 years were evaluated cephalometrically at pretreatment (T1), immediately after treatment (T2), and at the last recall (T3), with a mean follow-up time of 8.22 ...
Baccetti Tiziano - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the significance of association between distally displaced premolars (DDP) and palatally displaced canines (PDC) in the pattern of associated phenotypes of dental developmental disturbance. A sample of 2811 subjects (mean age, 9 years 7 months +/- 1 year 3 months) was divided ...
Bauer Elizabeth M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To characterize postorthodontic settling of the posterior occlusion of patients wearing Hawley retainers vs patients who initially wore Perfector retainers and then switched to Hawley retainers. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This follow-up study was based on 40 patients (25 Perfector and 15 Hawley), who were part of a larger sample ...
Tai Kiyoshi - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Schwarz appliance with a new method of superimposing detailed cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images. METHODS: The subjects were 28 patients with Angle Class I molar relationships and crowding; they were randomly divided into 2 groups: 14 expanded ...
Tai Kiyoshi - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Schwarz appliance with a new method of superimposing detailed cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images. METHODS: The subjects were 28 patients with Angle Class I molar relationships and crowding; they were randomly divided into 2 groups: 14 expanded ...
Lachmann R - - 2010
To determine whether in fetuses with open spina bifida at 11-13 weeks' gestation the frontomaxillary facial angle is decreased. The frontomaxillary facial angle was measured in 20 fetuses with open spina bifida and in 100 normal controls matched for crown-rump length (CRL) at 11 + 0 to 13 + 6 ...
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