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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 ...
Lim Yong-Kyu - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether mandibular setback surgery (MSS) for Class III patients would produce gradients of three-dimensional (3D) soft tissue changes in the vertical and transverse aspects. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The samples consisted of 26 Class III patients treated with MSS using bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy. Lateral cephalograms and ...
Sheriteh Zahra - - 2010
To investigate the effectiveness of currently recommended decontamination procedures on tungsten carbide debonding burs (TCDBs). In vitro microbiological study. St George's Hospital NHS Trust, UK. A total of 240 extracted tooth surfaces were bonded with orthodontic brackets, debonded to leave residual composite and artificially contaminated with Streptococcus mutans. Sterilized TCDBs ...
Abdelnaby Yasser L - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the dental and skeletal effects of chin cup using two different force magnitudes in the management of Class III malocclusion cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifty growing patients (26 males and 24 females) with skeletal Class III and mandibular prognathism were selected. The patients were divided into three ...
Dorner Stefan - - 2010
Denture survival, or the time between the date of a denture's insertion and the date of its renewal for any clinical reason, was assessed in this retrospective study on 353 complete dentures. The procedures required to prolong the useful time of the study sample-relines, repair of denture base fractures, or ...
Maia Francisco Ajalmar - - 2010
The objective of this study was to evaluate the long-term stability of open-bite surgical-orthodontic correction. 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 years. The ...
Alessandri Bonetti Giulio - - 2010
To compare the effects of extraction of primary maxillary canines and first molars (double extraction approach) vs primary maxillary canines extraction (single extraction approach) in cases of ectopic permanent maxillary canines (PMCs). Palatally or centrally displaced PMCs were randomly assigned as follows: single extraction (Group 1=29 patients, 52 canines); double ...
Cozza Paola - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: In this cephalometric investigation, we analyzed the treatment and posttreatment effects of an orthopedic protocol for Class III malocclusion consisting of a facial mask combined with a removable bite-block appliance. METHODS: The treated sample consisted of 22 Class III patients treated with the facial mask and bite-block protocol before ...
Jonsson Teitur - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The purposes of this study were to analyze long-term changes in malocclusion traits and to compare the development in orthodontically treated and untreated subjects. METHODS: The sample comprised 308 adolescents in the intermediate, late mixed, or early permanent dentition who were examined clinically at the ages of 8 to ...
Hsieh Cindy Hsin-Yi - - 2010
Abstract Objective: Gingivoperiosteoplasty performed at the time of lip repair of cleft patients is one kind of alveolar repair. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the effect of gingivoperiosteoplasty on facial growth of patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP). Design: Retrospective study. Patients: Sixty-two ...
Power Stephanie M - - 2010
The lateral bulge is a common secondary deformity after primary cleft lip repair; however, its underlying anatomy remains undefined. The purpose of this study was to use real-time high-resolution ultrasound to better understand the anatomy underlying the lateral bulge deformity. Twenty-three patients with a lateral bulge were included in addition ...
Park Ga Young - - 2010
The risk factors for maxillary fungal ball are largely unknown. The aim of this study was to determine whether endodontic treatment of maxillary teeth is a risk factor for fungal ball development in the maxillary sinus, and to identify other possible risk factors. One hundred and twelve case patients diagnosed ...
Rustemeyer Jan - - 2010
We evaluated which factors affect patient satisfaction and if patient expectations were fulfilled after orthognathic surgery. Questionnaires consisting of 14 questions were given 1 year after bimaxillary osteotomy for class-III correction to subjects. Six questions were answered using an 11-point rating scale based on a visual analog scale (VAS; 0 ...
Cevidanes Lucia L Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, - - 2010
To test the hypothesis that there is no difference in the active treatment effects for maxillary advancement induced by bone-anchored maxillary protraction (BAMP) and the active treatment effects for face mask in association with rapid maxillary expansion (RME/FM). This is a study on consecutively treated patients. The changes in dentoskeletal ...
Shetye Pradip R PR New York University Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY 10016, - - 2010
Patients with Apert, Crouzon, and Pfeiffer syndromes who have severe midfacial hypoplasia are treated by Le Fort III midface advancement. The purpose of this study was to examine long-term (10-year) midface skeletal stability and growth following Le Fort III midface advancement in growing children. A review of 192 patients with ...
Shetye Pradip R PR Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to compare clinical outcomes and 1-year postsurgical stability with three different techniques of Le Fort III midface advancement. The records of 212 syndromic craniosynostosis patients were reviewed from the period 1973 to 2006. A total of 60 patients satisfied the inclusion criteria, and the ...
Muchitsch Alfred Peter - - 2011
In order to apply high, short-term forces during rapid maxillary expansion (RME) to the sutures of the maxilla with minimum loss of force and without causing unwanted side-effects (dentoalveolar tipping, etc.), the appliance should be as rigid as possible. The retention arms of the RME screws, representing a particularly vulnerable ...
Joss Christof Urs - - 2010
To evaluate the ratio of soft tissue to hard tissue in bilateral sagittal split setback osteotomy with rigid internal fixation or wire fixation. A literature search was performed using PubMed, Medline, CINAHL, Web of Science, the Cochrane Library, and Google Scholar Beta. From the original 766 articles identified, 8 articles ...
Shungin Dmitry - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: White spots (WS) related to orthodontic treatment are severe cariologic and cosmetic complications, but they are shown to be partially reduced by remineralization or abrasion in short-term follow-ups. In this prospective study, we quantitatively analyzed changes in WS in general and in treatment-related white spot lesions (WSL) during orthodontic ...
Ong Emily - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency of self-ligating (SL) and conventionally ligated (CL) brackets during the first 20 weeks of extraction treatment. METHODS: Study models of 50 consecutive patients who had premolar extractions in the maxillary or mandibular arch, 0.022 x 0.028-in slot brackets, and ...
Kim Ha-Rang - - 2011
PRAILUPOSE: The present report describes a flapless extraction method for partially impacted mandibular third molars and compares the effects of flap and flapless extractions of the teeth in terms of postoperative pain, swelling, and pocket depth of the second molar. A prospective study was performed of 27 patients who underwent ...
Thiruvenkatachari Badri - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Twin-block and Dynamax appliances for the treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion. METHODS: This was a randomized controlled trial involving 32 boys and 32 girls aged 10 to 14 years with Class II Division 1 malocclusion. They ...
Thiruvenkatachari Badri - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Twin-block and Dynamax appliances for the treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion. METHODS: This was a randomized controlled trial involving 32 boys and 32 girls aged 10 to 14 years with Class II Division 1 malocclusion. They ...
Hofer Mathias - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was to investigate the dependence of surgical accuracy with a navigated controlled (NC) drill on selected registration procedures. STUDY DESIGN: The target registration error of the instrument and the maximum proximity to a typical high-risk structure (facial nerve) were determined within an artificial petrous ...
Chapman Joshua A - - 2010
The development of incipient caries, or white spot lesions (WSLs), is a significant clinical problem in orthodontics. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively determine the incidence and severity of WSLs by examining pretreatment and posttreatment digital photographs. A total of 332 consecutive finished patients from a university graduate ...
Bock Niko Christian - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: During recent years, some articles have been published on Herbst appliance treatment in adult patients, an approach that has been shown to be most effective in Class II treatment in both early and late adulthood. However, no results on stability have yet been published. Our objective was to analyze ...
Baik Hyoung-Seon - - 2010
Patients undergoing orthognathic surgery show considerable changes in both hard and soft tissues. The purpose of this study was to use a 3-dimensional (3D) laser scanner to evaluate the soft-tissue changes after the correction of skeletal Class III malocclusions with orthognathic surgery. The subjects consisted of 20 Korean patients with ...
Ong Emily - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to compare the efficiency of self-ligating (SL) and conventionally ligated (CL) brackets during the first 20 weeks of extraction treatment. METHODS: Study models of 50 consecutive patients who had premolar extractions in the maxillary and/or mandibular arch, 0.022 x 0.028-in slot brackets, and ...
Shungin Dmitry - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: White spots (WS) related to orthodontic treatment are severe cariologic and cosmetic complications, but they are shown to be partially reduced by remineralization or abrasion in short-term follow-ups. In this prospective study, we quantitatively analyzed changes in WS in general and in treatment-related white spot lesions (WSL) during orthodontic ...
Ritto Fabio G - - 2011
The aim of this prospective study was to analyze the efficacy of a new alar base cinch suture by comparing it with the commonly used cinch suture described by Schendel and Delaire in Dr. William Bell's book. Thirty-five patients submitted to maxillary impaction and/or advancements of ≥3 mm were randomly ...
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