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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-15T02:13:09-0400
The trial is aimed to investigate an orthodontic treatment with a new removable-part-time-wearing appliance, based on "High-Tech" technology. The appliance should be wear only 12-14 hours...
The purpose of this randomized controlled clinical trial was to compare the transverse development of the arches and the incisor inclination comparing two different ligating systems (SL vs...
Patients undergoing orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances usually develop gingival enlargement (GE). Its development is usually attribute to chronic inflammation, and may cause both ...
To compare the analgesic property of acupressure with NSAIDs (Ibuprofen) in controlling pain following orthodontic treatment. This will be achieved by assessing the effectiveness of acupre...
The study design of this research project involves orthodontic patients registered at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine who are deemed eligible to undergo orthodontic treatment and who...
A 6-year-old boy with a skeletal Class III malocclusion was treated with the use of the fixed own design orthodontic appliance. The device includes acrylic-splint with a three-sided (Bertoni) screw mo...
Streptococcus viridans, a heterogeneous group of alpha-hemolytic streptococci, is part of the normal flora of the mouth, usually responsible for dental caries (Streptococcus mutans, Streptococcus sang...
Initial arch wires are the first arch wires to be inserted into the fixed appliance at the beginning of orthodontic treatment and are used mainly for the alignment of teeth by correcting crowding and ...
The use of the lingual individual orthodontic appliance is accompanied by prematurity contact of the front teeth, which affects the rotation of the occlusal plane, especially in cases with distocclusi...
This case report focused on a patient with supraeruption of the first and second mandibular molars as a result of loss of the first and second maxillary molars for a long time. We adopted a combinatio...
The planning, calculation, and creation of an apparatus for the purpose of correcting the placement or straightening of teeth.
Attachment of orthodontic devices and materials to the MOUTH area for support and to provide a counterforce to orthodontic forces.
Orthodontic appliances, fixed or removable, used to maintain teeth in corrected positions during the period of functional adaptation following corrective treatment. These appliances are also used to maintain the positions of the teeth and jaws gained by orthodontic procedures. (From Zwemer, Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p263)
A dental health survey developed to evaluate a patient's orthodontic treatment need and priority for orthodontic care. The index is based on an assessment of degree of MALOCCLUSION and the potential aesthetic and dental health benefit of the treatment under consideration.
The joining of pieces of metal through the use of an alloy which has a lower melting point, usually at least 100 degrees Celsius below the fusion temperature of the parts being soldered. In dentistry, soldering is used for joining components of a dental appliance, as in assembling a bridge, joining metals to orthodontic bands, or adding to the bulk of certain structures, such as the establishment of proper contact areas on inlays and crowns with adjacent teeth. (Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)