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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 ...
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...
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 aims were 1. to analyse differences in the occurrence of orthodontic induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR) of the upper and lower incisors in Angle Class II division 2 patients, between pat...
The Herbst appliance is an orthodontic appliance that is used for the correction of class II malocclusion with skeletal discrepancies. Research has shown that this is effective. However, a potential h...
Pain is a common side effect of orthodontic treatment. It increases in proportion to the amount of force applied to the teeth, and the type of orthodontic appliance used can affect the intensity of th...
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...
Enamel demineralization is a common problem found in patients using orthodontic devices, such as orthodontic braces. It was found thatgrowth increases adjacent to orthodontic devices, which may result...
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)