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  1. Research

    Comparison and evaluation of stresses generated by rapid maxillary expansion and the implant-supported rapid maxillary expansion on the craniofacial structures using finite element method of stress analysis

    The study aimed to evaluate and compare the stress distribution and 3-dimensional displacements along the craniofacial sutures in between the Rapid maxillary Expansion (RME) and Implant supported RME (I-RME).

    Varun Jain, Tarulatha R. Shyagali, Prabhuraj Kambalyal, Yagnesh Rajpara and Jigar Doshi

    Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:3

    Published on: 16 January 2017

  2. Research

    Evaluating the effects of consolidation on intrusion and retraction using temporary anchorage devices—a FEM study

    Extraction of premolars and retracting the anterior teeth using mini-implants and anterior retraction hooks became advent now a day. In such treatments, consolidation of arches is not done in regular practice....

    Monica Namburi, Sleevaraju Nagothu, Chetan S. Kumar, N. Chakrapani, C. H. Hanumantharao and Supradeep K. Kumar

    Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:2

    Published on: 9 January 2017

  3. Research

    Oral hygiene compliance in orthodontic patients: a randomized controlled study on the effects of a post-treatment communication

    Several studies have recently demonstrated that a post-treatment communication to explain the importance of an oral hygiene can improve the orthodontic patients’ compliance over a period of 66 days. The main g...

    Mauro Cozzani, Giulia Ragazzini, Alessia Delucchi, Sabrina Mutinelli, Carlo Barreca, Daniel J. Rinchuse, Roberto Servetto and Vincenzo Piras

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:41

    Published on: 19 December 2016

  4. Research

    Evaluation of the antibacterial activity of a conventional orthodontic composite containing silver/hydroxyapatite nanoparticles

    One of the most important complications of fixed orthodontic treatment is the formation of white spots which are initial carious lesions. Addition of antimicrobial agents into orthodontic adhesives might be a ...

    Ahmad Sodagar, Azam Akhavan, Ehsan Hashemi, Sepideh Arab, Maryam Pourhajibagher, Kosar Sodagar, Mohammad Javad Kharrazifard and Abbas Bahador

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:40

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  5. Research

    Stress and displacement pattern evaluation using two different palatal expanders in unilateral cleft lip and palate: a three-dimensional finite element analysis

    In this finite element (FE) study, the stress distribution and displacement pattern was evaluated in the mid-palatal area and around circum-maxillary sutures exerted by bone-borne palatal expander (BBPE) in co...

    Anoop Mathew, K. S. Nagachandran and Devaki Vijayalakshmi

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:38

    Published on: 21 November 2016

  6. Research

    Perception of children and mothers regarding dental aesthetics and orthodontic treatment need: a cross-sectional study

    The normative orthodontic treatment need, established by dental professionals during the dental appointment, becomes ineffective when it does not evaluate all the factors that influence the decision-making pro...

    Emerson Tavares de Sousa, Beatriz Feitosa da Silva, Fabiana Barros Marinho Maia, Franklin Delano Soares Forte and Fábio Correia Sampaio

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:37

    Published on: 14 November 2016

  7. Research

    Craniofacial features as assessed by lateral cephalometric measurements in children with Down syndrome

    The objective of the present study is to examine the craniofacial development of patients with Down syndrome (DS) and compare them with a neurotypical population.

    Veerasathpurush Allareddy, Nicholas Ching, Eric A. Macklin, Lauren Voelz, Gil Weintraub, Emily Davidson, Lisa Albers Prock, Dennis Rosen, Richard Brunn and Brian G. Skotko

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:35

    Published on: 7 November 2016

  8. Review

    Effectiveness of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the acceleration of tooth movement: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    The objective of this study was to assess systematically the available scientific evidence relating the efficiency of minimally invasive surgical procedures in accelerating orthodontic tooth movement and the a...

    Alaa M. H. Alfawal, Mohammad Y. Hajeer, Mowaffak A. Ajaj, Omar Hamadah and Bassel Brad

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:33

    Published on: 24 October 2016

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    Three-dimensional evaluation of root dimensions and alveolar ridge width of maxillary lateral incisors in patients with unilateral agenesis

    The objective of this retrospective case-control study was to measure the maxillary lateral incisor root dimensions and quantify the labial and palatal bone in patients with unilateral maxillary lateral inciso...

    Sharifah AlRushaid, Taranpreet Chandhoke, Achint Utreja, Aditya Tadinada, Veerasathpurush Allareddy and Flavio Uribe

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:30

    Published on: 10 October 2016

  10. Research

    A retrospective cephalometric study on pharyngeal airway space changes after rapid palatal expansion and Herbst appliance with or without skeletal anchorage

    The aim of this study is to investigate the pharyngeal airway space changes in patients treated with rapid palatal expansion (RPE) and Herbst appliance with or without skeletal anchorage.

    Antonio Manni, Marco Pasini, Maria Rita Giuca, Riccardo Morganti and Mauro Cozzani

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:29

    Published on: 26 September 2016

  11. Review

    Systematic review for orthodontic and orthopedic treatments for anterior open bite in the mixed dentition

    The treatment options for the early treatment of anterior open bite are still controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the actual available evidence on treatments of anterior open bite in the mixed...

    Lucia Pisani, Laura Bonaccorso, Rosamaria Fastuca, Raffaele Spena, Luca Lombardo and Alberto Caprioglio

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:28

    Published on: 19 September 2016

  12. Research

    Stiffness comparison of mushroom and straight SS and TMA lingual archwires

    The aim of this study is to investigate the relative stiffness of straight and mushroom lingual archwires of different diameters, cross sections and alloys, plotting their load/deflection graphs and using a mo...

    Luca Lombardo, Antonella Carlucci, Mario Palone, Francesco Mollica and Giuseppe Siciliani

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:27

    Published on: 12 September 2016

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    Correlational study of impacted and non-functional lower third molar position with occurrence of pathologies

    Lower third molar (M3) eruption is unpredictable. The purpose of this study was to correlate radiographic position of M3 on a preexistent film with the current clinical, histopathological, and radiographic fin...

    Igor Batista Camargo, João Batista Sobrinho, Emanuel Sávio de Souza Andrade and Joseph E. Van Sickels

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:26

    Published on: 5 September 2016

  14. Research

    Effects of various remineralizing agents on the outcome of post-orthodontic white spot lesions (WSLs): a clinical trial

    One of the most undesirable side effects of comprehensive orthodontic treatment is white spot lesions (WSLs). Despite many attempts at prevention of WSLs, its prevalence remains very high on debonding. There a...

    Sombir Singh, Satinder Pal Singh, Ashima Goyal, Ashok Kumar Utreja and Ashok Kumar Jena

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:25

    Published on: 2 August 2016

  15. Research

    Evaluation of mandibular anterior alveolus in different skeletal patterns

    The boundaries for orthodontic tooth movement are set by the bony support of the dentition. This study compares the mandibular anterior alveolar housing in individuals with low, average, and high mandibular pl...

    Nga Hoang, Gerald Nelson, David Hatcher and Snehlata Oberoi

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:22

    Published on: 20 July 2016

  16. Research

    The ability of orthodontists and oral/maxillofacial surgeons to predict eruption of lower third molar

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of oral/maxillofacial surgeons (OMFSs) and orthodontists to predict third molar eruption by examining a simple panoramic radiograph in cases where full spontan...

    Aline do Carmo Bastos, Joelma Bezerra de Oliveira, Karina Flexa Ribeiro Mello, Patrícia Botelho Leão, Flavia Artese and David Normando

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:21

    Published on: 11 July 2016

  17. Research

    External root resorption with the self-ligating Damon system—a retrospective study

    The aim of this study was to compare the degree of external apical root resorption (EARR) in patients treated with self-ligating Damon appliances and with conventional preadjusted appliances.

    Roberta Heiffig Handem, Guilherme Janson, Murilo Matias, Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas, Darwin Vaz de Lima, Daniela Gamba Garib and Marcos Roberto de Freitas

    Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:20

    Published on: 1 July 2016

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