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  1. 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...

    Authors: Anoop Mathew, K. S. Nagachandran and Devaki Vijayalakshmi

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:38

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:37

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  3. 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.

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:35

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  4. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of the maxillary posterior dentoalveolar discrepancy (MPDD) on the angulation of maxillary molars in open bite subjects.

    Authors: Luis Ernesto Arriola-Guillén, Aron Aliaga-Del Castillo and Carlos Flores-Mir

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:34

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  5. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:33

    Content type: Review

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  6. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:30

    Content type: Research

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  7. Nowadays, mini screws are used in orthodontic tooth movement to obtain maximum or absolute anchorage. They have gained popularity among orthodontists for en masse retraction of anterior teeth after first premo...

    Authors: Zohreh Hedayati and Mehrdad Shomali

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:31

    Content type: Research

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  8. 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.

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:29

    Content type: Research

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  9. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:28

    Content type: Review

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  10. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:27

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:26

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:25

    Content type: Research

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  13. The effects of surface roughness and carboxyl functionalization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) mixed with collagen coated onto titanium (Ti) substrates on MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts were evaluated.

    Authors: K. Subramani, S. N. Pandruvada, D. A. Puleo, J. K. Hartsfield Jr and S. S. Huja

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:23

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  14. 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...

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:21

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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.

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

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:20

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  16. Dolphin® visual treatment objective (VTO) prediction software is routinely utilized by orthodontists during the treatment planning of orthognathic cases to help predict post-surgical soft tissue changes. Altho...

    Authors: Robert J. Peterman, Shuying Jiang, Rene Johe and Padma M. Mukherjee

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  17. Our objectives are to analyse and to compare the stress distribution and displacement of the craniofacial structures, following the application of forces from quad-helix and Nickel Titanium Palatal Expander-2 ...

    Authors: Avinash Kumar, Hajra Ghafoor and Arifa Khanam

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:17

    Content type: Research

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  18. This study aimed to simulate the actions of low-pull (LP), high-pull (HP), and combined pull (CP) headgears (HGs) and to analyze tooth movement tendencies through finite element analysis.

    Authors: Ivan Toshio Maruo, Hiroshi Maruo, Armando Yukio Saga, Dauro Douglas de Oliveira, Marco André Argenta and Orlando Motohiro Tanaka

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:18

    Content type: Research

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  19. Fixed orthodontic retainers have numerous advantages, but it is not known whether they can exert pathological forces on supporting tissues around the splinted teeth. The purpose of this study was to investigat...

    Authors: Allahyar Gerami, Sepideh Dadgar, Vahid Rakhshan, Puya Jannati and Farhad Sobouti

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:16

    Content type: Research

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  20. Patient information leaflets (PILs) are often used to reinforce and provide further information relating to treatment choices, risks, and alternatives. An assessment of the quality of commonly used orthodontic...

    Authors: Jadbinder Seehra, Laura Cockerham and Nikolaos Pandis

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:15

    Content type: Research

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  21. Several studies have shown soft tissue profile changes after orthodontic treatment in Class II Division 1 patients. However, a few studies have described factors influencing the soft tissue changes. The purpos...

    Authors: Suhatcha Maetevorakul and Smorntree Viteporn

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:13

    Content type: Research

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  22. The aim of this study was to evaluate the amount of nickel and titanium ions released from two wires with different shapes and a similar surface area.

    Authors: Arash Azizi, Abdolreza Jamilian, Francesca Nucci, Zinat Kamali, Nima Hosseinikhoo and Letizia Perillo

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  23. The objective of the study is to assess the effect of molar intrusion with temporary anchorage devices on the vertical facial morphology and mandibular rotation during open bite treatment in the permanent dent...

    Authors: Ahmad Saleem Alsafadi, Mohannad M. Alabdullah, Humam Saltaji, Anas Abdo and Mohamed Youssef

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:9

    Content type: Review

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  24. The objective of this study was to investigate whether multistranded fixed retainers prevented overeruption of unopposed mandibular second molars in maxillary first molar extraction cases.

    Authors: Christos Livas, Demetrios J. Halazonetis, Johan W. Booij, Christos Katsaros and Yijin Ren

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:6

    Content type: Research

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  25. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stress patterns produced in mini-implant and alveolar bone, for various implant dimensions, under different directions of simulated orthodontic force, using a thre...

    Authors: Gautham Sivamurthy and Shantha Sundari

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:4

    Content type: Research

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  26. The aim of this study was to better understand how surgical repositioning and stabilization of anteriorly displaced articular discs using the Mitek mini-anchor technique affects condylar growth in growing pati...

    Authors: Trevor P. Bodine, Larry M. Wolford, Eustaquio Araujo, Donald R. Oliver and Peter H. Buschang

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:2

    Content type: Research

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  27. An important constituent of an orthodontic appliance is orthodontic brackets. It is either the bracket or the archwire that slides through the bracket slot, during sliding mechanics. Overcoming the friction be...

    Authors: Chetankumar O. Agarwal, Ketan K. Vakil, Avinash Mahamuni, Pawankumar Dnyandeo Tekale, Prasad V. Gayake and Jeegar K. Vakil

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:3

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  28. The purpose of this controlled study was to investigate indirect effects on mandibular arch dimensions, 1 year after rapid palatal expansion (RPE) therapy.

    Authors: Alessandro Ugolini, Tiziana Doldo, Luis T. Huanca Ghislanzoni, Andrea Mapelli, Roberto Giorgetti and Chiarella Sforza

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2016 17:1

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  29. This study aimed to explore the association between feeding habits, non-nutritive sucking habits, and malocclusions in deciduous dentition.

    Authors: Gabriela Mesquita Lopes-Freire, Abel Belizario Cahuana Cárdenas, José Enrique Espasa Suarez de Deza, Josep Maria Ustrell-Torrent, Luciana Butini Oliveira and Joan Ramon Boj Quesada JR

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:43

    Content type: Research

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  30. Survival and success rates of tooth transplantations even after long follow-up periods have been shown to be very high. Nevertheless, it is important to analyse factors potentially influencing these rates. The...

    Authors: Mirco F. Ronchetti, Silvio Valdec, Nikolaos Pandis, Michael Locher and Hubertus van Waes

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:42

    Content type: Research

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  31. The aim was to assess and compare absorbance and transmittance values of three types of clear orthodontic aligners before and after two cycles of in vitro aging.

    Authors: Luca Lombardo, Angela Arreghini, Roberta Maccarrone, Anna Bianchi, Santo Scalia and Giuseppe Siciliani

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:41

    Content type: Research

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  32. The purpose of the study is to assess the antiadherent and antibacterial properties of surface-modified stainless steel and NiTi orthodontic wires with silver against Lactobacillus acidophilus.

    Authors: Arun Rameshwar Mhaske, Pradeep Chandra Shetty, N. Sham Bhat, C. S. Ramachandra, S. M. Laxmikanth, Kiran Nagarahalli and Pawankumar Dnyandeo Tekale

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:40

    Content type: Research

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  33. As most of the etiologic factors of malocclusion are of genetic origin and thus cannot be prevented, environmental causative factors have become the focus for correction. Early interception of oral habits may ...

    Authors: Alessandra Majorana, Elena Bardellini, Francesca Amadori, Giulio Conti and Antonella Polimeni

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:39

    Content type: Research

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  34. This study evaluated the reliability and validity of one extraoral [Ortho Insight 3D™ (Motionview Software, Hixson, TN/USA)] and two intraoral [ITero™ (Align Technologies, San Jose, CA/USA) and Lythos™ (Ormco ...

    Authors: Helder B. Jacob, Graydon D. Wyatt and Peter H. Buschang

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:38

    Content type: Research

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  35. The aim of this study was to investigate the corrosive behaviour of stainless steel archwires in a more clinically relevant way by bending and exposing to various pH.

    Authors: Marieke G. Hobbelink, Yan He, Jia Xu, Huixu Xie, Richard Stoll and Qingsong Ye

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:37

    Content type: Research

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  36. The use of three-dimensional (3D) surface imaging is becoming more popular and accepted in the fields of Medicine and Dentistry. The present study aims to develop a technique to automatically localise and quan...

    Authors: Arti Patel, Syed Mohammed Shamsul Islam, Kevin Murray and Mithran S. Goonewardene

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:36

    Content type: Research

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  37. The objective of this study was to evaluate long-term clinical and bacterial effects of using 6 g of xylitol per day for 3 months on patients with full fixed orthodontic appliances.

    Authors: Mohamed I. Masoud, Reem Allarakia, Najlaa M. Alamoudi, Romesh Nalliah and Veerasathpurush Allareddy

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:35

    Content type: Research

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  38. This study aims to evaluate and compare the effect of pre-procedural administration of acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and meloxicam in reducing pain after separator placement.

    Authors: Hooman Zarif Najafi, Morteza Oshagh, Parisa Salehi, Neda Babanouri and Sepideh Torkan

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:34

    Content type: Research

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  39. Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is an effective orthopedic procedure that can be used to address problems concerned with the growth of the midface. This procedure also may produce positive side effects on the ...

    Authors: James A. McNamara Jr, Roberta Lione, Lorenzo Franchi, Fernanda Angelieri, Lucia HS Cevidanes, M. Ali Darendeliler and Paola Cozza

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:33

    Content type: Review

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  40. Pain is the most common complication of orthodontic treatment. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been suggested as a new analgesic treatment free of the adverse effects of analgesic medications. However, it i...

    Authors: Farhad Sobouti, Maziar Khatami, Nasim Chiniforush, Vahid Rakhshan and Mahsa Shariati

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2015 16:32

    Content type: Research

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