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  1. This single-centered randomized controlled clinical trial aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of micro-osteoperforations (MOPs) in accelerating the orthodontic retraction of maxillary incisors.

    Authors: Carolina Morsani Mordente, Dauro Douglas Oliveira, Juan Martin Palomo, Polyana Araújo Cardoso, Marina Araújo Leite Assis, Elton Gonçalves Zenóbio, Bernardo Quiroga Souki and Rodrigo Villamarim Soares
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2024 25:6
  2. Midpalatal suture (MPS) maturation may be influenced by a range of parameters including age, gender, and vertical skeletal pattern. We therefore aimed to evaluate the effect of Frankfurt-mandibular angle (FMA)...

    Authors: Martina Ferrillo, Kieran Daly, Nikolaos Pandis and Padhraig S. Fleming
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2024 25:4
  3. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate: (1) changes in the curve of Spee (COS) after clear aligner therapy and (2) whether such changes correlated with the patient’s skeletal patterns.

    Authors: Ciavarella Domenico, Fanelli Carlotta, Suriano Carmela, Campobasso Alessandra, Lorusso Mauro, Ferrara Donatella, Maci Marta, Esposito Rosa and Tepedino Michele
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2024 25:5
  4. Mesial tipping of posterior teeth occurs frequently during space closure with clear aligners (CAs). In this study, we proposed a new modification of CA by localized thickening of the aligner to form the enhanc...

    Authors: Xiaohan Jin, Xue Tian, Victoria Lee Zhi Hui, Yikan Zheng, Jinlin Song and Xianglong Han
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2024 25:3
  5. Orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) in a region containing alveolar bone defects with insufficient height and width is hard to achieve. Bovine bone mineral (Bio-Oss) is available to restore the alveolar defect; h...

    Authors: Jie Deng, Zi-Meng Zhuang, Xiao Xu, Bing Han, Guang-Ying Song and Tian-Min Xu
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2024 25:2
  6. To compare the effects on facial soft tissues produced by maxillary expansion generated by rapid maxillary expansion (RME) versus slow maxillary expansion (SME).

    Authors: Matilde Marino Merlo, Bernardo Quiroga Souki, Michele Nieri, Agnese Bonanno, Veronica Giuntini, James A. McNamara Jr. and Lorenzo Franchi
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2024 25:1
  7. The aim of this study was to evaluate the distal movement, vertical movement, distal tipping and crown buccal torque of maxillary molars after the completion of distalization by comparing the predicted movemen...

    Authors: Zeyao Miao, Haijuan Zhang, Yuxuan Yang, Yandong Han, Jing Leng and Shuang Wang
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:48
  8. Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) include somatic and neurological developmental disturbances after prenatal alcohol exposure, including facial anomalies. However, the knowledge of the orthodontic skele...

    Authors: Katarzyna Ludwików, Anna Westerlund, Nameer Al-Taai, Małgorzata Zadurska and Ewa Monika Czochrowska
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:46
  9. The aim of the study was to compare the accuracy and reproducibility of three different 3D facial scanning systems, relying, respectively, on stereophotogrammetry, structured light and a smartphone app and cam...

    Authors: Federica Pellitteri, Fabrizio Scisciola, Francesca Cremonini, Matilde Baciliero and Luca Lombardo
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:44
  10. The aim of the present study was to compare periodontal support changes during retraction of mandibular anterior teeth for skeletal Class II malocclusion with different facial divergence and to analyze relevan...

    Authors: Hangmiao Lyu, Huimin Ma, Xiaoxia Wang, Li Xu, Jianxia Hou, Yijiao Zhao, Weiran Li and Xiaotong Li
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:45
  11. Previous evidence would suggest that subjects affected by functional posterior cross-bite (FPXB) present an asymmetric morphology of the maxilla. However, no evidence is available concerning the morphology (sy...

    Authors: Vincenzo Ronsivalle, Gaetano Isola, Gianmarco Lo Re, Mattia Boato, Rosalia Leonardi and Antonino Lo Giudice
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:41
  12. In the present study, the effects of distalizations of one and two molars with different step distances and attachment designs have been analyzed.

    Authors: Jie Gao, Donghui Guo, Xu Zhang, Yuxun Cheng, Hao Zhang, Yuerong Xu, Zuolin Jin and Yanning Ma
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:43
  13. This study aimed to assess the impact of aligner activation and power arm length and material on canine and aligner displacement, von Mises stress in the power arm, and principal stress in the periodontal liga...

    Authors: Aysegul Inan and Merve Gonca
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:40
  14. To investigate the displacement of dentition and stress distribution on periodontal ligament (PDL) during retraction and intrusion of anterior teeth under different proclination of incisors using clear aligner...

    Authors: Fujia Kang, Yumiao Wu, Yuchen Cui, Jiamin Yuan, Zhiqiang Hu and Xianchun Zhu
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:38
  15. To systematically assess the efficacy of the various interventions used to intrude maxillary molars. Furthermore, to evaluate associated root resorption, stability of intrusion, subsequent vertical movement of...

    Authors: Sarah Abu Arqub, Dalya Al-Moghrabi, Marissa G. Iverson, Philippe Farha, Hala Abdullah Alsalman and Flavio Uribe
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:37
  16. Alveolar bone defects, particularly palatal bone dehiscence (PBD) and labial bone fenestration (LBF), occur frequently as a result of retraction of the maxillary anterior teeth. The study aims to explore the l...

    Authors: Runzhi Guo, Linwei Li, Yifan Lin, Yiping Huang, Jian Liu, Mengqiao Pan, Li Xu and Weiran Li
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:36
  17. Temporary anchorage devices (TADs) are maximum anchorages that have been widely used in orthodontic treatment. The aim of the study was to uncover whether a history of periodontitis would influence microbiome ...

    Authors: Ningrui Zhao, Qian Zhang, Yanning Guo, Shengjie Cui, Yajing Tian, Yanheng Zhou and Xuedong Wang
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:42
  18. The advertisement and adoption of untested orthodontic products is common. This study aimed to provide an update regarding the prevalence of clinical trials in orthodontics evaluating commercially marketed pro...

    Authors: Almaha Alhussain, Martyn T. Cobourne, Nikolaos Pandis and Jadbinder Seehra
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:32
  19. Renin–angiotensin system and its ACE2/Ang(1-7)/Mas receptor axis regulates skeletal response to multiple physiological and pathological conditions. Recent research suggested a vital role of Ang(1-7) in regulat...

    Authors: Hatem Abuohashish, Suliman Shahin, Abdulaziz Alamri, Zainah Salloot, Hussain Alhawaj and Omar Omar
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:33
  20. This study aims to investigate the biomechanical effects of anchorage reinforcement using clear aligners (CAs) with microimplants during molar distalization. And also explores potential clinical strategies for...

    Authors: Xulin Liu, Junjie Wu, Yuxun Cheng, Jie Gao, Yi Wen, Yubohan Zhang, Houzhuo Luo, Zuolin Jin and Yanning Ma
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:35
  21. Clear aligner therapy has become increasingly popular in recent years, although it has encountered several difficulties in premolar extraction treatment. These difficulties include anterior dentition, lingual ...

    Authors: Yuan Cao, Zhi-Wei Wang, Da Chen, Lu Liu, Deng-Xin Li, Ni Li, Si-Qi Ying, Xin Liu and Fang Jin
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:39
  22. To investigate the accuracy of torque, tip and rotation and linear intra-arch movements yielded by passive self-ligating lingual straight-wire appliances with brackets featuring square slots.

    Authors: Fabrizio Scisciola, Mario Palone, Giuseppe Scuzzo, Giacomo Scuzzo, Luis T. Huanca Ghislanzoni and Luca Lombardo
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:30
  23. Identifying the prevalence of adenoid hypertrophy (AH) and craniofacial factors associated with this condition requires studies with random sampling from the general population, and multiple criteria can be us...

    Authors: Kwan Lok Tse, Fabio Savoldi, Kar Yan Li, Colman P. McGrath, Yanqi Yang and Min Gu
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:31
  24. Midpalatal suture (MPS) expansion can be affected by many factors, and researchers have attempted to regulate the initial inflammatory stage of expansion to optimize clinical outcomes and their underlying mech...

    Authors: Yi Liu, Yuan Zhong, Bowen Zheng and Yi Liu
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:34
  25. This clinical report aims to highlight the factors affecting the clinical success of alveolar ridge mini-implants used for orthodontic anchorage and provide an overview of the biomechanical versatility of this...

    Authors: Sarah Abu Arqub, Renee Greene, Sara Greene, Kolbe Laing, Chia-Ling Kuo, Lucas Da Cunha Godoy and Flavio Uribe
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:27
  26. The aging of the occlusion and tooth wears influence the smile design This study aimed at evaluating the aging changes of maxillary anterior teeth in nontreated subjects.

    Authors: Gabriela Natsumeda, Felicia Miranda, Camila Massaro, José Roberto Pereira Lauris and Daniela Garib
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:26
  27. The aim of this study was to assess the esthetic perceptions of orthodontists, prosthodontists and laypersons with regard to different vertical positions of the maxillary central incisors related to lateral in...

    Authors: Ezgi Atik and Hilal Turkoglu
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:28
  28. The purpose of this study was to compare the three-dimensional dental changes for the maxillary first molars and the overall skeletal effects achieved after expansion between the rapid maxillary expansion (RME...

    Authors: Marco Serafin, Rosamaria Fastuca, Piero Antonio Zecca, Manuel Lagravère and Alberto Caprioglio
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:24
  29. Maxillary molar distalization is a common technique used in the non-extraction treatment of Angle Class II malocclusion that can effectively correct the molar relationship and create spaces for anterior teeth ...

    Authors: Barakat Al-Tayar, Majedh A. A. Al-Somairi, Lina H. ALshoaibi, Xiaoli Wang, Junbin Wang, Jiajie Liu, Baher Al-Tayar, Xiaoli An and Qingzong Si
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:25
  30. The objective of this study was to measure the forces and moments exerted by direct printed aligners (DPAs) with varying facial and lingual aligner surface thicknesses, in all three planes of space, during lin...

    Authors: James Grant, Patrick Foley, Brent Bankhead, Gabriel Miranda, Samar M. Adel and Ki Beom Kim
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:23
  31. Central incisor impaction is a rare condition with potentially severe clinical and psychological implications for the patient. Treatment techniques vary according to the pretreatment situation and individual f...

    Authors: Ivo Marek, Anna Janková, Martin Starosta, Michal Novosad and Josef Kučera
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:17
  32. The introduction of bone-anchored maxillary protraction eliminated the side effects of facemask in the early treatment of patients with maxillary retrusion. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of miniscre...

    Authors: Ahmed Mohamed Kamel, Nour Eldin Tarraf, Ahmed Maher Fouda, Ahmad Mohammed Hafez, Ahmed El-Bialy and Benedict Wilmes
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:22
  33. Maxillary expansion in patients at the end of their growth relies on the possibility to use miniscrew supported expanders to apply expansion forces directly to the midpalatal suture. Although miniscrews provid...

    Authors: Marco Migliorati, Anna De Mari, Fabio Annarumma, Hussein Aghazada, Giovanni Battista, Alessandra Campobasso, Maria Menini, Antonino Lo Giudice, Lucia H. S. Cevidanes and Sara Drago
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:20
  34. The etiology of open bite is complex, involving various genetic or environmental factors. Several treatment alternatives have been suggested for the correction of open bite, yet their long-term effectiveness r...

    Authors: Maria-Zoi Theodoridou, Athanasia-Eirini Zarkadi, Vasileios F. Zymperdikas and Moschos A. Papadopoulos
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:18
  35. The role of interdental widths and palatal morphology on the development of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has not been well investigated in adult patients yet. The aim of this paper was to assess the morpholog...

    Authors: Domenico Ciavarella, Alessandra Campobasso, Elisa Conte, Giuseppe Burlon, Laura Guida, Graziano Montaruli, Michele Cassano, Michele Laurenziello, Gaetano Illuzzi and Michele Tepedino
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:19
  36. Long-term simulation of tooth movement is crucial for clear aligner (CA) treatment. This study aimed to investigate the effect of maxillary molar distalization with CA via an automatic staging simulation.

    Authors: Bochun Mao, Yajing Tian, Yujia Xiao, Jing Li and Yanheng Zhou
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:16
  37. Dental crowding is the most prevalent malocclusion in the mixed and permanent detitions and can have a major impact on dentofacial esthetics. However, adjustments to the development and growth of the dentition...

    Authors: Cibelle Cristina Oliveira dos Santos, Renata Travassos da Rosa Moreira Bastos, Silvio Augusto Bellini-Pereira, Daniela Garib and David Normando
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:15
  38. Gingival phenotype plays an important role in dental diagnosis and treatment planning. Traditionally, determining the gingival phenotype is done by manual probing of the gingival soft tissues, an invasive and ...

    Authors: Min Yang, Chenshuang Li, Wen Yang, Chider Chen, Chun-Hsi Chung, Nipul Tanna and Zhong Zheng
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:14
  39. The biomechanics generated by the clear aligner (CA) material changes continuously during orthodontic tooth movement, but this factor remains unknown during the computer-aid design process and the predictabili...

    Authors: Xinwei Lyu, Xing Cao, Luxian Chen, Yuyao Liu, Huilin Li, Cheng Hu and Jiali Tan
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:13
  40. The predictability of incisor movement achieved by clear aligners among Class II division 2 patients is poorly understood. The aim of this retrospective study was to determine the effectiveness of clear aligne...

    Authors: Xinyu Yan, Xiaoqi Zhang, Linghuan Ren, Yi Yang, Qingxuan Wang, Yanzi Gao, Qingsong Jiang, Fan Jian, Hu Long and Wenli Lai
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:12
  41. Surgical-assisted accelerated orthodontics (SAAO) has become very popular recently. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the extent to which researchers adhere to Item 19 (harms) of the Consolidated Stan...

    Authors: Doa’a Tahseen Alfailany, Mohammad Younis Hajeer and Khaldoun Darwich
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:11
  42. Occlusal stability is one of the goals of orthodontic treatment, and keeping teeth aligned in the long term is a challenge for the orthodontist. This study aimed to compare the long-term incisors irregularity ...

    Authors: Caroline Martins Gambardela-Tkacz, Gabriela Alcaraz, Paula Cotrin, Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas, Willana Moura, Guilherme Janson, Daniela Garib and Marcos Roberto de Freitas
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:10
  43. To evaluate by means of profilometric analysis and scanning electronic microscope (SEM) the effects on enamel surfaces of oscillating mechanical systems for interproximal enamel reduction (IPR). Fifteen comple...

    Authors: Francesca Gazzani, Denise Bellisario, Laura Fazi, Alessia Balboni, Silvia Licoccia, Chiara Pavoni, Paola Cozza and Roberta Lione
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:9
  44. To compare the effects of three different maxillary expansion appliances with five different types of expansion modalities on stress distribution and displacement on the maxilla and its adjacent craniofacial s...

    Authors: Nihal Kaya, Elif Dilara Seker and Türker Yücesoy
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:7
  45. To three-dimensionally analyse the stress distribution and displacement pattern in the maxillofacial complex following intrusion and distalization of the maxillary arch using finite element analysis in skeleta...

    Authors: Abinaya Somaskandhan, N M. Vijay Kumar and R. Devaki Vijayalakshmi
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:8
  46. This study aimed to evaluate and compare the alveolar bone changes and to investigate the prevalence and severity of orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR) of maxillary incisors in patien...

    Authors: Ibtehal Almagrami, Abeer A. Almashraqi, Bushra Sufyan Almaqrami, Amin S. Mohamed, Khaled Wafaie, Maher Al-Balaa and Yiqiang Qiao
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2023 24:6

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