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  1. Non-nutritive sucking habits may adversely affect the orofacial complex. This systematic literature review aimed to find scientific evidence on the effect of pacifier sucking on orofacial structures.

    Authors: Karin Michèle Schmid, Remo Kugler, Prasad Nalabothu, Carles Bosch and Carlalberta Verna
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:8
  2. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been used to study configurations of speech organs in the resting state. However, MRI is sensitive to metals, and numerous types of metallic appliances, most of which have ...

    Authors: Erika Ozawa, Ei-ichi Honda, Kulthida Nunthayanon Parakonthun, Hiroko Ohmori, Kazuo Shimazaki, Tohru Kurabayashi and Takashi Ono
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:7
  3. Corrosion resistance is an important requirement for orthodontic appliances. Nickel and chromium may be released from orthodontic wires and can cause allergic reactions and cytotoxicity when patients use vario...

    Authors: AmirHossein Mirhashemi, Sahar Jahangiri and MohammadJavad Kharrazifard
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:4
  4. This study was performed to evaluate the treatment effects of the antero-posterior lingual retractor (APLR), focusing on the 3-dimensional (3D) tooth movement of the maxillary anterior teeth and their alveolar...

    Authors: Min Hwang, Hyo-Won Ahn, Soon-Yong Kwon, Jeong-Ho Choi, Seong-Hun Kim and Gerald Nelson
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:2
  5. The purpose of this systematic review was to identify studies and present the use of miniscrew implants (MIs) as an alternative treatment to mandibular molar uprighting. An electronic search and handsearching ...

    Authors: Panagiota Magkavali-Trikka, Georgios Emmanouilidis and Moschos A. Papadopoulos
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:1
  6. In the long-lasting debate of extraction versus non-extraction treatment, the impact of extractions on the skeletal vertical dimension remains rather unclear. The aim of this retrospective research study was t...

    Authors: Philipp Beit, Dimitrios Konstantonis, Alexandros Papagiannis and Theodore Eliades
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:44
  7. The purpose of this study was to elucidate the factors that cause facial asymmetry by comparing the characteristics of the mandibular morphology in patients with mandibular prognathism with or without facial a...

    Authors: Hideki Kamata, Norihisa Higashihori, Hiroki Fukuoka, Momotoshi Shiga, Tatsuo Kawamoto and Keiji Moriyama
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:43
  8. Management of Class III malocclusion is one of the most challenging treatments in orthodontics, and several methods have been advocated for treatment of this condition. A new treatment protocol involves the us...

    Authors: Saad A. Al-Mozany, Oyku Dalci, Mohammed Almuzian, Carmen Gonzalez, Nour E. Tarraf and M. Ali Darendeliler
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:40
  9. This study cephalometrically compared the dentoskeletal and soft tissue changes consequent to one and three-premolar extraction protocols of class II subdivision malocclusion treatment.

    Authors: Guilherme Janson, Eduardo Beaton Lenza, Rodolfo Francisco, Aron Aliaga-Del Castillo, Daniela Garib and Marcos Augusto Lenza
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:39
  10. Geometric morphometrics (GMM) has been traditionally applied to the field of biology to study developmental differentiations between species. Orthodontics deals with the shape and size of the face and its comp...

    Authors: Luis Huanca Ghislanzoni, Roberta Lione, Paola Cozza and Lorenzo Franchi
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:38
  11. Root resorptions are assessed and diagnosed using different radiographical techniques. A comparison of the ability to assess resorptions on two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) radiographs is, hithe...

    Authors: Elham Alamadi, Hisham Alhazmi, Ken Hansen, Ted Lundgren and Julia Naoumova
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:37
  12. The aim of this study was to evaluate the predictability of F22 aligners (Sweden & Martina, Due Carrare, Italy) in guiding teeth into the positions planned using digital orthodontic setup.

    Authors: Luca Lombardo, Angela Arreghini, Fabio Ramina, Luis T. Huanca Ghislanzoni and Giuseppe Siciliani
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:35
  13. The aim of this pilot randomized controlled trial (RCT) was to evaluate the sagittal mandibular response induced by rapid maxillary expansion (RME) therapy in mixed dentition patients with class II malocclusio...

    Authors: Roberta Lione, Valerio Brunelli, Lorenzo Franchi, Chiara Pavoni, Bernardo Quiroga Souki and Paola Cozza
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:36

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  14. Mini-implant-assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) appliances have been developed with the aim to enhance the orthopedic effect induced by rapid maxillary expansion (RME). Maxillary Skeletal Expander (MSE) ...

    Authors: Daniele Cantarella, Ramon Dominguez-Mompell, Sanjay M. Mallya, Christoph Moschik, Hsin Chuan Pan, Joseph Miller and Won Moon
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:34
  15. The congenital absence of one or more teeth is a dental anomaly that frequently occurs in the world’s population with a wide variability of distribution. The aim of this study is to assess the current prevalen...

    Authors: Antonio L. T. Gracco, Serena Zanatta, Filippo Forin Valvecchi, Denis Bignotti, Alessandro Perri and Francesco Baciliero
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:33
  16. The objectives of this study were to evaluate retention procedures and protocols which are used by the orthodontists in Lithuania and to identify commonly used types of dental retainers.

    Authors: Alvyda Andriekute, Arunas Vasiliauskas and Antanas Sidlauskas
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:31
  17. With change in concepts of growth determination methods, there is a surge in the measurement of biomarkers for appraisal of growth status. Osteocalcin is a bone-specific protein and was observed to parallel th...

    Authors: Tulika Tripathi, Prateek Gupta, Priyank Rai, Jitender Sharma, Vinod Kumar Gupta and Navneet Singh
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:30
  18. The etiology of Class II division 2 (CII/2) malocclusion focuses on heredity; however lip, cheek, and tongue pressures that are associated with the environmental effect are considered to have an effect. The ai...

    Authors: Irmak Partal and Muge Aksu
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:29
  19. Hormonal and enzymatic factors may render certain individuals more susceptible to orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR). The objectives of this study are (1) to identify biochemical key ...

    Authors: Dilara Yashin, Oyku Dalci, Mohammed Almuzian, Jenkin Chiu, Rajiv Ahuja, Apurv Goel and M. Ali. Darendeliler
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:27
  20. The orthodontics industry has paid great attention to the aesthetics of orthodontic appliances, seeking to make them as invisible as possible. There are several advantages to clear aligner systems, including a...

    Authors: Luca Lombardo, Marco Martini, Francesca Cervinara, Giorgio Alfredo Spedicato, Teresa Oliverio and Giuseppe Siciliani
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:26
  21. This study aimed to evaluate three-dimensional changes in mandibular position after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME).

    Authors: Talles Fernando Medeiros Oliveira, Valfrido Antônio Pereira-Filho, Mario Francisco Real Gabrielli, Eduardo Sanches Gonçales and Ary Santos-Pinto
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:22
  22. The present study aimed to evaluate the force delivery of removable thermoplastic appliances (RTAs), modified by different sized incisal cuts, during tipping of a maxillary central incisor in palatal and vesti...

    Authors: Phillipp Brockmeyer, Katharina Kramer, Florian Böhrnsen, Rudolf Matthias Gruber, Sarah Batschkus, Tina Rödig and Wolfram Hahn
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:28
  23. Craniofacial growth pattern has been correlated with variations in size of the upper airway spaces. The objective of this study was to evaluate the nasopharyngeal, oropharyngeal, and hypopharyngeal airway spac...

    Authors: Roselaine Sprenger, Luciano Augusto Cano Martins, Júlio Cesar Bento dos Santos, Carolina Carmo de Menezes, Giovana Cherubini Venezian and Viviane Veroni Degan
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:25
  24. In setting goals for orthodontic treatment, determining the morphologies of the alveolar bone and maxillary incisor root is important for avoiding root resorption, dehiscence, and fenestration. This study aime...

    Authors: Tomonari Matsumura, Yuji Ishida, Ayako Kawabe and Takashi Ono
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:24
  25. Orthodontically induced iatrogenic root resorption (OIIRR) is an unavoidable inflammatory process. Several factors claimed to be related to the severity of OIIRR. Orthodontic forces cause micro-trauma to the p...

    Authors: Rajiv Ahuja, Moahmmed Almuzian, Alamgir Khan, Dana Pascovici, Oyku Dalci and M. Ali Darendeliler
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:23
  26. The aim of this study was to compare the deflection force in conventional and thermally activated nickel-titanium (NiTi) wires in passive (Damon Q) and active (Bioquick) self-ligating brackets (SLB) and in con...

    Authors: Rodrigo Hitoshi Higa, José Fernando Castanha Henriques, Guilherme Janson, Murilo Matias, Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas, Fernanda Pinelli Henriques and Manoela Fávaro Francisconi
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:21
  27. Rapid maxillary expansion (RME), indicated in the treatment of maxillary deficiency directs high forces to maxillary basal bone and to other adjacent skeletal bones. The aim of this study is to (i) evaluate st...

    Authors: J. Priyadarshini, C. M. Mahesh, B. S. Chandrashekar, Abhishek Sundara, A. V. Arun and Vinay P. Reddy
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:17
  28. This study aimed to examine end-of-treatment outcomes of severe Class II Division I malocclusion patients treated with surgical or non-surgical approaches. This study tests the hypotheses that occlusal outcome...

    Authors: Sheila Daniels, Patrick Brady, Arya Daniels, Stacey Howes, Kyungsup Shin, Satheesh Elangovan and Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:16
  29. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of tooth agenesis, microdontia, and tooth malformation among non-syndromic oral cleft patients and their potential association with cleft type and gender.

    Authors: Dimitrios Konstantonis, Alexandros Alexandropoulos, Nikoleta Konstantoni and Maria Nassika
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:20
  30. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of different topical agents utilized for prevention of enamel decalcification around orthodontic brackets bonded to bleached and non-bleached enamel.

    Authors: Ferial Ahmed Msallam, Mohammed El-Awady Grawish, Ahmad Mohammed Hafez and Yasser Lotfy Abdelnaby
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:15
  31. This study cephalometrically evaluated the posterior teeth angulation changes of anterior open-bite non-extraction and extraction treatment in the permanent dentition, with anterior vertical elastics.

    Authors: Guilherme Janson, Mayara Rizzo, Vinicius Laranjeira, Daniela Gamba Garib and Fabricio Pinelli Valarelli
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:13
  32. The role of marketing and industry in the treatment decisions of orthodontists has received increasing attention in recent years with clinical research typically undertaken subsequent to established use of the...

    Authors: Jadbinder Seehra, Nikolaos Pandis and Padhraig S. Fleming
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:14
  33. Root resorption (RR) is described as a permanent loss of tooth structure from the root apex. Many reports in the literature indicate that orthodontically treated patients are more likely to have severe apical ...

    Authors: Giulia Gay, Serena Ravera, Tommaso Castroflorio, Francesco Garino, Gabriele Rossini, Simone Parrini, Giovanni Cugliari and Andrea Deregibus
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:12
  34. Determination of skeletal maturation and remaining growth potential is an essential part of treatment planning in orthodontics. The aim of our study was to determine the relationship between IGF-1 levels, IGFB...

    Authors: Nimisha Jain, Tulika Tripathi, S. K. Gupta, Priyank Rai, Anup Kanase and Shilpa Kalra
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:11
  35. Children with reduced somatic growth may present various endocrinal diseases, especially growth hormone deficiency (GHD), idiopathic short stature (ISS), chromosomal aberrations, or genetic disorders. In an at...

    Authors: Sotiria Davidopoulou and Athina Chatzigianni
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:10
  36. The aim of this study is to identify cephalometric pretreatment parameters for prediction of Class II improvement induced by rapid maxillary expansion.

    Authors: Alberto Caprioglio, Chiara Bergamini, Lorenzo Franchi, Nicolò Vercellini, Piero Antonio Zecca, Riccardo Nucera and Rosamaria Fastuca
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:9
  37. Age is a factor affecting smile esthetics. Three variables of smile esthetics associated with the maxillary anterior teeth and age-related changes have recently received considerable attention: (i) the incisal...

    Authors: Chompunuch Sriphadungporn and Niramol Chamnannidiadha
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:8
  38. Torque of the maxillary incisors is crucial to occlusal relationship and esthetics and can be influenced by many factors. The aim of this study was to assess the relative influence of the material of the ortho...

    Authors: Spyridon N. Papageorgiou, Ludger Keilig, Vaska Vandevska-Radunovic, Theodore Eliades and Christoph Bourauel
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:6
  39. The aim of this investigation was to compare skeletal and dentoalveolar measurements of subject with unilateral palatally impacted canine versus the unaffected contralateral side on cone beam computed tomograp...

    Authors: Mariel Franchesca D´ Oleo-Aracena, Luis Ernesto Arriola-Guillén, Yalil Augusto Rodríguez-Cárdenas and Gustavo Armando Ruíz-Mora
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:7
  40. Diabetes mellitus (DM) may adversely affect periodontal tissues during orthodontic tooth movement (OTM). The aim of this review is to systematically analyze and review animal studies investigating the effect o...

    Authors: Shariq Najeeb, Fahad Siddiqui, Saad Bin Qasim, Zohaib Khurshid, Sana Zohaib and Muhammad Sohail Zafar
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:5
  41. 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).

    Authors: Varun Jain, Tarulatha R. Shyagali, Prabhuraj Kambalyal, Yagnesh Rajpara and Jigar Doshi
    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:3

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