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  1. Content type: Research

    Reproducible and descriptive Three-dimensional treatment evaluation can enhance future treatment based on realistic results. So, the purpose of this study was to describe a new method for three-dimensional tre...

    Authors: Shereef Shahen, Manuel O. Lagravère, Gennaro Carrino, Fady Fahim, Reham Abdelsalam, Carlos Flores-Mir and Letizia Perillo

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:47

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    Skeletal maxillary expander (MSE) is one of the more recent expander designs being utilized for skeletal expansion by splitting the midpalatal sutures applying forces through palatal micro-implants. Its effect...

    Authors: Sara Abedini, Islam Elkenawy, Eric Kim and Won Moon

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:46

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    Deglutitive motion of the tongue may function to maintain tooth position. However, the causation between abnormal patterns of orofacial muscle function and dental malocclusion remains unclear. To clarify the p...

    Authors: Issareeya Ekprachayakoon, Jun J. Miyamoto, Maristela Sayuri Inoue-Arai, Ei-ichi Honda, Jun-ichi Takada, Tohru Kurabayashi and Keiji Moriyama

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:45

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  4. Content type: Research

    The objective was to compare the palatal bone thickness (PBT) and palatal bone density (PBD) in the anterior, middle, and posterior part of the palate in males and females.

    Authors: Sumit Yadav, Emily Sachs, Meenakshi Vishwanath, Kristen Knecht, Madhur Upadhyay, Ravindra Nanda and Aditya Tadinada

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:43

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  5. Content type: Research

    Discision method may provide an alternative to the piezocision approach in accelerated orthodontic treatment. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of discision on accelerated orthodontic t...

    Authors: Mustafa Cihan Yavuz, Oguzhan Sunar, Suleyman Kutalmış Buyuk and Alpdogan Kantarcı

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:44

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  6. Content type: Research

    Miniscrew-assisted rapid palatal expansion (MARPE) has been adopted in recent years to expand the maxilla in late adolescence and adult patients. Maxillary Skeletal Expander (MSE) is a device that exploits the...

    Authors: Daniele Cantarella, Ramon Dominguez-Mompell, Christoph Moschik, Luca Sfogliano, Islam Elkenawy, Hsin Chuan Pan, Sanjay M. Mallya and Won Moon

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:41

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  7. Content type: Research

    Protraction of maxilla is usually the preferred and more commonly used treatment approach for skeletal Class III with a retrognathic maxilla. The aim of this study was the comparison of the skeletal and dental...

    Authors: Jan H. Willmann, Manuel Nienkemper, Nour Eldin Tarraf, Benedict Wilmes and Dieter Drescher

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:42

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  8. Content type: Research

    Rapid maxillary expansion reduced the expander’s anchor teeth buccal alveolar bone thickness. However, the effects of alternate rapid maxillary expansions and constrictions (Alt-RAMEC) on the expander’s anchor...

    Authors: Narayan H. Gandedkar and Eric Jein-Wein Liou

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:40

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  9. Content type: Research

    Contrary to buccal orthodontics, lingual orthodontics has no reference for vertical bracket positioning on the maxillary central incisor. The aim of this study was to provide a reference point in relation to t...

    Authors: Abdel Hadi Kanj, Joseph Bouserhal, Essam Osman and Ahmed Abdel Moneim El Sayed

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:39

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  10. Content type: Research

    Maxillary skeletal expander (MSE) in combination with miniscrews was developed to overcome the drawbacks that may have resulted from the application of conventional rapid maxillary expander (RME). This researc...

    Authors: Nathania Hartono, Benny M. Soegiharto and Retno Widayati

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:33

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  11. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the effects of congenitally missing teeth on craniofacial morphology and to characterize the features of maxillofacial morphology of oligodontia pat...

    Authors: Yuki Takahashi, Norihisa Higashihori, Yuko Yasuda, Jun-ichi Takada and Keiji Moriyama

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:38

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  12. Content type: Review

    The aim of this review was to systematically evaluate the failure rates of miniscrews related to their specific insertion site and explore the insertion site dependent risk factors contributing to their failure.

    Authors: Hisham Mohammed, Khaled Wafaie, Mumen Z. Rizk, Mohammed Almuzian, Rami Sosly and David R. Bearn

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:36

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  13. Content type: Research

    The antimicrobial properties of orthodontic wire and brackets with nitrogen-doped titanium dioxide (N-doped TiO2) coating have been studied in the past. However, the evaluation period had been short and limite...

    Authors: Parisa Salehi, Neda Babanouri, Mehdi Roein-Peikar and Fatemeh Zare

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:35

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  14. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was the comparison of male and female upper and lower dental arch form in untreated Italian patients by 3D analysis, to find differences in shape, in transversal and longitudinal diameter...

    Authors: Bruno Oliva, Simone Sferra, Anna Lucia Greco, Francesco Valente and Cristina Grippaudo

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:34

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  15. Content type: Short report

    To describe an esthetic orthodontic treatment using aligners in an adult patient with class II subdivision associated with crowding and dental crossbite. An 18-year-old hyperdivergent male patient with skeleta...

    Authors: Luca Lombardo, Anna Colonna, Antonella Carlucci, Teresa Oliverio and Giuseppe Siciliani

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:32

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  16. Content type: Research

    Tooth agenesis can involve one or more congenitally missing teeth (CMT) and is the most common congenital dental anomalies in humans. Tooth agenesis and reduction of mesiodistal tooth width are reportedly asso...

    Authors: Norihisa Higashihori, Jun-ichi Takada, Minami Katayanagi, Yuki Takahashi and Keiji Moriyama

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:30

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  17. Content type: Research

    One of the most controversial issues in treatment planning of class III malocclusion patients is the choice between orthodontic camouflage and orthognathic surgery. Our aim was to delineate diagnostic measures...

    Authors: Sara Eslami, Jorge Faber, Ali Fateh, Farnaz Sheikholaemmeh, Vincenzo Grassia and Abdolreza Jamilian

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:28

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  18. Content type: Research

    Fixed orthodontic appliances might be associated with intraoral adverse effects on enamel, due to plaque accumulation and their colonization by oral microbes. At the same time, the demand for esthetic alternat...

    Authors: Iosif Sifakakis, William Papaioannou, Aikaterini Papadimitriou, Dimitrios Kloukos, Spyridon N. Papageorgiou and Theodore Eliades

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:25

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    Clear aligner therapy has evolved considerably since its introduction 20 years ago. Clinicians have become more experienced with aligner therapy, but little is known about the types of malocclusions that clini...

    Authors: Hsiu-Ching Ko, Weitao Liu, Derek Hou, Sepideh Torkan, Charles Spiekerman and Greg J. Huang

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:22

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  20. Content type: Research

    The aetiology of the canine displacement still remains controversial. Some authors implicated a deficiency in maxillary width as a local mechanical cause for impacted canines. The aim of the study was to exami...

    Authors: Giorgio Cacciatore, Laura Poletti and Chiarella Sforza

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:20

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  21. Content type: Correction

    In the publication of this article (1) there is an error in the Methods section.

    Authors: Roberta Lione, Valerio Brunelli, Lorenzo Franchi, Chiara Pavoni, Bernardo Quiroga Souki and Paola Cozza

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:26

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    The original article was published in Progress in Orthodontics 2017 18:36

  22. Content type: Research

    To evaluate load and stress distribution on Delaire facemask (FM) during maxillary protraction in class III growing patients by means of finite element analysis (FEA). A three-dimensional geometry of a Delaire...

    Authors: Francesca Gazzani, Chiara Pavoni, Aldo Giancotti, Paola Cozza and Roberta Lione

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:21

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  23. Content type: Research

    Bisphenol A (BPA) is released from orthodontic composites used for bracket bonding. Genetic variations could modify the metabolism of this chemical within the organism. Considering that free BPA binds to estro...

    Authors: Karla C. Horta, Guido A. Marañón-Vásquez, Mírian A. N. Matsumoto, Marília R. Moreira, Fábio L. Romano, Alberto Consolaro, Israel D. de Souza, Tamires A. V. Brigante, Maria E. C. Queiroz, Paulo Nelson-Filho and Erika C. Küchler

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:19

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  24. Content type: Short report

    Accurate root position is integral for successful orthodontic treatment. Current methods of monitoring root position are either inaccurate, exhibit poor resolution, or use relatively large amount of radiation ...

    Authors: Robert J. Lee, Sarah Pi, Justyn Park, Gerald Nelson, David Hatcher and Snehlata Oberoi

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:15

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  25. Content type: Research

    Retraction in lingual orthodontics has biomechanical differences when compared to labial orthodontics, which is not yet established. Thus, we have intended to compare the biomechanical characteristics of close...

    Authors: Ajay Chacko, Tripti Tikku, Rohit Khanna, Rana Pratap Maurya and Kamna Srivastava

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:14

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  26. Content type: Research

    Prediction of the treatment outcome of various orthodontic procedures is an essential part of treatment planning. Using skeletal anchorage for intrusion of posterior teeth is a relatively novel procedure for t...

    Authors: Hassan E. Kassem and Eiman S. Marzouk

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:13

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  27. Content type: Research

    An efficient orthodontic treatment must aim the best occlusal result in the shortest possible time. One of the factors that can interfere in this goal is the bracket debonding during the treatment. This study ...

    Authors: Isabela Vasconcelos Barbosa, Victor de Miranda Ladewig, Renata Rodrigues Almeida-Pedrin, Mauricio Almeida Cardoso, Joel Ferreira Santiago Junior and Ana Claudia de Castro Ferreira Conti

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:11

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  28. Content type: Research

    Quality bone regeneration, which leads to the improvement of bone remodeling, is essential for orthodontic treatment. In order to improve bone regeneration and increase the amount of tooth movement, different ...

    Authors: Mohammed Mahmood Jawad Alazzawi, Adam Husein, Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Rozita Hassan, Rumaizi Shaari, Ahmad Azlina and M. S. Salzihan

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:10

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  29. Content type: Research

    Clear aligner treatment offers several advantages, but the available literature shows that some kind of tooth movements are unpredictable. In addition, the majority of the studies are focused on one clear alig...

    Authors: Michele Tepedino, Valeria Paoloni, Paola Cozza and Claudio Chimenti

    Citation: Progress in Orthodontics 2018 19:9

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  30. Content type: Review

    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

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  31. Content type: Research

    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

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  32. Content type: Research

    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

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  33. Content type: Research

    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

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  34. Content type: Review

    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

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  35. Content type: Research

    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

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  36. Content type: Research

    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

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