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Volume 3 : Number 5 : Page 247 : May 1969
The following case report is presented because of its unusual severity, the extensive tooth movements involved in treatment, and the difficulty of retention. In addition, the changing shape of the man...
A Late-Developing Supernumerary Premolar
Volume 38 : Number 6 : Page 0 : Jun 2004
Supernumerary teeth can interferewith occlusal developmentand orthodontic mechanicssuch as space closure.1-4 Ifsupernumeraries are not identifiedearly enough, complicationscan lead to resorption of ot...
Transplantation after Failure of Eruption
Volume 22 : Number 3 : Page 0 : Mar 1988
Failure of eruption can be a difficult clinical problem. It has been described by a number of terms, including infra-occlusion and submergence, and can also be linked to ankylosis, a union between bon...
Esthetic Extrusion of a Nonrestorable Tooth
Volume 24 : Number 5 : Page 0 : May 1990
The most common treatment for a compromised tooth, when there is inadequate supragingival tooth structure for placement of a final restoration, involves periodontal surgery and osseous recontouring to...
Hypnosis in Orthodontic Treatment
Volume 14 : Number 9 : Page 628 : Sep 1980
While the use of hypnosis in dental treatment has a long established and well-documented history, there is little or no mention of its application in orthodontics. This is probably due to the fact tha...
Treatment of a Dilacerated Incisor
Volume 22 : Number 6 : Page 0 : Jun 1988
Dilaceration is a deformity that results from a disturbance in the relationship between uncalcified and already calcified portions of a developing tooth.1 Trauma has been suggested as an etiological f...
Distalization of Molars with Repelling Magnets
Volume 22 : Number 1 : Page 0 : Jan 1988
Class II malocclusions, which are the most numerous among orthodontic cases,1 can be resolved by several procedures. One involves the distal movement of the maxillary molars to establish Class I molar...
Hypothyroidism in Orthodontic Practice
Volume 17 : Number 11 : Page 771 : Nov 1983
Thyroid, growth, and sex hormones are needed for the development of teeth and bones. The action of these hormones plays an important role in the growth process of the craniofacial complex. Hormone def...
Interdisciplinary Management of Aggressive Periodontitis
Volume 49 : Number 9 : Page 597 : Sep 2015
Aggressive periodontitis involves rapid periodontal destruction in otherwise healthy individuals - generally younger patients, though older individuals may also be affected. If it is not diagnosed early and treated appropriately, generalized aggressive periodontitis can lead to early tooth loss. The clinical appearance and pattern of destruction may vary; the most common complaints are recently noticed flaring, progressive spacing, and mobility of the anterior teeth. Such an occurrence not only affects the patient's function and esthetics, but can also be detrimental to self-esteem.
Asymmetrical First Molar Extractions
Volume 53 : Number 2 : Page 107 : Feb 2019
Asymmetrical extractions can be a viable option in extraction cases with asymmetrical structural impairment of the first permanent molars. In this 22-year-old patient, the left first molars were extracted along with the right first premolars.
Asymmetrical Extractions in an Asymmetrical Face
Volume 54 : Number 3 : Page 177 : Mar 2020
In this patient with a Class II subdivision malocclusion and facial asymmetry, three premolar extractions are employed to correct the deviated midline without surgical intervention by maintaining the molars in their initial positions on the Class II side.
Alternative Treatment Plan for a Multidisciplinary Transfer Case
Volume 55 : Number 5 : Page 283 : May 2021
A previous orthodontist had recommended premolar extractions to correct this mild skeletal Class III. Drs. Karpov and Kuncio instead use a miniscrew-anchored rapid palatal expander and a corticotomy, followed by custom archwires, to achieve the needed skeletal and dental changes.
Correction of Open Bite with Elastics and Rectangular NiTi Wires
Volume 25 : Number 11 : Page 0 : Nov 1991
Various types of elastics-- Class II, Class m, box, triangular, zig-zag, criss-cross, diagonal, and others--provide the clinician with the ability to correct both anteroposterior and vertical discrepa...
Tartar-Control Toothpaste and Perioral Dermatitis
Volume 26 : Number 1 : Page 0 : Jan 1992
Several authors have discussed the possibility that certain toothpastes can cause perioral dermatitis. Some have implicated fluoride toothpastes,1 while others suggest that toothpaste flavoring and pr...
Use of SPEED Supercable with Sectional Mechanics
Volume 32 : Number 4 : Page 0 : Apr 1998
A maxillary permanent central incisor can fail to erupt because of a midline supernumerary or a retained deciduous incisor. When spontaneous eruption of the permanent incisor does not occur after ...
Lower First Molar Mesiobuccal Root Resorption
Volume 24 : Number 1 : Page 0 : Jan 1990
If an impacted tooth causes resorption of the adjacent root, normal eruption may not take place and the crown-root development pattern can be upset.1-12 Impacted upper cuspids6-9 and lower second bicu...
Space Maintenance with the Garcia-Godoy Appliance
Volume 23 : Number 8 : Page 0 : Aug 1989
Early loss of the deciduous second molars is of concern because of the likelihood of ensuing mesial drift of the permanent molars.1 If the loss occurs before the eruption of the first permanent molar,...
Correction of Anterior Crossbite with a Combination Technique
Volume 32 : Number 9 : Page 0 : Sep 1998
The Multiloop Edgewise Archwire (MEAW) was developed by Kim for uprighting and distalizing posterior teeth.1 This case report describes an esthetic and effective use of the MEAW, in conjunction with l...
Management of an Ectopic Lower Canine by Autotransplantation and Orthodontic Treatment
Volume 50 : Number 11 : Page 673 : Nov 2016
Autogenous tooth transplantation, or autotransplantation, is the surgical movement of a tooth from one location to another in the same individual. The most common indications are tooth agenesis, traum...
Delayed Development of a Maxillary Left Second Premolar
Volume 36 : Number 5 : Page 0 : May 2002
This report describes a multiyear delay in the development and eruption of an upper left second premolar in a Class II, division 1 patient treated with headgear and fixed orthodontic appliances in t...
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