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Volume 43 : Number 9 : Page 0 : Sep 2009
Combined surgical-orthodontic treatment of dentofacial deformities presents various challenges in both diagnosis and mechanotherapy.1 A skeletal Class II with deep bite is a prime example. In a patien...
Volume 41 : Number 4 : Page 0 : Apr 2007
Asymmetrical malocclusions can be caused by a number of skeletal, dental, and soft-tissue factors.1-3 If the etiology is mainly dental, the asymmetry may have developed from abnormal dental eruption, ...
Volume 46 : Number 4 : Page 225 : Apr 2012
Skeletal Class III malocclusion involves maxillary retrusion, mandibular protrusion, or a combination of both.1-3 Maxillary deficiency is the most common etiology, accounting for 60-63% of Class III m...
Volume 41 : Number 8 : Page 0 : Aug 2007
Orthodontic extraction cases usually take about 24 months to complete. This article describes a case involving four first premolar extractions that was completed in less than a year using a low-force,...
Volume 46 : Number 6 : Page 367 : Jun 2012
Open bite is one of the most difficult orthodontic problems to treat--especially in adult patients, who frequently require orthognathic surgery.1 Less invasive approaches, such as the use of skeletal ...
Volume 34 : Number 2 : Page 99 : Feb 2000
Various methods have been proposed for the extrusion of impacted teeth,1-3 the most common being orthodontic traction after surgical exposure. Few reports, however, have demonstrated treatment of i...
Volume 10 : Number 10 : Page 575 : Oct 2003
When a first molar is lost, the usual treatment is to replace it with a prosthesis. If the third molar exists, orthodontic closure of the edentulous space by protracting the second and third molars ca...
Volume 51 : Number 5 : Page 295 : May 2017
Correction of ectopic molars is further complicated by transverse arch constriction.1,2 In such a case, a coil spring on a segmental archwire from the second deciduous molar to the first molar can be ...
Volume 56 : Number 9 : Page 517 : Sep 2022
The Class III Carriere Motion 3D appliance is applied in orthodontic camouflage treatment of a complex adult case. After myofunctional therapy, the upper arch is bonded for leveling while the lower posterior segments are distalized with Class III elastics attached to “shorty” Motion 3D devices.
Volume 41 : Number 10 : Page 597 : Oct 2007
Delayed eruption of permanent teeth has been attributed to local, systemic, and genetic factors,1-7 but only a few cases of delayed eruption due to late bud development have been reported. Silva Filho...
Volume 34 : Number 10 : Page 585 : Oct 2000
A number of factors have been cited as contributing toward delayed incisor eruption1,2: the presence of a supernumerary in the midline, generalized or localized crowding, dilaceration of the inciso...
Volume 45 : Number 1 : Page 31 : Jan 2011
Borderline and mild skeletal Class III relationships in adult patients are usually treated by orthodontic camouflage. Reasonably good results have been achieved with nonsurgical treatment of anterior ...
Volume 55 : Number 8 : Page 210801 : Aug 2021
This patient presented with a congenitally missing lower lateral incisor, an impacted upper canine, and two impacted lower premolars. A variety of orthodontic mechanics are used in conjunction with both conventional and skeletal anchorage to achieve successful results.
Volume 24 : Number 11 : Page 0 : Nov 1990
Patients who have both mandibular prognathism and clinical signs of TMJ internal derangement, such as popping, clicking, pain, catching, and locking, may be candidates for modified condylotomies. This...
Volume 46 : Number 12 : Page 739 : Dec 2012
Bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion is characterized by protrusive and proclined maxillary and mandibular incisors, resulting in lip protrusion and a convex face.1,2 Although it can be found in virtu...
Volume 54 : Number 7 : Page 419 : Jul 2021
Several authors have contended that clear aligners can provide enough vertical control for maxillary molar intrusion without miniscrew anchorage. In this case, an upper first molar is intruded using only aligners and bonded attachments, while bleaching and prosthetic restoration are performed during the final stage.
Volume 56 : Number 8 : Page 487 : Aug 2022
This 15-year-old Class II patient presented with complex medical problems including paralysis of the lower extremities and the need for a kidney transplant. She is successfully treated during a 23-month period using the MA protocol and Class II elastics.
Volume 39 : Number 4 : Page 209 : Apr 2005
Treatment options for a skeletal Class II malocclusion include: 1. Growth modification with headgear, a removable functional appliance, or fixed hyperpropulsion. 2. Nonextraction treatment involving c...
Volume 44 : Number 6 : Page 377 : Jun 2010
Recent advances in the Invisalign technique1--particularly attachment designs that improve three-dimensional control of tooth movement--have resulted in new treatment strategies for patients who need ...
Volume 44 : Number 8 : Page 473 : Aug 2010
Sagittal and transverse discrepancies often coexist in skeletal Class II malocclusions.1-3 Orthopedic growth modification can work well in such cases, provided that the remaining pubertal growth is ad...
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