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Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis with a New Ratchet Screw

Volume 40 : Number 4 : Page 219 : Apr 2006

Arch-length deficiencies have traditionally been resolved by interproximal reduction, extractions, or expansion.1-4 In the mandibular arch, the only nonsurgical option for transverse expansion has bee...

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Unusual Dental Erosion Caused by a Cola Drink

Volume 36 : Number 10 : Page 549 : Oct 2002

Dental erosion has been de­fined as a progressive loss of hard tissue due to a chemical process that does not involve bacterial action.1 Usually seen in the cervical third of the tooth's labial surfac...

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Nonextraction Treatment of Severe Crowding with a Self-Ligating Appliance

Volume 54 : Number 12 : Page 765 : Dec 2020

The arch expansion that can be obtained with self-ligating brackets and high-tech archwires can avoid the need for extractions. In this case, transverse development is used to correct extreme lower crowding in an adult patient without adversely affecting his balanced profile.

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Maxillary Protraction with Miniplate Anchorage in a Patient with Binder Syndrome

Volume 56 : Number 9 : Page 20220901 : Sep 2022

Binder syndrome, also called maxillonasal dysplasia, is a rare congenital deformity. In this mild case, orthodontic camouflage treatment is performed using Class III elastics anchored by four buccal miniplates (two in each arch), followed by full fixed appliances.

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Surgical-Orthodontic Management of Severe Sleep Apnea

Volume 45 : Number 9 : Page 507 : Sep 2011

Treatment of patients with complex anatomical deformities caused by trauma or congenital defects is extremely challenging. In addition to compromised esthetics, gross deformities also tend to be chara...

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Segmental Orthodontics for Space Calibration in Preprosthodontic Treatment

Volume 53 : Number 4 : Page 227 : Apr 2019

In this adult patient requiring preparation for replacement of missing lower first molars, the author demonstrates how segmental mechanics can be used with direct and indirect mini-implant anchorage to obtain controlled tooth movements without unwanted effects on adjacent teeth.

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Retreatment of an Adult Skeletal Class II Patient

Volume 47 : Number 9 : Page 545 : Sep 2013

Adult patients may seek orthodontic retreatment because of an unfavorable skeletal growth pattern, an unsuccessful previous treatment plan, post-treatment relapse, or a new self-perception of dental a...

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Modified Lingual Retractors as an Esthetic Treatment Option

Volume 49 : Number 1 : Page 53 : Jan 2015

Although most changes in hard-tissue dimensions have been completed by age 25, soft-tissue changes in the nose, lips, and chin continue well past that point.1 Therefore, even if the anterior teeth are...

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Nonsurgical Treatment of Unilateral Scissor Bite in a Growing Patient

Volume 48 : Number 4 : Page 249 : Apr 2014

A scissor bite is the result of excessive maxillary arch width, deficient mandibular arch width, or a combination of both. Although unilateral scissor bite occurs in only about 1.5% of the population,...

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Orthodontic Treatment of an Adult with Mandibular Deviation and Scoliosis

Volume 54 : Number 6 : Page 357 : Jun 2020

Imbalances of the occlusal, muscular, and skeletal systems can lead to malocclusion and cervical dysfunction. In this patient, a deprogramming splint, mini-implants, and a transpalatal arch are used to resolve a skeletal deviation and alleviate scoliosis without orthognathic surgery.

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A Simple Technique for Mandibular Symphyseal Distraction Osteogenesis

Volume 44 : Number 12 : Page 731 : Dec 2010

Various methods have been developed for mandibular arch expansion,1 including Schwarz plates,2 lip bumpers,3-5 lingual arches, functional appliances,6,7 and archwires. Each of these provides limited d...

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Alveolar Corticotomy for Extrusion of an Ankylosed Lower First Molar

Volume 56 : Number 5 : Page 299 : May 2022

Drs. Takagi, Shimzu, and Tanaka discuss the etiology and diagnosis of ankylosis, along with various surgical and nonsurgical treatment alternatives. In this adult patient, an alveolar corticotomy is performed to facilitate orthodontic extrusion of an ankylosed lower first permanent molar.

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Extrusion and Alignment of an Impacted Tooth Using Removable Appliances

Volume 36 : Number 7 : Page 379 : Jul 2002

Forced orthodontic eruption of an impacted tooth can be performed with either fixed or removable appliances. Fixed appliances do not require special patient cooperation and can produce precise coronal...

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Correction of a Malocclusion Caused by a Dentigerous Cyst

Volume 39 : Number 10 : Page 603 : Oct 2005

The dentigerous cyst is one of the most common pathological entities found in dentistry, accounting for about 20% of all mandibular cystic lesions.1 It is usually associated with the crowns of permane...

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Nonsurgical Management of Severe Reverse Overbite in a Young Adult

Volume 51 : Number 2 : Page 109 : Feb 2018

In a pseudo-Class III malocclusion, a functional mandibular shift can disguise an underlying skeletal discrepancy. This report from Drs. Takane, Keluskar, Jaisinghani, Malagan, and Jatti describes the correction of such a relationship, which had resulted in an extreme reverse overbite, in a 25-year-old patient using a simple 2 × 4 appliance.

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Bimaxillary Protrusion Treated Without Extractions

Volume 41 : Number 1 : Page 0 : Jan 2007

Bimaxillary protrusion in adolescent patients has traditionally been treated by extracting the four first premolars and retracting the anterior teeth.1,2 Although this approach is less complex than no...

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Orthodontic Movement of a Lower Incisor Across the Midline

Volume 49 : Number 5 : Page 319 : May 2015

Loss of an incisor not only causes an esthetic problem, but may require a complex combination of orthodontic and prosthetic treatment to resolve.1 Several reports have illustrated the possibility of c...

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Orthodontic Treatment of a Patient with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Volume 39 : Number 7 : Page 435 : Jul 2005

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by either partial or total deficiency of insulin or by a resistance to that hormone, leading to an increase in blood glucose levels and subseque...

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An Unusual Ankylosis in an Orthodontic Case

Volume 35 : Number 12 : Page 763 : Dec 2001

The causes of ankylosis are unclear, although factors in­cluding trauma, infection, and congenital conditions have been implicated.1 The incidence of ankylosis is higher in deciduous teeth than in per...

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Monobloc Treatment in the Deciduous Dentition

Volume 11 : Number 9 : Page 614 : Sep 1977

614-jco-img-0.jpgThe case before treatment. The patient was 3 years 8 months of age, with a full Class ll molar and canine relationship, deep overbite, protrusion, crowding and overlapping of anterior...

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