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Volume 40 : Number 3 : Page 171 : Mar 2006
Orthodontic intrusion can be effective in adult patients with periodontal disease,1,2 as long as light, continuous forces are used and excellent oral hygiene is maintained.3,4 Such treatment can reduc...
Volume 42 : Number 10 : Page 0 : Oct 2008
Tooth fractures that extend subgingivally can be difficult to treat. The crown of the fractured tooth may be too short to allow placement of an artificial crown, or an artificial crown may be esthetic...
Volume 33 : Number 8 : Page 451 : Aug 1999
Lupus erythematosus (LE) is a connectivetissue disorder that affects more than 1.5 million people in the United States.1-5 Ninety percent of these are young-to-middle-age women. The clinical course of...
Volume 16 : Number 6 : Page 408 : Jun 1982
A 26-year-old female presented with a severely restricted mandibular opening (24mm). She complained of a tight feeling in the left TMJ area, occurring toward the end of the opening range. Marked devia...
Volume 36 : Number 11 : Page 641 : Nov 2002
An 18-year-old patient presented with two impacted upper central incisors, both with dilacerated roots. The intraoral examination showed a Class I molar and canine relationship on the right side and a...
Volume 45 : Number 2 : Page 85 : Feb 2011
Abnormalities in tooth size, shape, and structure generally occur during the morphodifferentiation stage of development, although tooth buds can fuse during the histological phase.1-4 Congenital tooth...
Volume 46 : Number 7 : Page 399 : Jul 2012
Non-compliance devices designed to distalize the upper molars1-7 or advance the mandible8-14 have become popular over the last two decades as a means of correcting Class II malocclusions without the v...
Volume 30 : Number 8 : Page 0 : Aug 1996
This report shows a 24-year-old male with facial asymmetry, mandibular prognathism, and a concave facial profile (Figs. 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D). The patient had a Class III malocclusion with a crossbite on th...
Volume 37 : Number 7 : Page 361 : Jul 2003
This report describes the use of a clear, vacuum-formed splint to extrude a central incisor that was intruded into the maxillary bone by trauma. Although orthodontic archwires are generally used to pr...
Volume 34 : Number 8 : Page 473 : Aug 2000
Oral and sucking habits can lead to the development of such problems as anterior open bite, maxillary constriction, and posterior crossbite.1,2 If these pathological conditions remain untreated during...
Volume 14 : Number 10 : Page 713 : Oct 1980
Bonding of metal orthodontic brackets has become increasingly accepted as a routine treatment procedure. Thousands of cases are treated each year using various manufacturers' brackets and bonding mate...
Volume 40 : Number 10 : Page 0 : Oct 2006
The male patient shown in this report presented at age 9 years, 10 months. The mother reported a previous history of thumbsucking and mouthbreathing, in addition to eye surgery for correction of strat...
Volume 11 : Number 1 : Page 61 : Jan 1977
A 15-year-old boy presented a Class II division 2 malocclusion with a deep overbite (Fig. 1). The intraoral radiographs showed the maxillary cuspids were impacted and almost horizontally inclined (Fig...
Volume 25 : Number 2 : Page 0 : Feb 1991
A 27-year-old female presented with the chief complaints of upper and lower anterior crowding and ectopically erupted maxillary second molars, which were in complete crossbite (Fig. 1). She had a Clas...
Volume 25 : Number 7 : Page 0 : Jul 1991
A 17-year-old female presented for orthodontic treatment with missing upper and lower second premolars, and lower right first and second molars that were severely tipped mesially (Fig. 1). The patient...
Volume 28 : Number 11 : Page 0 : Nov 1994
Maxillary permanent canines are impacted in .9-2.2% of patients-- second only in frequency of impaction to third molars. 1-9 Orthodontic movement of the impacted canine after surgical exposure is the ...
Volume 31 : Number 6 : Page 0 : Jun 1997
The etiology of ankylosis is unknown. It occurs far more frequently in deciduous teeth than in permanent teeth, and twice as often in the mandible as in the maxilla. More molars become ankylosed than ...
Volume 45 : Number 3 : Page 177 : Mar 2011
Space for nonextraction Class II treatment can be gained in many ways through molar distalization, with varying levels of required patient compliance and potential for anchorage loss.1-4 This article ...
Volume 11 : Number 9 : Page 628 : Sep 1977
628-jco-img-0.jpgThree years prior to consultation, this patient had sustained a blow to the maxillary central incisors with resultant mobility, and sensitivity to temperature and pressure. Radiologic...
Volume 15 : Number 8 : Page 571 : Aug 1981
A 12-year-old female presented with the lower right deciduous second molar present, and the lower right first and second premolars not yet erupted. X-ray examination revealed the presence of the full ...
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