International journal of orthodontics (Milwaukee, Wis.)
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Treatment of class III malocclusion in a young adult patient: a case report.
This article describes the treatment of a young adult male with a concave profile, skeletal class III malocclusion because of a prognathic mandible and proclined upper incisors. The therapy included stages: 1. Pre-surgical orthodontics involving leveling and aligning of upper and low...
Masseter muscle bite force in first bicuspid and collapsed occlusion cases.
The masseter muscle is the primary bite force generator for chewing and swallowing. Masseter muscle strength was recorded on 89 subjects using electromyography. Subject groups were separated into 4-bicuspid extraction cases, collapsed occlusions, and controls. Data was averaged and a...
Root resorption after orthodontic treatment: a review.
Root resorption that occurs in permanent teeth is an unwanted process and is considered pathologic. Although apical root resorption occurs in individuals who have never experienced orthodontic tooth movement, the incidence among treated individuals is seen to be significantly higher....
Surgical-orthodontic treatment of Class I malocclusion with maxillary vertical excess--a case report.
I osteotomy for superior maxillary impaction, 5 mm of anterior and 3 mm of posterior impaction ofmaxilla was done. (3) Post surgical orthodontics for finishing and detailing. The treatment lasted 16 months; improved facial esthetics significantly; and resulted in a normal occlusion, overjet, and ove...
Assessing skeletal relationships using the cervical vertebral curvature.
The aim of this study was to determine any association amongst the cervical vertebral morphology and the various sagittal and vertical facial patterns. The results of this study demonstrate a relationship between the cervical vertebral morphology and the skeletal facial patterns. Thi...
Occlusal cranial balancing technique.
The acronym for Occlusal Cranial Balancing Technique is OCB. The OCB concept is based on the architectural principle of a level foundation. The principles of Occlusal Cranial Balancing are a monumental discovery and if applied will enhance total body function.
Indirect bonding of brackets: don't wait another day!
Indirect bonding of orthodontic brackets is nothing new, but the introduction of more recent adhesives has increased the clinical success encountered by clinicians in a significant way. The many advantages of this technique over direct bonding make it worth the change. The aim of this article is to...
Chewing cycle analysis-a new clinical tool.
Shear bond strength of a visible light-cured orthodontic resin utilizing an enamel drying agent.