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In vivo aging of orthodontic alloys: implications for corrosion potential, nickel release, and biocompatibility.
Despite the large number of studies investigating nickel release from orthodontic stainless steel and nickel-titanium alloys, there is a lack of conclusive evidence with respect to the compositionExpand
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Factors affecting the duration of orthodontic treatment: a systematic review.
The aim of this study was to systematically investigate the literature for articles referring exclusively to the duration of orthodontic therapy and to explore the various factors that could affectExpand
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Soft-tissue and dentoskeletal profile changes associated with mandibular setback osteotomy.
The aims of the present retrospective cephalometry study were (1) to describe the interrelationships of the soft-tissue and dentoskeletal profiles after total mandibular setback osteotomies and (2)Expand
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Three-dimensional craniofacial reconstruction imaging.
This review article aims to describe and discuss the imaging techniques most commonly used in medicine and dentistry to obtain three-dimensional images of the craniofacial complex, for virtual (on-screen) simulation and real simulation of orthognathic surgery cases. Expand
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Evaluation of methodology and quality characteristics of systematic reviews in orthodontics.
Systematic reviews (SRs) are published with an increasing rate in many fields of biomedical literature, including orthodontics. Although SRs should consolidate the evidence-based characteristics ofExpand
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Alterations of hyoid bone position and pharyngeal depth and their relationship after surgical correction of mandibular prognathism.
The present investigation studied changes of hyoid bone position and pharyngeal depth at the levels of the second and fourth cervical vertebrae and their relationships in mandibular prognathismExpand
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Long-term assessment of psychologic outcomes of orthognathic surgery.
Purpose: This long-term study of post-orthognathic surgery patients aimed at assessing perceptions of problems with physical and psychologic functioning, self-concept, body image, and satisfactionExpand
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Noncompliance maxillary molar distalization with the first class appliance: a randomized controlled trial.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the treatment effects of the First Class Appliance (FCA) (Leone, Firenze, Italy) used for the distalization of maxillary first molars in patientsExpand
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Risk Management in Orthodontics: Experts' Guide to Malpractice
Specialists in Europe and the US have contributed the 15 chapters of this text, which defines the etiopathology of conditions that may occur from orthodontic treatment and methods for recognizingExpand
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Assessment of bisphenol-A release from orthodontic adhesives.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to quantitatively characterize the bisphenol-A (BPA) released from orthodontic adhesives after artificial accelerated aging. METHODS A chemically cured,Expand
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