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Effects of orthognathic surgery for class III malocclusion on signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and on pressure pain thresholds of the jaw muscles.
The aim of this longitudinal study was to determine the effects of orthognathic surgery on signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and on pressure pain thresholds (PPTs) of the jawExpand
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Prevalence of tooth-size discrepancy among different malocclusion groups.
This study was designed to estimate the prevalence of tooth-size discrepancy as a factor of skeletal malocclusion in the orthodontic patient population of the Campania region. The study employed theExpand
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Soft-tissue facial characteristics of attractive Italian women as compared to normal women.
OBJECTIVE To compare the facial characteristics of two different groups of attractive women with those of reference women. MATERIALS AND METHODS The three-dimensional coordinates of 50 facialExpand
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Three-dimensional facial morphometry of attractive adolescent boys and girls.
OBJECTIVES To identify reference standards and possible esthetic features of facial size and form of Italian adolescent boys and girls. METHODS AND SUBJECTS A three-dimensional electromagneticExpand
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Three-dimensional facial morphometry of attractive children and normal children in the deciduous and early mixed dentition.
OBJECTIVES To identify possible esthetic canons in facial size and shape of Italian children. MATERIALS AND METHODS The three-dimensional coordinates of 50 facial landmarks (forehead, eyes, nose,Expand
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Soft-tissue facial characteristics of attractive and normal adolescent boys and girls.
OBJECTIVES To identify possible esthetic canons in facial size and shape of Italian adolescent boys and girls. MATERIALS AND METHODS The three-dimensional coordinates of 50 facial landmarksExpand
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Three-Dimensional Facial Asymmetry in Attractive and Normal People from Childhood to Young Adulthood
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Three-dimensional soft-tissue facial asymmetry was quantified in 380 attractive (148 males, 232 females) and 669 control (397 males, 272 females) healthy persons aged 4–30 years. Expand
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Calorimetric and Thermomechanical Properties of Titanium-Based Orthodontic Wires: DSC–DMA Relationship to Predict the Elastic Modulus
Orthodontic treatment is strongly dependent on the loads developed by metal wires, and the choice of an orthodontic archwire should be based on its mechanical performance. The desire of bothExpand
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Class I malocclusion with severe open bite skeletal pattern treatment.
A case report of a Class I malocclusion with a severe skeletal open bite, excessive overjet, a high mandibular plane angle, and a forward maxillary rotation is presented. Treatment has eliminated theExpand
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The Eulerian buckling test for orthodontic wires.
Orthodontic treatment is mainly dependent on the loads developed by metal wires. The load developed by a buckled orthodontic wire is of great concern for molar distalization and cannot be simplyExpand
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