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BACKGROUND Facial measurements are frequently used to determine OVD. However, the reliability of neither the method nor the chosen landmarks has been cleared yet. OBJECTIVE This study compares the reliability of two facial measurements, subnasal (SN) to chin (C) and tip of the nose (TN) to C, for determining occlusal vertical dimension (OVD). MATERIALS(More)
PURPOSE A new light curing urethane dimethacrylate and a cold curing resin with simpler and faster laboratory procedures may have even improved flexural properties. This study investigated the 3-point flexural strengths and flexural moduli of two alternate base materials. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cold curing resin (Weropress) and a light curing urethane(More)
Herein we report treatment for a 19-year-old female patient with severe osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joint. The patient had severe open bite with a Class II molar relationship. She had limited mouth opening and pain. Clinical examination and magnetic resonance imaging revealed that she had anterior disc displacement without reduction. By splint(More)
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the possible detrimental effects of steam treatment on the surface of type III dental stone, which is a common laboratory material used for the construction of removable dentures. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty dental stone specimens were prepared and divided into four groups (A, B, C and D), and group A was used as the(More)
Crouzon syndrome is a rare genetic disorder, which can be defined as a variation of craniofacial dysostosis caused by the premature obliteration and ossification of two or more sutures. The growth pattern results in pseudoprognathism and malocclusions including an overcrowded or a widely spaced dentition. Specifically maxillary arch is narrow, high, and(More)
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