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Factors related to root resorption in edgewise practice.
In a series of 200 consecutively debanded patients receiving comprehensive orthodontic treatment with the edgewise appliance, six (3%) showed severe resorption (greater than one-quarter of the rootExpand
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The hierarchy of stability and predictability in orthognathic surgery with rigid fixation: an update and extension
A hierarchy of stability exists among the types of surgical movements that are possible with orthognathic surgery. This report updates the hierarchy, focusing on comparison of the stability ofExpand
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The effect of early intervention on skeletal pattern in Class II malocclusion: a randomized clinical trial.
Early treatment for Class II malocclusion is frequently undertaken with the objective of correcting skeletal disproportion by altering the growth pattern. Because the majority of previous studies ofExpand
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Observer reliability of three-dimensional cephalometric landmark identification on cone-beam computerized tomography.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate reliability in 3-dimensional (3D) landmark identification using cone-beam computerized tomography (CBCT). STUDY DESIGN Twelve presurgery CBCTs were randomly selected from 159Expand
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Orthognathic surgery: a hierarchy of stability.
The stability and predictability of orthognathic surgical procedures varies by the direction of surgical movement, the type of fixation, and the surgical technique employed, largely in that order ofExpand
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Bacterial reduction with nickel-titanium rotary instrumentation.
The purpose of this study was to compare intracanal bacterial reduction on teeth instrumented with 0.04 tapered nickel-titanium (NiTi) rotary instrumentation to bacterial reduction when using aExpand
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Superimposition of 3D cone-beam CT models of orthognathic surgery patients.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the registration of 3D models from cone-beam CT (CBCT) images taken before and after orthognathic surgery for the assessment of mandibular anatomy and position. METHODS CBCTExpand
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Stability after surgical-orthodontic correction of skeletal Class III malocclusion. I. Mandibular setback.
Postsurgical stability of mandibular setback to correct mandibular prognathism was compared for three approaches: transoral vertical ramus osteotomy, bilateral sagittal split osteotomy with wireExpand
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Patients' perception of recovery after third molar surgery.
PURPOSE This study evaluated patients' perceptions of recovery after third molar surgery. METHODS Two hundred forty-nine patients (age 13 to 37 years) at 2 clinical centers were enrolled in aExpand
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Analysis of craniofacial development in children with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.
Ectodermal dysplasias (ED) are a heterogeneous group of inheritable disorders characterized by abnormal development of embryologic ectoderm derivatives. The purposes of this study were to: 1) createExpand
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