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Three-dimensional imaging techniques: A literature review
Imaging is one of the most important tools for orthodontists to evaluate and record size and form of craniofacial structures. Orthodontists routinely use 2-dimensional (2D) static imaging techniques,Expand
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Effects of different rapid maxillary expansion appliances on facial soft tissues using three-dimensional imaging.
OBJECTIVE To determine three-dimensional (3D) effects of three different rapid maxillary expansion (RME) appliances on facial soft tissues. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-two children (18 boys, 24Expand
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Evaluation of the genotoxicity and cytotoxicity in the buccal epithelial cells of patients undergoing orthodontic treatment with three light-cured bonding composites by using micronucleus testing
Objective This study evaluated the cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of fixed orthodontic treatment with three different light-cured orthodontic bonding composites by analyzing micronucleus (MN)Expand
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Effects of contemporary orthodontic composites on tooth color following short-term fixed orthodontic treatment: a controlled clinical study.
BACKGROUND/AIM To determine the color alterations of natural teeth associated with different orthodontic composites used in comprehensive short-term treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-twoExpand
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Real-time cell analysis of cytotoxicity of orthodontic cements on gingival fibroblasts
Introduction: To evaluate the cytotoxicity of four different orthodontic cement materials using the real-time xCELLigence system. Materials and Methods: Four orthodontic glass ionomer cements (GICs)Expand
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Comparison of pharyngeal airway volume among different vertical skeletal patterns: a cone-beam computed tomography study.
OBJECTIVE To test the null hypothesis that there are no significant differences in pharyngeal airway volumes among adult patients with different vertical skeletal patterns and a clinically normalExpand
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Polymerization capacity of orthodontic composites analyzed by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.
INTRODUCTION The aim of this in-vitro study was to analyze the polymerization capacity of 5 orthodontic composites by determining the degree of monomer conversion (DC). METHODS Fourier transformExpand
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The effects of the pendulum distalising appliance and cervical headgear on the dentofacial structures.
BACKGROUND Headgears are effective in distalising maxillary molars, but success depends on patient compliance and tolerance. Intra-oral distalising appliances are simple to construct and use and mayExpand
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Effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on bone formation after the expansion of the inter-premaxillary suture in rats: a histologic and immunohistochemical study.
BACKGROUND Orthodontic maxillary expansion is a commonly-performed treatment approach to correct transverse maxillary deficiencies by separating the mid-palatal suture. To obtain a successfulExpand
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Evaluation of salivary total oxidant-antioxidant status and DNA damage of children undergoing fixed orthodontic therapy.
OBJECTIVE To determine the total oxidant status (TOS), total antioxidant status (TAS), and the 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) levels and their interrelationship in the saliva of childrenExpand
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