José Fernando Castanha Henriques

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This study evaluated rapid maxillary expansion (RME) dentoskeletal effects by means of computed tomography (CT), comparing tooth tissue-borne and tooth-borne expanders. The sample comprised eight(More)
INTRODUCTION Associations of Class II malocclusions and vertical growth pattern with obstruction of the upper and lower pharyngeal airways and mouth breathing have been suggested. This implies that(More)
INTRODUCTION The force delivered during rapid maxillary expansion (RME) produces areas of compression on the periodontal ligament of the supporting teeth. The resulting alveolar bone resorption can(More)
Apical root resorption is an undesirable, but frequent side effect of orthodontic treatment, and therefore improvements in orthodontic techniques and materials are in constant development to decrease(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in individuals before and after orthodontic treatment. The sample comprised 200 individuals divided into four(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to compare the degree of skeletal asymmetry between subjects with Class II subdivision malocclusion and apparent facial asymmetry and subjects with normal(More)
The purpose of this study was to cephalometrically evaluate the long-term stability of anterior open bite extraction treatment in the permanent dentition after a mean period of 8.35 years.(More)
This study assessed the stability of the headgear-activator combination treatment, followed by edgewise mechanotherapy, 5.75 years after treatment. The experimental group consisted of 23 patients who(More)