Julio Wilson Vigorito

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INTRODUCTION Three-dimensional (3D) craniofacial images are commonly used in clinical studies in orthodontics to study developmental and morphologic relationships. METHODS We used 3D magnetic resonance imaging to study relationships among craniofacial components during the pubertal growth spurt and in response to Fränkel appliance therapy. The sample for(More)
INTRODUCTION The mandibular rami and their endochondrally growing condyles develop in many directions relative to the variable anatomic patterns of the nasomaxilla and middle cranial fossae during growth and response to orthopedic treatment. METHODS High-resolution magnetic resonance images were used to compare 3-dimensional (3D) growth vectors of(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of active and passive lacebacks on antero-posterior position of maxillary first molars and central incisors during leveling phase. Twenty-three subjects with Class I and Class II malocclusion were treated with first premolars extraction using preadjusted appliances (MBT 0.022-inch brackets). The leveling(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the characteristics of facial soft tissues at rest and wide smile, and their possible relation to the facial type. METHODS We analyzed a sample of forty-eight young female adults, aged between 19.10 and 40 years old, with a mean age of 30.9 years, who had balanced profile and passive lip seal. Cone beam computed tomographies were(More)
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