Miyuki Sakiyama

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OBJECTIVE Evaluation of the dental arch relationships of Japanese patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) from the orthodontic clinic of the University of Tokyo Hospital (UTH) compared with patients treated by the Oslo Cleft Team, Norway. DESIGN Retrospective study and comparison with previous reports. MATERIALS Dental models of 24 patients(More)
Ankylosed teeth fail to erupt to meet their counterparts in the opposite jaw. In cases where ankylosis occurs in multiple teeth, the occlusion shows an open bite. This article describes a case of unilateral open bite caused by multiple ankylosed teeth, where treatment involved segmental alveolar bone distraction. A 25-year-old female patient presented with(More)
A 23-year-old female with hypoglossia, who had a narrow mandibular dental arch, was treated using the gradual expansion technique. Three lower incisors were missing and the right molar occlusion showed a scissor bite. Her speech was acceptable. Gradual unilateral expansion of the mandibular alveolar bone was performed. Orthodontic tooth alignment was(More)
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