William M Northway

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the differences in treatment effects between adult patients who underwent surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion employing buccal corticotomies and those who had midpalatal splits as well. Responses and sequelae of these treated patients were compared with adults who were expanded orthopedically and adults(More)
Does orthodontic treatment help or hinder a patient's periodontal status? What factors affect the periodontium? Can those factors be managed in a way that remedies existing periodontal issues? A 35-year-old woman presented with severe gingival recession and a unilateral Class II malocclusion. The treatment plan was to correct the malocclusion in a way that(More)
A 14-year-old boy with a retrohepatic para-aortic pheochromocytoma demonstrates the potential difficulties of localization in an unusual extra-adrenal site of pheochromocytoma. Ultrasonography, computed tomography, metaiodobenzylguanidine scanning, and angiography with venous sampling failed to define the true anatomic location of this tumor. Collateral(More)
When the primary molar cannot be retained in cases of agenesis of the lower second premolar (CML5), there is the possibility of alveolar atrophy, and space closure might have a negative impact on facial fullness. Bearing these in mind, the removal of the distal half of the second primary molar might allow closure in stages. Subsequent removal of the mesial(More)