Yasaman Bozorgnia

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BACKGROUND Periodontal diseases and diabetes are two common diseases with high prevalence. Many clinicians have accepted the relationship between these two diseases. Some investigators have reported that periodontal treatment may enhance the metabolic control of diabetes. The effects of non-surgical periodontal treatment on metabolic control in people with(More)
BACKGROUND Although using light-cured composites for bonding orthodontic brackets has become increasingly popular, curing light cannot penetrate the metallic bulk of brackets and polymerization of composites is limited to the edges. Limited access and poor direct sight may be a problem in the posterior teeth. Meanwhile, effectiveness of the(More)
Introduction Thanatophoric Dysplasia (TD) is a congenital, sporadic, usually lethal skeletal dysplasia characterized by shortening of the limbs, small conical thorax, platyspondyly and macrocephaly .1,2 Its incidence is 1 in 64,000 to 1 in 100,000 of live births. It was first described by Maroteaux et al in 1967.3 The name of this dysplasia is derived from(More)
Anthropometry, a useful method for evaluating craniofacial soft tissues, makes the quantitative description of the face possible. It also assesses the degree of disharmony and imbalance in the growth and development of the face. The aim of this study was to examine the overall common age-related changes of nasomaxillary complex of adolescent boys in(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxic effects of fiber reinforced composite bonded retainers in comparison with flexible spiral wires (FSWs) under high and low cariogenic-simulated environments using human oral fibroblasts. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four types of bonded retainers were evaluated: (1) reinforced with glass fibers:(More)
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