Dr. Maria Sokolina discusses a game-changer in long-term stability and sleep apnea treatment Abstract Orthodontic treatments often face challenges related to long-term stability. This article discusses the connection between orthodontic relapses and orofacial myofunctional habits, especially among sleep-breathing disorder patients. Recognizing this link, the author integrated myofunctional therapy (MFT) into orthodontic treatment. The combination of […]Read Clinical Study
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Dr. Gabriela Aurora Asensi discusses treatment of a special needs patient Abstract A case of an unexpectedly found compound odontoma discovered while treating a pediatric dental patient with autism during oral rehabilitation under general anesthesia is presented. This odontoma caused impaction of the right central maxillary incisor. This patient shows how an impacted maxillary centralRead Clinical Study
Dr. Brett E. Gilbert and Sue Jeffries discuss the importance of providing a safe space in support of dentists’ mental health “When we are looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, able to bend, and, most of all, we need someone who embraces us for our strengths and struggles. We need toRead Clinical Study
Practitioner perceptions of the link between orthodontics and temporomandibular disorders (TMD): a survey of dentists, orthodontists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons
Drs. Chadwick Augusty, Shadbeh Taghizadeh, Vincent Graves, John Stockstill, and Courtney McCracken (biostatistics) study the perceived association between orthodontics and TMD Abstract Background Orthodontics as a possible causative, contributory, or curative factor in temporomandibular disorders (TMD) has been the subject of numerous studies in the past. Little evidence has been found to link the two;Read Clinical Study
Drs. Francesca Scilla Smith and Larry W. White discuss centric occlusion, centric relation, and the role of canines Canines Prior to 1958, when Dr. Angelo D’Amico1-6 published his six articles on the role of canines in functional occlusion, most dental restorative practitioners ascribed to the group function theory that arranged the teeth in a balancedRead Clinical Study
Dr. Maria L. Geisinger discusses likely modes of transmission for the virus that causes COVID-19 Aerosols created during dental procedures have been suggested as a risk for disease transmission for patients and practitioners in the dental office. The current worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 caused by the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 represents a novel disease and presentsRead Clinical Study
Editor’s intro: Using combination treatment plans allows Dr. Adam Schulhof to approach appliances like menu options — let him whet your appetite for this approach that can result in more predictable results for your patients’ treatment, as well as setting your practice apart. Dr. Adam Schulhof discusses how combination treatment plans can yield greater efficacy for patientsRead Clinical Study
Editor’s intro: Dr. Patrik Zachrisson shows how CEREC Ortho is a very versatile software that has many uses apart from the popular Invisalign. The powerful software used in CEREC for orthodontic applications is used widely for Invisalign®, but there are several other uses that can easily be accessed. Dr. Patrik Zachrisson looks at some of the otherRead Clinical Study