Dr. David R. Boschken discusses a combination of therapies that can lead to more efficient orthodontic treatment During my 20-year orthodontic career, it has been my experience that tooth movement can lead to discomfort and pain. It has been reported that orthodontic pain has a prevalence of 72%–100%, perceived as feelings of soreness, pressure, or […]Read Clinical Study
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Dr. David A. Chenin discusses the advantages of an air-free handpieceRead Clinical Study
Effect of low level laser therapy on the rate of canine retraction in orthodontic patients: a split-mouth randomized controlled trial
Drs. Mohamed Abd El-Ghafour, Noha Ali El-Ashmawi, Amr Ragab El-Beialy, Mona M. Salah Fayed, and Faten Hussein Kamel Eid investigate the effect of low level laser therapy (LLLT) on the rate of maxillary canine retractionRead Clinical Study
Drs. Jamie Y. Kim, Chung How Kau, and Ahmet A. Celebi show a patient’s progress through treatmentRead Clinical Study
Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane illustrates technologies that facilitate treatment goalsRead Clinical Study
Drs. Rohit C.L. Sachdeva, Takao Kubota, and Kazuo Hayashi discuss various factors involved in the treatment of a midline discrepancy Introduction The versatility of using suresmile® in the management of patients presenting with a range of malocclusions, including Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, and open bites and deep bites with or without extraction therapy,Read Clinical Study
Drs. Nathan Yetter and Donald J. Rinchuse investigate whether orthodontic e-models and/or plaster models are useful Introduction: The purpose of this survey study was to investigate whether orthodontic e-models and/or plaster models are perceived to be useful for orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. Methods: An email invitation from the American Association of Orthodontists, AAO PartnersRead Clinical Study
Dr. Ronald Perkins discusses symptoms of sleep disorders and his treatment protocol An as an orthodontist since the early 1970s, I typically recommended the surgical removal of the enlarged tonsils and adenoids that caused airway blockage in young children. The results of this well-known surgical procedure were immediate: Parents reported that their children were sleepingRead Clinical Study