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Longitudinal measurement of self-control in children undergoing orthodontic treatment
Hypothesis: Regular, mandatory acts of taking care of orthodontic appliances will increase self-control and self-efficacy in adolescents. Methods: Twenty-two patients between the ages of 10-15 years old were recruited ...
Orthodontics and Temporomandibular Disorders: A Curriculum Proposal for Postgraduate Programs
In a previous paper, the authors reported the results of a survey of all American and Canadian orthodontic postgraduate programs to determine how the topics of occlusion, temporomandibular joint and temporomandibular ...
A Study of Maxillary Central Incisor Inclination and Projected Tooth Length in Panoramic Radiographs
Hypothesis: It was hypothesized that a significant association exists between maxillary central incisor inclination and the discrepancy between actual tooth length and tooth length measured on a panoramic radiograph. ...
Force Decay Evaluation of Thermoplastic and Thermoset Elastomeric Chains - A Mechanical Design Comparison
Introduction: Orthodontic power chains are clinically used for short periods of time, typically being replaced every 3 to 4 weeks. Since the 1970’s, several studies have been published about the force decay of elastomers. ...
Developing Three-Dimensional Upper Airway Normative Values Using Fixed and Interactive Thresholds
Hypothesis: There is no difference in the airway volume and minimum cross sectional area (MCSA) measured using fixed threshold compared to interactive threshold in pediatric patients between the ages of 7 and 17. Objective: ...