dental articles of note
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Rapid Maxillary Expansion for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Among Children – Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
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Orthodontic Compliance Noncompliance and Treatment Success
From 1982 - 1987 Dr. Gerry Samson and Dr. Alan M. Gross studied various aspects of orthodontic patient compliance and non-compliance. Their research has been supported by the National Institute of Health, Division of Behavioral Medicine (Grant DEO 7978). Dr. Samson is...
Opening up on airways: The purported effect of nasorespiratory obstruction on dentofacial growth
ABSTRACT Nasorespiratory obstruction has been purported to influence dentofacial growth adversely. This has sparked considerable debate for decades with a resurgence in interest in “airway friendly orthodontics” among both general and specialist dental practitioners....
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Orthodontics
Introduction The specialty of orthodontics involves much more than just moving teeth, and the management of sleep apnea bears witness to this. As such, there is increasing interest in the role of the orthodontist both in screening for obstructive sleep apnea...
Sleep Disorder Facial Effects
Respiratory medicine The influence of snoring, mouth breathing and apnoea on facial morphology in late childhood: a three-dimensional study 1. Ala Al Ali1, et.al. 1. 1Applied Clinical Research & Public Health, Dental School, Wales, UK Abstract Objective To...
Predicting Dental Caries in Adolescents
Bottom Line: Dental caries in the primary molars is highly predictive of the occurrence of dental caries in the permanent dentition By Vincent G. Kokich, DDS, MSD Based on: Li Y, Wang W: Predicting Caries in Permanent Teeth From Caries in Primary Teeth: An Eight-Year...
MOLAR RELATIONSHIP, LATERAL GUIDANCE, AND NONWORKING SIDE CONTACTS
J Prosthet Dent 1999;82:410-415. Julian Kahn, DDS a • Ross H. Tallents, DDS b [DOWNLOAD PDF] No association between working and non working occulsion and temporomandibular disorders. Orthodontists generally attempt to produce a finished occlusion that has maximum...
Centric Relation An Historical And Contemporary Orthodontic Perspective
J Am Dent Assoc, Vol 137, No 4, 494-501. CLINICAL PRACTICE: PRACTICAL SCIENCE [DOWNLOAD PDF] Donald J. Rinchuse, DMD, MS, MDS, PhD and Sanjivan Kandasamy, BDSc, BScDent, DocClinDen, MOrthRCS Background. Centric relation (CR) has been a controversial subject in...
A STUDY OF MAXILLARY INCISORS
The European Journal of Orthodontics, Volume 20, Issue 1: p 57- 63, February 1998 E Levander *,** , R Bajka * and O Malmgren *,*** Department of Orthodontics, Eastmaninstitutet, Stockholm, Sweden, ** Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of...
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