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Effectiveness of part-time vs full-time wear protocols of Twin-block appliance on dental and skeletal changes: A randomized controlled trial.
(Elsevier/Science Direct, 2019-01-31)
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this 2-arm parallel study was to compare the dentoalveolar and skeletal changes achieved with Twin-block appliance therapy prescribed on either a part- or full-time basis for 12 months. METHODS: ...
The effects of fixed and removable orthodontic retainers: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVE: In the view of the widespread acceptance of indefinite retention, it is important to determine the effects of fixed and removable orthodontic retainers on periodontal health, survival and failure rates of ...
Clinical evaluation of marketed orthodontic products: are researchers behind the times? A meta-epidemiological study.
BACKGROUND: The role of marketing and industry in the treatment decisions of orthodontists has received increasing attention in recent years with clinical research typically undertaken subsequent to established use of these ...
The use of tailored subheadings was successful in enhancing compliance with CONSORT in a dental journal.
OBJECTIVES: Efforts to enhance the reporting of clinical trials have intensified in recent years with automated strategies and editorial involvement showing promise in improving compliance with accepted guidelines. This ...
A prospective cohort study assessing the appearance of retrieved aesthetic orthodontic archwires.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the appearance of three esthetic nickel titanium (NiTi) wires after 6 weeks of intra-oral cycling and to determine the association between objective and subjective measures of esthetics. SETTING ...
The use of the Hanks Herbst vs Twin-block in Class II malocclusion: A randomized controlled trial.
INTRODUCTION: This 2-arm parallel study aimed to compare and evaluate the efficiency of Hanks Herbst (HH) and Twin-block (TB) functional appliances in treating adolescents with Class II malocclusion. METHODS: A parallel-group ...