Stability of transverse dental arch dimension with passive self-ligating brackets: a 6-year follow-up study

Prog Orthod. 2022 Jun 20;23(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s40510-022-00414-7. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: The stability of the transverse expansion in passive self-ligating bracket treatments is a debated topic in orthodontics. However, to date, only 3 reports are available in the literature, with the maximum follow-up of 3 years after the end of therapy. The present study aims to evaluate…

Cold Stress, Freezing Adaptation, Varietal Susceptibility of Olea europaea L.: A Review

Plants (Basel). 2022 May 20;11(10):1367. doi: 10.3390/plants11101367. ABSTRACT Olive (Olea europaea L.) is an evergreen xerophytic tree characterizing vegetative landscape and historical-cultural identity of the Mediterranean Basin. More than 2600 cultivars constitute the rich genetic patrimony of the species cultivated in approximately 60 countries. As a subtropical species, the olive tree is quite sensitive to…

Fluorescence-aided removal of orthodontic composites: an in vivo comparative study

Prog Orthod. 2022 May 23;23(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s40510-022-00411-w. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: To compare the fluorescent properties of 6 different orthodontic adhesives and provide useful information for clinicians in the adhesion choice, in order to remove it easily at the end of orthodontic treatment by using the Fluorescence-aided Identification Technique (FIT). METHODS: Six orthodontic adhesives were included: Ortho…

A non-invasive system to manage impacted teeth associated with a large dentigerous cyst

J Orthod. 2022 Mar 24:14653125221088341. doi: 10.1177/14653125221088341. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT A male patient aged 11 years presented a large dentigerous cyst in the lower left quadrant associated with retained deciduous lower lateral incisor and canine and impacted, unerupted corresponding permanent ones. The treatment consisted in marsupialisation and placement of a modified lingual arch…

Open bite treatment using clear aligners

Angle Orthod. 2013 Sep;83(5):913-9. doi: 10.2319/080212-627.1. Epub 2013 Jan 30. ABSTRACT A 35-year-old female patient with dentoalveolar open bite of 4 mm, molar Class I malocclusion, centered midlines, moderate crowding, and labial inclination of the lower incisor was treated with clear aligners to reduce protrusion and close the anterior open bite. The result showed that…