Iranian Journal of Orthodontics: Sep 2017, 12 (2), 8 articles.
Review Article
Defne Kecik
One of the most important aspects of dental profession is to consider the effectiveness of the preventive systems applied and maintain the good oral hygiene, oral health and minimize the risk of caries among the patients. A great spectrum of preventive activities and materials like fluoride applications, ... read more
Original Article
Mohammad Hashem Hosseini, Ardavan Etemadi, Fatemeh Gorjizadeh
Application of zirconia in dentistry has increased due to its good properties. Since zirconia is not possible to be etched, evaluation of the other methods of surface treatment is important.The aim of this study was to evaluate zirconia surfaces treated by different output powers of Er: YAG ... read more
Original Article
Vahid Moshkelgosha, Mahsa Kazemi, Hamidreza Pakshir, Rasool Safari
Malocclusion, one the most important oral health problem among children and young adults, leads to social stigma and psychological disorders. Early orthodontic treatment for children appears to be one of the efficient methods to prevent these consequences.This cross-sectional study, which was conducted in Shiraz, city of Iran, ... read more
Original Article
Mohsen Shirazi, Armin Soudi, Pedram Baghaeian, Yasamin Farajzadeh Jalali
The aim of this study was to investigate the crystal structure of mineral part in the Compact and Cancellous bones in different areas of alveolar bones.In this study, 7 alveolar bone samples were prepared from buccal and distal plates of the jaws of three patients, and 4 ... read more
Original Article
Soosan Sadeghian, Farzad Yahyapour, Roshanak Ghafari, Sina Jafari
Because of the special anatomy and esthetic considerations, orthodontic and implant treatments are somehow fine and difficult in mandibular anterior zone. The aim of this study was to evaluate anthropometric analysis of the buccal and lingual bone thickness of mandibular anterior zone using CBCT.In this descriptive- analytic ... read more
Original Article
Andrea Bargellini, Tommaso Castroflorio, Federica Casasco, Maria Giacone, Francesco Garino, Giovanni Cugliari, Andrea Deregibus
In the last years an increasing number of patients have sought for comfortable and aesthetic alternatives to fixed appliances. Aligners, due to the protection against tooth wear, can be compared to occlusal splints used in patients suffering from sleep bruxism (SB). The aim of the study was ... read more
Original Article
Behnam Mirzakouchaki, Reza Faraji, Mahdi Rahbar, Hadi Shirvani
Lateral cephalometry is very important for the evaluation of growth, diagnosis, treatment planning and therapeutic evaluations. Considering the advantages of lateral cephalometric analyses with the automatic technique and given the existing problems, the present study was undertaken to use a new automatic technique for determination of cephalometric ... read more
Case Report
Luis Huanca Ghislanzoni, Frederick Berardinelli, Costanza Tagliatesta, Alessandra Lucchese
Mesiodens is the most common type of supernumerary tooth with proportion of males: females of 2: 1. The etiology of this anomaly is various and includes both genetic and environmental factors, syndromic conditions and disturbances in dental development.A palatally positioned maxillary midline mesiodens was incidentally found during ... read more