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Prog Orthod ; 22(1): 3, 2021 Jan 18.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33458787

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BACKGROUND: Patient quality of life (QoL) during orthodontic treatment is an important consideration that requires greater academic investigation as greater focus is placed on enhancing patient experience. Quality of life (QoL) was assessed in three orthodontic appliance groups, i.e., vestibular, lingual, and aligners during the initial stages of treatment. The sample was comprised of 117 adult patient-subjects distributed into 3 groups: vestibular (n = 41), lingual (n = 37), and aligner (n = 39). A WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire surveyed four domains (physical health, psychological health, social relationships, and environment). RESULTS: Mean scores for domain 1, physical health, showed that the aligner group (28.1) had significantly greater scores than that of the vestibular (22.7) or lingual (22) groups. Domain 2, psychological health, demonstrated significant differences (P < 0.001) between all groups, with the aligner group scoring the highest (23.2), followed by the lingual (18.4) and vestibular (15.2) groups. Domain 3, social relationship, showed that aligner (10.9) and lingual (10.2) scores were significantly greater (P < 0.001) than those of the vestibular group (7.8). Domain 4, environment, displayed significant differences between all groups, with the aligner group scoring highest (32.1), followed by the lingual group (29.3), and lastly the vestibular group (26.4). Overall, the highest mean score was obtained by the aligner group (23.1) and the lowest mean score was by the vestibular group (18). The mean domain scores for all three groups were significantly different (P ≤ 0.005) from each other (Table 2). CONCLUSIONS: Overall, patients undergoing Aligner therapy reported the overall highest QoL scores, followed by lingual and vestibular groups.


Assuntos
Aparelhos Ortodônticos , Qualidade de Vida , Adulto , Humanos , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Inquéritos e Questionários
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Prog Orthod ; 22(1): 2, 2021 Jan 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33409700

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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of surface roughening and acid etching on clinical success rate and removal and insertion torque of orthodontic miniscrews. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixty-two orthodontic miniscrews (Jail Medical Corporation, Seoul, Korea) with the same design and dimensions (10-mm length, 2-mm diameter) are divided into two (sandblasted and acid-etched versus control) groups. The sample of the study was 31 patients whose miniscrews were needed for en masse retraction of the upper six anterior teeth. In this split-mouth study, the miniscrews were placed in the attached gingiva between the second premolar and the first molar. The side (left or right) was selected randomly. The miniscrews were loaded 6 weeks after insertion, and the patients were followed up after 3, 6, 10, 14, and 18 weeks and then for 4 weeks interval. Chi-square, correlation, and independent t tests were done using SPSS ver24 to interpret the data. RESULTS: The survival rate was 90.3% and 83.9% for the sandblasted and acid-etched versus the control group, respectively. The difference in survival rate was not statistically significant (p > 0.05). Removal torque was higher for the sandblasted group (p < 0.05). Younger patients showed less survival rate (p < 0.05) in both groups. Insertion side, namely, left or right, was not statistically significant. CONCLUSIONS: Although sandblasting increased removal torque, it did not influence the survival rate of orthodontic miniscrews significantly.


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Procedimentos de Ancoragem Ortodôntica , Parafusos Ósseos , Humanos , Boca , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Taxa de Sobrevida , Torque
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Orthod Fr ; 91(4): 303-321, 2020 Dec 01.
Artigo em Francês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33355535

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The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compare self-ligating brackets (SLBs) considered as a whole to conventional brackets (CBs). An electronic search was performed in three databases (PubMed, MEDLINE via Web of Science, Cochrane Library) from their origin up to June 2017. Additional articles were hand searched from January 2006 to June 2017. This meta-analysis was restricted to randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and split mouth design studies (SMDs). No distinction was made between active and passive SLBs. The following variables were investigated : treatment duration, number of visits, alignment rate, rate of space closure, perception of discomfort during the initial phase of treatment, pain experience during wire insertion or removal, bond failure rate, time to ligate in or to untie an archwire, periodontal indices, occlusal outcomes, transverse arch dimensional changes and root resorption. 25 RCTs and 9 SMDs were finally selected. It was more painful to insert or remove a 0.019× 0.025 SS archwire in/from SLBs. It was significantly quicker to insert or remove an archwire from SLBs. There was less bleeding on probing with SLBs 4 or 5 weeks after bonding. All other variables did not exhibit any significant difference between SLBs and CBs. Out of the 31 comparisons between self-ligating and conventional brackets, 9 only revealed statistically significant differences. This meta-analysis contradicts most of the promotional statements put forward by the distributors.


Assuntos
Braquetes Ortodônticos , Reabsorção da Raiz , Face , Humanos , Boca , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Fios Ortodônticos
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Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd ; 127(12): 713-718, 2020 Dec.
Artigo em Holandês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33367299

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Retention plays an important part during orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment can be divided into 2 phases: an active phase in which treatment is carried out with orthodontic appliances and a second, passive phase with retention, with which an attempt is made to prevent a return to the original or another position. In practice, fixed retainers with a retention wire are usually chosen because of the many advantages of such wires. Even though fixed retention is now the gold standard in orthodontic follow-up, it does fail fairly often. In particular, because the procedures for manufacturing and placing are technically sensitive. A number of studies report that on average 34.9% (range of 10.3-47%) of the bonded retention wires come loose after an average of 2 years. A number of factors play a part in this. Based on the literature, it is possible to make some practical recommendations on the lifespan of a retainer.


Assuntos
Colagem Dentária , Contenções Ortodônticas , Humanos , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico
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Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd ; 127(12): 719-726, 2020 Dec.
Artigo em Holandês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33367300

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The aim of orthodontic retention is to counteract post-treatment changes and thereby to preserve the result of active treatment. For active orthodontic treatment, a certain level of patient compliance is necessary and the same applies for the retention phase. Ideally, the retainer will never fail or get lost, the patient will adhere to all recommendations and will wear the retainer in accordance with the instructions, necessary precautions with the fixed retainer are followed, the patient reports a problem immediately, and appointments for retention check-ups will always be met. Unfortunately, the reality is often different. This article considers the need to provide the patient with information about retention before treatment and the problems that may arise during the retention phase. Recommendations are made on how to avoid these problems as much as possible, and solutions are offered for problems that do arise. Finally, it is made clear how the orthodontist, patient and dentist can be jointly responsible for the retention phase.


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Contenções Ortodônticas , Ortodontistas , Agendamento de Consultas , Humanos , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Cooperação do Paciente
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Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd ; 127(12): 727-733, 2020 Dec.
Artigo em Holandês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33367301

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In general, the result of orthodontic treatment is not stable. After active treatment, changes can occur as a result of a number of biological processes. The application of retention aims to counteract such changes and thereby preserve the result of orthodontic treatment. The way practitioners design the retention phase varies considerably. To reduce undesired variation in orthodontic retention between practices and to improve quality of care, clinical practice guidelines for retention were developed by the Dutch Association of Orthodontists. These guidelines contain recommendations for the application of retention. The duration of retention, additional techniques and retention after treatment of Class II malocclusions are discussed; consensus has not yet been reached on these subjects.


Assuntos
Fenômenos Biológicos , Padrões de Prática Odontológica , Assistência Odontológica , Humanos , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Ortodontistas
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J Clin Pediatr Dent ; 44(6): 451-458, 2020 Dec 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33378466

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OBJECTIVE: The surface roughness of various orthodontic materials could affect biofilm formation and friction. The purpose of this study was to examine the surface roughness and chemical composition of the slots and wings of several ceramic self-ligating brackets. STUDY DESIGN: Four types of ceramic self-ligating brackets were separated into experimental groups (DC, EC, IC, and QK) while a metal self-ligating bracket (EM) was used as the control group. Atomic force microscopy and energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscope were used to examine the surface roughness and chemical composition of each bracket slot and wing. RESULTS: The control group was made of ferrum and chrome while all the experimental groups were comprised of aluminum and oxide. There was a statistically significant difference in the roughness average (Sa) among the various self-ligating brackets (p< 0.001 in slots and p<0.01 in the wing). The slots in the EC group had the lowest Sa, followed by the DC, IC, control, and QK groups. The wings in the IC group had the lowest Sa, followed by the EC, DC, control, and QK groups. CONCLUSIONS: There is a significant difference in the surface roughness of the slots and wings among several types of ceramic self-ligating brackets.


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Braquetes Ortodônticos , Biofilmes , Cerâmica , Ligas Dentárias , Fricção , Humanos , Teste de Materiais , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Fios Ortodônticos , Aço Inoxidável , Propriedades de Superfície
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(50): e23165, 2020 Dec 11.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33327234

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BACKGROUND: Although several researchers have analyzed the dental identity of patients experience with corrective methods using fixed and removable appliances, the consequences stay debatable. This meta-analysis intended to verify whether the periodontal status of removable appliances is similar to that of the conventional fixed appliances. METHODS: Relevant literature was retrieved from the database of Cochrane library, PubMed, EMBASE, and CNKI until December 2019, without time or language restrictions. Comparative clinical studies assessing periodontal conditions between removable appliances and fixed appliances were included for analysis. The data was analyzed using the Stata 12.0 software. RESULTS: A total of 13 articles involving 598 subjects were selected for this meta-analysis. We found that the plaque index (PLI) identity of the removable appliances group was significantly lower compared to the fixed appliances group at 3 months (OR = -0.57, 95% CI: -0.98 to -0.16, P = .006) and 6 months (OR = -1.10, 95% CI: -1.60 to -0.61, P = .000). The gingival index (GI) of the removable appliances group was lower at 6 months (OR = -1.14, 95% CI: -1.95 to -0.34, P = .005), but the difference was not statistically significant at 3 months (OR = -0.20, 95% CI: -0.50 to 0.10, P = .185) when compared with that of the fixed appliances group. The sulcus probing depth (SPD) of the removable appliances group was lower compared to the fixed appliances group at 3 months (OR = -0.26, 95% CI: -0.52 to -0.01, P = .047) and 6 months (OR = -0.42, 95% CI: -0.83 to -0.01, P = .045). The shape of the funnel plot was symmetrical, indicating no obvious publication bias in the Begg test (P = .174); the Egger test also indicated no obvious publication bias (P = .1). CONCLUSION: Our meta-analysis demonstrated that malocclusion patients treated with the removable appliances demonstrated a better periodontal status as compared with those treated with fixed orthodontic appliances. However, the analyses of more numbers of clinical trials are warranted to confirm this conclusion.


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Má Oclusão/terapia , Aparelhos Ortodônticos Fixos/efeitos adversos , Aparelhos Ortodônticos Removíveis/efeitos adversos , Doenças Periodontais/etiologia , Adolescente , Adulto , Criança , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Má Oclusão/classificação , Má Oclusão/diagnóstico , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico/tendências , Aparelhos Ortodônticos/provisão & distribução , Avaliação de Resultados em Cuidados de Saúde , Doenças Periodontais/epidemiologia , Índice Periodontal , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto
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Orthod Fr ; 91(3): 179-190, 2020 10 01.
Artigo em Francês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33146613

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Once the orthodontic retention phase is complete, a number of patients return to the office following retainer detachment or complaining about the stability of the result. The aim of this study was to search for predictors of re-consultation and to evaluate how the choice of retainer impacts re-consultation for misalignment or debonding. A systematic retrospective cohort study was conducted ten years after removal of orthodontic appliances. Of the 380 patients included, 23% re-consulted on average 4.5 years after appliance removal. The patients most likely to re-consult were those with a severe initial aesthetic deficit. Mandibular retainers bonded on six teeth resulted in three-fold more re-consultations than wires bonded exclusively on the canines, but the difference was non-significant. Mandibular retainers bonded on the canines certainly generated significantly more maintenance appointments than the six-teeth retainers, but fewer malposition problems (non-significant result). These results raise questions regarding indications for bonded maxillary retainers as opposed to removable devices and also regarding the management of long-term post-retention follow-up.


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Mandíbula , Contenções Ortodônticas , Humanos , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Recidiva , Encaminhamento e Consulta , Estudos Retrospectivos
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Orthod Fr ; 91(3): 249-262, 2020 10 01.
Artigo em Francês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33146619

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The use of self-ligating brackets has largely developed in orthodontic practice thanks to numerous advantages, including the reduction of frictional forces during sliding orthodontic mechanic. Faced with scientific evidence, this advantage still seems to be debatable. Our objective was to evaluate in vivo the frictional force of self-ligating brackets by searching for micro-morphological and chemical effects on the active slot surface, after phase of alignment-leveling and after a period in the mouth. 16 brackets from four commercial brands were selected (Damon®, In-Ovation®, Smart-clip® and Carriere®). These brackets were visualized using a scanning electron microscope (SEM) and dispersive energy spectroscopy to study their surface and initial chemical composition. After a period in the mouth, these brackets were debonded and evaluated with SEM, to search topographic and chemical changes in relation to the frictional forces. After a period of three months used for dental alignment, all the brackets show considerable changes in topographic and chemical properties related to frictional forces, with deposit of organic debris whose importance is related to the initial surface different from one manufacturer to another.


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Braquetes Ortodônticos , Fios Ortodônticos , Ligas Dentárias , Análise do Estresse Dentário , Fricção , Teste de Materiais , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Aço Inoxidável , Propriedades de Superfície
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Braz Dent J ; 31(5): 540-547, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33146339

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The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of orthodontic bracket type (metallic or ceramic) and mouthguard on biomechanical response during impact. Two-dimensional plane-strain models of a patient with increased positive overjet of the maxillary central incisor was created based on a CT scan, simulating the periodontal ligament, bone support, gingival tissue, orthodontic brackets (metallic or ceramic) and mouthguard. A nonlinear dynamic impact finite element analysis was performed in which a steel object hit the model at 1 m/s. Stress distributions (Von Mises and Modified Von Mises) and strain were evaluated. Stress distributions were affected by the bracket presence and type. Models with metallic and ceramic bracket had higher stresses over a larger buccal enamel impact area. Models with ceramic brackets generated higher stresses than the metallic brackets. Mouthguards reduced the stress and strain values regardless of bracket type. Mouthguard shock absorption were 88.37% and 89.27% for the metallic and ceramic bracket, respectively. Orthodontic bracket presence and type influenced the stress and strain generated during an impact. Ceramic brackets generated higher stresses than metallic brackets. Mouthguards substantially reduced impact stress and strain peaks, regardless of bracket type.


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Protetores Bucais , Braquetes Ortodônticos , Cerâmica , Análise do Estresse Dentário , Análise de Elementos Finitos , Humanos , Incisivo , Teste de Materiais , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Estresse Mecânico
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Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop ; 158(6): 834-839, 2020 Dec.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-33097363

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INTRODUCTION: Orthodontic miniscrews have become popular not only because they can provide an absolute form of anchorage, but also because they can reduce the required patient compliance when compared with traditional orthodontic anchorage. The objective of this study was to examine success rates of miniscrews placed by orthodontic residents and to evaluate which factors may affect insertion outcomes. METHODS: The sample consisted of 109 consecutive miniscrews placed in 60 patients (27 males and 33 females). Miniscrews were placed at 4 different insertion sites (anterior palate [n = 31], palatal alveolar process [n = 25], maxillary buccal alveolar process [n = 15], and mandibular buccal alveolar process [n = 38]). Analysis of variance tests were used to evaluate the influence of insertion sites and anchorage type (direct vs indirect) on the success rate. RESULTS: The overall success rate for miniscrews was 72.5%. The success rate was 83.9% in the anterior palate, 76% in the palatal alveolar process, 60% in the maxillary buccal alveolar process, and 65.8% in the mandibular buccal alveolar process. The success rate was significantly higher in indirect anchorage (84.2%) compared with direct anchorage (58.8%). CONCLUSIONS: Palatal miniscrews were more successful than buccal miniscrews. Indirect anchorage mechanics had a higher success rate than direct anchorage mechanics.


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Internato e Residência , Procedimentos de Ancoragem Ortodôntica , Parafusos Ósseos , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Mandíbula , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico
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Dental Press J Orthod ; 25(4): 85-100, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32965392

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INTRODUCTION: Due to the search for more aesthetic and comfortable alternatives to perform orthodontic treatments and to the great technological development, orthodontic aligners have assumed great importance. More and more complex treatments have been carried out with these appliances without, however, having all aspects involved in their use being studied in depth. Its biomechanical planning requires different approaches than those used in fixed orthodontics, as the force systems involved in movements, responses and side effects are distinct, and the professional must be prepared when opting for the technique. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to perform an evaluation of the force systems created on the space closure with aligners, its characteristics, and problems, as well as make some suggestions to overcome the difficulties inherent to its use. CONCLUSION: Space closure with aligners is possible, but depends on the correct selection of the patient, in addition to requiring the proper planning of the applied forces. The use of auxiliary resources and overcorrections to address the deficiencies of the aligner systems should always be considered. Digital planning should be used as a map of the force systems that will be applied, and not just as a marketing tool, keeping in mind that determining the objectives and the way to achieve them is the responsibility of the orthodontist, and that treatment plans must be individualized for each situation, following appropriate biomechanical precepts.


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Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Aparelhos Ortodônticos Removíveis , Estética Dentária , Humanos , Ortodontistas , Técnicas de Movimentação Dentária
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Prog Orthod ; 21(1): 32, 2020 Sep 14.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32924097

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BACKGROUND: The loss of third-order information in pre-adjusted brackets due to torsional play is a problem in clinical orthodontics. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of slot height, archwire height, width and edge bevel's radius on the torsional play for three brackets/archwire systems. METHODS: Ninety brackets with a 0.022 × 0.028 in. slot with McLaughlin-Bennett-Trevisi prescription from three different manufacturers were selected, and the slot's height and depth were measured using a profile projector. Sixty stainless-steel rectangular archwires from three different manufacturers were sectioned and observed with a SEM to measure their height, width, and radius of edge bevel. The recorded data were used to calculate the theoretical torsional play between different slot-archwire combinations. One-way ANOVA was used to compare the measurements within different bracket types and among different manufacturers. RESULTS: Slot height was usually oversized. Archwire's height was usually undersized, but oversized wires were also observed. The radius edge bevel was the most variable parameter. A certain degree of torsional play is always present that differs from one bracket type to another of the same producer and that can even be doubled from one manufacturer to another. CONCLUSIONS: Due to production tolerance, differences between the nominal values and the real dimensions of any components of a slot/archwire system are common. This results in a torsional play that limits torque expression. The archwire's edge bevel plays an important role in torque expression, and clearer information should be provided by the manufacturers regarding this aspect.


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Braquetes Ortodônticos , Fios Ortodônticos , Desenho de Aparelho Ortodôntico , Aço Inoxidável , Torque
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