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Journal of Orthodontics

Fawaz L Almutairi, Samantha J Hodges, Nigel P Hunt
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the treatment outcome in terms of the malocclusion features and the changes in the occlusion of patients undergoing orthodontic/orthognathic treatment using the Peer Assessment Rating (PAR) and the Index of Complexity, Outcome and Need (ICON) and to test the application of the Index of Orthognathic Functional Treatment Need (IOFTN) on this sample as a measure of orthognathic pre-treatment need. DESIGN: Retrospective longitudinal cohort study...
October 17, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Zoe Marshman, Abdussalam Eddaiki, Hilary L Bekker, Philip E Benson
OBJECTIVES: To develop and evaluate a child-centred patient decision aid for young people, and their parents, supporting shared decision making about fixed orthodontic appliance treatment with dental health professionals, namely the Fixed Appliance Decision Aid (FADA). METHODS: The studies were undertaken in a UK teaching dental hospital orthodontic department in 2013-2014. The development phase involved an interview study with: (a) 10 patients (12-16 years old), and their parents, receiving orthodontic care to investigate treatment decision making and inform the content of the FADA and (b) 23 stakeholders critiquing the draft decision aid's content, structure and utility...
October 17, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Rachel A Little, Jye Yen Sia, Jayne E Harrison
AIM: To assess the changes in interviewees' and interviewers' perceptions and experiences of national recruitment and a multi-station interview (MSI) for the selection of Orthodontic Specialty Registrars to UK training programmes from 2012 to 2014. DESIGN: Questionnaire-based longitudinal survey. SETTING: Interviews for selection of Orthodontic Specialty Registrars (StRs) held at London Deanery, London, UK. METHODS: Interviewees and interviewers completed an anonymous questionnaire comprising of 17 and 26 questions, respectively...
October 6, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
M O'Keeffe, J M Collins, S J Cunningham
INTRODUCTION: This study evaluated patients' experiences of the Hypodontia Care Pathway at a large teaching hospital at key stages: specifically patient expectations/experience following the diagnosis of hypodontia and then patient satisfaction with the orthodontic care received and the outcome at the end of active orthodontic treatment. METHODOLOGY: In-depth, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 20 hypodontia patients following completion of orthodontic treatment but prior to any planned prosthodontic treatment commencing...
October 5, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Lindsey E Bateman, Joanne M Collins, Susan J Cunningham
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors affecting work-life balance amongst male and female orthodontists in the UK. DESIGN: A qualitative interview-based study with a cross-sectional design. SUBJECTS: Specialist orthodontists working in specialist practice and the hospital service in the UK were selected by purposive sampling. METHODS: In-depth semi-structured interviews were conducted with 18 orthodontic specialists. Interview transcripts were analyzed using Framework Analysis...
October 4, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Ana Zn Bergamo, Paulo Nelson-Filho, Fábio L Romano, Raquel Ab da Silva, Maria Cp Saraiva, Lea Ab da Silva, Mirian An Matsumoto
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the alterations on plaque index (PI), gingival index (GI), gingival bleeding index (GBI), and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) volume after use of three different brackets types for 60 days. Setting Participants: The sample comprised 20 patients of both sexes aged 11-15 years (mean age: 13.3 years), with permanent dentition, adequate oral hygiene, and mild tooth crowding, overjet, and overbite. METHODS: A conventional metallic bracket Gemini™, and two different brands of self-ligating brackets - In-Ovation(®)R and SmartClip™ - were bonded to the maxillary incisors and canines...
September 8, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
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This section is designed to draw the attention of readers to papers that have been published in non-orthodontic journals and that may be of interest. The abstracts have been selected and edited by Sara Stephens and Howard Moseley.
August 16, 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Jadbinder Seehra
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Nicky Mandall, Richard Cousley, Andrew DiBiase, Fiona Dyer, Simon Littlewood, Rye Mattick, Spencer J Nute, Barbara Doherty, Nadia Stivaros, Ross McDowall, Inderjit Shargill, Helen V Worthington
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether patients who had received early class III protraction facemask treatment were less likely to need orthognathic surgery compared with untreated controls. This paper is a 6-year follow-up of a previous clinical trial. DESIGN: Multi-centre 2-arm parallel randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Eight United Kingdom hospital orthodontic departments. PARTICIPANTS: Seventy three 7- to 9-year-old children...
September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Robin Mills
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Esma J Doğramacı
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Joyti Vasudev
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Martyn Cobourne
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Pei Ying Oh, Stephen Mark Chadwick
INTRODUCTION: Postgraduate orthodontic education is highly challenging. There is a lack of evidence regarding orthodontic postgraduates' perceptions of their orthodontic education in the United Kingdom. In addition, no study has been conducted to compare the postgraduate orthodontic training experience between UK trainees and international postgraduates. OBJECTIVES: (1) To investigate orthodontic UK trainees' and international postgraduates' perception and satisfaction of their orthodontic education...
September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Ario Santini, Szu Hui Tiu, Niall J P McGuinness, Mohammed Saeed Aldossary
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the total light energy (TLE) transmission through three types of ceramic brackets with, bracket alone and with the addition of orthodontic adhesive, at different exposure durations, and to compare the microhardness of the cured adhesive. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Three different makes of ceramic brackets, Pure Sapphire(M), Clarity™ ADVANCED(P) and Dual Ceramic(P) were used. Eighteen specimens of each make were prepared and allocated to three groups (n = 6)...
September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Siobhán Mary McMorrow, Declan T Millett
OBJECTIVES: This study evaluated the quality, reliability and readability of information on the Internet on adult orthodontics. DESIGN: A quality assessment of adult orthodontic websites. SETTING: Postgraduate Orthodontic Unit, Cork University Dental School and Hospital, Cork, Ireland. METHOD: An Internet search using three search engines (Google, Yahoo and Bing) was conducted using the terms ('adult orthodontics' and 'adult braces')...
September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Preeti Jauhar, Michael Robert Machesney, Pratik K Sharma
Accidentally, ingesting components of an orthodontic appliance can result in serious consequences for the patient. This paper presents one such complication, not previously reported, where the patient needed emergency surgery to retrieve part of an orthodontic appliance. This case report highlights the consequences of and possible solutions to prevent patients inhaling or ingesting parts of their appliance.
September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
Mohammad O Sharif
This paper describes the orthodontic treatment of two cases that were successful in winning the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) Membership in Orthodonitcs (MOrth) cases prize in 2014. The first case describes the management of a 26-year-old female with a Class II division 2 incisor relationship on a Class III skeletal base with reduced vertical proportions. This was complicated by: an unerupted ectopic palatally displaced upper right permanent canine, an erupted palatally displaced upper left permanent canine, retained deciduous canines, generalised microdontia, an overall Bolton tooth size discrepancy, mild crowding in the upper arch, an increased overbite (complete to tooth tissue) and crossbites...
September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
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September 2016: Journal of Orthodontics
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