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Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie

Official Journal of the German Orthodontic Society / Offizielle Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kieferorthopädie

Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie OnlineFirst articles

21.09.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Prevalence of gingival recession after orthodontic treatment of infraversion and open bite

Suitable occlusive stimulation can affect the structure of periodontal tissue, as well as maintaining and reshaping periodontal tissue, playing a key role in the regulation of teeth and periodontal stability. The lack of appropriate occlusal …

19.09.2018 | Review Article

Facial growth direction after surgical intervention to relieve mouth breathing: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Respiratory needs determine the posture of the head and tongue. By establishing an altered breathing pattern, the position of these structures can generate changes in the balance between teeth, bones and facial soft tissues, affecting both the …

12.09.2018 | Original Article

Facial perception of infants with cleft lip and palate with/without the NAM appliance

Nasoalveolar molding (NAM) therapy in infants with cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL ± P) was developed in the late 1990s for presurgical alignment of the alveolar segments in combination with elongation of the columella [ 6 , 10 ]. Since …

10.09.2018 | Original Article

Are morphologic and topographic alterations of the mandibular fossa after fixed functional treatment detectable on tomograms? Visual classification and morphometric analysis

Angle Class II, division 1 with mandibular retrognathia is the most frequent malocclusion in central Europe [ 8 ]. Orthodontic treatment usually includes removable or fixed functional appliances [ 7 , 30 ]. The functional appliance treatment period …

05.09.2018 | Original Article

Influence of physician evaluation portals on orthodontist selection by patients

Approximately 84% of Germans use the Internet to communicate and obtain information. The Internet has become an increasingly popular source of information on health issues. As a result, patients have changed from passive recipients to active users …

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Die Zeitschrift „Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie“ informiert kompetent und aktuell Kieferorthopäden und kieferorthopädisch arbeitende Zahnärzte in Klinik und Praxis über Ergebnisse der experimentellen und klinischen Forschung des Fachgebiets. Alle Beiträge durchlaufen ein Peer-Review und erscheinen ausschließlich auf Englisch mit einem zusätzlichen deutschen Abstract.

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