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Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie OnlineFirst articles

09.05.2017 | Original Article

Comparison of two treatment strategies for the early treatment of an anterior skeletal open bite

Posterior bite block-vertical pull chin cup (PBB-VPC) vs. posterior bite block-high pull headgear (PBB-HPH)

The diagnosis, treatment, and successful retention of open bite malocclusion is challenging for most orthodontists. The most apparent characteristics of a skeletal open bite are clockwise rotation of the mandible [ 7 , 23 , 24 ], increased lower …

28.04.2017 | Original Article

Cephalometric changes in growing patients with increased vertical dimension treated with cervical headgear

Control of vertical undesired effects during orthodontic treatment is of major importance in patients with increased vertical dimension [ 36 ]. Traditionally, different approaches were suggested concerning treatment plan and mechanics according to …

27.04.2017 | Original Article

Effects of malocclusions on facial attractiveness and their correlations with the divine proportion

In common orthodontic practice, the treatment goal is to produce an ideal occlusion with a full complement of teeth, and this would, it was believed, produce optimal facial esthetics. At this point, a question has arisen about whether attractive …

13.04.2017 | Original Article

Stability of anterior tooth alignment 10 years out of retention

Long-term changes in occlusion and alignment have been extensively studied in both treated [ 7 , 8 ] and untreated individuals [ 29 , 30 ]. In general, arch length and arch perimeter gradually reduce from the mixed dentition to the early permanent …

12.04.2017 | Original Article

Determination of forces on a split palatal screw after rapid maxillary expansion

The discrepancies of the transverse size of the jaw are corrected with rapid maxillary expansion (RME). The objective of RME is to disarticulate the midpalatal suture, providing a stable maxillary width increase [ 16 ]. Understanding how the …

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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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