Evaluating the prevalence of orthodontic treatments — including one-phase vs. two-phase orthodontic treatment and the use of different retainers among dental students nationwide.
Relationship of Lower Lingual Holding Arch Treatment In Regards to Angular Changes and Incidents of Impaction of Second Molars
Goal: to see if mixed dentition orthodontic treatment with an adjustable LLHA exhibits increased impaction incidence and angular discrepancies compared to the control and passive LLHA appliances.
Currently, there exists a decision tree diagnostic tool to guide clinicians through the Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders; however, there is a need for a more accessible and user friendly diagnostic tool. We designed a new, checklist-style diagnostic tool with these goals in mind, and in this study, we compared the use of our new tool with the use of the pre-existing decision tree tool.
Shear Bond Strength Evaluation of an Experimental Dentin Adhesive in Comparison with 5 Commercial Adhesives in a Dental School Setting
An in-vitro study to evaluate the shear bond strength of a newly developed experimental dentin adhesive and compare it with the shear bond strength of different commercially available dentin adhesives in a dental school setting.
Assessment of Short and Long-Term Changes of the Hard and Soft Tissue of the Face with Miniscrew-Assisted Rapid Maxillary Palatal Expanders
A study to evaluate the short-term and long-term changes of the hard and soft tissues of the face after microimplant-assisted expansion.
This literature review covers fluoride toxicity, caries prevention, and fluoride’s possible correlation to cognitive impairments.
The aim of this study was to determine the types and prevalence of complications following Maxillary Skeletal Expansion protocol at University of the Pacific.