Research 2005-2009

 
​ ​Class of 2009
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Dipak Chudasama
THESIS TITLE RESIDENT
Comparison of accuracy of bracket placement between a twin bracket, a single bracket, and a self-ligation bracket Dr. Matt Akridge
Assessing root parallelism: comparing panoramic radiology and cone beam computed tomography Dr. Ginny Baker
Accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography imaging of two types of periodontal defects Dr. Shafeena Chatur
A Pilot Study of Bite Registration Technique For Digital Model Articulation Dr. Andrew Crabill
Comparison of force decay rates between continuous, short and long filament elastomeric chains. Dr. David Ferguson
Cone Beam Computerized Tomographic analysis of collum angles in various malocclusions Dr. Kiren Gehani
An Evaluation of the condylar head to the glenoid fossa distance in Class I, II, and III patients Dr. Reza Ghajarnia
Summary of statistics in American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedic articles published in 2008 compared to 2003*** Dr. Scott Law
Inclination of Posterior teeth in the various Angle classifications Dr. Susan Park
Retention Protocol Outcomes Dr. Mahtab Partovi
An in vitro study of the effects of the oral environment on the physical properties of super elastic orthodontic archwires Dr. Russell Trapnell
Pre-treatment soft tissue predictions of orthodontic patients compared to actual post-treatment soft tissue changes with regard to upper and lower lip position Dr. Lily Workman
​ ​ ​Class of 2008
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Dipak Chudasama
THESIS TITLE RESIDENT
Effect of fluoride prophylactic agents on the mechanical properties of nickel-titanium based orthodontic closed coil springs Dr. Daniella Browning
Attractiveness of the gummy smile: A layperson perspective Dr. Oleg Eisenstein
Comparison of conventional cephalometric radiographic analysis to cephalometric radiographs rendered from CBCT Dr. Blain Jacobson
Most favored facial profiles among four racial groups Dr. Louis Kubala
The incidence of root resorption analyzed via panoramic radiographs, after comprehensive orthodontic treatmen Dr. Richard Lee
The prevalence of arch form asymmetries pre and post orthodontic treatment Dr. Lauren Lockhart
Comparison of inclination and bone surrounding the apex of mandibular incisors utilizing digital and CBCT generated cephalometric radiographs Dr. Dennis Mauro
In-vitro study on comparison of shear bond strength between conventional acid etching and air abrasion of human enamel Dr. Herbert Murillo
Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in the patient population under 18 y.o. at Jacksonville University Dr. Marco Pinto
The perceived need for orthodontic treatment for female teens who are facially attractive versus those who have an average facial appearance Dr. Jason Rice
In vitro effects of topical fluoride formulations on elastomeric chains Dr. Timothy Stuhlmiller
A clinical comparison of incisor alignment with a fiber reinforced composite arch wire and conventional metal arch wires Dr. Gregory Trapnell
Comparison of the retentive abilities of the BioMers wire and the standard wraparound retainer Dr. Jeff Trapnell
​ ​ ​ ​Class of 2007
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Dipak Chudasama
​​THESIS TITLE ​​RESIDENT
Predicting size of unerupted second bicuspids using Panoramic Radiographs Dr. Ricardo J Busquets
Comparison of the anesthetic effects of two different topical anesthetics used in laser assisted gingivectomy in adolescents receiving orthodontic treatment Dr. Yesenia Garcia
Alternative Methods for Orthodontic Band Sterilization Dr. Romia Goff
Facial Forms and Smile Esthetics Dr. Sarita N. Hithe
Properties of Clinician Bent NiTi Archwires vs. Pre-Formed Archforms Dr. Joshua Jones
Force Magnitude of Elastics : An In vitro Study Dr. Fausto Nicieza
Use of Computer Tomography in Detection of Alveolar Bone Dehiscence Dr. Mitra Parsa
Comparison of vertical facial disharmony between Japanese and Caucasian adults Dr. Alisa Raglin
A Survey of General Dentists Practicing in the United States regarding TMD Dr. Sung S. Shyn
Incidence of shovel-shaped incisors in Otavalan Indians Dr. Aaron Tolman
Post-adolescent lower incisor crowding: A Survey of common causative beliefs between general practitioners and orthodontists Dr. Michael Paul Turgeau
Force degradation among four orthodontic elastomeric chains. A product comparison study Dr. Kapil Vij
A clinical trial to evaluate the effect of fluoride prophylactic agents on the mechanical properties of super elastic orthodontic archwires ** Dr. Jossette Vo
Comparison of Fiber-Reinforced Composites and Goldchain for use as Lingual Retainers Dr. Kendall S. Woolridge
The Effect of Parallax on the Evaluation of Angle Classification Dr. Jason Pavlik
An Alternative Protocol for Anterior Crowding Correction with Invisalign and Validation of the ClinCheck Dr. H. Derick Phan
Absolute Anchorage with Zygomatic Mini Screw Implants in the Correction of Bilateral Molar Class II Malocclusion Dr. Barry Quinn
The True Absence of a Maxillary Dentofacial Midline: How Aesthetically Important Is It to the Patient/Layperson Dr. Robert D. Sheridan
Black, White, or Gray: Finding Commonality on How Orthodontists Describe the Areas Between Angle’s Molar Classifications* Dr. Randall Snyder
Tensile Force Levels of Elastomeric Thread Dr. Enrique G. Vargas
The Force-Elongation Characteristics of Orthodontic Elastomeric Chains Dr. Jack G. Wright
​ ​Class of 2006
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Dipak Chudasama
THESIS TITLE RESIDENT
Orthodontic Patient Clinical Research Database

Dr. Ilan Abramowitz
Dr. Jason Barlock
Dr. Andrew Demos

Cephalometric Analysis of Sagittal Discrepancies Using the Beta Angle on African-American Patients Dr. Derry Agnini
Esthetics of Buccal Corridor Space Dr. Jason A. Battle
A Survey for the Evaluation of Lower Facial Profile Preferences of African Americans as Determined by Different Anteroposterior Lip Positions Dr. Enrique J. Gallo
An Investigation of Discomfort Caused by Placement of an Initial Archwire in Patients Receiving a Self-ligating, Fixed Orthodontic Appliance Dr. Peter S. Jang
Upper Lateral Incisor Tooth Size Discrepancy and the Relationship to the Class II Div 2 Malocclusion Dr. Edwin C. Jauch
The Variables and Clinical Performances of Class II Elastics Dr. Ryan Reynolds Long
Computerized Cephalometric Superimposition Utilizing Vistadent Cephalometric Software Dr. Christopher N Modjeski
Mandibular Molar Protraction Aided by Skeletal Anchorage Dr. Tania Quinn
Lower Lip Response to Lower Incisor Retraction in African Americans Dr. Brad Santelli
Cephalometric Comparison of Growing Class IIIs to Age Appropriate Norms Dr. Michael Sawaf
The Art of Orthodontics. A Clinical Guide for the New Orthodontic Resident Dr. Ryan Young
​ ​Class of 2005
​ ​Director of Research – Dr. Laurance Jerrold
THESIS TITLE ​​RESIDENT
Pre-Eruption Dental Compensation As An Early Indicator of Class III Malocclusion Dr. Boris Arbitman
Degree Discrimination in the Orthodontic Profession: The Orthodontic Perspective Dr. Matthew J. Becker 
Dr. Cory Hoffman
Patient’s Perception of Professional Demeanor Based On Attire Dr. Cameron Hulse 
Dr. Darrin Storms
Hand-traced versus computer-assisted Cephalometric Analysis Dr. Molly McCarty
A Comparison of Microleakage Among 4 Different Bonding Agents Dr. Jeffrey Meckfessel
The Effect of Parallax on the Evaluation of Angle Classification Dr. Jason Pavlik
An Alternative Protocol for Anterior Crowding Correction with Invisalign and Validation of the ClinCheck Dr. H. Derick Phan
Absolute Anchorage with Zygomatic Mini Screw Implants in the Correction of Bilateral Molar Class II Malocclusion Dr. Barry Quinn
The True Absence of a Maxillary Dentofacial Midline: How Aesthetically Important Is It to the Patient/Layperson Dr. Robert D. Sheridan
Black, white, or gray: Finding commonality on how orthodontists describe the areas between Angle’s molar classifications* Dr. Randall Snyder
Tensile Force Levels of Elastomeric Thread Dr. Enrique G. Vargas
The Force-Elongation Characteristics of Orthodontic Elastomeric Chains Dr. Jack G. Wright
​ ​​Published                                                             

​*American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Sept. 2007, 132(3): 302-306.

**World J Orthod. 2010 Summer; 11(2):135-41

***Angle Orthod. 2010 Sep; 80(5):952-6