Drs. Ashley Huang, Angle Lee, Chris Chang, and Eugene W. Roberts discuss treatment for a patient with root transposition Abstract An 18-year-old female sought consultation with a chief complaint of poor maxillary anterior esthetics. Diagnosis and etiology Clinical examination revealed facial asymmetry: Nasal deviation to the right Occlusal plane canted up on the left …Read Case Study
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Dr. Ana Maria Cantor discusses treatment for a patient’s esthetic challenge Class III malocclusions are classified into four types of skeletal and dental relationships with either 1) mandibular protrusion, 2) maxillary retrusion, 3) a combination of the two, or 4) a normal relationship of the jaws.1–3 The prevalence of Class III mal-occlusions is estimated …Read Case Study
Dr. Dave Paquette discusses a combination treatment that reduces time in orthodontic treatment The concept of “accelerated orthodontic treatment” has gained much notoriety lately. Although patients of all ages want to stay in orthodontic treatment for the shortest time possible, adults are particularly sensitive to their treatment duration before committing to start the process. For …Read Case Study
Drs. Michael Choy and John Burnheimer discuss closing a patient’s severe anterior open bite in 4 months Figure 1: Pretreatment photographs Abstract An 8-mm anterior open bite in an 18-year-old man was closed in 4 months by means of a passive self-ligating system using a differential bonding technique without extractions, surgery, miniscrews, or multiloop archwires. …Read Case Study