Dr. Todd Bovenizer presents treatment of a challenging asymmetrical Class II malocclusion utilizing Damon™ Q selective torques and early light elastics Compliance is paramount to a satisfactory orthodontic finish. Treatment results are only as good as the level of participation a patient provides. Specifically when determining what type appliance to employ for A/P correction, it …Read Case Study
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Dr. Anoop Sondhi illustrates innovative treatment for a teenage patient A 16-year-old male patient presented for orthodontic treatment with an atypical Class II Division 2 malocclusion. Although the overall dental and skeletal pattern featured a Class II Division 2 discrepancy, tooth No. 9 demonstrated a significant labial inclination, as opposed to a lingual inclination. Given …Read Case Study
Dr. Jack Fisher discusses 10 reasons to use 3D imaging The specialty of orthodontics has of recent years had an influx of technology within the industry. Intraoral scanners are now being used in many practices and residency programs. We are told that this technology will eliminate alginate impressions. We are told that 3D printers will …Read Case Study
Dr. Martin Baxmann discusses an apparatus for Class II treatment The lack of dependence on patient cooperation is one of the key issues for the long-term development of fixed Class II type equipment. [userloggedin] This type of equipment is distinguished by a high level of efficiency, ease of use, high comfort in wear, and patient …Read Case Study
Dr. Thomas Shipley discusses how he has increased efficiency and productivity in his practice It’s Wednesday afternoon, and I am at my desk. It’s time for the after-school rush, so I head out into the six-operatory orthodontic bay of my private practice. “Wait a moment,” I think. “Where is everyone?” There are only two patients in …Read Case Study
A study by Drs. Ryan Walter, Donald Rinchuse, and Daniel Rinchuse shows a wide range of responses on the treatment of OSA Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to survey orthodontists regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Methods An email invitation from the American Association …Read Case Study
Dr. Marcelo Balsamo presents a case report demonstrating direct adhesive post luting and core buildup in one appointment. The question about whether to use a post or not is essentially one of substance lost. A large amount of substance loss in the clinical crown area is an argument for anchoring and reinforcing the core buildup …Read Case Study