Dr. Rich Mounce offers some advice on the pursuit of endodontic happiness After 23 years as an endodontist in private practice, seven foundational clinical practice truths have manifested themselves to me. These are shared in no particular order of importance with the goal of stimulating readers to assess if any of these might have tangible …Read Clinical Study
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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
Drs. Tomás Castellanos and Thomas Pitts introduce a new table to guide vertical placement of brackets based on the effect upon the smile arc SummaryBackground/objective: The correct placement of brackets is essential not only for functional but for esthetic smile success of the treatment. [userloggedin] The objective of this paper is to introduce a new …Read Clinical Study
Drs. Bethany R. Middleton, Donald J. Rinchuse, and Thomas G. Zullo investigate current trends of treatment alternatives for white spot lesions Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of MI Paste™ compared to fluoride used in mitigating white spot lesions. Simultaneously, a survey was designed to investigate current trends of …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Nelson J. Oppermann discusses nasal breathing as an essential component to optimal orthodontic results Introduction The effect of breathing patterns on facial growth of children has been well documented. Many articles indicate that nasal obstruction leads to respiration changes, which can influence the facial development pattern. [userloggedin] 1-4 Linder-Aronson5 described the facial characteristic …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Todd Bovenizer presents a full step Class II malocclusion with blocked-out canines utilizing light open coil springs and elastics with the Damon™ System’s Damon™ Q brackets Evaluation and treatment of Class II malocclusion can present a challenge to the practitioner. One must consider the facial ramifications, as well as skeletal and dental characteristics. [userloggedin] …Read Clinical Study
In the 10th part of this series, Drs. Rohit C.L. Sachdeva, Takao Kubota and Dr Kazuo Hayashi focus on treatment of patients with Class 2 malocclusion with SureSmile® Introduction In previous articles, the application of SureSmile® technology in management of patients with Class 2 malocclusions with non-extraction therapy was discussed. [userloggedin] 1,2 The aim of …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Robert Miller discusses a new Class II corrector Over the past 4 years, Opal® Orthodontics has been developing a new universal Class II spring that has several unique properties that make it more durable and tolerable for the patient. Although many orthodontists use MARA and Herbst appliances, a majority use a Class II corrector …Read Clinical Study