October 2018 Issue Highlights Pre-Orthodontic Periodontal Augmentation for Lower Incisor Advancement in Adolescent Patients When gingival recession is seen during lower incisor proclination, it is generally treated by soft-tissue augmentation. Drs. Gray and Richman describe a more proactive procedure to ameliorate the bone deficiency in the direction of tooth movement prior to orthodontic treatment.
October 2018 Issue Highlights Skeletally Anchored PowerScope 2 for Adult Class II, Division 2 Treatment Class II, division 2 malocclusion can be difficult to correct in adult patients. Drs. Manni and Migliorati illustrate a combination of the fixed-functional PowerScope 2 device with elastic chains to maximize the skeletal effect and miniscrew anchorage to avoid lower incisor flaring.
October 2018 Issue Highlights TECHNIQUE CLINIC Prevention of Mucosal Irritation from the Forsus Fatigue Resistant DeviceFree Access This article presents a simple modification that directs the push rods of the Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device downward into the vestibule of the cheek, thus avoiding the common problem of mucosal irritation and traumatic ulcers after the appliance is placed in the mouth.
October 2018 Issue Highlights The Biocreative Strategy Part 5: Labial and Lingual Space Closure in Extraction Treatment CASE REPORT Orthodontic and Restorative Treatment of Avulsed Upper Central Incisors PEARLS A Windowed Temporary Crown for a Peg-Shaped Lateral Incisor Complete table of contents
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