August 2017 Issue Highlights Canine Bracket Guide for Substitution Cases The most common error in maxillary canine-lateral incisor substitution cases is inadequate palatal torque of the relocated canine. This article examines the rationale for various bracket choices, including tip and torque prescriptions, as well as wire-bracket play and other factors that influence canine torque.
August 2017 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Miniscrew-Assisted Treatment of a Transposed and Horizontally Impacted Upper Central Incisor The authors describe the successful correction of a rare upper lateral-central incisor transposition associated with dilaceration and horizontal impaction of the central incisor. Cone-beam computed tomography is used for diagnosis and a miniscrew with a special accessory wire for indirect anchorage.
August 2017 Issue Highlights Physiological Drifting of Ectopic CaninesFree Access If first premolars are extracted to make space for ectopic canines, rather than using loop or continuous-arch mechanics, the canines can be allowed to migrate naturally into the extraction sites. Two cases demonstrating this physiological drift are shown, and benefits of the approach are described.
August 2017 Issue Highlights Effectiveness of Clear Aligners in Treating Patients with Anterior Open Bite: A Retrospective Analysis OVERVIEW Effects of Bisphosphonates on Orthodontic Treatment and the TMJ: A Systematic Review PEARLS Extraction of Gingivally Retained Deciduous Teeth Using Orthodontic Elastics Complete table of contents
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