March 2019 Issue Highlights THE CUTTING EDGE Face Scanning and Digital Smile Design with an Intraoral Scanner Dr. Giovanni Battista demonstrates how a digital setup and smile plan can be produced by importing intraoral scans into computer-aided design software, without the need for more expensive and invasive cone-beam computed tomography or facial scans.
March 2019 Issue Highlights Effects of Low-Level Laser and Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Therapy on Treatment Duration and Pain Perception The effects of two accelerative techniques on treatment time and pain experienced by bimaxillary protrusion patients during canine retraction are assessed in this prospective, double-blind, split-mouth controlled clinical trial by Drs. Maurya, Singh, Kapoor, Jain, and Mitra.
March 2019 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Treatment in 41 Days Using a Customized Passive Self-Ligation System and the "Surgery First" ApproachFree Access This patient illustrates the integration of the Insignia custom self-ligating bracket system with 3D virtual surgical planning and digitally manufactured surgical splints in a “surgery first” approach that can dramatically reduce overall treatment time.
March 2019 Issue Highlights Image Quality and Ease of Use of Six Orthodontic Camera Systems PRACTICE PROFILE Stuart Frost, DDS, Frost Orthodontics PEARLS Extraction Alternatives in Cases with Missing Lower First Molars Complete table of contents
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