July 2017 Issue Highlights Interdisciplinary Aligner Treatment of Short-Face Patients The authors introduce a comprehensive esthetic interdisciplinary treatment approach, including clear aligners, for short-face patients with complex facial, smile, and esthetic problems. As demonstrated in four cases, the orthodontist may be required to coordinate treatment with prosthodontics, periodontics, restorative dentistry, and orthognathic surgery to achieve optimal results.
July 2017 Issue Highlights THE CUTTING EDGE 3D-Printed Double-Wire Bracket for Anterior Alignment This article describes the production of a fully customized, twin-wire lingual bracket using a 3D printer. Indirect-bonding jigs are printed along with the brackets. The resin material is strong enough to withstand orthodontic forces when two strands of wire are used; friction is minimized by forming the slot entrance as a clip.
July 2017 Issue Highlights Use of Osseointegrated Implants for Orthodontic AnchorageFree Access This biomechanical setup, called the handlebar-style technique, uses an osseointegrated implant-supported device as anchorage to accommodate vectors for correction of a single misaligned tooth while preventing undesirable movement of adjacent teeth. An existing implant can be used or one can be strategically placed, as illustrated in two cases.
July 2017 Issue Highlights Effects of Declining Battery Voltage on Light Intensity and Power Consumption of Light-Curing Units CASE REPORT Class II Correction in an Adult High-Angle Patient Using Low-Friction Mechanics and Skeletal Anchorage PEARLS Root-First Lingual Canine Retraction with Power Arms Complete table of contents
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