June 2019 Issue Highlights Strategies for Bracket Placement Based on Smile Esthetics Our concept of facial beauty has evolved in recent years. In this article, Drs. Balut, Sarver, and Popnikolov propose a method of bracket positioning that accounts for such characteristics as gingival contour, smile height, smile width, and smile arc accentuation from premolar to premolar.
June 2019 Issue Highlights Orthodontic Management of Class II Malocclusion with Unilateral TranspositionFree Access Drs. Mendigeri, Ganeshkar, and Gogineni demonstrate the use of a modified transpalatal arch to align an upper canine and first premolar in their transposed positions before Class II correction with the Forsus Fatigue Resistant Device. An adult female patient is presented to illustrate the technique.
June 2019 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Comprehensive Treatment of Severe Cleft Lip and Palate Drs. Ribeiro, Lurentt, Pary, and Suedam detail the treatment of an adult female who had undergone surgery for cleft lip and palate as a child, but had not received clinical care during craniofacial growth. Orthodontic expansion is followed by orthognathic surgery, bone grafting, and secondary plastic surgeries.
June 2019 Issue Highlights MANAGEMENT & MARKETING Organizing an Office Construction Project PEARLS Inserting Auxiliary Springs into the Acrylic of Rapid Palatal Expanders TECHNIQUE CLINIC Relapse Correction Using a Modified Spring Aligner and Expansion Screw Complete table of contents
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