July 2019 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT "Surgery-First" Approach with Invisalign Therapy to Correct a Class II Malocclusion and Severe Mandibular Retrognathism The “surgery-first” approach appeals to adults who wish to avoid a temporary worsening of their facial appearance during presurgical orthodontics. Drs. Chang, Steinbacher, Nanda, and Uribe show how postsurgical aligner therapy can further enhance the esthetics and acceptability of treatment for such patients.
July 2019 Issue Highlights Digital Bracket Placement for Indirect BondingFree Access Dr. Bill Layman describes a procedure that utilizes a digital intraoral scanner and 3D-printed transfer media to improve the accuracy of bracket placement and reduce lab time, while taking advantage of the chairside efficiency of indirect bonding. Includes video.
July 2019 Issue Highlights Use of C-Tube Microplates for Controlling the Vertical Dimension During Maxillary Incisor Intrusion C-tube microplates can be adjusted to allow delivery of multidirectional forces for vertical control of the upper anterior teeth. Drs. Noh, Seo, Choo, Chung, and Kim describe the application of bendable I-shaped or long T-shaped microplates beneath the anterior nasal spine.
July 2019 Issue Highlights Uprighting Deeply Impacted Mandibular Second Molars with Miniscrew Anchorage Precise Bonding of Aligner Attachments PEARLS Mouthpiece Modification for Herbst Appliances Complete table of contents
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