January 2019 Issue Highlights Bridge Technique for Pre-Prosthodontic Management of Wide Spaces Drs. Wilmes, Schumann, and Drescher developed this technique to facilitate lower molar mesialization in a patient with more than one missing tooth. A mini-implant of intermediate size serves as a pier to stabilize the archwire and provide anchorage control.
January 2019 Issue Highlights Correction of Anterior Bolton Discrepancy and Crowding in Patients with Missing Lower Incisors In an adult patient with lower anterior crowding and agenesis of one lower central incisor, extraction of the remaining incisor may offer better long-term stability than conventional lower premolar extractions. Dr. Antelo and colleagues present such a case.
January 2019 Issue Highlights Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Condylar HyperplasiaFree Access Planning treatment for a patient with condylar hyperplasia requires careful investigation of the etiology. In this case, technetium 99m imaging indicated that the patient could be treated first by mandibular distraction and orthognathic surgery, avoiding the need for condylectomy.
January 2019 Issue Highlights Periodic Stripping of Lower Anterior Teeth During Retention: A 13-Year Follow-Up CASE REPORT Open-Bite Treatment with Aligners and Selective Posterior Intrusion PEARLS Modified Bite-Block Rapid Maxillary Expander Complete table of contents
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