This month's article describes an innovative combination of three-dimensional imaging software, cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), and intraoral scanning that facilitates the placement of low-cost, generic brackets with prescription custom bases. Unlike customized systems that consider only crown morphology, the authors' process combines the crowns and roots to allow proper root positioning during alignment of the crowns. A true "straight-wire" system, it can be applied to any bracket type, slot, or prescription.
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