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Root-First Lingual Canine Retraction with Power Arms

Uprighting canines is challenging with lingual appliances because of the narrow brackets and short interbracket distances. This Pearl describes a lingual technique that can be effectively employed after premolar extractions, using a special Incognito canine bracket with an auxiliary tube in combination with lingual power arms and palatal mini-implants.

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DR. MORTEN GODTFREDSEN LAURSEN DDS

DR. MORTEN GODTFREDSEN  LAURSEN DDS
Senior Clinical Instructor Section of Orthodontics Department of Dentistry and Oral Health Aarhus University Vennelyst Blvd. 9, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark Private practice Aarhus morten.godtfredsen.laursen@dent.au.dk

DR. BIRTE MELSEN DDS, DrOdont

DR. BIRTE  MELSEN DDS, DrOdont
Associate Editor Journal of Clinical Orthodontics Professor and retired Head Aarhus University Visiting Professor Medizinische Hochschule Hanover, Germany Private practice L├╝beck, Germany

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