Dental crowding is a tooth-size/arch-length discrepancy. Specifically, dental crowding is defined as the difference between the mesiodistal widths of the permanent teeth and the space available in the...
The Manni Telescoping Herbst consists of a fixed palatal arch connected to a mandibular acrylic splint by means of two telescoping rods. Dr. Manni and colleagues outline a completely digital protocol for computer-aided design and 3D printing of the appliance.
Dr. Bianca Lau, winner of the 2023 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year award, presents a difficult case involving an ectopically erupting canine. Three premolars and a hopeless central incisor are extracted, and the impacted canine is moved into the incisor space.
This chapter is excerpted from Dr. Gorczyca’s new book, One Team, One Score: Leadership and Teamwork for a Successful Dental Practice. Topics include advance planning, cash flow, collections vs. production, controlled spending, and 10 acts of exceptional leaders.
Drs. Taebi-Harandy and colleagues report the results of a retrospective study designed to evaluate the accuracy of horizontal, rotational, transverse, and vertical movements achieved with Clarity aligners. Recommendations for the virtual setup are included.
The authors propose a system for identifying the means of placement and precise locations of miniscrews. Guided TADs are positioned using surgical guides; unguided TADs are inserted freehand. Insertion sites are further subdivided into maxillary and mandibular areas.
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When a patient needs to have fixed appliances removed for an MRI, a single intraoral scan can be used to produce both a temporary Essex retainer and an indirect transfer tray, allowing the brackets to be replaced in the same positions.
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Interception of an edge-to-edge incisor relationship in the mixed dentition can prevent the development of many dental and skeletal abnormalities. This young patient benefited from a short course of orthodontic treatment that avoided the need for surgery while preserving the permanent dentition.
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