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PEARLS A Quick and Easy Fix for Maxillary Diastema Relapse

VOLUME 51 : NUMBER 02 : PAGES (113-114) 2017

STEPHANIE RHOADS, DMD, MBE, MS

ROY KING, DDS

JOHN NISTA, DMD

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Reopening of anterior spaces following orthodontic treatment is particularly frustrating for both patient and orthodontist. In this Pearl, the authors show an esthetic, noncompliance-dependent method for anterior consolidation using taut elastic thread bonded to the incisors and canines. Space closure is immediate and relatively controlled. Make sure to watch the video demonstrating this clinical technique on

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