Canine Impactions: Incidence and Management
Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD;Jason Cooke, DDS
Maxillary Lateral Incisor Implants: The Orthodontic Perspective
Implants are commonly used to replace congenitally missing lateral incisors in adolescent orthodontic patients. However, these restorations are often challenging for the orthodontist, surgeon, and restorative dentist. In some patients, the space across the alveolar crest is too narrow to permit the surgeon to place the implant. Occasionally the root apices of the adjacent central incisor and canine are in close proximity. In other cases the ridge thickness could be inadequate and require augmentation.…
Esthetics and Anterior Tooth Position: An Orthodontic Perspective Part 1 - Crown Length
Orthodontics plays a major role in dental esthetics, other than aligning malposed anterior teeth. Factors such as anterior crown length, crown width, midline proportions, tooth angulations, and vertical tooth positions may be critical to anterior dental esthetics and treatable with orthodontic therapy. This article discusses the evaluation and treatment of discrepancies in anterior crown length.
Esthetics and Anterior Tooth Position: An Orthodontic Perspective Part 3 - Mediolateral Relationships
Tooth position plays a vital role in anterior dental esthetics. Part I in this series discussed the interdisciplinary treatment of uneven crown lengths of the maxillary incisors. In Part II, problems with the vertical location of anterior teeth were addressed. In the final portion of this three-part series, problems in the mediolateral position of the maxillary anterior teeth are identified.
Orthodontics & Micro-Implants: Clinical Cases - Molar Intrusion
The use of micro implants in the new biomechanics of orthodontic treatment.
Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics - Part 2
The advantages of periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics.
Molar Uprighting and Micro-Implants in Orthodontics
Mechanics utilized in conjunction with Micro-Implants for the purpose of molar up-righting and distalization.
Microimplant Usage in Orthodontic Treatment: Applications, Limitations, and Specific Case Implications
Microimplants are successfully changing traditional orthodontics. Latest techniques presented through animation and case treatment notes to increase optimal therapy.
A 4 part course worth 1 CEU
The Role of CBCT in the Evaluation of Alveolar Bone
While traditional 2D radiography has been said to show less than 50% of the anatomy of alveolar bone, the arrival of CBCT technology for practicing orthodontists has given practitioners the ability to completely view and study this area with respect to tooth movement. An update on the related research will introduce this topic with a specific emphasis on the accuracy, application and importance of this radiological advancement followed by the presenter's own protocols for patient diagnosis and treatment methods. Case presentations will be used throughout the lecture to highlight the clinical significance of using CBCT in Orthodontics to anticipate and assess the periodontal consequences of tooth movement.
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