Canine Impactions: Incidence and Management
Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD;Jason Cooke, DDS
Adjunctive Orchestrated Orthodontic Therapy
The altruistic goal of any cosmetic dental rehabilitation is the re-establishment of a healthy maintainable aesthetic functional interface from an otherwise damaged dentition. To this end, a multi-disciplinary treatment plan is necessary to fulfill the periodontal, orthodontic, maxillofacial and cosmetic requirements for a healthy, stable dentition that has a favorable long-term prognosis. This comprehensive treatment approach strives for the constituent components of the dentition to have a proper…
Are Contemporary Occlusion Concepts Valid In An Asymmetric World?
This study is focused on the statistical analysis of orthodontic symmetry based on pre-treatment evaluation of 121 randomly selected orthodontic patients using Anatomage 3D cephalometric
Analysis of full volume (FFOV) CBCT images. Cephalometric measurements, linear and angular, were obtained from anthropologically recognized anatomical bilateral paired
landmarks. Hub 3D diagnostic services performed 3D cephalometric analysis using for the study.
Maxillary Lateral Incisor Implants: Planning with the Aid of Orthodontics
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.…
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.
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.
Adjunctive Orthodontics in Preparing the Implant Patient
This presentation is a review of the orthodontically related concepts that should be routinely incorporated in examining a potential implant patient and developing a treatment plan. Specifically, an emphasis is placed on the adjunctive orthodontics that a general dentist can perform to better manage their patients. Topics to be covered will include, space closure, unraveling anterior crowded teeth, extrusion, rotation and tipping movements.
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