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The Cad/Cam Technique: Does it Really Make a Difference in Adult Esthetic Orthodontics?

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Over the last couple of decades, Lingual Orthodontic treatments have dramatically risen in popularity due to the abundance of worldwide courses and conferences, the large variety of lingual brackets, the improvement in laboratory procedures, updated CAD-CAM technologies and the implementation of 30 years of experience. Yet, most clinicians still assert that the results are not predictable and not as good as seen with the buccal appliance. The reasons are multifactorial, but are mainly attributed to ignorance and the lack of knowledge of the biomechanics limitations of the orthodontic appliances and the importance of treatment planning. Various CAD-CAM techniques will be surveyed with numerous clinical cases.

Date Added:
6/25/2014

Author(s):

Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc
Dr. Rafi Romano, Dr Rafi Romano is a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, earned at The Dental Faculty, Hebrew University, Hadassah Jerusalem. He mai...
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Questions & Comments
Band Ditto64 - (6/26/2014 8:38 PM)

Nice job. What is the cost of this technology and how best to implement it into clinical practice? thanks Band

Maurice Salama - (6/25/2014 8:15 AM)

Beautifully simplified...the technology and future is here. Well described my friend. What is the cost of the technology and per case cost for the wires? How much time does it save you on a typical 2 year case? regards Maurice

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