Chemotherapy and Orthodontics

Chemotherapy and Orthodontics

Chemotherapy and Orthodontics After posting of the infoletter on ‘’Orthodontics and Medication’’, one of you asked me ‘’What about orthodontics for a patient…

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Regaining Bicuspid Space

Regaining Bicuspid Space

Gaining Space for a Rotated Bicuspid  You often need to regain space to fit a rotated lower bicuspid in the mandibular arch. It is possible to distalize…

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Failure of Impacted Cuspid Traction

Failure of Impacted Cuspid Traction

Unsuccessful Impacted Cuspid Traction There are a few reasons why a tooth will not move, obviously ankylosis is one of them but the percentage of ankylosed…

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Medication and Tooth Movement

Medication and Tooth Movement

Medication and Tooth Movement Orthodontic treatments are more and more accessible to adult patients and you will probably treat patients under medication.…

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Bony Palatal Expansion

The Truth on Rapid Palatal Expansion Everything is changing and in orthodontics the arrival of CBCT has opened our eyes and mind to better comprehension.…

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Space Closure

Space Closure

Space Closure  When it comes to space closure (spaces coming from initial diastemas, extraction sites or spaces originating from arch development), the…

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Impacted cuspid

Impacted cuspid

Pre-orthodontic Cuspid Exposure A different approach but not a new one. You evaluate a new case and you find that the upper canines are palatally impacted.…

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Root torque spring…new approach

Root torque spring…new approach

Goodman vs Warren auxiliary root torque spring In the last years, the Goodman spring became very popular to add torque to a single tooth but we all had…

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Another New Appliance

Another New Appliance

Another Hyper-propulsor  Almost every week I get a question on fixed mandibular advancement appliances (FMAA). More and more clinicians, orthodontists…

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