To Bond or Not To Bond

To Bond or Not To Bond

To Bond Or Not To Bond Second Molars by Michel Champagne, BA, DMD, MAGD, IBO, CDE When we normally do Phase I treatment the second molars have not yet…

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Moving Back Molars with a PENDEX Appliance

Moving Back Molars with a PENDEX Appliance

Moving Molars Back with a PENDEX Appliance By Dr. Michel Champagne DMD, MAGD, IBO, CDE In earlier info letters we have discussed many techniques to move…

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Putting Torque on 4 Incisors

Putting Torque on 4 Incisors

Putting Torque on 4 Incisor Teeth By Dr. Michel Champagne   To continue on the torque subject, I want to discuss 2 techniques to modify the torque of upper…

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Controlling Torque on a Single Tooth

Controlling Torque on a Single Tooth

Here we are with our first info letter of 2019. I will try in the coming year to publish 1 or 2 info letters per month. In our last info letter of 2018,…

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Torque Control in Orthodontics

Torque Control in Orthodontics

Dentists often search for a way to control the torque of an individual tooth or a group of teeth. This can happen at the start of treatment, during or…

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Carriere Cl II Corrector

Carriere Cl II Corrector

We have earlier discussed techniques to move back molars. The Spanish doctor Luis Carriere invented a prefabricated molar distalizer that can be used in…

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Moving Back a Molar Apex

Moving Back a Molar Apex

After distalizing a molar, no matter the technique, we always have to check the nature of the achieved movement. Did we accomplish a pure translation movement…

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Distalizing Molars with a Compressed Coil

Distalizing Molars with a Compressed Coil

In our last info letter we discussed how to distalize molars with a kick back utility arch (KBUA) anchored to TADs. Not everybody likes bending utility…

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No Cooperation Molar Distalization

No Cooperation Molar Distalization

Moving Back the Molars without Cooperation There are many ways to move back molars but what are the options when the patient shows no cooperation to elastic…

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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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