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Has anyone in the group who had the experience to perform orthodontic treatment on a patient who has osteogenis imperfecta? Thanks for your help.
Dr. Cristiano Queiroz
Wiggly pontics can be stabilized by having the lab add a labial and lingual flange so that the underlying soft tissue helps in supporting the pontic, not just the brackets.
One of my patients got a "makeup" cotton pad, elliptical shape, about 2.5 x 1.5 inches, about .25 inch thick from his mother, and it padded the chin cup nicely. Easy to obtain from drug store, cheap... Jim Eckhart
At the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia we protract many patients. A little baby powder inside the chin cup seems to work for most. Patricia Glick
It seems that there has been a change at Align Technology. Of the last four Clinchecks I've reviewed, none have had the correct starting occlusion. Most errors have been open bites and these vary from slight to significant. What is going on at Align and what is the fix for this?
thanks and Happy Holidays to all
American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (ORTHO) Table of Contents for December 2004, Vol. 126, No. 6 http://www.mosby.com/scripts/om.dll/serve?db=c&id=od
Transverse skeletal base adaptations with bionator therapy: A pilot implant study
Comparison of double-plate appliance and facemask therapy in treating class III malocclusions
Comparison of arch forms between Korean and North American white populations
Influence on the masticatory system in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with a mandibular protruding device: A 2-year follow-up
Pilot study evaluating the effects of a cervical headgear on the C-axis: The growth axis of the dentomaxillary complex
Effect of primer precuring on the shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets
Effect of blood contamination on shear bond strength of brackets bonded with a self-etching primer combined with a resin-modified glass ionomer
Bond strength comparison of 2 self-etching primers over a 3-month storage period
Enamel loss during bonding, debonding, and cleanup with use of a self-etching primer
Short Communication Structural conformation and leaching from in vitro aged and retrieved Invisalign appliances* * Part of a thesis submitted by the first author in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Science degree at Marquette University.
Special Article The postural basis of malocclusion: A philosophical overview
AAO Continuing Education Questions and registraton form
Techno Bytes Principles of cosmetic dentistry in orthodontics: Part 1. Shape and proportionality of anterior teeth
Litigation, Legislation, and Ethics Lost chance of survival, or a better recovery Laurance Jerrold
Reviews and Abstracts An orthodontic approach to the treatment of Class III malocclusions in the early mixed dentition
Metal ion release from new and recycled stainless steel brackets
Ortho News News, comments, and service announcements
Directory Directory: AAO officers and organizations Contents Editor's choice
Readers' Forum Single implants-optimal therapy for missing lateral incisors?
Bjorn U. Zachrisson
Enigma of Class II molar finishing
Readers' Services Editorial board Information for readers
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