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Orthodontic Management of Impacted Teeth Premium Member Content

Orthodontic Management of Impacted Teeth
Over the last 25 years we have managed different clinical situations that include every tooth in the mouth that can be impacted on an orthodontic patient. We will focus the webinar both on mucogingival considerations as well as orthodontic biomechanics. Impacted teeth can be a challenge and can make a treatment last longer. We will show a logic approach to these situations. That produces good stability, periodontal health and relative short treatment time.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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GPs: Best Suited to Deliver Orthodontics? Premium Member Content

GPs: Best Suited to Deliver Orthodontics?
Many dentists are frustrated they were taught to refer the most profitable procedures, such as orthodontics, to specialists. GPs can deliver excellent orthodontics, delighting their patients. Research confirms that a patient’s satisfaction with orthodontic care is universally good whether treated by a specialist or GP. This course highlights advantages GP offices have for providing orthodontics in our digital era using an orthodontic specialist driven collaborative platform. The course outlines a formalized method of support, communication and on-demand education. We provide easy to understand rules for the dentist to choose patients with the most predictable problems to treat. 

Presented By:: Daniel S. German, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Utilizing Clear Aligner Orthodontic Treatments in Multidisciplinary Cases Premium Member Content

Utilizing Clear Aligner Orthodontic Treatments in Multidisciplinary Cases
This lecture describes how Clear aligner orthodontics can be included in dental multidisciplinary treatments. It describes the theory of biomechanics behind clear aligner orthodontics and how this technology can help the restorative dentist in implementing his treatments.

Presented By:: Marc Nacar, DDS, MD, DG;Maria Orellana Valvekens, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics - Part 2 Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics - Part 2
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations. Making it easier for restorative dentist to achieve better esthetic & functional results. Orthognatic surgery combined with orthodontics corrects skeletal discrepancies in order to have the patient ready for prosthodontic replacement of multiple missing teeth. Cases combined with implants to restore form & function will further illustrate the importance of multidisciplinary dentistry. Today´s practice requires a team approach that will be presented. In order to meet the patient´s demands for better esthetics and to obtain long term occlusal stability of our results.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Orthodontics Articles
Manejo Integral de Maloclusion Clase III en Adulto, con Requerimientos Periodontales y Protesicos; Reporte de un caso clinico

Manejo Integral de Maloclusion Clase III en Adulto, con Requerimientos Periodontales y Protesicos; Reporte de un caso clinico
En nuestra clinica observamos un aumento de pacientes adultos con problemas esqueletales, compromiso periodontal y necesidades protesicas. Debemos recurrir a la interconsulta con el periodoncista, protesista y cirujano maxilofacial, para la correccion del caso, prestando especial atencion al componente dentario, esqueletal y los tejidos blandos faciales del paciente. La cirugia ortognatica, que generalmente la realizamos luego de una preparacion ortodoncica, permite corregir discrepancias en el adulto y restaurar la funcion y estetica en los tres planos del espacio. Realizada la correccion oclusal, procedemos a sustituir dientes ausentes, mediante implantes y protesis fijas. El Periodoncista, mantiene un control constante de la salud de los tejidos de soporte, durante todas las fases de la terapia multidisciplinaria.

Author(s): Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS;Jorge Ravelo, DDS
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Sequencing of Periodontal Procedures and Orthodontic Treatment

Sequencing of Periodontal Procedures and Orthodontic Treatment
Severe cases of periodontal disease often require periodontal surgery and realignment of teeth. Surgical techniques have been developed that attempt to minimize post-surgical gingival recession and compromise the interdental papillae. A case report is presented in which reversal and correction of a deteriorating maxillary frontal dentition were effectively achieved through combined use of periodontal and orthodontic principles. The treatment plan included the control of periodontal inflammation, restoration of lost attachment apparatus, realignment of anterior dentition, stabilization of occlusion, and minor periodontal plastic surgery. The anticipated loss of a maxillary lateral incisor was avoided. Restoration of a pleasant smile with nicely aligned teeth and esthetic gingival contours was achieved. The correct sequencing of the procedures involved was considered a key factor for the long-term esthetic outcome.

Author(s): Cobi J Landsberg, DMD;Ofer Sarne, DMD
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Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Periodontally Compromised Dentition - A Novel Interdisciplinary Approach Using Orthodontic Extrusion and Dental Implants

Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Periodontally Compromised Dentition - A Novel Interdisciplinary Approach Using Orthodontic Extrusion and Dental Implants
Rehabilitation of esthetics in advanced periodontal cases presents a major challenge in dentistry today. Patients with advanced disease affecting teeth in the esthetic zone, where significant asymmetrical bone loss and tissue recession are present, constitute a challenging treatment-planning dilemma when choosing the optimum therapeutic option for long-term maintenance. This article reviews a novel interdisciplinary approach for vertical augmentation of bone and soft tissues by means of orthodontic extrusion of severely periodontally compromised teeth, facilitating the restoration of esthetics with improved bone and soft tissue volume around immediate implants.

Author(s): Tidu Mankoo, BDS
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Evaluation of Enamel Micro-Cracks Characteristics After Removal of Metal Brackets in Adult Patients

Evaluation of Enamel Micro-Cracks Characteristics After Removal of Metal Brackets in Adult Patients
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare enamel micro-crack characteristics of adult patients before and after removal of metal brackets. After the examination with scanning electron microscopy (SEM), 45 extracted human teeth were divided into three groups of equal size. The length and width of the longest enamel micro-crack were measured for all the teeth before and after removal of metal brackets. The changes in the location of the micro-cracks were also evaluated. New enamel micro-cracks were found in 6 of 15 (40 per cent) examined teeth. Greatest changes in the width of enamel micro-cracks after debonding procedure appear in the cervical third of the tooth. On the basis of this result, the dentist must pay extra care and attention to this specific area of enamel during removal of metal brackets in adult patients.

Author(s): Tomas Linkevicius, DDS, Dip Pros, PhD;Irma Dumbryte; Laura Linkeviciene; Mangirdas Malinauskas; Vytaute Peciuliene; Kristupas Tikuisis
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Orthodontics Courses
GPs: Best Suited to Deliver Orthodontics? Premium Member Content

GPs: Best Suited to Deliver Orthodontics?
Many dentists are frustrated they were taught to refer the most profitable procedures, such as orthodontics, to specialists. GPs can deliver excellent orthodontics, delighting their patients. Research confirms that a patient’s satisfaction with orthodontic care is universally good whether treated by a specialist or GP. This course highlights advantages GP offices have for providing orthodontics in our digital era using an orthodontic specialist driven collaborative platform. This webinar outlines a formalized method of support, communication and on-demand education. We provide easy to understand guidelines for the dentist to choose patients with the most predictable problems to treat.

Presented By:: Daniel S. German, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Orthodontic Management of Impacted Teeth Premium Member Content

Orthodontic Management of Impacted Teeth
Over the last 25 years we have managed different clinical situations that include every tooth in the mouth that can be impacted on an orthodontic patient. We will focus the webinar both on mucogingival considerations as well as orthodontic biomechanics. Impacted teeth can be a challenge and can make a treatment last longer. We will show a logic approach to these situations. That produces good stability, periodontal health and relative short treatment time.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Utilizing Clear Aligner Orthodontic Treatments in Multidisciplinary Cases Premium Member Content

Utilizing Clear Aligner Orthodontic Treatments in Multidisciplinary Cases
This lecture describes how Clear aligner orthodontics can be included in dental multidisciplinary treatments. It describes the theory of biomechanics behind clear aligner orthodontics and how this technology can help the restorative dentist in implementing his treatments.

Presented By:: Marc Nacar, DDS, MD, DG;Maria Orellana Valvekens, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Eduication Credit)
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Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics - Part 2 Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics - Part 2
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations. Making it easier for restorative dentist to achieve better esthetic & functional results. Orthognatic surgery combined with orthodontics corrects skeletal discrepancies in order to have the patient ready for prosthodontic replacement of multiple missing teeth. Cases combined with implants to restore form & function will further illustrate the importance of multidisciplinary dentistry. Today´s practice requires a team approach that will be presented. In order to meet the patient´s demands for better esthetics and to obtain long term occlusal stability of our results.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU)
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