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Digital orthodontics

February 27, 2020

Digitalisation is the most revolutionary change in human existence of all time. It will have a more fundamental impact on our daily lives than the letterpress, invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the mid-fifteenth century, or the industrial revolution, begun in the UK in the second half of the 1700s.

Moderate to severe Class II malocclusion using Invisalign® treatment with mandibular advancement

December 27, 2019

Minimizing the use of elastics in Class II treatments not only addresses a patient compliance concern, it also addresses a treatment efficiency concern. The vertical force component of Class II elastics tends to extrude teeth, which redirects mandibular growth in a vertical direction and makes the A-P correction less efficient. Avoiding clockwise rotation of the mandible (i.e., downward and backward) helps to keep mandibular growth along a horizontal trajectory in order to maximize the sagittal change.

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Substitution of two destructive caries with ceramic CAD/CAM crowns in one visit

August 10, 2018

Recently, several new ceramic materials were launched in the market due to the growing demand for safety and aesthetically pleasing prosthetic solutions. CAD/CAM chairside technology has been developed with the aim of manufacturing prosthetic structures with characteristics of constant quality. CAD/CAM technology not only offers the possibility of directly designing a restoration on a computer and automatically obtaining the final product, but also offers many advantages compared to the conventional techniques in terms of speed, precision and ease of use. The following case shows how MyCrown CAD/CAM chairside can change traditional dentistry by opening new ways of solving for both aesthetic and health issues.

The orthodontic patient – From hell to heaven

March 10, 2018

Tabitha Acret explains how Guided Biofilm Therapy has revolutionised how she treats orthodontic patients

Can we treat patients in fewer visits?

February 13, 2018

“We live very far away, in the Congo, but we come to Tunis twice a year, in December and August. We would like you to be our children’s orthodontist, and sincerely hope that you will accept them as your patients.”

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