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Which attachments are better for premolar rotation?

Premolar rotation

I suppose many of you are familiar with the myth of Achilles, the Greek hero who was submerged in the River Styx by his mother as a child to make him immortal. Legend has it that Achilles was hit by a poisoned arrow right in the only area that did not touch the water, his heel, causing his death. This type of [...]

Has CBCT been a step forward in dentistry?

Jaw

¿Qué es el CBCT? El CBCT es una técnica de imagenología médica que utiliza un tipo especial de tomografía computarizada (TC) para obtener imágenes tridimensionales de estructuras anatómicas del cuerpo humano. La introducción del CBCT en las planificaciones de ortodoncia invisible ha sido un gran avance en términos de seguridad y predictibilidad. Poder “ver” las […]

Mastering the Overbite: Strategies and Challenges:

Axis

Desafíos de la Sobremordida En los más de 20 años que llevamos trabajando con ortodoncia invisible, hemos pasado de considerar algunas maloclusiones “imposibles” a atrevernos a resolver cualquier tipo de caso con ellos. Una de las condiciones clínicas que más dificultad presentaba en los inicios de los alineadores (y sigue ocurriendo en determinadas circunstancias) fue […]

Are we aware of what we are doing?

Doctor thoughtful

It is not a question to make us feel guilty. It is just a thought-provoking question, to think about the impact we can have on our patients. We are dedicated to moving teeth, to improving people's smiles. And this change that we can generate in them is not only going to have an impact on their mouth, [...]

MARPE: ¿Hay una edad limite para colocarlo?

Placement of Marpe

Introducción: Comprendiendo la Compresión Maxilar La compresión maxilar es un problema relativamente frecuente de ver en nuestra práctica diaria. Esta discrepancia óseodentaria que presenta el paciente puede ser tratada de diferentes maneras según la severidad de la misma y, por supuesto, según su edad. De hecho, solemos utilizar la edad como una referencia para determinar […]

What are the advantages of aligners for periodontal patients?

Aligners in periodontal patients

With the increase in the number of adult patients in our practices, it is common to see cases with diminished bone support or even patients who have been treated with orthodontics as children and who have a periodontal defect caused by these treatments. When a patient with these characteristics comes to our practice, our main concern is to ensure that they do not worsen [...]

Moving molars through the maxillary sinus... myth or reality?

Moving molars through the maxillary sinus

I am writing this blog just after the SAS The Next Level event we held in Madrid. As Dani says, we are still with a bit of an emotional hangover. Before I go into detail on the subject of the blog, I would like to thank again the great welcome and support of all the doctors who gave us a [...]

What is the effect of elastics in a Class III?

Effects of elastics in Class III

When planning Class III treatment with aligners, the movements that appear in the software can be confusing. No platform is going to tell us the limits of distalisation, nor how the planned movements are really going to occur... And neither can it reflect the effects that the elastics will have on both arches. The reality [...]

Will Invisalign be able to revolutionise jaw expansion?

Maxillary expansion

Jaw expansion is a relatively common treatment for growing patients. Many children have a narrow jaw for various reasons, whether due to habits, a respiratory problem, genetics or inadequate function. This jaw deficiency can be treated with a variety of appliances: Hawley plates, disjunctors, jaw tracks, [...]