Maxillary impaction with Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs)
The “classical” option or conventional approach to treat anterior open bites with a skeletal component (vertical malposition of the jaws) requires a surgical intervention to “intrude” the posterior area of the upper jaw (superior repositioning) and allow an autorotation of the lower jaw which contributes to closing the open bite. The advent of mini-screws or […]
Palatal expansion (rapid maxillary expansion)
L’expansion maxillaire rapide permet d’équilibrer la largeur des mâchoires en élargissant un maxillaire supérieur trop étroit. Cette procédure doit être faite en bas âge pour permettre une séparation de la suture maxillaire sans intervention chirurgicale.
Correction of a severe gummy smile without surgery
The use of mini screws as temporary anchorage devices has revolutionized orthodontics. The following case illustrates a type of orthodontic correction which was impossible to consider without surgery just a few years ago.
Damon® braces and self-ligating brackets
Orthodontic appliances Today, there are numerous orthodontic products and techniques. Fixed orthodontic appliances, commonly called “braces”, are still considered to be the reference and remain the most efficient and versatile corrective orthodontic appliances. They can be used to treat practically any type of malocclusion from the simplest of cases to the most complex ones. There […]
Space management in the developing dentition and dental arches
In orthodontics, preserving the space available in the dental arches for the eruption of the permanent teeth is essential during the development of the dentition in order to minimize eruption problems and ensure that teeth erupt in the best possible position. The space available in the dental arches is affected by the difference in width […]
Insignia™ – Custom orthodontics
State-of-the-art orthodontic brackets After years of research and development, a new generation of orthodontic brackets is now available. Insignia™ brackets are orthodontic brackets tailored to each tooth of each patient. Just like fingerprints, your smile is unique. Insignia ™ is a computer-assisted system that combines digital treatment planning with brackets specially designed and adapted to […]
Invisalign® – The invisible braces!
Our practice is certified to offer Invisalign® treatments. As providers, we can offer this new and revolutionary technology that allows to treat certain types of problems without the use of visible braces. Ask us if Invisalign is right for you. What is Invisalign®? Invisalign uses a series of clear, invisible and removable plastic aligners […]