Home / Orthodontics (page 56)

Orthodontics

C A T Presentation

C A T Presentation

CONTENTS Introduction Advantages and Disadvantages of Begg’s V/S straight wire appliances. Bracket design Retention pins Bracket and tube placement Arch wires – Dual flex 1 & Dual flex 2 Treatment Treatment phases and Goals Treatment considerations ConclusionsINTRODUCTION What’s CAT ? Combination anchorage technique: Begg technique in orthodontics last since 5-6 …

Read More »

Bracket positioning

Orthodontists strive for accurate bracket positioning because it makes achieving a superior occlusion easier. Whether one uses a direct or an indirect bonding technique, the initial appliance placement typically includes some bracket-positioning errors. The clinician either corrects these errors during treatment or tediously repeats archwire bends to compensate for the …

Read More »

Bracket Materials

INTRODUCTION TYPES OF BRACKET MATERIALS METAL BRACKETS STAINLESS STEEL BRACKETS TITANIUM BRACKETS GOLD-COATED BRACKETS PLATINUM-COATED BRACKETS PLASTIC BRACKETS CERAMIC BRACKETS COMPARATIVE BOND STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF BRACKETS COMPARATIVE FRICTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF BRACKETS BRACKETS AND PLAQUE ACCUMULATION DEBONDING OF BRACKETS AND ENAMEL FRACTURE RECYCLING OF ORTHODONTIC BRACKETS AND ITS EFFECTS CONCLUSION

Read More »

Biology of tooth movement

Biology of tooth movement

INTRODUCTION PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT ROLE OF PDL IN ERUPTION AND STABILIZATION OF TEETH TISSUE RESPONSES IN PERIODONTIUM EFFECT OF FORCE MAGNITUDE PRESSURE TENSION THEORY FLUID DYNAMIC THEORY PIEZOELECTRICITY PROSTAGLANDINS AND FORCE-INDUCED BONE REMODELING PHASES OF TOOTH MOVEMENT BIOMECHANICS EFFECTS OF FORCE DISTRIBUTION AND TYPES OF TOOTH MOVEMENT BIOCHEMICAL CONTROL OF TOOTH …

Read More »