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Archive : December 2010

Twin Force® Bite Corrector™

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Twin Force® Bite Corrector™ Devices Here is a clinical example of Twin Force® Bite Corrector™ devices. The Twin Force® Bite Corrector™ device is a single-piece device. The spring is fit into both cylinders. The upper part of this model is tied the same way as the Forsus™ class II correctors at the level of the […]

Forsus™ Class II correctors

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Here is a clinical example of Forsus™ Class II correctors.           A loop in the mandibular arch serves as anchorage for the push rod that composes the male part of the Class II corrector. The spring composes the female part in which the push rod is inserted. This spring is attached […]

Fixed functional appliances

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Fixed functional appliances There are plenty of fixed functional appliances. They are an evolution of removable functional appliances, such as bionator, Fränkel and Twin Block. The following is a list of a few of them and we will dedicate a page for those that are mostly used. SUS2 correctors . . . . . . […]

Conventional fixed appliances

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Twin brackets The twin bracket is the basic design of all classic fixed appliances. The orthodontic archwire is tied onto the bracket using 4 points, namely the four corners of the bracket. By default, this bracket is wide to accommodate the tie wings. The orthodontic archwire is held in place either by elastomeric ligatures or […]

Passive self-ligating systems

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Damon® system Passive self-ligating systems differ from active systems in the way that a rigid clip such as a sliding door holds the archwire in place. The clip does not apply any force on the orthodontic archwire and the alignment in the 3 planes of space can only be achieved by using a bigger archwire […]

Active self-ligating systems

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Note that fixed appliances that I use are the SPEED™ self-ligating system that you can see under the Appliances tab of our site. However, the In-Ovation® C and QuicKlear® clear ceramic brackets are available for our patients who request them. 1- Active self-ligating systems The majority of companies who provide conventional orthodontic appliances have developed […]

Financing

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Cost of orthodontic treatment and payment modalities The cost of an orthodontic treatment depends on many factors, the main ones being: Complexity of the case; The patient’s age; Anticipated treatment duration; The type of appliances used to make the corrections. At your first consultation visit, you will have an evaluation of the cost of treatment […]


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