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Archive : March 2012

Nonnutritive sucking behavior

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Nonnutritive sucking behaviors are recognized to affect dental occlusion and some dental arch characteristics. A longitudinal study convened by the University of Iowa including 122 children from 18 to 36 months of age shows that there are no significant differences in dental arch dimensions among 6 groups of children having various feeding behaviors (breastfeeding, bottlefeeding) […]

Tongue piercing

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Version française, cliquez ici. Tongue piercing. Playing with the barbell which is pierced in the tongue can result in a space between the anterior teeth (the incisors). A case report published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (Midline Diastema Caused by Tongue Piercing JCO_2010-07-426) reveals that those who have pierced tongues tend to push the […]

Recommendations

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

RECOMMENDATIONS TO PATIENTS UNDERGOING ORTHODONTIC TREATMENTS Starting on the first days following the installation of orthodontic appliances, it is normal to suffer from a few drawbacks and to have sensitive teeth. They can be sensitive for a few days and can indispose you enough to take TYLENOL or ADVIL caplets to soothe the pain. DIET […]

Why?

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Early warning signs Crowded or misaligned teeth. Teeth inclined forward (procumbent). Overjet Upper teeth that cover too much of the lower teeth. Overbite Early or late loss of teeth. Thumb or finger sucking. Speech disorder. Difficulty in biting or chewing. Teeth grinding or teeth clenching. Jaw that deviates or makes sounds while moving. Missing teeth. […]

Class III malocclusion

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Class III A class III intermaxillary relationship means that the lower teeth are shifted forward with regard to the upper teeth. The embrasure between the lower canine and the lower first premolar is shifted forward with regard to the upper canine (blue arrows). The center of the lower first molar (mesiobuccal groove) is anterior to […]

Class II division 2

Auteur : Dr Sylvain Chamberland, Orthodontist,

Class II division 2 The class II division 2 differs from division 1 by the following characteristic: the discrepancy between the upper and lower teeth does not match the discrepancy between the upper and lower teeth where the molars and canines are located (red and blue arrows). The upper incisors are tipped backward and hide […]


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