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Interdisciplinary treatment Ortho-Perio

This is the case of a 38-year-old patient, a former smoker, who decides to take charge of herself and improve her oral health and smile. She didn’t believe it might be possible to “save” her teeth.Slide 1, 2, 3:Her dentist recommen [...]

Privacy policy

The purpose of this privacy policy The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform users of our site about the personal data we collect and the following information, if appli [...]

Expansion mandibulaire symphysaire par ostéodistraction

Thérapie combiné: EPRAC et dystraction mandibulaire symphysaire Combined Therapy: SARPE and Mandibular Symphyseal Distraction Osteogenesis Transverse skeletal deficiency is a common clinical problem associated with narrow basal and dentoalveolar bone [...]

How does a fixed functional appliance correct a Class II malocclusion?

Fixed functional appliances are used to correct Class II malocclusions and have supplanted their predecessors, that are removable functional appliances, such as bionator, Frankell, Twin Block, to name just a few. Yet, it has been shown that no remova [...]

Mandibular advancement device

Mandibular advancement device There are several types of efficient mandibular advancement devices for the treatment of sleep apnea. The Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) as well as the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) suggest, as a front-lin [...]

Syllogism about the temporomandibular joint

Definitions of syllogism: •A kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true. •Formal reasoning disassociated from reality. Disc displacemen [...]

Financing

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 [...]

Orthognathic surgery

Indications Orthognathic surgery is indicated when a patient has an orthodontic problem sufficiently severe to conclude that compensation or concealment treatments are no longer treatment solutions. A surgery to realign the jaws or reposition dentoa [...]

Dental X-Rays. Clarifications from the ODQ

A closer look at a recent article on dental X-rays   Montreal, April 11, 2012   The Ordre des dentistes du Québec wishes to make a few points about an article entitled “Dental X-Rays and Risk of Meningioma”, published in the C [...]

Wisdom teeth

Introduction Third molar and retromolar space Third molars are commonly called wisdom teeth because they erupt in the mouth around 16-18 years of age. They are the last teeth to erupt and the available space to accommodate them is often limited. It [...]