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Temporomandibular joint disorder

Case study A woman having undergone a major surgery under general anesthesia in October 2008 (general anesthesia also means intubation) developed constant pain in the left temple in the month following the surgery that may correspond to a temporoman [...]

Protraction facemask

Definition Protraction facemask, facemask, protraction mask, orthopaedic facemask, Delaire mask are many names designating the same appliance. Delaire facemask The protraction facemask is an appliance commonly used in the interceptive treatment of [...]

Sleep apnea, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most frequent problem of breathing disorders related to sleep. It is a known fact that snoring is one of the first symptoms of apnea. 20% to 25% of snorers (1 out of 4) are reported to suffer from obstructive sleep apn [...]

Continuous positive airway pressure, CPAP

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, ResMed S9 Elite™ model CPAP means Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Several continuous positive airway pressure machines are available on the market. The goal of this page is not to indicate whi [...]

Management of sleep apnea by orthosurgery

The goal of this page is to present rational scientific reasons to consider a maxillomandibular advancement orthognathic surgery as the treatment of choice for patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. We revised the use of mandibula [...]

Invisalign® treatment

Sequence of treatment with Invisalign® aligners Initial malocclusion Here are intraoral pictures of a woman in her forties who desires an orthodontic treatment using “invisible braces”. In fact, she asks for a treatment using Invisalign® [...]

Appointments

Growth of our practice depends, among others, on references from our patients, acquaintances and professional colleagues. Do not hesitate to recommend us to your parents and friends if you are satisfied with our services. The Canadian Association of [...]

Orthodontic tooth movement with Invisalign® aligners

Variables affecting orthodontic tooth movement with Invisalign® aligners Tooth movement Orthodontic tooth movement requires a coordinated reaction of biochemical reactions, cell signaling that allows cellular differentiation and bone remodeling. Bon [...]

Impacted Teeth Canines

Introduction Canine shape and position (red arrow) A canine is an important tooth of the dentition because it is placed strategically in the mouth. It makes the transition between the anterior teeth (central and lateral incisors) and the posterior [...]

Fixed appliance management of Class II malocclusion

The SUS2 corrector device will be presented using bondable head gear tube and self-ligating mandibular molar tube. A case presentaion will be used to explain how to use SUS2 device in a successful manner.