Maxillary lateral agenesis in the permanent dentition occurs in 2% of the population, and canine-substitution is common treatment option for the adolescent patient. Despite the lasting benefits of canine substitution, these cases often have compromised esthetic results. This fun and face paced presentation will review clinical pearls to enhance the esthetics of the canine-lateral substitution smile. We will review important topics such a bracket positioning, finishing bends, cosmetic bonding, and retention.
Discover which brackets provide the best torque.
Learn finishing technique for improved esthetics and stability.
Become an ortho-dentist with simple cosmetic bonding procedures.