After 30 years in practice the overwhelming majority of patients can be treated with a certain routine. However, from time to time even the most experienced orthodontist is faces with issues which require brave and unorthodox treatment concepts. Four patients will illustrate these diagnostic and therapeutic challenges with special regard to finishing procedures.
Recognize that correct diagnosis and treatment planning are far more important than the use of sophisticated high-tech mechanics.
Recognize that extraction therapies are still valid treatment approaches even in times of non-extraction hype.