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2019 Annual Session Conference

Class II with Vertical Discrepancy: Make it Easy, Use TADs!


May 4, 2019 9:10am ‐ May 4, 2019 9:40am


Description

TADs-Miniscrews are auxiliary devices available to the orthodontist, used to correct both sagittal (class II) and vertical (deep overbite and open bite) discrepancies easily, quickly and effectively. Placement area depends on the individual patient’s anatomical characteristics, as well as on the desired movement, the maxillary tuberosity and the interincisal area being safe and advisable zones.

Learning Objectives:

  • Illustrate the clinical application of miniscrews: auxiliary devices used to correct both sagittal and vertical discrepancies easily, quickly and effectively.
  • Identify the most suitable areas for miniscrew placement such as the maxillary tuberosity and the upper and lower interincisal areas.
  • Determine appropriate miniscrew length and diameter in relation to each anatomical area and malocclusion.

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