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Pre-Treatment Xray showing a Class 1 Crowded Malocclussion

Case Study: Class I Crowded Malocclusion With Moderate Crowding

Share a doctor’s experience treating a 48-year-old female patient with a Class I crowded malocclusion with moderate maxillary and mandibular crowding using the Damon Ultima PSL System. The treatment objectives focused on creating space, improving the smile arc, and developing the posterior segments while maintaining proper torque control.

Feb 11, 2024 5 min

20 Fun Facts About Braces For Teeth

The history of braces started thousands of years ago. And although the crude devices of earlier times have significantly evolved over time, they served the same purpose — to help people achieve the smile they always wanted.

Jan 04, 2024 5 min
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The Evolution of Esthetic Orthodontics: Transforming Practices for Growth

By embracing and understanding consumer demand, developing a targeted referral system, and using digital resources to your advantage, you’ll be able to better present the value and opportunity of esthetic options and the positive impacts it will have not only during treatment, but also on the final result. Read Dr. Cosse's ideas on transitioning to esthetic Orthodontics.

Dec 04, 2023 5 min

The 5 Keys To Creating Beautiful Smiles With Aligners

The field of orthodontics is undergoing a significant shift driven by technological advancements, prompting a demand for innovative solutions like clear aligners. This transition has pushed orthodontists to embrace a more artistic approach, redefining aesthetic standards and treating smile creation as an art form.

Nov 01, 2023 5 min
Damon Ultima Bracket close up photo

Damon Ultima System: Advanced features for efficiency and precision.

The Damon Ultima System is an advanced orthodontic solution that offers orthodontists a superior option for efficient and precise treatment. With passive self-ligating (PSL) brackets, the system reduces friction and force during sliding mechanics, allowing for quicker alignment and leveling of teeth with minimal discomfort for patients.

Sep 07, 2023

Embracing the Efficiency of Damon Ultima: A True Straight-Wire System

Follow one Orthodontist’s discovery of the Damon Ultima system, which has transformed their orthodontic practice. They discuss the evolution of straight-wire systems, the power of passive self-ligation, and the introduction of selective torques for enhanced efficiency. The Damon Ultima system is then introduced as a solution to the limitations of traditional brackets, offering comprehensive control over rotation, torque, and angulation.

Jan 03, 2023 5 min

Unsightly Gum Tissue Can Be Treated Non-Surgically To Improve Your Smile

The majority of orthodontic patients come in to see an orthodontist to straighten their teeth and fix other obvious issues such as overcrowding, gaps, overbite, underbite, crossbite, etc. But what many patients don’t often know is getting that “million-dollar smile” can involve more than just aligning teeth, depending on the case.

Aug 27, 2021 5 min
Young Lady with Damon Braces

Deciding Which Types of Braces Are Right for You

A smile makes a difference in overall health and success. Your smile is the first thing that others notice about you. If you do not have the smile you have always wanted, now is the time! There are so many different options available. Read here to find out more about your choices to get that smile you always wanted.

Aug 10, 2021 5 min

How Long Will My Orthodontic Treatment Take with Braces or Clear Aligners?

There’s never been a better time to be an orthodontic patient! Contemporary treatment options, driven by advancements in technology, allow our patients to achieve attractive, and healthy smiles with convenient, minimally invasive and faster treatments compared to just a decade ago.

Sep 30, 2020 10

Advancing Orthodontic Treatment with SmartArch Multi-Force Archwires

Superelastic archwires have been a staple in orthodontic practices for two decades, but their uniform force delivery has limitations due to varying tooth characteristics. SmartArchTM multi-force archwires offer a revolutionary solution, using advanced technology to customize force delivery for each tooth. Clinical studies demonstrate that SmartArchTM archwires outperform traditional archwires, achieving faster and more efficient tooth alignment, reducing treatment time and PDL necrosis, and providing a significant advancement in orthodontic care.

Oct 22, 2019 5 min

Adult Orthodontic Treatment: Camouflaging Skeletal Discrepancy with Dental Movements

Orthodontic treatment for adults presents unique challenges, including missing teeth, extensive dental work, and compliance issues, as adult growth cannot aid in correction. A case study of a 22-year-old female with a mild Class III malocclusion illustrates the complexities. The successful non-extraction treatment plan involved aligning her teeth, correcting an anterior crossbite, and improving torque.

Aug 05, 2019 5 min

Case Study: Using Alternative Orthodontic Treatment Plans to Achieve Patient Harmony

In today's competitive orthodontic market, delivering superior outcomes and an exceptional patient experience is crucial to stand out. Innovative technologies and continuous learning are valuable tools for achieving this goal. Two case studies illustrate the power of modern orthodontic techniques in achieving successful results and satisfying patients' preferences, emphasizing the importance of combining clinical excellence with patient satisfaction.

May 01, 2019 5 min