Orthodontic treatment is about much more than just " straight teeth", and this is most evident in pre-prosthetic and pre-restorative cases. The goal in pre-prosthetic and pre-restorative cases is to create a foundation where the restorative dentist can then build a beautiful and functional smile without compromise. Aligner orthodontics, when understood and planned appropriately can be a more effective and more efficient mode of treatment for selected cases, and thus become the preferred means of treatment for the orthodontist and patient. Learn to move roots apart to prepare for implants, intrude over-erupted anterior and posterior teeth, level the occlusal plane and many more specialized movements with Aligner Orthodontics.
Recognize those cases that are better served by Aligner Orthodontics.
Plan proper bio-mechanical principals in Aligner Orthodontics to support challenging tooth movements.
Accurately plan final implant positions and sometimes place them prior to orthodontic treatment to aid in orthodontic anchorage.