2018 Annual Session Conference

Orthodontic Finishing: Ten Steps to Success

May 7, 2018 10:30am ‐ May 7, 2018 11:15am


Description

To achieve excellent orthodontic results is a must and involves a series of procedures from the treatment beginning as well as during treatment. But the most critical phase corresponds to finish properly or closely to the appliance removal. For this phase it is important to have clear goals, a checklist and perform the items considered inadequate such as brackets reposition and adjustments in the archwires. We intend with this lecture to reveal, discuss and propose procedures considered essential for the excellence of the orthodontic finish procedure and to achieve results with excellent oral health, facial, dental and smile harmony, functional occlusion and especially long-term stability.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the logical sequence of steps to achieve excellent orthodontic finishing.
  • Recognize the problems that interfere with an excellent finish. 
  •  Propose and perform clinical procedures to improve orthodontic finishing.

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