5 Cases Of Opening Bites With The Tip-Edge Bracket System

The Tip-Edge bracket system is unique in that it has diagonally opposed corners removed, which allows a tooth to tip as the bite opens up. The standard bracket slot size of .022 x .028 open to .028 x .028 as a tooth tips. This feature can come in handy opening a bite with either stainless…

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Treating Class III Patients With The Tip-Edge Bracket System

Skeletal Class III patients can be some of the most challenging cases to treat in orthodontics. I am sharing two Class III patients who were treated by student dentists in the 2012-2014 Academy of Gp Orthodontic two-year, hands-on continuing education class in Austin, Texas. Both patients were treated using the Tip-edge bracket system by Tp…

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Unraveling Teeth In Stage I Of Tip-Edge

Techniques for unraveling anterior teeth that can also be applied to Tip-Edge as well as Straight Wire orthodontics Most dentists who do Tip- Edge orthodontics are familiar with the illustration of Stage I as presented in Fig.1. A typical way of starting a tip-edge orthodontic case is to place molar tubes on the first molars,…

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Distalizing Upper Molars

In practice, we often run into a problem in which the upper molars have drifted mesially and blocks out either the upper canine or second bicuspid teeth. The molars can move forward due to the early loss of a primary molar, delayed eruption of an adult bicuspid or a dentalalveolar issue. In the case of…

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