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Volume 43 eBook 5
This Compendium eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that provides step-by-step, evidence-based recommendations for the evaluation, presurgical preparation, and postsurgical management of orthodontic–surgical cases. This eBook also includes a research article that examines whether fixed or removable orthodontic retainers affect the initiation and progression of gingival recession. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Guidelines for Orthodontic Evaluation and Preparation for Orthognathic Surgery Patients
Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS; and Carlos Flores-Mir, DDS, DSc
Supported by published literature, this article presents a detailed discussion of key considerations for the management of orthodontic/orthognathic surgery cases. Step-by-step recommendations encompassing case diagnosis, presurgical preparation, and postsurgical management are provided.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU
Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
The Impact of Orthodontic Retainers on Gingival Recession: A Best-Evidence Review
Nada M. Souccar, DDS, MS; Rawan Oueis, DDS; John Paul Mussleman, Jr., MLIS; Nicolaas C. Geurs, DDS, MS; and Ramzi V. Abou-Arraj, DDS, MS
Retention is a critical phase of orthodontic therapy and aims to maintain occlusal stability and avoid crowding relapse. This best-evidence article reviews the effects of the different types of orthodontic retention appliances, fixed and removable, on the development and progression of gingival recession at the mandibular anterior teeth.