This special Compendium eBook provides two articles on trends in orthodontics.The first is a continuing education (CE) article on fundamentals of interceptive orthodontics. The second is a clinical review on merging clear aligner therapy with digital smile design. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Optimizing Dentofacial Growth and Development Whitney Mostafiz, DMD, MS
This CE article on the fundamentals of interceptive orthodontics describes how to optimize dentofacial growth and development. The article reviews the etiologies of various clinical presentations, such as crowding, crossbites, overjet, and abnormal eruption, and categorizes them into three groupings: abnormalities in development, craniofacial growth alterations, and oral habits. Preventing orthodontic issues is also discussed. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost:: $0 Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Merging Clear Aligner Therapy With Digital Smile Design to Maximize Esthetics and Minimize Tooth Reduction Ryan Tak On Tse, BDS
The second article contains a clinical review on merging clear aligner therapy with digital smile design to maximize esthetics and minimize tooth reduction. As the authors explain, digital smile design used in combination with an esthetic pre-evaluative temporary restoration is a reliable means of minimizing the removal of tooth structure when ceramic veneers are being placed.