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Early identification and management of mandibular canine ectopia
(South African Dental Association, 2011)
Mandibular canine impaction and transmigration have serious consequences for the patient, as removal of the tooth or teeth in question is often the only solution. The loss of one or both mandibular canines complicates ...
Orthodontic molar brackets: the effect of three different base designs on shear bond strength
(Master Publishing Group, 2011)
The purpose of the study was to assess the relative base designs of three different maxillary molar stainless steel brackets with reference to the shear bond strength of three different adhesive resins. The molar brackets ...
Maxillary canine management in the pre-adolescent: A guideline for general practitioners.
(South African Dental Association, 2010)
This paper focuses on the identification of ectopic eruption patterns of the maxillary canines from the dental ages of approximately 8 to 12 years. The timing and suitability of interceptive treatment in pre-adolescents ...
Use of the passive lower lingual arch in the management of anterior mandibular crowding in the mixed dentition
(South African Dental Association, 2013)
Leeway space preservation in the mixed dentition is a well-documented method of space management. In the mandibular arch it may be saved for utilization in the correction of minor anterior crowding by the placement of a ...
The mixed dentition pantomogram: A valuable dental development assessment tool for the dentist
(South African Dental Association, 2009)
The mixed dentition pantomogram is routinely used in paediatric patients. This paper discusses the value of the pantomogram for early identification of problems in dental development during the mixed dentition stage. ...