Catherine Galletti

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he first lingual orthodontic systems, introduced in the early 1970s, used conventional labial brackets that were modified by the clini-cian and bonded directly to the lingual surfaces. Brackets designed specifically for lingual usage 1-4 were initially prone to technical problems that made them difficult to use in everyday practice. The development of(More)
During orthodontic-surgical treatment, orthodontics must facilitate the surgery, and vice-versa. More specifically, surgical adjustment of the transverse dimension of the maxilla and its vertical and/or anteroposterior repositioning require orthodontic support. In addition to the orthodontic appliance, a palatal device is needed to guide and maintain the(More)
In orthodontics, as in medicine in general, there is always only one diagnosis. For a given diagnosis, several treatment solutions are available. While these are hard and fast rules, the techniques adopted by orthodontists can vary and yet remain effective, without placing constraints on the practitioner. The lingual technique, originally designed to meet(More)
The aim of this study is to present the results of a statistical inquiry measuring the bracket debonding rate using the WIN lingual technique. This inquiry was performed in the Odontology Unit at the Rothschild Hospital in the framework of the Lingual Orthodontics University Diploma at Paris VII university. Results were gathered by 8 orthodontic(More)
The majority of adult patients who consult for smile reconstruction or for functional problems can be satisfied by benefitting from orthodontic treatment. This treatment, whatever the orthodontic technique, is carried out following the establishment of a diagnosis and treatment plan taking into account some restrictions of a prosthetic, periodontal or(More)
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