Thomas B Lefler

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This article describes 2 patient treatments in which a simple technique was used to realign teeth before restorative procedures. Elastic separators were used to tip the desired tooth into its original position. This restored a normal crown contour and improved the tooth's long-axis alignment. The procedure is simple and inexpensive, and treatment time(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to measure and describe the lingual tissues of the anterior mandible to determine the acceptable boundaries of the zone of nonmovable tissue for placement of a lingual bar and to compare these to existing numerical guidelines. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty subjects, grouped by age and gender, with clinically(More)
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