Lingual orthodontics (part 1): Laboratory procedure

@article{Wiechmann2005LingualO,
  title={Lingual orthodontics (part 1): Laboratory procedure},
  author={Dirk Wiechmann},
  journal={Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthop{\"a}die},
  year={2005},
  volume={60},
  pages={371-379}
}
  • D. Wiechmann
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie
A key factor for successful correction of a malocclusion with lingual orthodontics is optimal bracket positioning.This presentation focuses on the development of an innovative laboratory procedure for indirect bracket positioning using a modified positioning device (TARG Professional) called Transfer Optimized Positioning System (TOP). In contrast to commonly used approaches to indirect bonding such as CLASS and BEST, the TOP System uses a target set-up technique in order to facilitate the 3… 

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  • Medicine
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