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The ALF (Advanced Lightwire Functional Appliance) creating facial beauty and balance.

@article{Delz2009TheA,
  title={The ALF (Advanced Lightwire Functional Appliance) creating facial beauty and balance.},
  author={Edwin Delz},
  journal={International journal of orthodontics},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          23-7
        }
}
  • Edwin Delz
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International journal of orthodontics
Adult orthopedic and orthodontic treatment requires a more circumspect sensibility in diagnosis, technology selection, reasons for treatment, and patient goals. Many adults present with asymmetries of the dental arches, the cranium, and the entire body. The use of the Advanced Lightwire Functional (ALF) appliance for adult orthopedic treatment will be shown. The appliance construction, application, rational, indications for use, and the results of adding this appliance to an adult treatment… Expand
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