The Alignment of Impacted and Ectopic Teeth using the Easy-Way-Coil (EWC®) System

@article{Schubert2008TheAO,
  title={The Alignment of Impacted and Ectopic Teeth using the Easy-Way-Coil (EWC®) System},
  author={Dr. med. dent. Michael Schubert},
  journal={Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthop{\"a}die},
  year={2008},
  volume={69},
  pages={213-226}
}
Teeth that do not spontaneously erupt in the dental arch or are ectopic must normally be surgically exposed. For orthodontic correction a traction device must be attached to the affected tooth over which the already-raised mucoperiosteal flap is lowered to improve the periodontal condition. The author has developed a system at his private orthodontic practice for this purpose, and it has proven itself over a 10-year period. A traction spring is fastened to a lingual button that is attached to… CONTINUE READING