June 01, 2018
Riccardo Riatti, DDS, MS,
Specialist in Orthodontics
Use of 3M™ Clarity™ Ceramic Brackets with hi-tech 3M™ Unitek™ Lateral Development Archwires and overlay intrusion arch permitted perfect control of tooth movement. It was possible to expand arches in a controlled manner, reducing negative buccal corridors and to open the bite without mandibular posterior rotation.
Jeremiah Sturgill, DMD, MPH, DHEd
In many situations, a hybrid appliance therapy can marry the biomechanical needs of the orthodontist and the esthetic needs of the patient. This case shows how the 3M™ Incognito™ Appliance System, 3M™ Victory Series™ Brackets, and 3M™ Unitek™ Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) System can be utilized to treat a challenging clinical case esthetically.
Kirk R. Davies, DDS, MS
APC Flash-Free Adhesive answers the question, “If I could improve one thing about the bonding procedure to make life easier, what would it be?”
Patrice Pellerin, DMD, Cert.
Ortho. FICD, FIADFE
Class II, deep overbite with retrusive mandible, upper peg left lateral
Omur Polat-Ozsoy, DDS, Ph.D.
Lingual orthodontics using customized appliances offers the most esthetic solution to treat all kinds of malocclusions in adults, with full 3D control of the dentition and complete invisibility. This case demonstrates the treatment of an adult Class III patient with a particular emphasis on smile esthetics.
May 05, 2016
Dr Fred Calavassy B.D.S. F.I.C.D. (2015)
In this clinical case Dr Fred Calavassy, demonstrates the use of a direct Bulk Fill composite resin, proving handy hints for success.
March 30, 2016
Dr John Burgess, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
“We’ve told everyone to build-up resin restorations in 2mm increments for years and now all of a sudden, we’re saying 4mm is OK...”. An interview with Dr John Burgess.
February 25, 2016
Bas Loomans, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
The replacement of defective restorations is a dental treatment that is carried out quite frequently. However, in many cases requires a challenging extension of the preparation.
March 02, 2016
Reinhard Hickel, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
For practicability of repair techniques in the dental practice detailed criteria are needed to distinguish between failed restorations which have to be replaced and those that can be repaired.
March 21, 2016
Prof. Dr. Mutlu Özcan, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
Repair procedures employing adhesive technologies are more cost and time efficient and lead to a reduced iatrogenic damage; therefore, such actions should be undertaken wherever appropriate.
April 12, 2016
Dr. Nils van Calcar, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
The following case report illustrates a simple approach to lifelike composite restorations using a putty index and the aesthetic layering principle.
March 11, 2016
Prof. Dr. Claus-Peter Ernst, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
Chairside restorations of a complete quadrant are challenging especially in cases where a complex cusp build-up is required in several teeth. See Dr. Ernst approach.
June 09, 2016
Frank Tussing, DDS, PhD - 12.04.15
Producing a precisely fitting restoration - why high hydrophilicity of the material is of great importance together with its hardness.
September 16, 2016
by Dr. Paulo Monteiro Previously published: January 2016 - Styleitaliano.org May 2016 - NSW Dentist (ADA)
Dr Monteiro describes a conservative direct composite resin approach to successfully restoring failing anterior composite resins in a young female patient. Application of the Styleitaliano technique offers predictability in aesthetic outcomes and a happy patient.
September 27, 2016
by Dr. Kazuhisa Matsumoto, Japan Date of Original: April 2012 - Espertise Magazine
In this case, Dr Matsumoto highlights the effects of Dentinal Hypersensivity, he demonstrates preventive treatment options available for immediate relief & aesthetically pleasing results.
October 12, 2016
by Dr. Jacqueline Esch Date of Original: September 2014 - Espertise Magazine
In this case, Dr Esch demonstrates how the clinical application of Clinpro Sealant on a high caries risk patient can be an effective method of caries prevention.
October 25, 2016
by Dr. Rakesh Jivan Date of Original: April 2012 - Espertise Magazine
In this case, Dr Jivan depicts the simple & easy application of Clinpro™ White Varnish in dentinal hypersenitivity with immediate pain relief and aesthetic results.
November 01, 2016
by Dr. Dylan Yung Date of Original: 2014 - 3M Australia
In this case, Dr. Young shows a simple step by step guide to successful posterior restorations using a simplified layering technique, utilising only two shades.
September 01, 2015
by 3M Oral Care. Published September 1st, 2015.
Explore aesthetic treatment for extraction cases, a study of bond failure rates, TAD assisted distalisation, and targeted mechanics with CAD/CAM.
May 01, 2015
by 3M Oral Care. Published May 1st, 2015.
Discover aesthetic treatment options, see the latest improvements in buccal tubes, and get more efficient treatment with the articles in this issue.
May 01, 2016
by 3M Oral Care.Published May 1st, 2016.
The May 2016 issue highlights four cases using Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets and looks at the advantages of SmartClip™ SL3 Brackets with improved clips.
October 01, 2016
by 3M Oral Care.Published October 1st, 2016.
In this issue, authors from around the globe, sharing cases which show treatment with aesthetic Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets and Incognito™ Lingual Brackets, 3M™ Self-Ligating Brackets and Forsus™ Class II Correctors.
April 30, 2017
by 3M Oral Care.Published April 30th, 2017
Read the latest issue of the 3M Orthodontic Perspectives Innova news and gain access to a wide selection of relevant and interesting case studies and articles on orthodontic products and treatment options.