Use of Cantilever Mechanics for Impacted Teeth: Case Series
Sergio Paduano1, *, Gianrico Spagnuolo2, Gerardo Franzese2, Gioacchino Pellegrino2, Rosa Valletta2, Iacopo Cioffi2
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2013
First Page: 186
Last Page: 197
Publisher ID: TODENTJ-7-186
Article History:Received Date: 22/9/2013
Revision Received Date: 3/12/2013
Acceptance Date: 17/12/2013
Electronic publication date: 30 /12/2013
Collection year: 2013
open-access license: This is an open access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
This paper describes the orthodontic treatment, and the biomechanics of cantilevers for the impaction of permanent teeth in youngs, adolescents, and adults. In these case series, multibracket straightwire fixed appliances, together with cantilever mechanics, were used to treat the impaired occlusion.