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ORTHONEWS ISSUE #2

IN THIS ISSUE:

• EDITORIAL: Dr. Dalia Latkauskiene answers to your questions! • COUNT DOWN HAS STARTED: registration and abstract submission is OPENED! • CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS

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EDITORIAL: Dr. Dalia Latkauskiene answers to your questions! As it was introduced in the previous issue, the OrthoSage rubric invites you to send questions to our speakers. This time the OrthoSage floor is given to our orthodontist Dr. Dalia Latkauskiene. We are grateful for all inquires we have received. Due to a high number of incoming questions Dr. Dalia Latkauskiene was asked to summarize them into a few and to provide a digest. 1. What are the proper timings and methods for conservative treatment of growing Class III patients? Optimum treatment timing for orthodontic problems continues to be one of the most controversial topics in orthodontics. Especially regarding the correction of Class III malocclusion, there is little consensus in current literature concerning proper timing or methods. In patients with a severe skeletal discrepancy, a combined surgical and orthodontic approach must be considered. Read more >> 2. What are the effects of functional appliances as a result of conservative Class II treatment? What appliances are preferred to camouflage Class II, the links towards the surgery? Since the mandible is too far back or too small in most Class II patients (Gianelly, 1998), one sensible orthodontic treatment option in growing patients is to bring the mandible forward, aiming to enhance the growth of the condyle and remodeling of glenoid fossa. The most important issue in Class II is the direction of growth which might actually influence the decision on camouflage or surgery. Read more >>


COUNT DOWN HAS STARTED: registration and abstract submission is OPENED! You are welcome to register. Registration system is opened! Please note, that number of places with discounted fees are LIMITED. Read more >> You are kindly invited to contribute the scientific program with poster presentations. Abstracts should be submitted by 1 June following instructions on-line. Read more >>

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POS of Russia

Central Scientific Research Institute of Stomatology and MFS

European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery

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