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Volume 30 , Issue 5
September/October 2010

Pages 487-493

Rapid Treatment of Class II Malocclusion with Piezocision: Two Case Reports

Serge Dibart, DMD/Jerome Surmenian, DDS, MS/Jean David Sebaoun, DMD, MS/Luigi Montesani, MD, DMD

PMID: 20814602
DOI: 10.11607/prd.00.0937

An increasing number of adult patients are seeking orthodontic treatment to enhance their smile or their masticatory function. In this fast-paced and self-conscious society, time and esthetics have become increasingly important. One of the biggest challenges an adult orthodontic patient faces is the time spent wearing brackets. Over the years, several surgical techniques have been developed to address this issue and reduce overall treatment time. Although very effective, these techniques have proven to be quite invasive. A new, minimally invasive procedure (piezocision) is presented that combines microincisions and localized piezoelectric surgery to achieve similar results rapidly and with minimal trauma. (Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2010;30:487493.)

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