A patient presented with esthetic concerns that he believed would require lengthy orthodontic treatment, as well as jaw surgery, in order to correct. Functional analysis, however, indicated a cross-bite that was being caused by a functional shift rather than by skeletal asymmetry. Utilizing a simple restorative approach, the case was treated by equilibration of the dentition with the use of a Kois deprogrammer.
Since many clinicians are busy with the daily affairs of performing their craft, keeping abreast of new developments in the industry can be challenging. Featuring original, peer-reviewed articles, this research supplement is designed to provide relevant, objective benchmark information aimed at helping dental practitioners in their everyday decision-making.