Ortho Perspectives Innova Newsletter

3M Orthodontic News, Information and Case Studies

Orthodontic Perspectives Innova is in its 23th year of continuous publication, providing industry news and information to professionals in orthodontics. This issue features 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.

There is also news about the expansion of 3M’s unique APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive, now available 7x7 in multiple appliance systems, to enable a flash-free practice. You will also find 3M product news, treatment tips and important dates for upcoming educational opportunities.


Vol. XXIII, No. 2 – Global Edition

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October 2016

  • What does success mean to you?

    James Ingebrand, 3M

    At 3M Oral Care, understanding how we can help you succeed is paramount in everything we do, from the products we develop to the services we provide.

  • The efficiency of Forsus™ Correctors

    Dr. Chaqués-Asensi

    Noted clinician and educator Dr. Jose Chaqués-Asensi, Seville, Spain, shares his experience with Forsus™ Class II Correctors in an interview with 3M Oral Care.

  • Deep bite correction with ceramic brackets

    Dr. Patrice Pellerin

    Dr. Pellerin shows that low profile Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets can reduce the anxiety of using ceramic brackets in deep bite cases without lengthening treatment time.

  • Efficiency, Effectiveness and Excellence

    Dr. Anoop Sondhi

    Dr. Sondhi describes efficient treatment of an asymmetric Class II Div 2 case using the light forces of SmartClip™ and Clarity™ SL3 Brackets and the consistent force of Forsus™ Correctors.

  • Clarity™ SL Brackets & Forsus™ Correctors

    Dr. Ricardo Moresca

    Dr. Moresca finds enhanced Class II treatment efficiency using Clarity™ SL self-Ligating Brackets and Forsus™ Correctors in a deep overbite case.

  • JETsystem for passive self-ligating brackets

    Dr. Shin’ichi Narita

    Dr. Narita presents a system that enables efficient canine distal movement at the beginning of treatment using the efficiency of 3M’s passive self-ligating brackets.

  • The Aesthetic Class II Correction System – only from 3M

    Combining best-in-class aesthetics and unmatched efficiency results in an aesthetic Class II system that gives patients a beautiful smile throughout treatment.

  • 91% would recommend Clarity™ ADVANCED Brackets

    A survey of Orthodontists in Western Europe reveals widespread acknowledgment of the high quality, aesthetics and efficiency of Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets.


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