Special Issue "New Materials and Technologies in Orthodontics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 January 2022.
Interests: orthodontics; facial anomalies; esthetic dentistry; skeletal anchorage; dentofacial orthopedics; cephalometry; evidence based in orthodontics; craniofacial growth; craniomandibular disorders; digital radiography; orthognathic surgery, digital workflow
Interests: imaging in orthodontics; digital orthodontics; facial esthetics, smile esthetics; palatal expansion; skeletal anchorage; orthodontic biomechanics; evidence based orthodontics
Digital Technology has drastically changed all fields of medicine. Dentistry and Orthodontics have been significantly affected by the introduction of new technologies and new materials (e.g., Technopolymers). Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning have been improved using CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography). Nowadays, all patient’s records can be collected in a digital support with the introduction of intra and extraoral scanners. Digital models of the patient’s arches can be used for diagnostic purposes and CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software can simulate and forecast treatment results. Digitalization has led to a better individualized Orthodontic treatment improving efficiency and efficacy of the treatment itself. All new digital technologies and new materials offer great research opportunities due to the lack scientific description and validation of the newest diagnostic tools with its relative workflow procedures. The aim of the researcher is to collect all scientific literature that can describe and validate the most innovative diagnostic and therapeutic procedures introduced with a broad application of digital technology in Orthodontics. In order to achieve these goals, contributors and experts in various applications of digital orthodontics are invited to contribute to this emergent issue.
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Quinzi
Prof. Dr. Riccardo Nucera
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- Digital Workflow
- CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography)
- Intraoral and Extraoral Scanner
- Digital impression
- Customized orthodontic Devices
- 3D printing
- TAD’s (Temporary Anchorage Devices) or Miniscrew
- Digital Smile Design
- Orthodontic Aligners