A team orthodontics. Aligner mechanics and attachments
Date
24 November 2021 at 7:30pm GMT

Presenter
Dr Mandeep Gosal

In this part, we welcome Dr Mandeep Gosal. Did you guess which member of the A team he represented? Surely his was the easiest! Gos talks about the power of attachments. Dr Gos will cover the importance of attachments and then cover some basic design principles. There won’t be a menu or a recipe but he will give you some principles to apply to what you do. Gos will show you how to place and remove attachments and then relay some really useful pearls and tips.

This is part of the 5 part series by the A team on topics related to Aligners

Part 1. Elastics in aligner therapy by Dr Farooq Ahmed. To register click here.

Part 2. Retention in orthodontics by Dr Angela Auluck. To register click here.

Part 3. Aligner mechanics and attachments by Dr Mandeep Gosal. To register click here.

Part 4. Expansion in aligner therapy by Dr Martina Hodgson. To register click here.

Part 5. IPR in aligner therapy by Dr Hesham Ali. To register click here.

Today's talks aims, objectives and learning outcomes.

Aims

Gain an overview of attachments in aligner therapy

Objectives

Importance of attachments

Basic design principles

How to place attachments

How to remove attachments

Aligner attachment pearls

Learning outcomes 

By the end of this talk, the learner will be able to gain more knowledge of the application of attachments in aligner therapy

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You can now view the recorded CPD version of this Tubules Live here.

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