The A-Team Orthodontics Series. IPR in aligner therapy

Posted on 22 November 2021
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In this part of the series we welcome Dr. Hesham Ali. He will be talking about interproximal reduction, covering the relevance of interproximal reduction and how we implement it in practice.

This is part of the series by the A-Team on topics related to Aligners.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the relevance of IPR within aligner therapy
  • Discuss how IPR is implemented in practice

Objectives that will be achieved will answer these questions:

  • What is IPR?
  • When is space required?
  • Why do we need to relieve crowding?
  • What are the methods of relieving crowding and when is IPR considered in this treatment?
  • What are the things to consider when planning for IPR and when is it appropriate?
  • How much IPR should be done? How much quantity is enough?
  • How do you work out how much IPR to do?
  • When do you conduct IPR?
  • What methods are used to conduct IPR?

Learning outcome:

By the end of this talk the learner will have gained an insight into IPR and its clinical applications as well as the risks of overdoing IPR.

This is part of the Aspects of Aligner Therapy series. Click here to view the full playlist.

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