Oral surgery in the service of orthodontics

Your orthodontist, in agreement with your referring dentist, can ask the indication of a surgical management in certain cases: the release of a tooth included to allow its placement on the arch; the installation of mini-screws anchor; the mobilization of a tooth; extractions of wisdom teeth, supernumerary teeth, or other teeth, as recommended by the orthodontist.

The exact position of the teeth included and/or supernumerary will be visualized on the 3D reconstructions of the maxilla using current digital techniques.

Some techniques, requiring surgical procedures can speed up your treatment: The implementation of anchoring miniscrews and/ or corticotomies and piezocision.

Corticotomies or piezocision is a surgical treatment, performed under local anesthesia, consisting of «softening» the bone around the teeth to facilitate their movement during orthodontic treatment.

Its purpose is to: