Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review ArticleVolume 5 Issue 8

Introducing Nora Torque Selection Analysis

Nasir H Alhamlan*

Department of Dentistry, Specialized Medical Center Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Nasir H Alhamlan, Consultant in Orthodontics and Chairman of the Dental Department, Specialized Medical Center Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Received: July 03, 2021; Published: : July 21, 2021

Citation: Nasir H Alhamlan. “Introducing Nora Torque Selection Analysis". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.8 (2021): 78-84.

Abstract

  Finishing anterior teeth with the proper torque is crucial to achieve optimal occlusion, function, esthetics, and stability. Evaluating the need for additional torque and carefully selecting brackets’ prescription should be performed on a case by case basis and before starting orthodontic treatment. This paper is presenting a novel analysis developed as a useful guide to help clinicians to conveniently assess anterior teeth torque requirement in order to select the proper brackets’ prescription before starting treatment, “Nora Torque Selection Analysis”. This analysis includes nine major components that assess pretreatment conditions and integrate individual’s treatment preference. A clinical case is analyzed and discussed for further illustration.

Keywords: Torque; Analysis; Orthodontic Bracket Prescription

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Copyright: © 2021 Nasir H Alhamlan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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