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TIPS : Interceptive Treatment

Weekly-Tips-ImageTips by Prof. Ali Habeeb :

When patients comes to clinic in early mixed dentition and after addressing the problems that patient has  , we should ask :

Is this  the RIGHT TIME to start treatment?

if not , then we should just go for two phases of treatment plan.

1st phase is to just interfere to prevent future problems like correcting anterior crossbite or urgently provide space for delayed unerrupted upper lateral incisor or using a lingual arch or TPA to prevent mesial migration of permenant molars if early loss of upper Es has occured ….etc.
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