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Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics

On-line version ISSN 2176-9451

Abstract

ARAUJO, Telma Martins de; FONSECA, Lílian Martins; CALDAS, Luciana Duarte  and  COSTA-PINTO, Roberto Amarante. Preparation and evaluation of orthodontic setup. Dental Press J. Orthod. [online]. 2012, vol.17, n.3, pp. 146-165. ISSN 2176-9451.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2176-94512012000300026.

INTRODUCTION: An orthodontic or diagnostic setup consists in cutting and realigning the teeth in plaster models, making it an important resource in orthodontic treatment planning. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this article is to provide a detailed description of a technique to build an orthodontic setup model and a method to evaluate it. CONCLUSIONS: Although laborious, orthodontic setup procedure and analysis can provide important information such as the need for dental extractions, interproximal stripping, anchorage system, among others.

Keywords : Orthodontics; Diagnosis and planning; Dental casts.

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