Pre-surgical orthodontic moulding is one of the most common procedures carried out in clinical orthodontics for preparing those patients to be submitted to orthognathic surgery. In order to optimise such a procedure in terms of time, the authors describe a new moulding technique using utility wax. In this way, dental occlusion can be moulded quicker and more precisely, thus optimising the treatment of these patients.
KEY WORDS: Orthodontics; Surgery orthognathic; Impression; modelling.
How to cite this article
PITHON, M. M.; GUERRA, M. B. & DOS SANTOS, R. L. Pre-surgical orthodontic moulding: Description of an alternative technique. Int. J. Odontostomat., 3(2):137-143, 2009.