DentSply OrthoLab™. Orthodontic Laboratory Services.


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Positioners are suited for achieving minor tooth movements or management of skeletal/dental development. Your set-up can be constructed to correct minor width discrepancies, close 3-5 mm of even spacing around an arch, slightly flatten the occlusal plane or increase the Curve of Spee.

Vertical overbite can be increased or decreased up to 2-3mm, or 8-10 degrees in anterior or axial inclination. Teeth are normally set with an ideal overjet, unless extreme changes are needed.

We recommend using our bracket carving service on any set-up. This enables placement of the positioner immediately following debanding of the case, enhancing patient cooperation.

Impak is not a trademark of DENTSPLY. Colors are for illustration purposes only. Actual color of product may vary.

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"...we find tooth positioners beneficial in finishing treatment."

Drs. Bowman and Carano, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, April 2002

Related Information 
For Clinicians

Tooth Positioner Effects on Occlusal Contacts and Treatment Outcomes
The Angle Orthodontist, 2008
Short-Term, Intensive Use of the Tooth Positioner in Case Finishing
Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2002
Wax Bite Records for Tooth Positioners
Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 1989