Impacted teeth

Impacted teeth have not succeeded in eruption and stay in the jaw bone in an abnormal position.

Impaction

Impaction: Impaction describes the fact that tooth eruption is hindered by adjacent teeth. An impacted tooth cannot erupt by itself, but must be aligned orthodontically, occasionally after surgical ...

Implant

A titanium screw which is as big as a natural dental root and is inserted into the jaw bone. The crown is placed on the implant to replace the missing tooth.

Incisal

Towards the incisal edges, belonging to the incisal edges

Interdental

Between the teeth, concerning the interdental space

Interproximal Enamel Reduction

The interproximal enamel reduction is a method for reducing the width of teeth through the removal of some tenths of a millimeter of enamel between the teeth. In English the procedure sometimes is ...

Intraoral scanner

A high-precision intraoral camera for use in the oral cavity to create three-dimensional datasets of teeth and jaws. These can be used for diagnostic purposes or for further processing in the ...

Intrusion

Intrusion refers to the vertical movement of teeth while moving them slowly into their alveoles. There’s no shortening of the dental crown because the surrounding tissues like gingiva and jaw ...

Invisalign

[caption id="attachment_8057" align="alignright" width="300"] Invisalign®: 0.7mm thick, barely visible[/caption] This treatment procedure, which was introduced by Align Technologies in the US ...

Invisalign Express

This is a special product from Align Technologies for less common treatment requiring only a few Aligners. The manufacturing costs are a little cheaper than the cost of normal Invaslign ...

Invisalign Teen

This is a special product from Align Technology for younger patients. In 2019, Invisalign Teen was renamed Invisalign Comprehensive Phase II which unfortunately is a cumbersome term for a simple ...

Invisalign® Comprehensive

Invisalign® Comprehensive has been the name for Invisalign's® comprehensive orthodontic treatment since 2019, with an unlimited number of aligners available. The product had been called ...

Invisalign® Comprehensive Phase II

Invisalign® Comprehensive Phase II has been the name for the comprehensive orthodontic treatment of Invisalign® in adolescents since 2019, with an unlimited number of aligners available. The ...

Invisalign® First

Invisalign® First is a 2019 aligner product from Align Technology for the early orthodontic treatment in mixed dentition with Invisalign® which offers an unlimited number of aligners. Since early ...

Irregularity Index

The Irregularity Index defines the added contact point deviations of the   mandibular front teeth in the horizontal plane. Developed by Little and Riedel at the University of Washington, it is ...