Approximately every quarter-century, orthodontics undergoes a paradigm shift due to advancements in technology, from Andrews pre-adjusted edgewise brackets in the 1970’s to Invisalign aligners and CAD/CAM technology in the late 1990’s and now to three-dimensional (3D) printing and in-office manufacturing happening today. Each leap forward paved the way for the next seismic advancement.
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Published online: September 07, 2021
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