Orthodontic treatment does not need to be very long anymore. Drs Alikhani and Teixeira developed a method to reduce duration of orthodontic treatment by as much as 60% using Micro-Osteoperforations (MOPs). This procedure introduces tiny holes through the gums into the bone, resulting in increased bone remodeling and accelerated orthodontic tooth movement. This method has been featured on ABC News, various radio shows and published in books and articles. Drs Alikhani and Teixeira are regularly invited to teach this method at international conferences and Universities throughout the world.
Accelerated Tooth Movement
Before : March 13, 2013
After : July 12, 2013
Young adult was treated with fixed appliances (braces) in combination with MOPs to move teeth faster. Treatment was completed in 4 months, on time for patient's wedding.