iQ Digital Treatment Planning

Removable

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Q100

  • Verify fit

    The lab will send the first 2 aligners to verify they fit.

    Q100
  • Confirm fit

    Lab will send the next 6 aligners.

  • IPR

    Start IPR as per the IPR protocols for clear aligners. Refer to your digital IPR guide.

    IPR
  • Aligner changes

    Change aligners every 2 weeks and continue progressive IPR if needed.

Q200

  • Fit the appliance

    The lab will send Q200 appliance.

    Q200
  • IPR

    Begin IPR as per the IPR protocols for Q200.

    IPR
  • Adjustments

    Clinician to adjust power chain every 10-14 days.

  • Q100 finishes aligners.

    Refine the case using Q100 clear aligners if needed.

Q500

  • Fit the appliance

    Lab will send Q500 appliance.

    Q500
  • IPR

    Start IPR as per the IPR protocols for Q500.

    IPR
  • Regular review appointment

    See the patient at least every 2 weeks for minor adjustments of the power chain and lingual bow and progressive IPR as required.

  • Finish clear aligners

    Refine the case using Q100 clear aligners if needed.

End of Treatment

  • Alginates

    Upper and lower alignate, or PVS putty impressions.

  • Patient

    The patient MUST CONTINUE to wear the last fitting appliance to HOLD the teeth at the desired positions until retainers are fitted.

  • Retainers

    After 2 weeks fit the bonded retainer and take alginate impressions for the final vacuum formed retainers. Fit these after 2 weeks.

    Fixed retainers
  • Retainer checks

    Review the patient after 3 months and then again after an additional 9 months. Recommend yearly (chargeable) checks thereafter.