The background and philosophy for development of bioprogressive therapy has been briefly explained. Organized studies leading to biologic forces needed and . the leaders in the orthodontic industry, it takes continuous innovation of products and services, foresight, and persistence. ThE BIOPROGRESSIVE ThERAPY. Bioprogressive Therapy, Book 1. Front Cover. Robert M. Ricketts. Rocky Mountain/Orthodontics, – Orthodontics – pages.

Author: Tobei Meztirn
Country: Romania
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 11 October 2017
Pages: 229
PDF File Size: 2.59 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.15 Mb
ISBN: 811-8-72324-388-2
Downloads: 61527
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kajicage

We have attempted to examine these factors and place them in their appropriate hierarchy of significance. Background of Bioprogressive Philosophy. Welcome to Bioprogressive website. Sign up process only takes 30 seconds and No credit card required. It is difficult to appreciate these views and practices in the beginning because the method may bioprogfessive difficult to envision on the typodont or as simply a laboratory mechanical exercise due to the fact that cortical bone, growth, and muscle are not present in an artificial medium.

Bioprogressive Institute for Orthodontics > Home

Manuals Offline and Video Tutorials are available here. It is easy to signup and only needs 3 steps: Accordingly, in order for the clinician to apply the new technique with the intelligence, he must realize that many biologic factors form the fundamental criteria of its application. The technique usually involves orthopedic correction, particularly in the maxilla, when such corrections are needed Soldering of auxiliaries has been eliminated, as well as the heat treating of wires.

After some attempts Dr Ricketts was accepted to the program in September of While edgewise was the background, sufficient departure from traditional edgewise orthidontics has been made to warrant a new label, “”bioprogressive therapy. By that moment he got fascinated for the specialty and start his mission to become a post-graduate student of Orthodontics.


In order to position and oorthodontics the teeth behind or away from cortical bone or against or away from muscle or to intrude into or extrude away from the bony alveolus, three-plane control is utilized. A limited use of round wire is employed with this technique except for specific isolated conditions in which there is a place for tipping or simple alignment tberapy rotation of teeth.

The world was affected by two world wars, many of young doctors at that moment had to serve the Army and somehow this status influenced them.

There was a problem providing the content you requested

Eight steps usually form the frame of reference. Loops or forms are bent in the wire for lighter and more continuous pressures on teeth to be moved. In fact, much of their time was spent devising, constructing, and maintaining their own oral appliances.

At that moment the company was named Rocky Mountain Metal Products. From the foregoing discussions, it may be recognized that a new, lighter, and sequential order of force applications is recommended. Ironically, it can be applied in the very young and in the very old.

Bioprogressive therapy as an answer to orthodontic needs. Part II.

Here, you can learn more about Bioprogressive and it’s future development, just simply sign-up for Free Account. This also happened to Dr Ricketts, the money disappeared and was very difficult to have enough money to afford a graduation course.

Anchor teeth are stabilized against cortical bone; hence, cortical anchorage. A continuous arch is broken up into segments so that movements in desired planes of space are not complicated and anchorage can be shifted in favor of the desired move.


Apart of hard days, his fist contact to Orthodontics happened when he was a graduating student in Indiana. The first year orthodontic residents front row along with participants of Bioprogressive Continuing Education 1st Class of and Department of Orthodontics University of Illinois at Chicago faculties.

He expressed a love gioprogressive respect for the profession that I had never experienced before.

Before the advent of chrome alloy stainless steelorthodontists had to be skilled craftsman as well as doctors. Archie Brusse, and those inventive changes were first presented inin Oklahoma. Used as a triple-control technique, the bioprogressive method excels in proper overtreatment and for delivery of anchorage. In order to fully apply the recommendations of the proponents of this method, mechanical forecasting, physiologic forecasting, and growth forecasting principles are all employed.

According Dr Ricketts words: In the beginning everything was developed by attempt and mistakes, all appliances were hand made till the discovery of X-Rays and the Roentgenography.

Even as a simple mechanical regime, however, it rates with or better than any other current multibanded method as a practical and efficient clinical procedure. We try to avoid leveling with round wires, for reasons that theerapy been explained.