The Buccal retracted photograph is a critical image for treatment planning. It shows the upper and lower occlusal planes and relationship to the anterior teeth in the version with the teeth apart. The Image with teeth together allows us to evaluate intercuspal position and is used in the series of Invisalign photos to digitally occlude the models. The combination of retractors and mirror placement makes this one of the more challenging images to get. This video demonstrates a technique for placing the mirror and reliably capturing this photograph.
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