A Dutch study, published in PLOS One, fails to define a minimum record set, but does determine that cephalograms are not needed for treatment planning Class II malocclusions, while digital models can successfully replace plaster casts.
The study found that coated archwires had a low esthetic value as they displayed a nondurable coating, and that the remaining coating showed a severe deterioration and a greater surface roughness conventional stainless steel and NiTi counterparts.
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