Sagittal First

The SAGITTAL FIRST™ Philosophy is a ground-breaking approach that standardizes, simplifies, and shortens Class II and Class III treatment.

It employs the Carriere® Motion 3D™ Appliance to treat the AP dimension at the beginning of treatment before placing brackets or aligners. By resolving the most difficult part of treatment first, you can achieve a Class I platform in 3 to 6 months, shortening total treatment time by a minimum of 6 months.1 You know how excited patients and parents become when you mention shorter treatment times!

The Ultimate Success Formula

    Standardizes and Simplifies Treatment

    • Utilizes same treatment protocol no matter the malocclusion type
    • Simplifies treatment and planning
    • Eliminates lab time delays with direct-bond placement

    Shortens Overall Treatment by up to 6 Months

    • Eliminates competing forces associated with AP correction while wearing fixed appliances
    • Fosters greater patient compliance at the start of treatment, when patient motivation is highest
    • Establishes a Class I platform in 3 to 6 months, faster than any other appliance currently on the market2

    Increases Conversion Rates with Same-Day Starts

    • Motion 3D can be bonded immediately after the consultation
    • Takes under 15 minutes to place and educate the patient
    • Minimize extractions to help build your practice

    Offers More Treatment Options for Patients

    • Motion 3D provides simple bite correction for clear aligner treatment
    • Offers opportunity to postpone decision about whether to finish with brackets or aligners based on compliance, hygiene, and treatment progress

    Treatment Workflow

      Additional Resources

        Sagittal First CasebookSAGGITAL FIRSTTM Casebook
        Discover simplified and shorter treatment times with Carriere MOTION 3D Appliances. Read the SAGGITAL FIRST Casebook today, featuring over 35 clinical cases!


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