By Rex Stout
In all his years of detecting, the unflappable Nero Wolfe hasn't ever encountered an research as damnably messy as this one. For what all started as a fresh case of larceny speedy sank right into a quagmire of blackmail and damaged delivers, foreign scandal and cold-blooded homicide.
Now Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin needs to bridge eras and oceans to discover the hyperlink among a Wild West lynching and a revered British peer. simply then can they shop Wolfe's attractive younger patron -- and a hotly disputed stake of a funky million money.
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148 Pretreatment extraoral photographs showing facial symmetry, lip competence and Class III facial profile. Appliance • Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance in the upper arch • SmartClip™ Self-Ligating Appliance in the lower arch • Hawley and fixed retainers in the upper arch • 3 × 3 fixed retainer in the lower arch CLINICAL CASE 2 Low-friction esthetic brackets: the Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance System Case report The patient presented with upper and lower crowding and retroclination of the lower anterior teeth, to compensate for a Class III skeletal pattern.
025 rectangular Nitinol archwires. The patient was also asked to use intermaxillary elastics in the canine and premolar segments. Fig. 109 C linical case 1 Low-friction esthetic brackets: the Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance System Fig. 108 Fig. 110 Fig. 114 Occlusal views of the upper and the lower dental arches, showing good alignment and dental arch form. 114 shows the anterior guidance. Fig. 025 rectangular stainless steel archwires with hooks to the mesial of the canines. 009 passive tiebacks from the archwire hooks to the second molars.
89 Fig. 91 Fig. 025 rectangular Nitinol archwires, with good rotational control of all the teeth. Fig. 025 rectangular stainless steel archwires, hooks to the mesial of the canines and passive tiebacks to the second molars. Fig. 025 rectangular stainless steel archwires in place. 100 shows that the anterior and canine guidance were not achieved in this stage of treatment. Fig. 98 C linical case 1 Low-friction esthetic brackets: the Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Appliance System Fig. 94 Fig. 96 Fig.