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Bolton Analysis in LightPlan FAQs


Q: What is it? 

A: LightForce 2.0 introduces Bolton Analysis in LightPlan.   

Q: What problem does it solve? 

A: Accurately determine the proportional difference in size between the maxillary and mandibular teeth and identify tooth size discrepancies that would prevent proper inter-arch relationships.  

Q: How does it work? 

A: In LightPlan you will see a series of icons at the top right-hand side of the screen.  Click on the icon highlighted in the image to the right to retrieve the Bolton Analysis values.    

Q: How does it impact my practice? 

A: Identifying tooth size discrepancies supports diagnosis and treatment planning within the LightPlan software. This feature will help determine the need for: 

  • Interproximal reduction (IPR)
  • Anterior restorations
  • Extractions 

Obtaining these values accurately can lead to more predictable treatment planning, execution and outcome.

Q: How do I get it? 

A: The Bolton Analysis is available to ALL doctors today!