February 2021 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Facemask Treatment With and Without Maxillary Expansion in Dizygotic Twins Simultaneous interceptive treatment was performed in these twin sisters with Class III malocclusions and anterior crossbites. Facemasks and removable intraoral appliances were used in both, but slow maxillary expansion was added in only one twin. The authors compare the results.
We will continue to update our COVID-19 section here on the website. Includes links to a two-part article partially published in June on the way forward, including clinical considerations, a look a management and financial planning, two articles from the upcoming May 2020 issue on office safety, the McGill-Hill Group resources page, getting your equipment ready, a take on virtual appointments from Dr. Laurance Jerrold, an article from our archive on avoiding handpiece usage for plaque control, bonding in COVID-19 era from Paul Gange of Reliance, the "2for2" technique to minimize droplets and aerosols, and our video office reopening blog.
February 2021 Issue Highlights The Non-Helix Appliance: An Alternative to the Quad HelixFree Access Dr. Gerald Spencer introduces the non-helix, a versatile, comfortable expander constructed from .036" round beta titanium wire. He shows how the appliance can be adapted to correct mesial first-molar rotations, distalize molars on one or both sides, or open the bite.
February 2021 Issue Highlights Diagnosis and Treatment Procedures in French Orthodontic Practices The authors apply the methodology of the JCO Study of Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Procedures to assess trends in France. Results of this 2017 survey of French specialists are contrasted with those of the 2020 U.S. study in a series of tables and graphs.
February 2021 Issue Highlights THE READERS' CORNER Obstructive Sleep Apnea Temporary Posterior Rehabilitation for Orthodontic Anchorage PEARLS A Segmental Molar Uprighting Technique Complete table of contents
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