October 2019 Issue Highlights 2019 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study Part 1: Trends The first article in a three-part series covers trends in economics and practice administration since JCO’s initial 1981 survey. Practice activity, fees, management methods, computer usage, delegation, practice-building methods, sources of referrals, and busyness are all examined.
October 2019 Issue Highlights Unusual Extraction Combinations in Patients with Impacted Maxillary CaninesFree Access Surgical removal of an ectopically impacted upper canine and substitution by the first premolar can be an option in suitable adult patients. Dr. Al Shhab and colleagues show how the extraction of a lower first molar with poor prognosis can contribute to successful arch alignment in such a case.
October 2019 Issue Highlights Correcting Maxillary Molar Root Angulation with the Biocreative System As described by Dr. Yoon and colleagues, the Biocreative torque-creating appliance uses a single temporary anchorage device to control the vertical dimension while avoiding undesirable side effects in complex cases requiring buccal root torque of the upper molars.
October 2019 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Bone Formation and Gingival Improvement After Correction of Orthodontic Relapse PEARLS Easy Reactivation Loops for Forsus Devices TECHNIQUE CLINIC Uprighting a Lingually Tilted Lower First Molar with a Double Whip-Spring Appliance Complete table of contents
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