April 2023 Issue Highlights THE CUTTING EDGE Orthodontic Aligner Software for the Design of Mini-Implant Guidance Stents Dr. Cousley shows how to use standard aligner software to design and print stents for alveolar or palatal mini-implant insertion, with or without integration of CBCT data. The same intraoral scan can be used to produce a bone-anchored appliance or a stent for anesthesia delivery.
April 2023 Issue Highlights 2023 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year: Dr. Bianca LauFree Access The eighth winner of this award is a student from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at the University of the Pacific. Here, Dr. Lau answers questions about her background, her academic experience, and her orthodontic treatment philosophy.
April 2023 Issue Highlights Controlled Slicing for Space Closure in Cases with Congenitally Missing Second Premolars Dr. Ludwig and colleagues describe a method for controlled orthodontic closure of a second-premolar space. The second deciduous molar is first hemisected and later removed to allow mesial drift of the first permanent molar. Three cases demonstrate the technique.
April 2023 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Nonsurgical Management of a Severe Atypical Class II Using Miniscrew Anchorage, Transpalatal Arch, and Intrusion Arch PEARLS Lingual Step-In Bend for Use with Piggyback Mechanics DIGITAL PEARLS Troubleshooting a NOLA Dry Field System Complete table of contents
April 2023 Issue Highlights JCO DIGITAL SHORT Bracket SubstitutionFree Access JCO DIGITAL SHORT LEED Certified OfficeFree Access JCO DIGITAL SHORT Managing Missing U2s: Even Better Than the Real Thing Complete table of contents
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