November 2019 Issue Highlights The Pendulis Appliance for Bone-Anchored Maxillary Molar Distalization Drs. Nappée, Nappée-Miévilly, and Hilgers describe a new version of the Pendulum distalizer, anchored by a single palatal miniscrew. The acrylic Nance button with embedded pendulum springs can easily be removed for adjustments and for cleaning at each appointment.
November 2019 Issue Highlights Comparison of Two Software Programs in Voxel-Based Superimposition of CBCT ImagesFree Access In a retrospective study, Dr. Elshebiny and colleagues compare pre- and post-treatment superimpositions of cone-beam computed tomography images from 15 growing and 15 adult patients using two voxel-based programs, Dolphin 3D and OnDemand3D.
November 2019 Issue Highlights 2019 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study Part 2: Practice Success This second installment in a three-part series discusses factors related to practice success in terms of net income and case starts. The effects of delegation and various management and practice-building methods are examined, including historical comparisons across the 20 biennial Practice Studies.
November 2019 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Miniscrew-Supported Fixed-Functional Appliance Therapy in a Skeletal Class II Patient Subtractive Coronoplasty Before Lingual Appliance Design PEARLS An Alternative Technique for Miniscrew-Assisted Rapid Palatal Expander Fabrication and Placement Complete table of contents
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