February 2023 Issue Highlights Anchor-Lock System Double-Y for Post-SARPE Retention and Simultaneous Molar Distalization Dr. Okuhashi and colleagues describe a palatal plate that is anchored by four titanium miniscrews. As illustrated in an adult patient, the Anchor-Lock System Double-Y is designed to maintain surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion while distalizing or protracting the molars.
February 2023 Issue Highlights PEARLS Uprighting Mandibular Second Molars with Twin BracketsFree Access To upright an impacted second molar, an open-coil spring is commonly placed between the first- and second-molar tubes. This Pearl shows how a twin second-premolar bracket can be substituted for the first-molar tube to improve access for placement of the spring.
February 2023 Issue Highlights ALIGNER CORNER Clear Aligner Therapy in Children: Case Reports of Phase I Treatment Dr. Buonocore reviews the application of the Invisalign First protocol in three mixed-dentition patients. Two cases involve the addition of posterior attachments to control the vertical dimension. One patient requires myofunctional therapy, and two cases utilize the mandibular-advancement feature.
February 2023 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Orthodontic Management after Unilateral Extraction of a Compound Odontoma and an Impacted Canine PEARLS CAD/CAM Sheath for Attaching a Cantilever Spring to a Metal-Printed Rapid Palatal Expander 2023 AAO CONVENTION Chicago StyleFree Access Space Closure with Single Miniscrews in Patients with Upper Lateral-Incisor AgenesisFree Access Complete table of contents
February 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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