October 2020 Issue Highlights 2020 JCO Study of Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Procedures Part I: Results and Trends Trends in U.S. orthodontic practices since 1986 are examined in this first installment of a three-part report. Surveyed items include diagnostic methods, fixed and removable appliances, archwires, bonding, extractions, finishing and retention, accelerated orthodontics, TMD treatment, and clear aligners.
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.
October 2020 Issue Highlights Effective Vertical Control of the Entire Maxillary Arch with a Palatal TAD-Supported ApplianceFree Access Vertical control is especially important in patients with hyperdivergent growth patterns. Drs. Azami, Nanda, and Uribe demonstrate a method of intruding the entire maxillary dentition to encourage forward mandibular autorotation, using a versatile, custom-designed splint anchored by only two palatal miniscrews.
October 2020 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Carriere Motion Appliance with Miniscrew Anchorage for Treatment of Class II, Division 1 Malocclusion In this case, skeletal anchorage from bilateral mandibular miniscrews is used to limit the common side effects of Class II elastics used in conjunction with the Carriere Motion Appliance, prior to nonextraction orthodontic camouflage treatment with fixed appliances.
October 2020 Issue Highlights Treatment of Unilateral Condylar Hyperplasia with Proportional Condylectomy and Orthodontic Aligners PEARLS Flexible Bite Turbos for Lingual Appliances DIGITAL PEARLS Lower Molar Bands on Upper Molars in Camouflage CasesFree Access Complete table of contents
Nominations for the 2021 JCO Eugene L. Gottlieb Student of the Year, presented by American Orthodontics, are now open! Each orthodontic department in the U.S. may nominate one student (nominations must come from the department itself). Deadline is Tuesday, November 3. Download the fact sheet, submission form, and submission guidelines for more information.
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