May 2021 Issue Highlights Tip and Torque Control in Complex Extraction Treatment with Preadjusted Lingual Appliances Drs. Albertini, Albertini, Lombardo, and Siciliani describe two multidisciplinary adult extraction cases (one presurgical) in which outstanding results were achieved with a preadjusted lingual system and simple sliding mechanics. Keys to anterior tip and torque control are highlighted.
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.
May 2021 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Alternative Treatment Plan for a Multidisciplinary Transfer CaseFree Access A previous orthodontist had recommended premolar extractions to correct this mild skeletal Class III. Drs. Karpov and Kuncio instead use a miniscrew-anchored rapid palatal expander and a corticotomy, followed by custom archwires, to achieve the needed skeletal and dental changes.
May 2021 Issue Highlights ALIGNER CORNER Evaluation of Composite Attachment Positions Using Four Indirect Bonding Tray-Sectioning Techniques Dr. Chen and colleagues measure the deviation of posterior attachments from ideal positions after indirect bonding to 3D-printed models. Template trays were sectioned in four different ways (whole, halves, thirds, and sixths) for testing of bonding accuracy.
May 2021 Issue Highlights PEARLS Occlusal Build-Ups to Prevent Compensatory Mandibular Molar Eruption During Maxillary Molar Intrusion CASE REPORT Treatment of Open-Bite Tendency with a Miniscrew-Supported Transpalatal Arch and Myofunctional ExercisesFree Access 2021 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year: Dr. Amanda GrossFree Access Complete table of contents
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