September 2020 Issue Highlights ALIGNER CORNER Aligners and Mandibular Advancement: A Comprehensive Option for Phase I Treatment of Class II, Division 1 Cases Invisalign’s Mandibular Advancement feature now permits early aligner treatment of skeletal Class II cases, using an orthopedic approach based on forward positioning of the mandible. Drs. Giancotti, Cozza, and Mampiere illustrate this protocol in two 10-year-old patients.
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.
September 2020 Issue Highlights Digital Lab Appliances: The Time Has ComeFree Access An orthodontist and his digital laboratory technician provide an overview of current technology for the production of traditional laboratory-made devices. The process for designing and fabricating digital bands is outlined, and both fixed and removable appliance applications are illustrated.
September 2020 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Orthodontic Treatment of a Patient with Severe TMD A stabilization splint helps establish a stable condylar position so that this TMD patient’s true mandibular position can be identified. Definitive orthodontic treatment is then planned, involving upper first-premolar extractions and upper posterior intrusion with skeletal anchorage.
September 2020 Issue Highlights Treatment Effects of a Fixed Functional Appliance in Non-Growing Class II Patients THE READERS' CORNER COVID-19Free Access PEARLS Efficient Correction of a Rotated Premolar with an Occlusal Tube 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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