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April 2016

The Editor's Corner

Relating to Pediatric Dentists

... But when I asked him who the senior partner would be in his associateship, since I know many of the orthodontists in New Mexico, he suddenlyreturned to his customary reticence. He averted his eyes and sort of mumbled under his breath a name I had never heard. On further questioning, it turned out the reason for his reluctance was that the senior partner was not an orthodontist at all but, rather, a pediatric dentist with multiple offices who wanted to offer “in-house ortho”.

My student seemed to be ashamed or embarrassed about this, so he was obviously relieved when I didn’t respond negatively. Instead, I told him that it appeared to be an excellent opportunity in a wonderful place. To my way of thinking, the notion that a real orthodontist would be delivering orthodontic care to the patients in this pediatric practice was a positive development...

On the cover: The Carriere Class III Motion Appliance is depicted on this month’s cover.

April Issue Highlights

Nonsurgical Correction of Severe Skeletal Class III Malocclusion

MANAGEMENT & MARKETING What Influences a Pediatric Dentist to Refer to a Particular Orthodontist?
Kothari, Pruzansky, Park

A “Renewable” Archwire for Uprighting Impacted Lower Second Molars

PEARLS Double-Ligation Technique for Rotated Teeth
Chain, Tan, Loomba, Seth, Sarkar

Complete April table of contents

JCO Online Features

Congratulations to Rutgers' Dr. Krystian Jarosz, winner of the 2016 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year Award, Presented by American Orthodontics.

  • Dr. Jarosz has won more than $8,000 worth of products, services, and travel expenses from American Orthodontics, JCO, and Dolphin. He will receive his award on Sunday, May 1 at 11 A.M. at the American Orthodontics booth (#1341) in Orlando.
  • Read more about the award and Dr. Jarosz in our press release.
  • Read Dr. Jarosz's profile in the March issue of JCO and on our Facebook page.


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