June 2020 Issue Highlights JCO ROUNDTABLE Clinical Practice in the Pandemic EraFree Access An international panel of JCO editors discusses their modifications of orthodontic treatment methods since reopening after the COVID-19 shutdown. Topics include personal protective equipment, scheduling changes, retention protocols, virtual visits, remote monitoring, patient communications, and the financial impact of the pandemic.
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.
June 2020 Issue Highlights ORTHODONTICS IN THE COVID-19 The Way Forward Part 2: Orthodontic Treatment ConsiderationsFree Access Orthodontic procedures and appliances may have to be altered in the current environment, as reported by Dr. Srirengalakshmi and colleagues. Topics include bonding, leveling and alignment, deep bites, space opening and closure, ligation, extractions, expansion, miniscrews, finishing, retention, functional appliances, and aligners.
June 2020 Issue Highlights CASE REPORT Orthodontic Treatment of an Adult with Mandibular Deviation and Scoliosis Imbalances of the occlusal, muscular, and skeletal systems can lead to malocclusion and cervical dysfunction. In this patient, a deprogramming splint, mini-implants, and a transpalatal arch are used to resolve a skeletal deviation and alleviate scoliosis without orthognathic surgery.
June 2020 Issue Highlights MANAGEMENT & MARKETING Post-COVID-19 Management Guidelines for Orthodontic PracticesFree Access A Digitally Designed and Sinter Laser-Melted Hybrid Hyrax PEARLS A Crimpable Stopper for Tooth Rotation Complete table of contents
Our next webinar is from Paul Gange Jr. from Reliance Orthodontics on Monday, July 13th at 8 PM Eastern time and is on the digitally guided indirect bonding process. This is free for all subscribers, $100 for non-subscribers to attend. Sign-up on our webinars page. CE is available for $10; we will have a recording of the webinar available if you cannot attend. Again free for subscribers, $80 for non-subscribers.
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