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October 1992
Volume 26, Issue 10

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

LARRY W. WHITE, DDS, MSD

Class II Therapy and Compliance It seems to me, as I go about my daily professional tasks, that the most difficult and persistent problem I have to deal with is the distalization of upper molars. I su...

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CASE REPORT

Controlled Tooth Eruption for Restoration of a Local Gingival Defect

BOAZ TZUR, DMD, NAPHTALI BREZNIAK, MD, DMD, MSD, AMOS BEN-YEHUDA, DMD

Single-tooth gingival recession in the upper arch is a major esthetic problem, especially when the patient has a high lip line at rest or in smiling.1 Treatment options include a fixed crown or bridge...

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Reliability of Measurements from Photocopies of Study Models

MICHEL CHAMPAGNE, DMD

Photocopies of study models have many orthodontic applications. This article presents the results of a study designed to determine the reliability and reproducibility of measurements taken from such p...

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ORTHODONTIC OFFICE DESIGN Staff Amenities

WARREN HAMULA, DDS, MSD

An ongoing concern of every orthodontist is the selection and retention of competent staff members. In seeking out employees, however, many orthodontists overestimate the attractiveness of salaries an...

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Rapid Class II Molar Correction with an Open-Coil Jig

RICHARD D. JONES, DDS, MS, J. MICHAEL WHITE, DDS, MS

Several appliances have been introduced over the past few years to accomplish tooth movement without the need for patient cooperation. One of these, the Jones Jig, uses an open-coil nickel titanium sp...

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Improving Your Case Acceptance Rate

DEAN C. BELLAVIA, MS, PHD

Selling is a concept that is misunderstood by many orthodontists and their staff members. We agree that we must "sell the case", but no one wants to use "selling" techniques to do so. This is because ...

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Comprehensive Assessment of Anteroposterior Jaw Relationships

ANTHONY D. VIAZIS, DDS, MS

The True Horizontal (TH) has been established as the most reliable and clinically relevant reference line in cephalometric analysis.1-10 Thorough research has documented the reproducibility of this pl...

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THE READERS' CORNER

PETER M. SINCLAIR, DDS, MSD

This month's topics are nickel titanium wires and referrals from general dentists.1. What do you regard as the principal indications for using a nickel titanium archwire in particular stages of treatm...

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