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July 2003
Volume 37, Issue 7

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Centric Shangri-La

ROBERT G. KEIM, DDS, EDD, PHD

Click here to share your thoughts on this topic in our Online Forum.Centric Shangri-LaOne of the lessons I remember most vividly frommy dental school years, more than a quarter of a centuryago, was th...

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A Modified Pendulum Appliance for Anterior Anchorage Control

PABLO ECHARRI, DDS, GIUSEPPE SCUZZO, DDS, NUNZIO CIRULLI, DDS

Some orthodontists have reported a loss ofanterior anchorage with the Hilgers Pendulumappliance--in other words, a protrusion orproclination of the incisors during molar distalization.Two cases will d...

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CASE REPORT

Extrusion of a Traumatically Injured Tooth with a Vacuum-Formed Splint

CAROL YEUNG, DDS, STEPHEN L.K. YEN, DMD, PHD

This report describes the use ofa clear, vacuum-formedsplint to extrude a central incisorthat was intruded into the maxillarybone by trauma. Althoughorthodontic archwires are generallyused to provide ...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Reviewed here:Neville, Damm, Allen, Bouquot: Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2nd edition (2002)Oral and Maxillofacial PathologyBRAD W. NEVILLE, DDSDOUGLAS D. DAMM, DDSCARL M. ALLEN, DDS, MSDJERRY E....

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THE READERS' CORNER

JOHN J. SHERIDAN, DDS, MSD

This month's topics are digital imaging and retirement.1. Which of the following types of digital imagesdo you use: photographs, radiographs, studycasts?Judging by the replies to this question, it iso...

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING Hire Smart to Prevent Embezzlement Loss; Ten Steps to Protect Your Practice When Firing an Employee

HOWARD D. IBA, DDS, MS, JOHN K. MCGILL, MBA, JD, CPA

Hiring and firing employees is a fact of lifefor any business, including orthodontic practices.Hiring smartly and firing well reducescosts, not only financially, but emotionally. Byusing time-tested i...

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A New Herbst Appliance

STEPHEN D. HANKS, DMD, MS

Emil Herbst introduced the world to his uniqueappliance concept in 1910 with the publicationof his Atlas und Grundriss der ZahnärztlichenOrthopädie1,2 ("Atlas and Compendiumof Dental Orthopedics"). He...

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Miniscrew Treatment of Ectopic Mandibular Molars

ALDO GIANCOTTI, DDS, MS, FABIANA MUZZI, DDS, FRANCESCA SANTINI, DDS, CLAUDIO ARCURI, MD, DDS

This article describes our experience withminiscrews in the treatment of ectopic lowersecond molars.Screw Selection and PlacementThe miniscrews we use for orthodonticanchorage are made of pure medical...

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A New Vacuum-Formed Phase I Retainer

KEVIN L. THEROUX, DDS, MS

Retention after Phase I orthodontic treatmenthas traditionally involved either a maxillaryHawley-type acrylic plate, with a labial bowacross the permanent incisors, or a single-thicknessvacuum-formed ...

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