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November 2007
Volume 41, Issue 11

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Indirect Approach

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Indirect bonding has been the subject of innumerable papers and meeting presentations since it first appeared in the orthodontic literature in the mid-'70s.1-5 The reasons for using indirect bonding a...

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ORTHODONTIC OFFICE DESIGN A Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Orthodontic Office

WARREN HAMULA DDS, MSD

Frank Lloyd Wright is widely regarded as the greatest American architect of the 20th century.1 Contemporary architects routinely apply Wright's design concepts and principles in their work, and many c...

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2007 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, Part 2: Practice Success

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD, EUGENE L. GOTTLIEB DDS, ALLEN H. NELSON PhD, DAVID S. VOGELS III

Last month, in the first of this series of articles on the 2007 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, we discussed trends in the economics and administration of orthodontic offices since the initial biennia...

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A Simplified Indirect Bonding Technique

ARTURO FORTINI MD, DDS, FABIO GIUNTOLI DDS, LORENZO FRANCHI DDS, PhD

The indirect bonding technique was developed to improve the accuracy of bracket placement by transferring ideally positioned brackets from study casts to the patient's mouth.1-9 Indirect bonding also ...

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Orthodontic Distalization for Pre-Prosthetic Rehabilitation

FIORENZO FACCIONI MD, DDS, DANIELE PAPADIA DDS, ALBERTO LAINO MD, DDS, SANTIAGO ISAZA PENCO MD, DDS

An adult patient with missing teeth often presents with a reduced vertical dimension, a skeletal malocclusion, and some degree of temporomandibular disorder (TMD). Effective treatment of such a comple...

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CASE REPORT

The Use of Segmental Corticotomy to Enhance Molar Distalization

RAFFAELE SPENA DDS, ALFONSO CAIAZZO DDS, ANTONIO GRACCO DDS, GIUSEPPE SICILIANI DDS

Efficient distalization of the maxillary molars requires a reduction of molar resistance to tooth movement, avoidance of distal crown tipping, good vertical control, and maintenance of anterior anchor...

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THE CUTTING EDGE

The Use of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Severely Ectopic Teeth

WILLIAM MEHAN DMD, MS

In this month's Cutting Edge column, Dr. William Mehan exposes a diagnostic chasm that we have all fallen into on occasion. We use lateral headfilms, frontal headfilms, and panorexes--all two-dimensio...

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