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March 2008
Volume 42, Issue 3

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Case Against Two-Phase Treatment

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

The Case Against Two-Phase Treatment A number of topics in orthodontics have generated controversy for many years and will probably continue to do so, no matter what evidence is presented. These inclu...

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Biomechanical Considerations in Treatment with Miniscrew Anchorage, Part 2: The Horizontal and Transverse Planes

MIN-HO JUNG DDS, MSD, PhD, TAE-WOO KIM DDS, MSD, PhD

In a previous article (JCO, February 2008), we described some biomechanical variations that may occur in the sagittal plane during the retraction of anterior teeth with miniscrew anchorage. The presen...

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING Statistical Analysis of Two-Phase Treatment Compared with Single-Stage Comprehensive Treatment

ROBERT S. HAEGER DDS, MS, ROGER T. COLBERG PhD

Whenever two or more orthodontists are in the same room, Phase I treatment is bound to be discussed. This Management & Marketing column compares two-phase orthodontic treatment with full single-st...

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Reduction of Gingival Display with Maxillary Intrusion Using Endosseous Dental Implants

FLAVIO URIBE DDS, MDS, BRUCE HAVENS DDS, PhD, RAVINDRA NANDA DDS, PhD

Excessive gingival display is an unattractive smile characteristic with multiple etiologies. Vertical maxillary excess, supraeruption of the maxillary incisors, and shortness or hypermobility of the u...

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CLINICAL AID Imaging of Plaster Casts with a Flatbed Scanner

AKHTER HUSAIN MDS

As an alternative to conventional photography, orthodontic plaster casts can be imaged with a simple flatbed scanner for purposes of record keeping, patient education, and research. The use of preform...

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A Mile-High Welcome Back (AAO Convention City Preview)

DAVID S. VOGELS III

JCO began these annual convention city previews in 1997, the last time the AAO visited Denver. When the convention returns May 17-20, orthodontists will find many familiar attractions in the Mile High...

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A New Technique for Forced Eruption of Impacted Teeth

MICHAEL SCHUBERT DMD

Various methods have been proposed for the forced eruption of impacted teeth.1-8 Elastics, elastomeric chain, and elastic thread usually require frequent reactivation. Cantilever springs are highly el...

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