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September 2008
Volume 42, Issue 9

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Who Places Miniscrews?

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

There can be no doubt remaining in anyone's mind that temporary anchorage devices--miniscrews--have become mainstream adjuncts to comprehensive orthodontic therapy. Skeletal anchorage has given us a n...

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Differential Friction in Treatment with Preadjusted Fixed Appliances

LORENZO FRANCHI DDS, PhD, TIZIANO BACCETTI DDS, PhD, ARTURO FORTINI MD, DDS, MASSIMO LUPOLI MD, DDS

Low-friction fixed appliances have become increasingly popular among orthodontists in the past decade. These systems are designed to reduce the frictional forces that tend to counteract desired tooth ...

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Occlusal Splint Guides for Presurgical Orthodontic Treatment

GIAMPIETRO FARRONATO MD, DDS, CINZIA MASPERO MD, DDS, LUCIA GIANNINI DDS, DAVIDE FARRONATO DDS, PhD

Three-dimensional model simulation is an integral part of conventional orthognathic surgical treatment.1-5 In some cases it can be performed on a simple hinge articulator, while in others a facebow an...

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2008 Survey of AAO Members on Miniscrew Usage

PETER H. BUSCHANG PhD, ROBERTO CARRILLO DDS, MS, BRIAN OZENBAUGH DDS, P. EMILE ROSSOUW BCHD, MCHD, PhD

This article reports on the current use of miniscrew implants (MSIs) in orthodontic practices throughout the world, based on an electronic survey of all members of the AAO taken earlier this year. The...

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Who Places Miniscrews?

WENDY L. OSTERMAN

Last year, a JCO Readers' Corner found that only 25% of a small sample of respondents were currently using miniscrews in their practices, and many fewer were placing the screws themselves.1 By now, ho...

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A Practical Alternative for Increasing the Capacity of a Maxillary Expansion Screw

JOSÉ RINO NETO DDS, MS, PhD, ANNELISE NAZARETH CUNHA RIBEIRO DDS, LEILE STAVROS BASSUKOS DDS, JOÃO BATISTA DE PAIVA DDS, MS, PhD

Patients with severe maxillary transverse growth deficiency sometimes require maxillary expansion beyond the capacity of a conventional expansion screw. This can involve a pause in active treatment be...

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CLINICAL AID A Grid for Guiding Miniscrew Placement

K. BHARANI KUMAR REDDY MDS, M. PAVAN KUMAR MDS, M. NAGENDRA KUMAR MDS

Although it is generally not difficult to place miniscrews for skeletal anchorage, we find that if a miniscrew contacts a root during insertion, the screw usually loosens within a few days. We have de...

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BOOK REVIEWS

The Herbst Appliance: Research-Based Clinical Management

MICHAEL B. ROGERS DDS

HANS PANCHERZ, DDS, OD, FCDS(Hon.)SABINE RUF, DDS, DMD 280 pages, 1,089 illustrations. $198. 2008. Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc.4350 Chandler DriveHanover Park, IL 60133(800) 621-0387www.quintpub....

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