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June 2009
Volume 43, Issue 6

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Common Sense Revisited

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

A fundamental understanding of biomechanics is one of the hallmarks of a specialty education in orthodontics. The interrelationship of force magnitudes, force vectors, and moments underpins most of wh...

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JCO ROUNDTABLE Skeletal Anchorage, Part 2

VITTORIO CACCIAFESTA DDS, MSC, PhD, Moderator, AXEL BUMANN DDS, PhD, HEON JAE CHO DDS, MSD, PhD, JOHN W. GRAHAM DDS, MD, DAVID E. PAQUETTE DDS, MS, MSD, HYO-SANG PARK DDS, MSD, PhD, NICOLE SCHEFFLER DDS, MS

DR. CACCIAFESTA Do you load miniscrews immediately? DR. PAQUETTE Yes, I load them immediately. DR. BUMANN Yes, we load them on the same day when the placement was done. However, depending on the moun...

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The Advantages of Differential Moments

THOMAS F. MULLIGAN DDS, MSD

A full appliance with a center bend betweenthe first molars and second premolars results in a force system consisting of equal and opposite moments at the brackets of those teeth (Fig. 1A). Because th...

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CASE REPORT

Surgical-Orthodontic Treatment of Class II Malocclusion with Maxillary Vertical Excess

CRISTIANE CANAVARRO DDS, MS, EDUARDO ZANELLA DDS, PAULO JOSE D'ALBUQUERQUE MEDEIROS DDS, PhD, JONAS CAPELLI JUNIOR DDS, PhD

Adult patients with skeletal Class II malocclusion usually require a combination of orthodontic and orthognathic surgical treatment.1-7 Surgery can sometimes be avoided with dental compensation or ort...

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THE CUTTING EDGE

Securing Your Digital Data Against Computer Threats

AMEET V. REVANKAR BDS, MDS, NARAYAN H. GANDEDKAR BDS, MDS, SANJAY V. GANESHKAR BDS, MDS, MDO RCPS

(Editor 's Note: This quarterly column is compiled by JCO Technology Editor Ronald Redmond. To help keep our readers on The Cutting Edge, Dr. Redmond will spotlight a particular area of orthodontic te...

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BOOK REVIEWS

The Orthodontic Treatment of Impacted Teeth

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

ADRIAN BECKER, BDS, LDS, DDO 2nd edition. 352 pages. $269. 2007. Thieme Medical Publishing, 333 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001. (800) 782-3488; www.thieme.com. The first edition of Adrian Becker's ...

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A Stent-Guided Mini-Implant System

RICHARD R.J. COUSLEY BSC, BDS, MSC, FDS, FDS Orth

Precise positioning of miniscrews is critical to their success. Insertion too close to adjacent tooth roots increases the risk of implant failure, especially in the mandible.1 Poor placement may also ...

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THE READERS' CORNER

State of the Economy

JOHN J. SHERIDAN DDS, MSD

Has the current economic recession affected your practice? JCO received a robust response to this Readers' Corner survey on the economy. Most of the respondents were in their middle 40s to middle 60s,...

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