December 2010
Volume 44, Issue 12

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Stability of Miniscrew Placement

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

(This article is freely available. Click here to download a PDF.) The Stability of Miniscrew Placement As 2010 draws to a close, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), in the form of mini- or microscrew ...

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Factors Contributing to the Success or Failure of Skeletal Anchorage Devices: An Informal JCO Survey

Editor's Note: JCO recently polled a number of editors and other prominent orthodontists who have considerable experience working with skeletal anchorage. The question was: "In your experience, what a...

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A Modified Palatal Anchorage Plate for Simple and Efficient Distalization

YOON-AH KOOK DDS, MSD, PhD, SEONG-HUN KIM DMD, MSD, PhD, KYU-RHIM CHUNG DMD, MSD, PhD

Mini-implants are often placed in the nontooth-bearing area of the palate because of the superior quality of the bone, the reduced risk of damage to dental roots, and the lack of interference with too...

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CASE REPORT

A Simple Technique for Mandibular Symphyseal Distraction Osteogenesis

JOSEPH YOUSEFIAN DMD, MS, MA

Various methods have been developed for mandibular arch expansion,1 including Schwarz plates,2 lip bumpers,3-5 lingual arches, functional appliances,6,7 and archwires. Each of these provides limited d...

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A Cast-Metal Haas-Type Expander for the Deciduous Dentition

MAURO COZZANI DMD, MSCD, MATTIA FONTANA DMD, PAOLO COZZANI DMD

Transverse discrepancies can be effectively corrected in the early mixed dentition by anchoring a rapid maxillary expander (RME) to deciduous teeth,1 thus avoiding undesirable effects on the permanent...

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CLINICAL AID A Precise Bracket Gauge for Indirect Bonding

MASATADA KOGA DDS, PhD

Accurate bracket placement on stone working casts for indirect bonding requires precise indication of bracket heights.1-3 The K2M Bracket Position Measure Marker (K2M-BPMM),4 a modified Mitutoyo Absol...

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PEARLS

Rotation Wedges for Forsus Treatment

MOHAMMED RIZWAN BDS, MDS, ROHAN MASCARENHAS BDS, MDS, AKHTER HUSAIN BDS, MDS

(This article is freely available. Click here to download a PDF.)Mesial rotation of the mandibular canines is commonly encountered during treatment with the Forsus FRD, due to the constant force exert...

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JCO Index to Volume XLIV (2010)

Click here to download the Author Index and Subject Index for 2010 (Volume XLIV).

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JCO Product News, December 2010

Self-Ligating BracketThe F1000 passive self-ligating bracket features a sliding superelastic nickel titanium clip that engages underneath the lower tie wings when closed. The Clip's full mesiodistal c...

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JCO Index of Advertisers, December 2010 (with links to ads)

JCO December 2010 Index of Advertisers (Click on company name to go to its website. Click on product name to see the ad featured in JCO.) FORESTADENT     • QuicKlear brackets NEXADENTAL     R...

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