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June 2011
Volume 45, Issue 6

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Advice for the Graduate

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

The late spring is always a busy and happy time on college campuses. Students are ecstatic about coming to the end of their courses of study and beginning their new lives--whether that means entering ...

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Early Treatment of Skeletal Class III Open Bite with the Tandem Appliance

LEON KLEMPNER DDS

Dentofacial deformities characterized by midfacial deficiency or true mandibular prognathism are difficult to manage nonsurgically, particularly when a hyperdivergent mandibular growth pattern creates...

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Q&A Miniscrew Loosening

BIRTE MELSEN DDS, DO

What should the doctor do when a miniscrew loosens? When a temporary anchorage device (TAD) is lost, it is important to analyze the reason why it was lost. Was it caused by the selection of the TAD, t...

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CASE REPORT

Closure of Central Incisor Spaces: A 16-Year Follow-Up

GIUSEPPE COZZANI MD, GLORIA DENOTTI DDS, SERENA FERRARA DDS, PIETRO PETRONI DDS, ALESSANDRA PIRAS PhD

Permanent teeth, most often the maxillary central incisors, are lost in .5-16% of trauma cases.1 Incisor avulsion occurs most commonly among children age 7-9, when the permanent maxillary incisors hav...

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A Simple Method for Twin Block Reactivation

UMAL H. DOSHI BDS, MDS, WASUNDHARA A. BHAD BDS, MDS

One drawback of the popular Twin Block appliance is the inconvenience of reactivation when needed to achieve an edge-to-edge protrusive position, full overjet reduction, or overcorrection.1 Recent stu...

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

Factors Involved in Choosing an Orthodontist in a Competitive Market

JULIE M. LONGORIA DDS, MSD, JERYL ENGLISH DDS, MS, PAULA N. O'NEILL MED, EDD, QUYNH TAN DDS, MS, GISELA VELASQUEZ DDS, MS, MUHAMMAD WALJI PhD

(Editor's Note: This quarterly JCO column is compiled by Contributing Editor Robert Haeger. Every few months, Dr. Haeger presents a successful approach or strategy for a particular aspect of practice ...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine

JEFF BERGER BDS, DO

ERIC W. BAKER, MA, MPhil, Editor 372 pages, 825 illustrations. $64.95. 2010. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10001. (800) 782-3488; www.thieme.com This exceptional text...

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CASE REPORT

Nonsurgical Treatment of an Adult with Severe Anterior Open Bite

AJIT KUMAR JAISWAL MDS, ANJUMANPREET KAUR DUA MDS, LAXMAN KUMAR RANGANATHAN MDS, ROHAN MASCARENHAS MDS, SUMIR GANDHI MDS

Open bites associated with digit-sucking habits and tongue thrust are mainly dental in nature and can usually be managed with Habit interception and orthodontic treatment. If such habits continue into...

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JCO Product News, June 2011

Esthetic BracketThe Avex CX ceramic twin bracket has been added to the Avex Suite of completely interchangeable metal and ceramic brackets. The polycrystalline alumina bracket body blends with enamel,...

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