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May 2012
Volume 46, Issue 5

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Game Changers in Orthodontics

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

At the University of Southern California's Ostrow School of Dentistry, where I'm an associate professor, it is customary for one of the departments to host a "Grand Rounds" lecture once a month. The g...

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En Masse Retraction of the Anterior Teeth Using a Modified Bidimensional Technique

ALDO GIANCOTTI DDS, MS, PAOLA MOZZICATO DDS, MARIO GRECO DDS

In 1970, Schudy and Schudy described the Bimetric System, a fixed orthodontic appliance incorporating two bracket slot sizes.1 Some years later, Gianelly modified this system to develop the Bidimensio...

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JCO ROUNDTABLE

Lingual Orthodontics, Part 2

BJÖRN LUDWIG DMD, MSD, Moderator, J. CLIFTON ALEXANDER DDS, MS, VITTORIO CACCIAFESTA DDS, MSC, PhD, DIDIER FILLION DCD, ALFREDO GILBERT DDS, MS, RANDALL C. MOLES DDS, MS, MARIO E. PAZ DDS, MS, SILVIA M. SILLI DMD, DMED, KYOTO TAKEMOTO DDS, PhD

Panel members describe advantages and techniques associated with their lingual systems. Part 1 of this series appears in the April 2012 issue. DR. LUDWIG Which lingual brackets do you prefer, and why?...

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CASE REPORT

Mini-Implant Anchorage in a Unilateral Class II Patient

CHRISTOS LIVAS DDS, DOrth

Unilateral molar distalization has been addressed by numerous treatment strategies, including intermaxillary elastics, asymmetrical headgear, unilateral premolar extraction, and intraoral distalizatio...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Isolating Teeth with Gingival Retraction Cord for Bonding

RICHA GUPTA BDS, MDS, DIVYA SINGLA BDS, MDS, RAJKUMAR VERMA BDS

Attempting to bond orthodontic attachments to surfaces that are difficult to keep dry often leads to bond failures, due to the Proximity of adhesive to the cervical portion of the crown and to seepage...

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Cephalometric Analysis of Dental and Skeletal Changes Following Treatment with a Passive Self-Ligating System

SAYEH EHSANI DDS, MSC, TERRY CARLYLE DDS, MSC, FRCD(C), TAREK EL-BIALY PhD, FRCD(C), BUDI KUSNOTO DDS, MS

Damon* self-ligating brackets (SLBs) have passive slides that convert the slots into tubes to hold the archwire without elastomeric or wire ligation.1,2 Advantages attributed to passive SLBs include r...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Facial Aesthetics: Concepts and Clinical Diagnosis; Successful Local Anesthesia for Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics

JOHN SHERIDAN DDS, MSD

Facial Aesthetics: Concepts and Clinical Diagnosis FARHAD B. NAINI, BDS, FDS RCS, MSc, MOrtho RCS, FDS Orth RCS 456 pages. $131.99. 2011.Wiley-Blackwell, 111 River St., Hoboken, NJ 07030.(800) 225-594...

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A Modified Transpalatal Arch for Correction of Scissor Bite

VIJAY REDDY BDS, MDS, RAJESH REDDY BDS, MDS, MOrth, RENU PARMAR BDS, MDS

Intermaxillary cross-elastics are traditionally used to treat maxillary second molars that erupt in a scissor bite. Such elastics can generate extrusive forces on both upper and lower molars, however,...

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JCO Continuing Education for May 2012 (questions only)

Click here to download a PDF of the printed questions from the journal for reference. CE tests must be taken online.The University of Southern California School of Dentistry, an ADA CERP recognized pr...

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JCO Product News published in May 2012

See the Online Product News page of our website for a searchable data base of published Product News items for the past several years.   Lower-Dose ImagingThe convex-triangle field of view of the Vera...

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