September 2012
Volume 46, Issue 9

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Remaining Vigilant

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Remaining VigilantThe World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued a statement about a new disease that appears particularly virulent, reminiscent of the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (S...

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MASTER CLINICIAN Bjorn U. Zachrisson, DDS, MSD, PHD

BJORN U. ZACHRISSON DDS, MSD, PhD, PETER M. SINCLAIR DDS, MSD

(Editor's Note: Associate Editor Peter Sinclair conceived this department devoted to recognizing the Master Clinicians who have made the orthodontic specialty what it is today. Every few months in JCO...

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Anterior Torque Correction with Bracketless Fixed Orthodontics

MARINO MUSILLI DDS, MS Orth, MARCO ACANFORA DDS, ENRICO GHERLONE MD, DDS, ALESSANDRA LUCCHESE DDS, MS Orth

Torque correction is one of the most difficult and critical procedures performed during the finishing phase of orthodontic treatment.1 Proper torque positions the root in a physiological periodontal s...

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OVERVIEW Sterilization and Instrument Compatibility in a Digital World

PETER O. SILDVE

(Editor's Note: In this regular column, JCO provides an overview of a clinical topic of interest to orthodontists. Contributions and suggestions for future subjects are welcome.)In today's environment...

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Management of a Relapsed Midline Diastema in One Visit

ORLANDO MOTOHIRO TANAKA DDS, PhD, RICHARD CLABAUGH III DDS, GUS G. SOTIROPOULOS DDS, MS

About 10% of orthodontic patients present with maxillary midline diastemas wider than .5mm after eruption of the permanent canines, and roughly half of these patients experience relapse following orth...

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PEARLS

Sturdy Hooks for Elastics Attachment

RAJ KUMAR VERMA BDS, ASHOK KUMAR JENA MDS, SATINDER PAL SINGH MDS, ASHOK KUMAR UTREJA MDS

Although intermaxillary elastics are often used to settle the occlusion during the finishing stage of orthodontic treatment, many Bracket systems do not include hooks for elastics attachment. Kobayash...

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CASE REPORT

Scissor-Bite Correction Using Miniscrew Anchorage

AJIT KALIA MDS, KANAAN SHARIF MDS

Scissor bite is observed most frequently between the second molars. Several treatment methods have been proposed, including intermaxillary crosselastics, multibracketed appliances, transpalatal arches...

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BOOK REVIEWS

MICHAEL MERU DDS

Reviewed here -- Krishnan & Davidovitch (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)Integrated Clinical OrthodonticsVINOD KRISHNAN, BDS, MDS, MOrth RCSZE'EV DAVIDOVITCH, DMD, Editors528 pages. $149.99. 2012.Wiley-Blac...

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JCO Continuing Education for September 2012 (questions only)

Click here to download a PDF of the printed questions from the journal for reference. CE tests must be taken online. See the link to continuing education on the menu bar at the top of the screen.

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JCO Product News published in September 2012

Illuminated RetractorThe OralEnlight Retractor is designed to illuminate the posterior teeth, making molar bracket placement easier and more accurate and thus resulting in fewer repositioning or rebon...

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JCO Index of Advertisers for September 2012

JCO September 2012 Index of Advertisers Click on company name to go to its website. Click on product name to see the ad featured in JCO. ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. • iTeroAMERICAN ORTHODONTICS ̶...

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