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December 2012
Volume 46, Issue 12

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Science and Practice Management

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the scientific method as "a method or procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, ...

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

A Strategic Orthodontic Marketing Plan, Part 1

ROBERT S. HAEGER DDS, MS, ROGER T. COLBERG PhD

(This column is compiled by JCO Contributing Editor Robert S. Haeger, DDS, MS. Every few months, Dr. Haeger presents a successful approach or strategy for a particular aspect of practice management. Y...

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An Appliance for Treatment of Anterior Crossbite in an Epileptic Patient

MATHEUS MELO PITHON DDS, MSC, PhD, MAIANNA GONÇALVES SANTOS MS

Malocclusion and other orofacial problems are more prevalent in children and adolescents with developmental disorders than in the general population, according to Waldman and colleagues.1 Patients wit...

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Microabrasion Technique for Treatment of Demineralization after Debonding

MURAT CAGLAROGLU DDS, PhD, IBRAHIM ERHAN GELGOR DDS, PhD

For orthodontic patients with fixed appliances, cleaning around bands and brackets is a complicated task that is made more difficult by the presence of archwires, auxiliaries, and elastics. Deminerali...

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PEARLS

Two Pearls: A Removable Suction-Tip Clip; and Composite Beads for Reactivation of Functional Appliances

SURENDRA LODHA BDS, SIDDHARTH MEHTA MDS, ASHIMA VALIATHAN DDS, MS, FDS RCPS, ARVIND SIVAKUMAR MDS, TULIKA TRIPATHI MDS

A Removable Suction-Tip Clip Any moisture-sensitive procedure involving high-volume evacuation generally requires a chairside assistant to hold the suction tip. In a previous article, Naik and colleag...

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CASE REPORT

Bimaxillary Dentoalveolar Protrusion Treated with Lingual Appliances and Temporary Anchorage Devices

KIYOSHI TAI DDS, PhD, JAE HYUN PARK DMD, MSD, MS, PhD, MASAHIRO TANINO DDS, KAZUHISA IKEDA DDS

Bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion is characterized by protrusive and proclined maxillary and mandibular incisors, resulting in lip protrusion and a convex face.1,2 Although it can be found in virtu...

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CLINICAL AID

A Self-Secured Spring Separator

SUDHANSHU KANSAL BDS, MDS, GURKEERAT SINGH BDS, MDS, MOrth, PIUSH KUMAR BDS, MDS, KENEISENUO KIRE BDS

Although molar banding remains an important aspect of fixed orthodontic treatment, placement of a thick metal band without proper tooth separation can lead to contraction of the alveolar bone, hyalini...

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An Incident of Subcutaneous Emphysema Following Laser Tooth Exposure

DARYA DABIRI DMD, MS, MICHAEL NEDLEY DDS, REGINALD BAUGH MD, ANDRE HAERIAN DDS, MS, FRCDC, PhD

Subcutaneous emphysema (SCE), defined as the passage and collection of gas between the tissue spaces or fascial planes,1 is a rare complication of dental procedures usually associated with the use of ...

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JCO Continuing Education for December 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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Index to Volume XLVI

Click here to download a PDF file of the JCO 2012 Author and Subject Index.

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JCO Product News published in December 2012

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for December 2012.See also the Online Product News page of our website for a searchable data base of published Product News items for the past s...

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