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January 2013
Volume 47, Issue 1

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Corticotomy-Assisted Orthodontics

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EDD, PhD

One of the most frequently heard questions during orthodontic case presentations is, "Why does it have to take so long?" Of course, there is a biomechanical rationale for the length of treatment, but ...

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MASTER CLINICIAN

Richard P. McLaughlin, DDS

RICHARD P. MCLAUGHLIN DDS, 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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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

A Strategic Orthodontic Marketing Plan, Part 2

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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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Second-Molar Correction with a Modified Vacuum-Formed Retainer

XIAO-GUANG ZHAO BDS, MSD, PhD, JIU-XIANG LIN BDS, PhD

When orthodontic treatment is finished before complete eruption of the maxillary second molars, the orthodontist is presented with a dilemma if the molars eventually erupt in buccally displaced positi...

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Precise Direct Lingual Bonding with the KommonBase

AKIRA KOMORI DDS, PhD, MOrth RCS , KYOTO TAKEMOTO DDS, FDS RCS , TETSUYA SHIMODA DDS, PhD , WATARU MIYASHITA DDS, PhD, GIUSEPPE SCUZZO MD, DDS, FDS RCS

Indirect-bonding techniques have been widely promoted in lingual orthodontics due to the difficulty of bracket placement. The Torque Angulation Reference Guide (TARG)* was designed to transfer bracket...

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Corticotomy-Enhanced Intrusion of an Overerupted Molar Using Skeletal Anchorage and Ultrasonic Surgery

VITTORIO GRENGA MD, DDS, MAURO BOVI MD, DDS

Overerupted molars due to the loss of antagonists are a common clinical finding in adults. Because intrusion of an overerupted molar to permit prosthetic replacement is difficult to achieve without ad...

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CASE REPORT

Correction of Dental Asymmetry Using Miniscrew-Supported Sliding Jigs

MATHEUS MELO PITHON DDS, MSC, PhD

A symmetrical treatment mechanics are often so challenging as to increase total treatment time, especially in more extreme cases involving unilateral extraction or surgical intervention.1,2 Significan...

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JCO Product News published in January 2013

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for January 2013.See also the Online Product News page of our website for a searchable data base of published Product News items for the past se...

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