March 2013
Volume 47, Issue 3

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Space Closure and Anchorage Control

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Space Closure and Anchorage ControlSpace closure is one of the most common types of tooth movement performed in clinical orthodontics. Interdental spaces generally open because there is more arch leng...

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THE HOT SEAT

Retention

JOHN W. GRAHAM DDS, MD

Click here to download a PDF of this article, including The Hot Seat questions and answers.Over the course of my training, I've been taught by many wonderful educators--gifted, giving individuals who ...

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Palatally Anchored Maxillary Molar Mesialization Using the Mesialslider

BENEDICT WILMES DDS, MSC, PhD, MANUEL NIENKEMPER DDS, MSC, RAVINDRA NANDA BDS, MDS, PhD, GUDRUN LUBBERINK DDS, MSC, DIETER DRESCHER DDS, MSC, PhD

Congenitally missing lateral incisors or second premolars, extremely displaced canines, or severe trauma to the central incisors all result in a reduced upper dentition. The two most common treatment ...

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Non-Compliance Space Closure in Patients with Missing Maxillary Lateral Incisors

BJÖRN LUDWIG DMD, MSD, BJORN U. ZACHRISSON DDS, MSD, PhD, MARCO ROSA MD, DDS, DO

Mesial space closure is an attractive method for resolving malocclusions associated with agenesis of the maxillary lateral incisors, since it requires no prosthetic implants.1 Key factors for success ...

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Occlusion Management in Orthodontic Anchorage Control

GIORGIO FIORELLI DDS, BIRTE MELSEN DDS, DO

With the introduction of orthodontic miniscrews, the approach to anchorage control has changed dramatically. Skeletal anchorage allows for the transfer of reactive forces to the alveolar bone, thus pr...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Glass Ionomer Splint Remover

SURENDRA LODHA BDS, SIDDHARTH MEHTA BDS, MDS, ARUN URALA BDS, MDS

Glass ionomer cement (GIC) splints are commonly used for unlocking the occlusion and eliminating interferences during the initial phase of treatment. Removal of the splints is cumbersome and time-cons...

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CASE REPORT

Autotransplantation of a Fully Developed Maxillary Premolar to a Missing Mandibular Premolar Site

JAE HYUN PARK DMD, MSD, MS, PhD, KIYOSHI TAI DDS, PhD

Agenesis of one or more teeth is among the most common developmental anomalies encountered by orthodontists.1 The reported incidence of permanenttooth agenesis varies from 1.6% to 9.6%--excluding thir...

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JCO Continuing Education for March 2013 (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 March 2013

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

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JCO Index of Advertisers for March 2013

JCO March 2013 Index of Advertisers as published in the print journal Click on company name to go to its website. Click on a product name to see the ad featured in JCO. ALLESEE ORTHODONTIC APPLIANCES&...

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