October 2013
Volume 47, Issue 10

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Managing the Vertical Dimension

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Managing the Vertical DimensionControlling the vertical dimension during comprehensive treatment has always been one of the most challenging aspects of orthodontic practice. Since the point of force a...

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MASTER CLINICIAN Birte Melsen, DDS, DO

BIRTE MELSEN DDS, DO, PETER M. SINCLAIR DDS, MSD

Dr. Sinclair interviews Dr. Melsen about her early career, mentors, and treatment philosophy.It is my distinct pleasure to introduce this month's Master Clinician, Dr. Birte Melsen. She is one of the ...

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CASE REPORT

Surgical-Orthodontic Correction of a Skeletal Class III Malocclusion with Severe Maxillary Constriction

YANMIN WANG, PHD, MIN LIU, MD, LI ZHOU, MD, JING HU, PHD

Class III malocclusion is a complicated orofacial deformity with a prevalence of about 12% in Chinese and Japanese populations, but less than 5% among Caucasians.1 About 70% of the Class III malocclus...

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A Fixed Extrusion Appliance for Fractured Anterior Teeth

V. ASHWIN KUMAR DDS, A.V. ARUN MDS, S. ARAVIND KUMAR MDS

Saving a tooth with a subgingival fracture can be a complex procedure involving a multidisciplinary effort1 and considerable stress to the patient. According to Jain and colleagues, surgical repositio...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Repairing Fractured Tie Wings of Ceramic Brackets

R.S.V.M. RAGHU RAM BDS, SIVAKUMAR ARUNACHALAM MDS, MOrth RCS, P. SUDHAKAR MDS, C.V. PADMA PRIYA MDS, M. BHASKAR MDS

The tie wing of a ceramic bracket often fractures during active orthodontic treatment due to the application of tensile forces, making it impossible to tie in the archwire with either an elastomeric m...

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A Biomechanical Approach to Second-Molar Intrusion

FLAVIO URIBE DDS, MDSc, NANDAKUMAR JANAKIRAMAN BDS, MDS, AMINE N. FATTAL BDS, SOUMYA PADALA BDS, MDS, RAVINDRA NANDA BDS, MDS, PhD

Adult patients with missing mandibular molars may present with altered occlusal planes due to extrusion of the unopposed antagonists and migration of teeth into adjacent spaces.1 In such cases, the ma...

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Correction of Lip Protrusion with Lingual Brackets and Palatal Anchorage

JANGHOON AHN DDS, MSD, PhD, YOUNGJU PARK DDS, MSD, PhD, RYOON-KI HONG DDS, PhD, SOOJIN KIM DDS, MS, PhD

Although absolute anchorage is crucial in the treatment of lip protrusion, especially when lingual appliances are used, most skeletal-anchorage devices have disadvantages in such cases. A dental impla...

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BOOK REVIEWS

MICHAEL MERU DDS

Reviewed here: Cobourne, Fleming, Dibiase, and Ahmad: Clinical Cases in OrthodonticsClinical Cases in OrthodonticsMARTYN T. COBOURNE, BDS, MSC, PHDPADHRAIG S. FLEMING, BDS, MSCANDREW T. DIBIASE, BDS, ...

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JCO Continuing Education for October 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 October 2013

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for October 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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JCO October 2013 Index of Advertisers

Click on company name to go to its website. Click on a product name to see the ad featured in JCO.ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.•iTeroAMERICAN ORTHODONTICS•ifit buccal tubeDOLPHIN IMAGING & MA...

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