December 2013
Volume 47, Issue 12

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Skeletal Anchorage in the Mainstream

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Skeletal Anchorage in the MainstreamThe use of skeletal anchors--variously known as temporary anchorage devices (TADs) or miniscrew implants (MSIs)--has revolutionized the concept of orthodontic ancho...

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Retromolar Miniscrew Implants for Class III Camouflage Treatment

PATRICK S. ANHOURY DMD, MSD

Patients with skeletal Class III malocclusions who have little or no growth remaining can be especially challenging to treat when they reject a combined surgical-orthodontic approach. In such cases, c...

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The Rat Trap Lingual Torquing Auxiliary

IVOR M. D'SOUZA BDS, MDS, KIRAN KUMAR H.C. BDS, MDS, K. SADASHIVA SHETTY BDS, MDS, M.S.V. KISHORE BDS, MDS

As the demand for esthetic orthodontic treatment has increased in recent years, so has the relevance of lingual appliances.1 Incisor inclination continues to be a major issue in lingual therapy,2 part...

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2013 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, Part 2: Net Income

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD, EUGENE L. GOTTLIEB DDS, ALLEN H. NELSON PhD, DAVID S. VOGELS III

In last month's first installment of this three-part series, we discussed trends in the economics and administration of U.S. orthodontic practices since 1981. We also described the methodology of the ...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Closure of Relapsed Spaces with Lingual Buttons

S. FAYYAZ AHAMED BDS, MDS

Anterior spacing often relapses after comprehensive orthodontic treatment due to partial debonding of a lingual retainer, which may go unnoticed by the patient until the spaces have reappeared. Most p...

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OVERVIEW Palatal and Mandibular Miniscrew Implant Placement Techniques

ROBERTO CARRILLO DDS, MS, PETER H. BUSCHANG PhD

Miniscrew implants (MSIs) have revolutionized orthodontics by broadening the spectrum of potential dental movements and opening new possibilities for dentofacial orthopedics. Although treatment with M...

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PEARLS: Improved Indirect Bonding of Self-Ligating Brackets

SABARINATH V.P. MDS, SREEJA R. MDS, GHYDA ALI ALJEHANI BDS, SAMAR SALEH BAJRAI BDS

The design features of many self-ligating brackets--sliding doors or spring clips, high profiles, and deep undercuts--can cause problems with indirect bonding, especially during tray removal. We use e...

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BOOK REVIEWS

LARRY W. WHITE DDS, MSD

Reviewed here: Chang and Roberts: Orthodontics and Garant: The Long Climb: From Barber-Surgeons to Doctors of DentalSurgeryOrthodonticsCHRIS CHANG, DDS, PHDW. EUGENE ROBERTS, DDS, PHD, DHC3 volumes, a...

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JCO Continuing Education for December 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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Index to Volume XLVII

Click here to download a PDF file of the JCO 2013 Author and Subject Index.

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JCO Product News published in December 2013

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for December 2013.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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JCO December 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.AMERICAN ORTHODONTICS• ifit buccal tubeDOLPHIN IMAGING & MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS• Dolphin...

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