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January 2014
Volume 48, Issue 1

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Practice Growth and the Future

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EDD, PhD

As I sit down to write this column, I find myself influenced by three major inspirations. The first is this issue's conclusion of our three-part series on the 2013 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study. The ...

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Enamel Scarring by Debonding Burs: An SEM and Profilometric Study

NILOUFAR NOURI MAHDAVIE DDS, MS, ROBERT J. MANASSE DDS, GRACE VIANA MSc, CARLA A. EVANS DDS, DMSc, ANA B. BEDRAN-RUSSO DDS, MS, PhD

The objective of debonding is to remove the attachments and all the adhesive resin while restoring the tooth surface as closely as possible to its original condition. For minimal damage to the enamel ...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

An Inverted V-Spring for Canine Eruption

DIPTI SHASTRI MDS, PRADEEP TANDON BDS, MDS, AMIT NAGAR BDS, MDS

This spring can be used to direct the mesial and vertical eruption of an ectopically placed canine. Fabricated from a length of .019" x .025" TMA wire*, it is shaped into three segments as follows (A)...

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Treatment of Challenging Malocclusions with Invisalign and Miniscrew Anchorage

JAMES CHENG-YI LIN DDS, SHIH-JAW TSAI DDS, MS, ERIC J.W. LIOU DDS, MS, S. JAY BOWMAN DMD, MSD

Although many types of malocclusion can be successfully treated with clear aligners,1-15 the most difficult cases are not typically handled using only these removable appliances.16,17 By improving anc...

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2013 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, Part 3: Practice Growth and Staff Data

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

Our previous two articles on the 2013 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study have covered trends in orthodontic economics and practice administration since 1981 (Part 1, JCO, November 2013) and factors relate...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Orthodontic Treatment of Impacted Teeth

S. JAY BOWMAN DMD, MSD

ADRIAN BECKER, BDS, LDS, DDO 3rd edition. 446 pages. $166.99. 2012.Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons, 10475 Crosspoint Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46256.(877) 762-2974; www.wiley.com. The third editi...

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CASE REPORT

Three-Dimensional Treatment Planning and Management of an Asymmetrical Skeletal Class III Malocclusion and Open Bite

NATHAMUNI RENGARAJAN KRISHNASWAMY BDS, MDS, MOrth RCS, BIJU TOM VARGHESE MDS, SHAHUL HAMEED FAIZEE MDS, G. JAYAKUMAR MDS, M.K. ANAND MDS

The combination of an open bite with an asymmetrical skeletal Class III malocclusion poses a significant challenge to the orthodontist. Patients with dentofacial deformities often require an interdisc...

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

A Staff Meeting to Get Excited About!

NATALIE BEATON

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. Yo...

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JCO Continuing Education for January 2014 (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 January 2014

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for January 2014.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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