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May 2014
Volume 48, Issue 5

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Most Difficult Cases

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

The "typical" orthodontic patient used to be easy to describe: a 12-year-old boy or girl from a middle- to upper-class home, in good overall health and physical condition, normal to high in intelligen...

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Behavior Modification of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Orthodontic Setting

ROBERT H. SCHINDEL DDS, ABRAHAM CHAHINE DDS, NINA ANDERSON PhD, MICHELLE BANVILLE MSED, JAYNE EATON-BOVE MS, NICOLE WEIDENBAUM MSED

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) appears in the first two to three years of life, affecting the brain’s normal development in terms of social and communication skills. Individuals with ASD have communic...

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Simple and Accurate Bonding of Lingual Retainers with KommonBase

YOKO YOSHIDA DDS, KEIGO NAGASHIMA DDS, AKIRA KOMORI DDS, PhD, MOrth RCS

Bonded lingual retainers help prevent relapse of the lower anterior segments while requiring virtually no patient compliance.1-3 Patients reportedly favor bonded retainers over removable retainers bec...

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Strategic Tooth Movement with a Light Nickel Titanium Expansion Wire

CHEOL-HO PAIK DDS, PhD, HYUN-HYE KIM DMD, MSD, YOUNG-GUK PARK DMD, MSD, PhD, HYO-WON AHN DDS, MSD, PhD

The archwire placed at the beginning of orthodontic treatment is used primarily for initial alignment and correction of crowding or rotations.1 A light, continuous force should be applied to induce a ...

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CASE REPORT

Two-Phase Treatment of a Hypodivergent Skeletal Class II Patient with a Missing Maxillary Canine

ELIE W. AMM DCD, DES, EDMOND A. CHAPTINI DCD, DUO, DEA, JIM C. BOLEY DDS, MS

Non-syndromic congenital absence of the canines in the permanent dentition is rare, with a reported incidence of .01-2.1%. Although studies have reported more of a preponderance in the maxillary arch ...

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The J-Molar Distalizer for Bodily Molar Movement

PANCHALI BATRA BDS, MDS, MOrth RCS, RAGINI BDS, MDS

Many of the molar-distalization devices described in the literature have been associated with molar tipping and subsequent relapse if root uprighting is not achieved. In addition, anterior anchorage l...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Mini-Implants and Their Clinical Applications: The Aarhus Experience

JAN HOURFAR DMD, MSD, BJÖRN LUDWIG DMD, MSD

BIRTE MELSEN, DDS, DOCARLALBERTA VERNA, DDS, PHDCESARE LUZI, DDS, MSC Available in English and Italian.104 pages, 448 color illustrations. 70 euros. 2014.Edizioni Martina, Via A.P. Orlandi, 24, 40139 ...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Reactivation of Open-Coil Springs Using Composite Stops

SHAKEEL AHMED V.K BDS, MDS, NATHAMUNI RENGARAJAN KRISHNASWAMY BDS, MDS, MORTH RCS, ASHWIN MATHEW GEORGE BDS, MDS, SHAHUL HAMEED FAIZEE BDS, MDS, MADAMBAKKAM KUMARASWAMY ANAND BDS, MDS

Although open-coil springs have long been used to open space within dental arches, they are difficult to reactivate and tend to cause unwanted reciprocal movement of adjacent teeth. We have developed ...

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JCO Continuing Education for May 2014 (questions only)

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JCO Product News published in May 2014

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for May 2014.See also the Online Product News page of our website for a searchable data base of published Product News items for the past severa...

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JCO May 2014 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•PowerScope applianceDOLPHIN IMAGING & MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS•Manag...

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