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June 2014
Volume 48, Issue 6

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

What Defines a Specialist?

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Shortly after completing my graduate program in orthodontics, I was interviewed by an older orthodontist from my hometown who was looking for an associate to join his practice and eventually buy him o...

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OVERVIEW Intraoral Digital Scanners

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS, CHRISTIAN GROTH DDS, MS, PERRY E. JONES DDS, MAGD, JOHN W. GRAHAM DDS, MD, W. RONALD REDMOND DDS, MS

(Editor's Note: In this regular column, JCO provides an overview of a clinical topic of interest to orthodontists. Contributions and suggestions for future subjects are welcome.) The replacement of al...

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A Miniscrew-Supported Intrusion Auxiliary for Open-Bite Treatment with Invisalign

ALDO GIANCOTTI DDS, FRANCESCO GERMANO DDS, FABIANA MUZZI DDS, MARIO GRECO DDS

Various methods have been developed using skeletal anchorage for molar intrusion in patients with excessive maxillary posterior growth and anterior open bite. Although Erverdi and colleagues showed go...

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THE CUTTING EDGE

A Customized Staging Procedure to Improve the Predictability of Space Closure with Sequential Aligners

HIROSHI SAMOTO DDS, PhD, VICKI VLASKALIC DDS, MDSc

This column is compiled by JCO Technology Editor W. Ronald Redmond, DDS, MS. To help keep our readers on The Cutting Edge, Dr. Redmond will spotlight a particular area of orthodontic technology every ...

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Easy Fabrication of an Occlusal Deprogrammer

RAKESH K. KONTHAM MDS, UJWAL R. KONTHAM MDS

The value of a deprogramming appliance for recording accurate centric relation, especially in cases with TMD, is well established. Horizontal and vertical overlapping of the anterior teeth can promote...

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THE READERS' CORNER

Aligner Treatment

JOHN J. SHERIDAN DDS, MSD

(Editor’s Note: The Readers’ Corner is a regular feature of JCO in which orthodontists share their experiences and opinions about treatment and practice management. Questions are sent periodically to ...

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A Reinforced Clear Retainer for the Mixed Dentition

DEEPA VYAS DMD, NICHOLAS MADDUX DDS, TODD BOVENIZER DDS, MS, PETER NGAN DMD

Maxillary retainers are sometimes used in the mixed dentition after treatment of anterior crossbite or unerupted maxillary incisors.1 Since the deciduous molars are usually replaced by permanent teeth...

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BOOK REVIEWS

The Art of Detailing: The Philosophy Behind Excellence

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS

RAFI ROMANO, DMD, MSC, Editor 360 pages, 158 illustrations. $240. 2013. Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., 4350 Chandler Drive, Hanover Park, IL 60133. (800) 621-0387; www.quintpub.com. Interdisciplin...

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JCO Continuing Education for June 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 June 2014

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

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