July 2014
Volume 48, Issue 7

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Hail and Farewell

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Hail and FarewellWriting this month's Editor's Corner is a bittersweet endeavor for me. I am taking the opportunity to report a number of changes in the JCO editorial board, with the retirement of sev...

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CASE REPORT

Orthodontic Treatment of an Adult Patient with Severe Crowding and Unilateral Missing Premolars

KIYOSHI TAI DDS, PhD, JAE HYUN PARK DMD, MSD, MS, PhD

Adult patients sometimes present with unilateral missing premolars. If there are arch-length discrepancies, treatment may involve extraction of other premolars followed by space closure. The spaces ca...

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CASE REPORT

Progressive Slicing of Second Deciduous Molars in a Young Patient with Second-Premolar Agenesis

OSMAR APARECIDO CUOGHI, PHD, MARCOS ROGÉRIO DE MENDONÇA, PHD, KELLY REGINA MICHELETTI, MS, YÉSSELIN MARGOT MIRANDA-ZAMALLOA, MS, LAERCIO SANTOS DIAS, PHD

Congenital absence of teeth can result in poor dental positioning, periodontal damage, and a loss of vertical bone dimension, with significant consequences to both function and esthetics.1 The second ...

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Mini-Implant-Supported Temporary Pontics

BENEDICT WILMES DMD, MSD, PHD, MANUEL NIENKEMPER DDS, MSC, STEPHANE RENGER DDS, DMD, DIETER DRESCHER DMD, PhD

There are two basic treatment options for patients with missing teeth: space closure or space opening for prosthetic replacement.1-4 Space closure seems advisable in many cases because of a better fun...

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A Rapid Maxillary Expander with Differential Opening

DANIELA GAMBA GARIB DDS, MSC, PhD, LOURIVAL DE CASTRO GARCIA, VAGNER PEREIRA, RITA DE CÁSSIA MOURA CARVALHO LAURIS DDS, MSC, PhD, STEPHEN YEN DMD, PhD

A significant percentage of complete cleft lip and palate (CLP) patients who have undergone lip and palate surgeries in infancy or early childhood will later present with maxillary arch constriction. ...

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Resin Reinforcement: An Alternative Approach for Direct Bonding of Molar Tubes

ANA ÉRICA GARCIA VALE E NASCIMENTO MSC, FAUSTO SILVA BRAMANTE DDS, CÉLIA REGINA MAIO PINZAN-VERCELINO DDS, ARNALDO PINZAN DDS, JÚLIO DE ARAÚJO GURGEL DDS

Molars are not generally bonded during orthodontic treatment, despite the obvious advantages in terms of patient comfort, periodontal health, and chairtime.1 This is probably a consequence of studies ...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Scoring of Ceramic Bracket Bases for Easier Debonding

GIORDANI SANTOS SILVEIRA DDS, LUIZA PAIVA BITTENCOURT DDS, JOSÉ NELSON MUCHA DDS, MSD, PhD

Although aluminum oxide ceramic brackets are about nine times as hard as stainless steel or enamel,1 their resistance to fracture is 20-40 times lower than that of stainless steel, making them extreme...

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BOOK REVIEWS

JAN HOURFAR DMD, MSD, BJÖRN LUDWIG DMD, MSD

Reviewed here: A. Caprioglio, C. Caprioglio, Mariani, and D. Caprioglio: Orthodontics and Traumatic Injuries to the TeethOrthodontics and Traumatic Injuries to the TeethALBERTO CAPRIOGLIO, DDSCLAUDIA ...

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BOOK REVIEWS

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS

Reviewed here: Counihan: Orthodontics for the FaceOrthodontics for the FaceDAN COUNIHAN, BDS, FDS, FFD, MOrth414 pages. $153. 2014.Self-published; available from www.orthodonticsfortheface.com.I enjoy...

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JCO Continuing Education for July 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 July 2014

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for July 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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JCO July 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•Empower SL Dual Activation SystemDOLPHIN IMAGING & MANAGEMENT SOLUTION...

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