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August 2014
Volume 48, Issue 8

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Star Trek Orthodontics

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Like many people of my age group, I am an ardent fan of Star Trek. While I've enjoyed all four of the TV series to date (not counting the animated version), I was especially fond of the original show-...

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THE HOT SEAT

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography

JOHN W. GRAHAM DDS, MD

This regular column is compiled by JCO Contributing Editor John W. Graham, DDS, MD. Selected participants are asked for brief replies to a series of questions on a single topic. Your suggestions for f...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Orthodontic and Surgical Management of Impacted Teeth

ROBERT S. HAEGER DDS, MS

VINCENT G. KOKICH, DDS, MSD DAVID P. MATHEWS, DDS 188 pages, 590 illustrations (mostly color). $106. 2014. Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc., 4350 Chandler Drive, Hanover Park, IL 60133. (800) 621-0387...

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OVERVIEW Three-Dimensional Printing Technology

CHRISTIAN GROTH DDS, MS, NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, 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.) Recent advances in in...

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CASE REPORT

Accelerated Extraction Treatment with Invisalign

KENJI OJIMA DDS, CHISATO DAN DDS, RIKI NISHIYAMA DDS, SUMIMASA OHTSUKA DDS, PhD, WERNER SCHUPP DDS, PhD

We have seen a rising demand in recent years, especially from adults, for inconspicuous and natural-feeling orthodontic appliances. When the Invisalign system* was introduced, it had limitations such ...

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A New Auxiliary Spring for Correction of a Canted Incisal Plane

MARINO MUSILLI DDS, FRANCESCO GRAMPONE DDS, BIRTE MELSEN DDS, DO

Although the variable relationship between the teeth and the hard and soft tissues makes it impossible to define dentofacial parameters that will be valid for all patients, everyone agrees that symmet...

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CASE REPORT

Treatment of Bimaxillary Protrusion with Lever-Arm Mechanics and Micro-Implant Anchorage

RYOON-KI HONG DDS, PhD, SEUNG-MIN LIM DDS, JUNG-MIN HEO DDS, JANG-HOON AHN DDS, MSD, PhD

Bimaxillary protrusion is most commonly seen in African- American and Asian populations, although it can be found in almost every ethnic group.1-3 Traditional treatment alternatives involve either ort...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

A Modified K-9 Spring for Palatally Impacted Canines

DIPTI SHASTRI BDS, MDS, PRADEEP TANDON BDS, MDS, GYAN P. SINGH BDS, MDS, ALKA SINGH BDS, MDS

The K-9 spring, introduced in 2000, is a simple device for the eruption of palatally impacted canines.1 If the buccal segment is well aligned, the horizontal arm is easily tied into the first-molar bu...

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JCO Continuing Education for August 2014 (questions only)

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JCO Product News published in August 2014

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

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JCO August 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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