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January 2015
Volume 49, Issue 1

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Bias vs. Science in Clinical Decision-Making

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EDD, PhD

Over the years, I have written several times about statistics and evidence-based dentistry.1-3 In my very first JCO interview, I was the interviewee rather than the interviewer, as our Senior Editor, ...

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Treatment of Asymmetrical Class II Malocclusion in Adult Patients

JOOROK PARK DMD, MSD, ROBERT L. BOYD DDS, MED, NICHOLAS BAUTER DDS, MSD, MICHELLE BITTNER EBERLE DDS, MSD, MEGAN LERAYE LECORNU DMD, MS, TERRY DISCHINGER DDS, MSD

Class II subdivision malocclusion can result from skeletal asymmetry or from anteriorly positioned maxillary molars or posteriorly positioned mandibular molars on the Class II side.1-4 Treatment optio...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Skeletal Anchorage in Orthodontic Treatment of Class II Malocclusion: Contemporary Applications of Orthodontic Implants, Miniscrew Implants and Miniplates

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS

MOSCHOS A. PAPADOPOULOS, DDS, DMD, Editor 312 pages. $179. 2014.Elsevier, Inc., 3251 Riverport Lane, Maryland Heights, MO 63043.(800) 325-4177; www.elsevier.com. Efficient correction of Class II maloc...

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OVERVIEW

Extraction Treatment, Part 2: Guidelines for Making the Extraction Decision

DANIEL J. RINCHUSE DMD, MS, MDS, PhD, LAUREN SIGLER BUSCH DDS, DANIEL DIBAGNO DMD, MAURO COZZANI DMD, MSCD

(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.) In the first part of ...

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Biomechanical Considerations in the Correction of Anterior Open Bite with Maxillary Skeletal Plates

S. JACK BURROW III DDS, MS

Anterior open bite due to posterior vertical hyperplasia has traditionally been treated, depending on patient age and severity, using extraoral traction, magnets, bite plates, chin cups, functional ap...

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A Modified Kilroy Spring for Eruption of Palatally Impacted Canines

VIPUL SHARMA BDS, MDS, AMIT NAGAR BDS, MDS, PRADEEP TANDON BDS, MDS

The Kilroy I Spring*, introduced in 2003,1 is a versatile auxiliary that delivers slow and continuous force for eruption of palatally impacted canines without the need for patient compliance. It is co...

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MANAGEMENT & MARKETING Analyzing Clinical Metrics of Indirect Bonding and Self-Ligating Brackets

ROBERT S. HAEGER DDS, MS

In 2005, I started measuring numerous variables on every finished patient, including months in treatment, active visits, emergencies, loose brackets, rebonds, missed appointments, molar classificatio...

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CASE REPORT

Modified Lingual Retractors as an Esthetic Treatment Option

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

Although most changes in hard-tissue dimensions have been completed by age 25, soft-tissue changes in the nose, lips, and chin continue well past that point.1 Therefore, even if the anterior teeth are...

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JCO Continuing Education for January 2015 (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 2015

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for January 2015.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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