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September 2016
Volume 50, Issue 9

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Escape from the Twilight Zone

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Like many orthodontists of my generation, I spent a few years right out of dental school in the practice of general dentistry. Filled with youthful bravado and self-presumed omniscience with respect t...

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Use of a Minitube Appliance in Periodontally Compromised Adult Patients with Severely Displaced Incisors

HYEON-SHIK HWANG DDS, MSD, PhD, HYUN-RAN JEON DDS, MSD, KYUNG-MIN LEE DDS, MSD, PhD, ROBERT L. BOYD DDS, MEd

Pathological migration of anterior teeth, which is related mainly to bone loss, is common among periodontally compromised patients.1,2 Its overall prevalence is reportedly between 30%2 and 55.8%.1 Ext...

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OVERVIEW The T-Zone: Median vs. Paramedian Insertion of Palatal Mini-Implants

BENEDICT WILMES DMD, MSD, PhD, BJÖRN LUDWIG DMD, MSD, SIVABALAN VASUDAVAN BDSc, MDSc, MPH, MANUEL NIENKEMPER DMD, PhD, DIETER DRESCHER DMD, PhD

(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.) Mini-implants have be...

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The Leaf Expander for Non-Compliance Treatment in the Mixed Dentition

CLAUDIO LANTERI MD, DDS, MS, MATTEO BERETTA DDS, MS, VALENTINA LANTERI DDS, MS, ALESSANDRO GIANOLIO DDS, MS, CLAUDIA CHERCHI DDS, MS, LORENZO FRANCHI DDS, PhD

Transverse discrepancy due to a reduced palatal dimension, usually accompanied by upper-arch crowding and crossbite, is one of the most common problems seen in orthodontics.1-2 Various devices for ort...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

Correction of Buccolingual Inclination with an Individual Torquing Auxiliary

JOSE JACOB BDS, MDS, TOJAN CHACKO BDS, MDS, SUPRIYA GOPALAKRISHNAN BDS, MDS, ANURADHA PARAYANCODE BDS, MDS, VINEETHA MENON BDS, MDS

With the advent of the preadjusted edgewise system, torque expression has become easy to incorporate into a fixed appliance. Still, certain clinical situations require torquing of individual teeth to ...

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CASE REPORT

Use of Segmented Mechanics to Achieve an Ideal Smile Arc and Rejuvenated Dental Appearance

ANDRÉ WILSON MACHADO PhD, MS, DDS, ADRIANA PEDROSA MOURA PhD, MS, DDS

Although a functional occlusion is always one of the main goals of orthodontic treatment, patients often seek treatment for more esthetic reasons.1-4 The expectations of orthodontic treatment are no l...

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Management of a Subgingivally Fractured Tooth with Miniscrew-Anchored Extrusion

AHMED HASHIM MDS, AHMED SHAZ MDS, NANDISH SHETTY MDS, AKHTER HUSAIN MDS

Teeth with traumatic injuries, especially those in the esthetic region, can be challenging to restore to proper health and function. When a tooth is fractured below the level of the gingiva, the progn...

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JCO Continuing Education for September 2016 (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 September 2016

Click here to download a PDF of the Product News column for September 2016.See also the Online Product News page of our website for a searchable database of published Product News items for the past s...

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