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October 2016
Volume 50, Issue 10

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

A Digital Standard of Care

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

I was recently asked to lecture a group of third-year dental students on the topic of “How to Take a Good Impression and Trim Study Models”. This was part of a series of lectures in a predoctoral DDS ...

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Accelerated Orthodontics Using Pulsatile Forces in Orthognathic Surgical Patients

SHARON ORTON-GIBBS BDS (Hons.), FDS, DOrth, MOrth, MSc

Patients' main objections to orthodontic treatment include cosmetics, discomfort, and treatment duration. Ceramic and lingual appliances and clear aligners have offered significant improvements in the...

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Simultaneous Intrusion and Distalization Using Miniscrews in the Maxillary Tuberosity

VICENTE JAVIER SADA GARRALDA DDS, MSD

Mini-implants can be used to manage severe dental crowding without extractions and to correct minor jaw malpositions without orthognathic surgery,1-4 eliminating the need for extraoral anchorage and p...

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THE CUTTING EDGE

Assessing the Accuracy of Indirect Bonding with 3D Scanning Technology

AYMAN EL NIGOUMI BDS

In-house indirect bonding has been determined by the Schulman Study Group to be the most profitable method for appliance placement. Of course, that assumes the indirect bonding technique used by the o...

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PEARLS

An Easy Activation Technique for a Twin Block Appliance

UPENDRA JAIN BDS, MDS, MOrth RCS, FDS RCS, CHANDNI BHARTI BDS, MDS, RITESH CHHAJED BDS, MDS

In the absence of maxillary advancement screws, reactivation of a Twin Block appliance often requires the cumbersome and time-consuming addition of acrylic to the maxillary component. This Pearl highl...

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JCO Continuing Education for October 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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CASE REPORT

Nonextraction Treatment of an Open Bite with a Preadjusted Lingual Appliance and Intermaxillary Elastics

ENRICO ALBERTINI DDS, GIUSEPPE SCUZZO DDS, LUCA LOMBARDO DDS, GIUSEPPE SICILIANI DDS

This case report describes retreatment of an adult open-bite patient using a preadjusted lingual appliance and intermaxillary lingual elastics, combined with logopedic therapy. Diagnosis and Treatment...

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JCO Product News Published in October 2016

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

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THE READERS' CORNER

Intraoral Scanners

PETER M. SINCLAIR 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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