December 2016
Volume 50, Issue 12

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Brave New World

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Though I never studied the Begg technique in great detail, a number of my friends and colleagues are Begg devotees. Like the adherents of other "name" techniques - Tweed, Roth, Andrews, and so on - th...

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LETTERS

Articulator Mounting and Intraoral Scanners

I read with interest the October 2016 Editor's Corner by Dr. Robert Keim on plaster models vs. digital ones. Dr. Keim mentioned that trimming the handheld models so that they lay in maximum intercuspa...

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Teledentistry, Do-It-Yourself Orthodontics, and Remote Treatment Monitoring

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS, BENJAMIN BURRIS DDS, MDS, DAVID BUTLER DMD, MS, C. WILLIAM DABNEY DDS

Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should. - Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park Teledentistry is the combination of telecommunications a...

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Orthodontic Treatment after High Condylectomy in Patients with Unilateral Condylar Hyperplasia

DIEGO FERNANDO LÓPEZ DMS, MS, SANTIAGO HERRERA-GUARDIOLA DMS, MS

Unilateral condylar hyperplasia (UCH) is a self-limiting, but deforming, pathological condition that affects facial hard and soft tissues, creating functional and esthetic problems.1,2 It is caused by...

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Biomechanics of Lower Second-Molar Protraction Using a New Appliance

NANDAKUMAR JANAKIRAMAN BDS, MDS, MDSc, SHARIFAH ALRUSHAID BA, BDSc, MFD RCSI, MDSc, MADHUR UPADHYAY BDS, MDS, MDSc, RAVINDRA NANDA BDS, MS, PhD, FLAVIO A. URIBE DDS, MDSc

The technique of using absolute anchorage from endosseous implants for protraction of lower molars was introduced by Roberts and colleagues.1 Since the development of mini-implants, many more clinicia...

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CASE REPORT

Fixed-Functional Therapy with an Inclined-Biteplane Appliance

BAHRAM GHASSEMI DMD, MScD, JUBIN ZABOULIAN DMD

Skeletal Class II malocclusions are most commonly caused by mandibular retrognathia, maxillary prognathia, or a combination of both.1 In cases of mandibular retrognathia, orthopedic forward reposition...

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Surgical-Orthodontic Correction of Skeletal Class III Malocclusion with Vertical Maxillary Excess

SEUNG-MIN LIM DDS

Vertical maxillary excess, characterized by excessive posterior and anterior dentoalveolar height, is often associated with excessive lower facial height and lip incompetence. A gummy smile, an open b...

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TECHNIQUE CLINIC

An Upper-Molar Distalizer with Palatal Miniscrew Anchorage

AYMAN EL NIGOUMI BDS

This article describes a modification of the Jones Jig* concept used to distalize upper molars with palatal miniscrew anchorage. Procedure The technique is demonstrated in a 13-year-old male patient w...

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JCO Continuing Education for December 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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Index to Volume L

2016 Author Index*ALBERTINI, E., SCUZZO, G., LOMBARDO, L., and SICILIANI, G., Nonextraction Treatment of an Open Bite with a Preadjusted Lingual Appliance and Intermaxillary Elastics, 623BARZILAY, V. ...

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JCO Product News Published in December 2016

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

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JCO December 2016 Index of Advertisers

Dynaflex•Atlas Mini Bracket SystemFORESTADENT•Power of 7 Physiodynamic SystemHANGZHOU SHINYE ORTHODONTIC PRODUCTS•PASS SystemJCO, INC.•Online ArchiveRELIANCE ORTHODONTIC PRODUC...

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