March 2017
Volume 51, Issue 3

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Devil and the Details

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

There is an old saying, the origin of which has been clouded by repetition, that the devil is in the detail. In clinical orthodontics, it might be better phrased as “the devil is in the lack of detail...

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2017 Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO Student of the Year: Dr. Moataz Elmahdy

The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics is proud to recognize Dr. Moataz Elmahdy from the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester, as the winner of the second Eugene L. Gottlieb JCO St...

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Bracket Positioning for Smile Arc Protection

THOMAS R. PITTS DDS, MSD

Ackerman recently wrote about disruptive orthodontic technology with the view that “orthodontics is the art of the possible” rather than “the science of the improbable”.1 According to him, “Nothing in...

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Invisalign with Photobiomodulation: Optimizing Tooth Movement and Treatment Efficacy with a Novel Self-Assessment Algorithm

TODD E. DICKERSON DDS, MSc

Because of its esthetics and convenience, Invisalign* is a popular option for orthodontic treatment, particularly among adults. Until recently, Align Technology has recommended that a new aligner be w...

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BOOK REVIEWS

Etiology-Based Dental and Craniofacial Diagnostics

BIRTE MELSEN DDS, DrOdont

INGER KJAER, DDS, DrOdont, DrMed 256 pages. $129.99. 2016. Wiley Blackwell, 1 Wiley Drive, Somerset, NJ 08875. (800) 225-5945; www.wiley.com. This textbook by Dr. Inger Kjaer differentiates itself fro...

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PRACTICE PROFILE

Jeremy Fry, DDS, MS Fry Orthodontic Specialists

JEREMY FRY DDS, MS, Robert G. Keim, DDS, EdD, PhD

In this issue of JCO, we are reintroducing a feature that dates back to the 1970s, when it was called “JCO Visits”. Now under the heading of “Practice Profiles”, these articles are intended to give ou...

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CASE REPORT

Treatment of an Impacted and Inverted Upper Premolar

SEONG-MIIN BAE DDS, PhD, BUI QUANG HUNG DDS, MS, YONG-GYOO LEE DDS, PhD, HEE-MOON KYUNG DDS, MS, PhD

The upper and lower third molars and upper canines are the most commonly impacted teeth in the permanent dentition. Impaction can be horizontal, vertical, mesioangular, distoangular, or inverted.1-3 I...

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PEARLS

An Efficient and Effective Technique for Uprighting Mesially Erupting Lower Second Molars

NANDAKUMAR JANAKIRAMAN BDS, MDS, MDSc , ZAKI HAKAMI BDS, PhD, FLAVIO A. URIBE DDS, MDSc

Orthodontists can never have enough techniques in their armamentaria for uprighting mesioangular lower second molars. In this Pearl, as an alternative to a Halterman appliance, the authors use a beta ...

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