As one of Invisalign’s “Early Adopters,” I have developed a deep appreciation for what this appliance system can do. At first, we were pretty much limited to Class I cases involving minor crowding or ...
This versatile modification of the Distal Jet relies on skeletal anchorage to avoid unwanted reciprocal forces. After molar distalization, the self-limiting appliance converts to a palatal holding arch. Dr. Jay Bowman illustrates a variety of clinical applications, including a combination with AcceleDent.
Drs. Anderson and Darren Huang demonstrate the range of the Invisalign system in preprosthodontic treatment of adult patients. These four cases involve space creation, molar uprighting, or molar intrusion to make room for future implants, as well as molar space closure to avoid the need for restoration.
Drs. Manni, Lupini, and Cozzani describe an innovative combination of Class II elastics and temporary anchorage devices. Their treatment takes advantage of the versatility of intermaxillary elastics in producing reliable sagittal and extrusive forces, while avoiding the side effects associated with anchorage loss.
Bracket positioning alone is often inadequate to correct a hanging upper molar. This simple, cost-effective cantilever intrusion spring is extended from both sides of the adjacent first-molar band to apply a pure vertical force for intrusion of a supraerupted second molar.
Cybercriminals have been targeting small and midsize businesses by infecting their computers with software that locks down the system until the victim pays a ransom. Mr. McGill outlines how to back up your data, train your staff, and create a disaster-recovery plan in case of attack.
The third JCO Student of the Year, hailing from the University of Pennsylvania, was selected by the editorial board over 21 other nominees in a two-stage, months-long competition. This Q&A details her life story, orthodontic education, clinical philosophy, and career goals.
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