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September 2018
Volume 52, Issue 9

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

The Science of Molding Faces

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

One of the advantages of working in academic orthodontics is the opportunity to move occasionally from university to university, taking positions with departments in different parts of the country. Al...

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Resin Bite Turbos

NEAL KRAVITZ DMD, MS, GREG JORGENSEN DMD, MS, SCOTT FREY DDS, MSD, JASON COPE DDS, PhD

Drs. Kravitz, Jorgensen, Frey, and Cope cover the development and applications of common bite turbos. Optimum locations and materials are discussed, along with the advantages and disadvantages of various products. The authors also discuss the uses of functional turbos.

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The Biocreative Strategy Part 4: Molar Distalization in Nonextraction Treatment

KYU-RHIM CHUNG DMD, MSD, PhD, YONG KIM DDS, MS, HYERAN CHOO DMD, MS, SEONG-HUN KIM DMD, MSD, PhD, GERALD NELSON DDS

In Biocreative mechanics, the force application from C-implants and elastics for full-arch distalization begins as soon as brackets are bonded. Two direct-pushing methods, using either the head or neck of the miniscrew, are presented by Drs. Chung, Kim, Choo, Kim, and Nelson.

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PEARLS

Bonded Attachment for Severely Rotated Teeth

SHUBHRA JAIN BDS, SATINDER PAL SINGH BDS, MDS, RAJ KUMAR VERMA BDS, MDS

When a tooth is severely rotated, the lack of accessible surface area can make it difficult to bond an attachment. The Jadex eyelet, fabricated at the chair from stainless steel ligature wire, is easily bonded to achieve quick derotation.

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Nonsurgical Orthodontic Treatment of Adolescent Patients with Severe Jaw Deformities

NOBORU DEMURA DDS, PhD, MIHO HASUMOTO DDS, TAICHI DEMURA DDS

Individuals with jaw deformities dating back to childhood generally require long and difficult orthodontic treatment. Drs. Demura, Hasumoto, and Demura describe a relatively short nonsurgical approach, involving maxillary expansion and intermaxillary cross-elastics, that can be successful in growing patients.

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CASE REPORT

Skeletal Open-Bite Correction with Mini-Implant Anchorage and Minimally Invasive Surgery

FLAVIO URIBE DDS, MDS, NILOUFAR AZAMI DDS, DEREK STEINBACHER DMD, MD, NANDAKUMAR JANAKIRAMAN BDS, MDS, MDentSc, RAVINDRA NANDA BDS, MS, PhD

In this adult patient with skeletal open bite and excessive lower facial height, orthognathic surgery is avoided by a combination of miniscrew-anchored maxillary posterior intrusion and minor esthetic procedures, including a reduction genioplasty and submental liposuction.

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Continuing Education for September 2018 Issue (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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PRACTICE PROFILE

Sarah C. Shoaf, DDS, MEd, MS, Salem Smiles Orthodontics

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, Phd, SARAH C. SHOAF DDS, MEd, MS

JCO Editor Robert Keim interviews the owner of an unusual North Carolina practice focused on Invisalign, Medicaid, and sleep-disorder patients. Dr. Shoaf details her clinical and management philosophies and relates case histories from her side interest in dental forensics.

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Product News Published in September 2018 Issue

PRODUCT NEWS is presented as a service to the reader and in no way implies endorsement by JCO.

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