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March 2019
Volume 53, Issue 3

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Noninvasive Acceleration

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Many patients who could benefit from orthodontic treatment are hesitant to start, even after a detailed examination and consultation process. They almost always want straighter teeth, a “better bite,”...

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Image Quality and Ease of Use of Six Orthodontic Camera Systems

JOSHUA ADCOX DDS, BRYAN E. SHEPHERD PhD, MARION MESSERSMITH DDS, MSD

In this study, Drs. Adcox, Shepherd, and Messersmith compare the quality of orthodontic photographs, ease of use, and overall impressions of six camera systems, including a digital single-lens reflex camera, several point-and-shoot dental systems, and a popular smartphone.

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THE CUTTING EDGE

Face Scanning and Digital Smile Design with an Intraoral Scanner

GIOVANNI BATTISTA DDS

Dr. Giovanni Battista demonstrates how a digital setup and smile plan can be produced by importing intraoral scans into computer-aided design software, without the need for more expensive and invasive cone-beam computed tomography or facial scans.

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Effects of Low-Level Laser and Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Therapy on Treatment Duration and Pain Perception

RAJ K. MAURYA MDS, HARPREET SINGH MDS, PRANAV KAPOOR MDS, UPENDRA JAIN MDS, RAJAT MITRA MDS

The effects of two accelerative techniques on treatment time and pain experienced by bimaxillary protrusion patients during canine retraction are assessed in this prospective, double-blind, split-mouth controlled clinical trial by Drs. Maurya, Singh, Kapoor, Jain, and Mitra.

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PRACTICE PROFILE

Stuart Frost, DDS, Frost Orthodontics

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD, STUART FROST DDS

Dr. Frost started from scratch to build a boutique practice that provides a unique experience for patients and their families in Mesa, Arizona. JCO Editor Robert Keim asks Dr. Frost to discuss his philosophy of achieving high-quality finishes with artistic smiles while integrating the latest orthodontic technology.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Atlas of Orthodontic Case Reviews

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS

MARJAN ASKARI, DMD, MSSTANLEY A. ALEXANDER, DMD 280 pages, more than 800 clinical photographs. $124.99. 2017.Wiley-Blackwell, 111 River St., Hoboken, NJ 07030. (877) 762-2974; www.wiley.com. Reviewing...

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CASE REPORT

Treatment in 41 Days Using a Customized Passive Self-Ligation System and the "Surgery First" Approach

JUAN FERNANDO ARISTIZÁBAL DDS, MSc

This patient illustrates the integration of the Insignia custom self-ligating bracket system with 3D virtual surgical planning and digitally manufactured surgical splints in a “surgery first” approach that can dramatically reduce overall treatment time.

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PEARLS

Extraction Alternatives in Cases with Missing Lower First Molars

UN-BONG BAIK DDS, MSD, PhD, SUCHITA MANDAIR DMD, JAE HYUN PARK DMD, MSD, MS, PhD

Orthodontic consolidation of a first molar space usually involves extraction of the second premolars in the other three quadrants. Instead, this Pearl recommends extracting the upper first premolars and either a lower first or lower second premolar on the opposite side.

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Continuing Education from March 2019 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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Product News Published in March 2019 Issue

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