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Drs. Nappée, Nappée-Miévilly, and Hilgers describe a new version of the Pendulum distalizer, anchored by a single palatal miniscrew. The acrylic Nance button with embedded pendulum springs can easily be removed for adjustments and for cleaning at each appointment.
This second installment in a three-part series discusses factors related to practice success in terms of net income and case starts. The effects of delegation and various management and practice-building methods are examined, including historical comparisons across the 20 biennial Practice Studies.
In a retrospective study, Dr. Elshebiny and colleagues compare pre- and post-treatment superimpositions of cone-beam computed tomography images from 15 growing and 15 adult patients using two voxel-based programs, Dolphin 3D and OnDemand3D.
The authors’ vacuformed plastic surgical guide allows a boneborne MARPE to be employed without the extension arms, which reportedly cause some dental expansion. A simple procedure for fabrication and placement of the appliance is described and illustrated.
An adolescent patient’s Class II, division 1 malocclusion with a mild skeletal component is corrected with Forsus Fatigue Resistant Devices, anchored by bilateral miniscrews between the lower second premolars and first molars. An improved anteroposterior skeletal relationship is demonstrated.
Dr. Gilot and colleagues show how subtractive coronoplasty can be used to eliminate lingual enamel deformities and thus to reduce the distance between the center of resistance and the point of force application while increasing the interbracket distance in a lingual edgewise technique.
The Clinician’s Handbook for Dental Sleep Medicine KEN BERLEY, DDS, JDSTEVE CARSTENSEN, DDS 240 pages, 60 illustrations. $72. 2019.Quintessence Publishing Co., Inc., 411 N. Raddant Road, Batavia, IL 6...
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