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October 2020
Volume 54, Issue 10

THE EDITOR'S CORNER

Correcting the Class II, Division 1

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD

Last month, I singled out high-angle anterior open-bite cases as the toughest types of patients to treat. This month, I’ll focus on the other end of my own non-scientific hierarchy of case types. Agai...

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2020 JCO Study of Orthodontic Diagnosis and Treatment Procedures Part I: Results and Trends

ROBERT G. KEIM DDS, EdD, PhD, DAVID S. VOGELS III, PHILIP B. VOGELS

Trends in U.S. orthodontic practices since 1986 are examined in this first installment of a three-part report. Surveyed items include diagnostic methods, fixed and removable appliances, archwires, bonding, extractions, finishing and retention, accelerated orthodontics, TMD treatment, and clear aligners.

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Treatment of Unilateral Condylar Hyperplasia with Proportional Condylectomy and Orthodontic Aligners

PIERO CASCONE MD, PhD, BALDASSARE CICERO DDS, VALERIO RAMIERI MD, PhD, FRANCESCA GERMANÒ DDS, VALENTINO VELLONE MD

A study by Drs. Cascone, Cicero, Ramieri, Germanò, and Vellone investigates the possibility of using proportional condylectomy and functional arthroplasty, followed by orthodontic therapy using clear aligners, as the sole method of treating unilateral condylar hyperplasia.

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Effective Vertical Control of the Entire Maxillary Arch with a Palatal TAD-Supported Appliance

NILOUFAR AZAMI DDS, MDS, RAVINDRA NANDA BDS, MDS, PhD, FLAVIO URIBE DDS, MDS

Vertical control is especially important in patients with hyperdivergent growth patterns. Drs. Azami, Nanda, and Uribe demonstrate a method of intruding the entire maxillary dentition to encourage forward mandibular autorotation, using a versatile, custom-designed splint anchored by only two palatal miniscrews.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Temporary Anchorage Devices in Clinical Orthodontics

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS

JAE HYUN PARK, DMD, MSD, MS, PhD, Editor 808 pages. 2020.Print, $249.99; electronic, $199.99. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 111 River St., Hoboken, NJ 07030.(800) 225-5945; www.wiley.com. This text on ...

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PEARLS

Flexible Bite Turbos for Lingual Appliances

ANDRE WEISSHEIMER DDS, MS, PhD, ROBERT LEE DDS, MS, HONGSHENG TONG DDS, MS, PhD, JOHN PHAM DDS, MS

This Pearl shows how to make temporary anterior bite turbos from a light-cured composite resin with high elasticity, which can be applied directly over the brackets to prevent occlusal interference. The technique is especially useful with customized lingual appliances such as InBrace.

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CASE REPORT

Carriere Motion Appliance with Miniscrew Anchorage for Treatment of Class II, Division 1 Malocclusion

AHMED S. FOUDA BDS, MSc, MOrth, MAI H. ABOULFOTOUH BDS, MSc, PhD, MOrth, KHALED H. ATTIA BDS, MSc, PhD, AMR M. ABOUELEZZ BDS, MSc, PhD

In this case, skeletal anchorage from bilateral mandibular miniscrews is used to limit the common side effects of Class II elastics used in conjunction with the Carriere Motion Appliance, prior to nonextraction orthodontic camouflage treatment with fixed appliances.

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Continuing Education from October 2020 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 in October 2020 Issue

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

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DIGITAL PEARLS

Lower Molar Bands on Upper Molars in Camouflage Cases

NEAL D. KRAVITZ DMD, MS

Dr. Neal Kravitz explains the advantages of using lower molar bands on upper molars in camouflage cases in this video Pearl.

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