In September, JCO announced the formation of its inaugural Clinical Advisory Council. The Council comprises outstanding orthodontists who will be regularly surveyed on clinical topics to ensure that t...
The final article in this three-part report covers practice growth over the past two years and expectations for 2023. Variables related to staff employment are also tabulated, including numbers of full- and part-time positions, salaries for receptionists and chairside assistants, and benefits provided.
The traditional extraction pattern for skeletal Class II patients involves upper second and lower first premolars. This report shows how the extraction of a single lower incisor can shorten presurgical treatment while avoiding supraeruption of the upper second molars.
In this protocol from Dr. Carlucci and colleagues, a hybrid miniscrew-supported rapid palatal expander with protraction facemask hooks is prescribed to correct maxillary retrusion during late adolescence, followed by an orthodontic phase with fixed appliances and Class III elastics.
Extraction of a single lower incisor and interproximal reduction can facilitate clear aligner treatment for the relief of severe crowding. Drs. Giulieri, Weir, and Freer use a 3D modeling program to assess the accuracy of such treatment, as compared with the predicted results.
After open exposure of a palatally impacted canine, the tooth will erupt medially, but occasionally will also be malrotated. This Pearl reviews the use of buccal and lingual buttons and elastic chains to derotate the canine while moving it into the arch.
Numb chin syndrome is a mental-nerve neuropathy that can manifest spontaneously. This article describes how the syndrome was identified in a teenage orthodontic patient, whose expeditious diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia led to a successful treatment with chemotherapy.
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Index to Volume LVII 2023 Author Index* AGHAZADA, H., CAMPOBASSO, A., ANNARUMMA, F., and BATTISTA, G., Design and Manufacturing of a Fully Digital Boneborne Palatal Expander, 585 ALBERTINI, P., ALBER...
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The authors discuss multidisciplinary treatment of a complex case involving multiple-tooth agenesis, retention, and impaction. The patient required extractions and germectomies, as well as cosmetic recontouring for tooth substitutions after orthodontic space closure.
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