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The Indirect Approach

Volume 41 : Number 11 : Page 651 : Nov 2007

Indirect bonding has been the subject of innumerable papers and meeting presentations since it first appeared in the orthodontic literature in the mid-'70s.1-5 The reasons for using indirect bonding a...



Economics and Ethics of Two-Phase Treatment

Volume 42 : Number 7 : Page 393 : Jul 2008

The recent Management & Marketing column by Dr. Robert Haeger ("Statistical Analysis of Two-Phase Treatment Compared with Single-Stage Comprehensive Treatment," JCO, March 2008) supports the conte...



A Half-Century of Excellence

Volume 51 : Number 9 : Page 507 : Sep 2017

This issue of the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics represents a landmark in orthodontic history: the 50th anniversary of our publication. Fifty years ago this month, Dr. Eugene Gottlieb, our founding ...


2011 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, Part 1: Trends

Volume 45 : Number 10 : Page 535 : Oct 2011

In this series of articles, we present the key results of the 2011 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, the 16th biennial survey since 1981. Any JCO subscriber can access the complete tables and the questi...


2015 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, Part 1: Trends

Volume 49 : Number 10 : Page 625 : Oct 2015

In this series of articles, we present the most important results of the 18th biennial JCO Orthodontic Practice Study. Part 1 analyzes trends in U.S. orthodontic economics and practice administration since the first survey was conducted in 1981, focusing on changes since the 2013 Study. In subsequent issues, we will examine data related to practice success and practice growth. JCO subscribers can access the complete tables; the survey questionnaire appears at the end of this document. All previous Practice Study articles and tables are also available in the archive.



Pretreatment Observation Systems

Volume 53 : Number 2 : Page 117 : Feb 2019

This month’s topic involves pretreatment observation and recall systems. JCO readers respond to questions involving categories of recall patients, reappointment procedures, insurance coverage, fees, and internal marketing. Tips are presented for maintaining communication with observation patients and their families.


Index to Volume XLIX

Volume 49 : Number 12 : Page 793 : Dec 2015

2015 Author Index*ABELA, S., TEWSON, D., PRINCE, S., SIDEBOTTOM, A., and BISTER, D., Total TMJ Reconstruction in Cases of Advanced Idiopathic Condylysis, 263ADABI, S., NANDA, R., URIBE, F.A., and JANA...


2017 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study Part 1: Trends

Volume 51 : Number 10 : Page 639 : Oct 2017

The first installment in this biennial series of reports covers changes in orthodontic economics and practice administration that have occurred since the first JCO Practice Study in 1981. Tables on practice activity, fees, management methods, delegation, practice-building methods, and referrals are included.


Enhanced Office Automation

Volume 21 : Number 9 : Page 0 : Sep 1987

Computer technology has the potential to revolutionize orthodontic business and clinical management methods to the extent that bonding techniques changed the clinical practice of orthodontics. Still, ...


Leading an All-Star Staff

Volume 44 : Number 8 : Page 487 : Aug 2010

Originally published in August 2010 Editor's Note: This quarterly JCO column is compiled by Contributing Editor Robert Haeger. Every quarter, Dr. Haeger presents a successful approach or strategy for ...


Finding a Successful Associate to Fit Your Office

Volume 51 : Number 2 : Page 71 : Aug 2018

Dr. Haeger and Ms. White present checklists for establishing expectations and formulating interview questions when hiring an associate. Clarifying the details of agreements regarding clinical behavior, office relationships, and compensation will help prevent misunderstandings and provide the best opportunity for long-term success.


1999 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study, Part 1: Trends

Volume 33 : Number 10 : Page 569 : Oct 1999

The three-part report beginning in this issue marks JCO's 10th biennial Orthodontic Practice Study. In this month's article, we will cover trends in orthodontic economics and prac­tice administration ...


2017 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study Part 2: Practice Success

Volume 51 : Number 11 : Page 707 : Nov 2017

This month’s Practice Study installment examines management and practice-building methods that seem to be related to practice success, especially in terms of net income and numbers of case starts. Respondents are divided into three net income categories for purposes of comparison.


2017 JCO Orthodontic Practice Study Part 3: Practice Growth and Staff Data

Volume 51 : Number 12 : Page 773 : Dec 2017

The final installment in this three-part series assesses practice growth over the past two years in terms of case starts and gross income, as well as expectations for further increases in 2018 and factors impacting lack of growth. Staff utilization, compensation, and benefits are also covered.


Associating After Residency

Volume 53 : Number 4 : Page 205 : Aug 2019

Dr. Mike Meru reviews the pros and cons of various associateship options for new graduates, including private, group, and corporate practices. He explains the tax differences between employees and independent contractors and concludes with helpful tips for prospective associates.



A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose

Volume 17 : Number 12 : Page 803 : Dec 1983

A Rose Is a Rose Is a RoseWhen Gertrude Stein penned "A rose is a rose is a rose", she was undoubtedly alluding to Shakespeare's famous line: "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet". Her infer...



Volume 14 : Number 1 : Page 9 : Jan 1980

Most orthodontists survived the Seventies more or less intact, but worried about what the future may bring. What can we expect from the Eighties? While a substantial number of orthodontists can be exp...


Criteria Used by General Dentists To Choose an Orthodontist

Volume 33 : Number 2 : Page 87 : Feb 1999

Orthodontists have always relied heavily on referrals from general practitioners for the majority of their patients.1 However, recent changes in the management of dental and orthodontic practices have...



Volume 26 : Number 3 : Page 0 : Mar 1992

Topics this month are open bite and practice consultants.1. How do you distinguish between skeletal anterior open bite and dental anterior open bite? Virtually all the clinicians used both cephalometr...



Orthodontic Study Clubs

Volume 41 : Number 2 : Page 0 : Feb 2007

(Editor’s Note: The Readers’ Corner is a quarterly feature of JCO in which orthodontists share their experiences and opinions about treatment and practice management. Pairs of questions are mailed per...

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