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Volume 29 : Number 1 : Page 0 : Jan 1995
What is the best procedure for charging an additional fee for extended treatment in a case of non-cooperation? The first point to emphasize is that the orthodontist must abide by the terms and conditi...
Volume 23 : Number 8 : Page 0 : Aug 1989
Software programs that create accounting-type worksheets are called spreadsheets. A wide selection of programs for various operating systems are available at reasonable cost from local computer dealer...
COMMENTARY Knowing Your Practice: A Cost Comparative Basis for Practice Management
Volume 51 : Number 9 : Page 544 : Sep 2017
Over his long association with orthodontists and with JCO, Martin L. Schulman was an outstanding influence on the management of orthodontic practices. In specific detail, as this 1970 article demonstr...
Volume 23 : Number 12 : Page 0 : Dec 1989
My 85% adult practice began using monocrystalline sapphire brackets in 1986, and has used them exclusively on maxillary canines and incisors since then. We have placed more than 3,000 ceramic brackets...
Volume 24 : Number 6 : Page 0 : Jun 1990
Ankylosis, a localized fusion of alveolar bone and cementum, is the result of a defective or discontinuous periodontal membrane and is apparently caused by mechanical, thermal, or metabolic trauma to ...
Volume 25 : Number 12 : Page 0 : Dec 1991
Patient cooperation is a never-ending concern for orthodontists. Removable appliances leave the orthodontist totally dependent on the patient, and bonded functional appliances present hygiene and clea...
Volume 43 : Number 12 : Page 0 : Dec 2009
Orthodontic closure of interdental spaces causes coronal creeping of the interproximal gingival tissues, thus restoring the interdental papillae and contact points.1 Usually, any gingival hyperplasia ...
Volume 47 : Number 9 : Page 537 : Sep 2013
The term "long-face syndrome" was developed to combine the dental, skeletal, and facial characteristics of patients previously classified under such descriptions as "skeletal open bite", "iidiopathic ...
Volume 4 : Number 9 : Page 516 : Sep 1970
The first requirement in practice management is KNOWING: 1. Know your financial reward compared to similar practices. 2. Know your personal efficiency compared to other practitioners. 3. Know the effi...
Volume 17 : Number 4 : Page 240 : Apr 1983
Many individuals would like to have the benefits offered by high-quality orthodontic treatment, but do not want to have braces that are visible to their friends and colleagues. Our profession did not ...
Volume 15 : Number 7 : Page 502 : Jul 1981
Tooth fractures that extend to the level of or below the alveolar bone crest can be treated in various ways. The most frequent procedures are: 1. Extraction of the fractured tooth. 2. Endodontic treat...
Volume 15 : Number 12 : Page 810 : Dec 1981
In most orthodontic techniques used to move impacted canines into the arch, the force usually comes from the labial archwire and is directed labially. However, when the canines are impacted high in th...
Volume 43 : Number 7 : Page 0 : Jul 2009
A double tooth is a congenital anomaly in which two adjacent teeth are joined at the crown level (enamel and dentin), forming a single tooth with an enlarged crown.1 Although the cause is unknown, gen...
Volume 49 : Number 2 : Page 95 : Feb 2015
Transposition is a dental anomaly characterized by the positional interchange of two adjacent teeth, especially in relation to their roots, or by the development and eruption of a tooth in a position ...
Volume 54 : Number 12 : Page 777 : Dec 2020
The negative psychosocial effects of hereditary ectodermal dysplasia can deeply affect a child. In case reports of two brothers, the authors show how early orthodontic intervention can improve appearance and function while preparing for future prosthodontic rehabilitation.
Volume 7 : Number 3 : Page 150 : Mar 1973
This is the second in a series of articles derived from a course given at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Part 1: Group Orthodontic Practice appeared in the January 1973 issue of JCO....
Volume 3 : Number 8 : Page 410 : Aug 1969
The Impacted Cuspid Many different techniques have been described and are employed in the management of the impacted cuspid. They include surgical removal of the offending cuspid and bringing the bicu...
Volume 7 : Number 1 : Page 23 : Jan 1973
JCO is proud to present a series of articles derived from a course given at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. We acknowledge with thanks the kind cooperation of the Department of Contin...
Volume 16 : Number 6 : Page 390 : Jun 1982
DR. GOTTLIEB Jim, let's begin at the beginning in your approach to the clinical management of the Frankel appliance and the Frankel patient.DR. MCNAMARA Before the patient comes in, I always want to k...
Volume 46 : Number 9 : Page 570 : Sep 2012
About 10% of orthodontic patients present with maxillary midline diastemas wider than .5mm after eruption of the permanent canines, and roughly half of these patients experience relapse following orth...
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