Editor’s intro: Dr. Duane Grummons delves into the use of the 3-Way maxillae expander appliance for various maxillary arch conditions. Dr. Duane Grummons discusses naso-maxillary orthopedic 3-dimensional expander techniques to overcome structural form discrepancies of the maxillae, having dentoalveolar compensations Educational aims and objectives This clinical article aims to discuss the application of several three-dimensional maxillary […]Read More
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Editor’s intro: Ali Oromchian, JD, LL.M., outlines hiring practices that can protect your business. Ali Oromchian, JD, LL.M., discusses the process of hiring and welcoming a new team member Educational aims and objectives This article aims to present a few essential requirements in the hiring process for a dental practice. Expected outcomes Orthodontic Practice US subscribers can […]Read More
Editor’s intro: When the adult orthodontic patient requests esthetic treatment, clinicians must decide on options that are appropriate to their dental niche. Dr. Thomas Sealey says it is essential to identify what cases are suitable for “cosmetic” alignment and which fall into the scope of practice of the specialist orthodontic practitioner Educational aims and objectives This clinical […]Read More
Editor’s intro: Preventing orthodontic relapse is tricky — caused by both clinical reasons and patient non-compliance, but orthodontists have some choices on keeping their patients’ beautiful smiles intact. Dr. Ricky E. Harrell examines reasons for relapse following completion of active orthodontic treatment Educational aims and objectives This clinical article aims to discuss reasons for relapse upon completion […]Read More
Editor’s intro: A blend of techniques for Class II malocclusions has helped Drs. White, Taylor, and Brown to design treatment mechanics to achieve their goals. Through this article, they hope to create interest about new paradigms for diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapy. Drs. Larry W. White, Reginald W. Taylor, and Matt Brown discuss diagnosis, treatment […]Read More
Editor’s intro: Dr. Robert Kaspers shows the fulcrum effect on condylar position and how treatment needs to be tailored to this structural asymmetry. Read about how to attain the necessary information to acquire a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. Dr. Robert Kaspers discusses the effect that the musculature and the occlusion have on the condylar position Educational […]Read More
Editor’s intro: Dr. Suhail Khouri writes that posterior crossbites can be corrected with light and consistent forces created by V-bends. Read his concept that this technique can conserve chair time, laboratory time, and costs. Dr. Suhail A. Khouri discusses a technique that facilitates the correction of crossbites and Class III malocclusions Educational aims and objectives This clinical […]Read More
Editor’s intro: Drs. Jasmine Gorton and Sona Bekmezian approach mixed dentition treatment with a novel approach, using a combination of technologies usually thought to be reserved for older patients. Drs. Jasmine Gorton and Sona Bekmezian discuss a viable treatment option for mixed dentition cases Educational aims and objectives This clinical article aims to present a novel approach […]Read More
Editor’s intro: Chronic pain and breathing disorders can be effectively treated with various technologies that take the frustration out of treatment for both the clinician and the patient. Check out the variety of technologies that help Dr. Steven Olmos treat these disorders. Dr. Steven R. Olmos explores high-tech solutions to treatment problems Educational aims and objectives […]Read More
Editor’s intro: Dr. Jay B. Burton writes that visualizing anatomy with CBCT “has changed everything in my practice life — from treatment planning to treatment options to mechanotherapy, and even evaluation of treatment results.” Read how this imaging modality has changed his diagnostic protocols. Dr. Jay B. Burton discusses the aspects of CBCT imaging that improve […]Read More