Welcome to Orthodontic Practice US

A dental journal and publication for orthodontists

Current Issue

Increase clear aligner compliance, results, and patient trust

Dr. Diane Milberg discusses achieving compliance through making the right choices In the field of esthetic orthodontics, helping patients make ...

Katelyn’s story

Figure 1: Katelyn Dr. Todd Rankin shares a story of extraordinary teamwork and the stunning transformation of a young woman ...

Resilience and change — the key to recovery

Resilience is often defined as the “capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.” During the past year, we have all had ...

The Roaring 20s

Lisa MolerFounder/Publisher, MedMark Media Here comes summer — we’re already halfway through the year, and many of us have hit ...

Allesee Orthodontic Appliances (AOA)

The latest retainer technology for your practice For more than 3 years, Allesee Orthodontic Appliances (AOA) has had the privilege ...

The BRIUS System: independent tooth movement

Introducing the first orthodontic system providing independent tooth movement Orthodontist/physicist who invented BRIUS Dr. Mehdi Peikar, DDS, PhD, the inventor ...

Treatment of a Class II malocclusion with a TruEase™ fixed bite corrector: case report

Drs. Emad Hussein, Sari Amer, Khaled Qatawi, and Yazan Ashhab discuss a non-extraction option that overcomes compliance problems Introduction International ...

Running a digital practice without it running you

uDesign™ software uses AI Guided Setup to help create staging, sequencing, velocity, pontics, and more for moderate to complex cases ...

Minimum Touch OrthodonticsSM (MTO): A workflow philosophy that can transcend COVID-19

Dr. Jep Paschal Dr. Jep Paschal reimagined his practice workflow to achieve an enhanced patient experience Minimum Touch OrthodonticsSM (MTO) ...

Orthodontic Clinical Studies

Into the unknown: emerging evidence regarding risks of aerosols in the dental office

Dr. Maria L. Geisinger discusses likely modes of transmission for the virus that causes COVID-19 Aerosols created during dental procedures ...

Next-generation treatment planning

Editor’s intro: Using combination treatment plans allows Dr. Adam Schulhof to approach appliances like menu options — let him whet your appetite ...

CEREC Ortho software — where do you send your scans?

Editor’s intro: Dr. Patrik Zachrisson  shows how CEREC Ortho is a very versatile software that has many uses apart from the popular ...

Let the celebrities help

Editor’s Intro: Even Tom Cruise flashes an imperfect smile. Model wide-raging smile esthetics with celebrity photos. Dr. Donald J. Rinchuse discusses ...

The physics of Class II correction

Dr. James J. Jasper discusses the efficacy of the Jasper Vektor® Appliance Introduction From the beginning of the modern ortho-dontic ...

Fixed and removable orthodontic appliance case study

  Dr. Andrew Wallace uses the principles of “smile design” for a patient seeking cosmetic improvement of his upper and lower ...

Myofunctional therapy plays a key role in the orthodontic practice

  Dr. Daniel Klauer uses MFT for his patients on a daily basis for malocclusion and OSA The TMJ & ...

A new type of fixed retainer

  Dr. Patrik Zachrisson describes a tooth-colored milled bonded retainer in PEEK Abstract Following all types of active orthodontic treatment, ...

A modification of the Wits appraisal is proposed for patients with high FMA or with long lower face height — a supplementary assessment

Dr. John L. Hayes discusses an alternative to the Wits appraisal for certain types of patients Abstract The proposed Wits ...

A survey of orthodontists’ perceptions of smile esthetics

Drs. Alys M. Murdoch, Daniel Rinchuse, Thomas Zullo, and Daniel DiBagno explore a survey and literature to define the ideal ...

Effect of surgical corticotomy versus low level laser therapy (LLLT) on the rate of canine retraction in orthodontic patients

Drs. Noha Ali El-Ashmawi, Mohamed Abd El-Ghafour, Shaimaa Saeed Nasr, Mona M. Salah Fayed, Amr Ragab El-Beialy, and Essam Mohamed ...

In my practice: aligner therapy with added high-frequency vibration

Dr. David R. Boschken discusses a combination of therapies that can lead to more efficient orthodontic treatment During my 20-year ...

Orthodontic Case Studies

Katelyn’s story

Figure 1: Katelyn Dr. Todd Rankin shares a story of extraordinary teamwork and the stunning transformation of a young woman ...

Anterior open bite correction in skeletal Class I patient

Dr. Diego Peydro demonstrates treatment for an open bite in seven appointments Introduction Over the years, there have been many ...

Using Spark™ Clear Aligners in open bite closure with TADs

Dr. Bill Dischinger illustrates treating a patient’s narrow arches and anterior open bite with clear aligner therapy My orthodontic training ...

Class II Division I, 9 mm overjet

Dr. Aron Dellinger discusses treatment with the Roncone PhysioDynamic System (PDS) application of the 20/20 molar bracket Initial impressions utilizing ...

Idiopathic condylar resorption: a case report

Dr. Bradford Edgren illustrates a patient with dysfunctional remodeling of the condyle A healthy 16-year 10-month-old female presented for a ...

Simple treatment mechanics for a highly esthetic result

Drs. Todd Bovenizer and Christopher Baker discuss brackets that offered precise control for efficient treatment As we reopen our offices, ...

Simple treatment mechanics for with a highly esthetic result

Drs. Todd Bovenizer and Christopher Baker discuss brackets that offered precise control for efficient treatment As we reopen our offices, ...

Fewer office visits using high-frequency vibration to close an anterior open bite

Dr. Esther Feldman ponders what came first, the open bite or the habit? Which came first, the chicken or the ...

Vertical control and efficiency in treating a Class III malocclusion

Dr. Michael T. DePascale discusses his experience in the development and use of a new clear aligner system Introduction In ...

Nonsurgical correction of a maxillary hypoplastic/mandibular hyperplastic patient

Drs. Jeffrey Silmon and Chris Cosse devise a treatment plan that avoided certain surgical disadvantages Introduction Figure 1: Initial photos ...

Severe crowding with a transverse skeletal discrepancy impacting self-esteem

Editor’s intro: Dr. Antonino Secchi illustrates how orthodontists are improving smiles and also impacting self esteem. Dr. Antonino Secchi illustrates ...

Effective protocols for treatment of Class II malocclusion with moderate dental crowding

Editor’s intro: The primary treatment plan is not the only option. Read about how Dr. Michael Bicknell found an alternate ...

Orthodontic Industry News

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021

Washington, DC; July 21, 2021 – Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best ...

CareQuest Institute Commends Congressional Legislation to Provide Oral Health Care Benefit in Medicare

Statement from President and CEO, Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan: “Dental care is essential health care . . . If we value ...

Which dental protocols added during the pandemic will continue in the future?

Patient acquisition and retention, Covid-19 impact, and staffing challenges at dental practices are among topics of a survey fielded by ...

Ormco Announces the Launch of the Damon Ultima™ System the First True Full Expression System Designed for Faster and More Precise Finishing

Brea, Calif. (June. 22, 2021) – Ormco Corporation, a global leader and innovator of orthodontic products and solutions, today announced ...

Spark Aligners Does It Again with Market Leading Innovation and New FDA Approval to Give Doctors Greater Control and Flexibility

New Features in Release 11 Combined with Expanded Indication for Mixed Dentition to Treat Kids and Teens is a Home ...

Aspen Dental Introduces Doctor-Guided and Tech-Driven Motto™ Clear Aligners – Giving Patients Their Tray One on Day One

Motto Clear Aligners leverage Aspen Dental’s national network of dental experts and precision technology to deliver best-in-class clear aligners at ...

Henry Schein Orthodontics Announces Virtual Presence at the American Academy of Orthodontics 2021 Annual Session

Company’s Virtual Booth to Feature Expansive Lineup of Products and Education on Industry Trends MELVILLE, N.Y., June 24, 2021 – Henry Schein ...

Dentsply Sirona acquired the assets of Propel Orthodontics, a leading innovator in orthodontic devices

Dentsply Sirona today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Propel Orthodontics, including the VPro device ...

imes-icore and 3DISC Partner to Meet Global Demand

Eiterfeld, Germany: imes-icore today announced a new partnership with 3DISC to advance digitalization within dentistry. Together, imes-icore and 3DISC are ...

Gaidge LLC, Gainesville, GA announces software integration with OrthoFi™

Gaidge, the leader in business intelligence and practice analytics, today announced their integration with OrthoFi, the leader in patient acquisition ...

Timely and convenient access to vaccinations is critical, now and in the future

TEMPE, Ariz., April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN), a leading global medical device company engaged ...

McLaughlin-Bennett San Diego Series video cases

Vital video tutorial series created to enhance MB 5.0 skills London April 8, 2021: An invaluable series of video tutorials ...

Subscribe Today

Orthodontic Practice US is a leading dental journal and your publication for Orthodontic continuing education, Orthodontic case studies, and more. Subscribe to Orthodontic Practice US today!

Online Dental CE

Earn 16 dental continuing education credits as an Orthodontic Practice US subscriber per year.

Other Dental Publications
Dental Sleep Practice
Endodontic Practice
Implant Practice
Orthodontic Practice

MedMark Media is the leading interactive marketing and advertising company specializing in marketing and advertising, custom media, and public relations for the U.S. dental industry.

AGD PACE MedMark White (1)

Copyright © 2021 Orthodontic Practice US - Dental Journal and Online Dental CE | MedMark LLC
15720 North Greenway Hayden Loop, Suite #9 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 | All rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions

Scroll to Top