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VISION by SoftSmile

VISION is the innovative treatment planning solution by SoftSmile. The software is powered by artificial intelligence that generates key aspects ...

A new orthodontic mindset

Dr. Amy Jackson discusses at-home, direct-to-door delivery of orthodontic care What is your opinion of direct-to-consumer aligner companies? Personally, I believe orthodontic therapy ...

Ormco™

The Damon Ultima™ System Ormco™ Corporation has launched a completely reengineered passive self-ligation brace system. The new Damon Ultima™ System ...

Specialty Appliances

Printed splint Innovator and leader of digital technology Specialty Appliances, founded in 1981 by Scott Huge, has since become an ...

AAO Special Section

3M™ What can AAO attendees expect from 3M™ this year? Our team is excited to highlight the innovations that make ...

Chris Bonebreak Jackson, DMD, MS

Finding LightForce At 39-years old, Dr. Chris Bonebreak Jackson has been a mechanical engineer, a bond trader, a dental faculty ...

Which is the best treatment modality for space closure — orthodontic, restorative, or prosthetic?

Drs. Vishal Parashar, Rupali Balpande, Amil Sharma, Snehal Markandey, Neetish Shriram Chavhan, and Gayatri Deshmukh survey doctors about their preferred ...

Let the dentist know what you can do

Dr. Robert Kaspers notes that interaction between dentists and orthodontists can result in more effective treatment Unfortunately, dental schools do ...

Don’t just survive — thrive!

Lisa MolerFounder/Publisher,MedMark Media When preparing my first message of 2022, I was looking for inspiration. I found a quote by ...

Simplifying the deimpaction of mandibular second molars

Drs. Larry W. White and Francesca Scilla Smith offer a technique to simplify a complex and lengthy procedure Introduction Nothing ...

Bending superelastic archwires — the missing constituent of orthodontic therapy

Dr. Suhail A. Khouri discusses the clinical benefits of wire bending Introduction When superelastic archwires entered orthodontic practice, their 100% ...

Spark™ Aligners set new standard in orthodontics

Spark™ Clear Aligner features Spark™ Aligners are manufactured by Ormco™ — a global leader in innovative orthodontic products with 60 ...

Orthodontic Clinical Studies

Dental Mental Network

Dr. Brett E. Gilbert and Sue Jeffries discuss the importance of providing a safe space in support of dentists’ mental ...

Practitioner perceptions of the link between orthodontics and temporomandibular disorders (TMD): a survey of dentists, orthodontists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Drs. Chadwick Augusty, Shadbeh Taghizadeh, Vincent Graves, John Stockstill, and Courtney McCracken (biostatistics) study the perceived association between orthodontics and ...

Examining the dental canon

Drs. Francesca Scilla Smith and Larry W. White discuss centric occlusion, centric relation, and the role of canines Canines Prior ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 & ...

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 ...

Management of facial asymmetries — true skeletal or functional shift

Drs. Jamie Y. Kim, Chung How Kau, and Ahmet A. Celebi show a patient’s progress through treatment Figure 1: Pretreatment ...

Manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration

Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane illustrates technologies that facilitate treatment goals Over the years, as I explore beneficial technologies to add ...

The value of orthodontic study models for diagnosis and treatment planning: a survey

Drs. Nathan Yetter and Donald J. Rinchuse investigate whether orthodontic e-models and/or plaster models are useful Introduction: The purpose of ...

Orthodontic Case Studies

Pushing the limits

Dr. Jeffrey M. Heinz illustrates a clinical case study treated with Spark™ Clear Aligners In my practice, I have traditionally ...

Katelyn’s story

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

The multifactorial challenges to treating non-growing adult Class III patients

Editor’s intro: Dr. Bryan Lockhart’s solution to the many challenges to treatment for this patient involved a multi-faceted approach to treatment. Dr. ...

Using SureSmile® clear aligners to treat a patient with crowding and narrow arches

Editor’s intro: Dr. Cory Costanzo uses clear aligners to treat a patient with an implant, crowded lower teeth and a narrow ...

SureSmile case report: DIY aligner generalized spacing case for superior control and cost-effective treatment

Editor’s intro: With DIY aligners using SureSmile software as the treatment for a patient’s generalized spacing issue, Dr. Edward Y. Lin provided ...

Orthodontic Industry News

HENRY SCHEIN ORTHODONTICS ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF EVENTS AND EDUCATION DURING AAO 2022

Educational Lineup Features New Insights and Techniques in Orthodontics from Key Industry Leaders MELVILLE, N.Y., May 17, 2022 – Henry Schein Orthodontics ...

EasyRx Adds PTS Timeline File Output to 3D Automated Services

ATLANTA – May 17, 2022 – EasyRx®, a leading provider of universal lab prescription, digital workflow, and 3D software for ...

Corus Orthodontists selects Ortho2’s Edge Cloud as its Exclusive Practice Management System

Ames, IA (May 12, 2022) – Ortho2, LLC announced today that it has finalized a new agreement with Corus Orthodontists ...

ORMCO™ LAUNCHES ONLINE STORE FOR NORTH AMERICAN ORTHODONTIC OFFICES

Brea, Calif. (May 12, 2022) – Ormco Corporation, a global leader and innovator of orthodontic products and solutions, announced the ...

OrthoSelect Announces Major Advances in Digital Bracket Placement with the Release of DIBS AI 7.0

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OrthoSelect, a leading orthodontics software company and digital orthodontics laboratory, announces ...

Braces On Demand secures investment to scale 3D tech nationally, while celebrating second AAO innovation award

FDA-approved in Dec 2020, new platform positions to revolutionize orthodontic industry HICKSVILLE, N.Y. -- Orthodontists across the U.S. can now ...

High Point University Announces $32,000,000 Donor for New School of Dental Medicine

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2022 – At an event today, High Point University announced the major donor for the new ...

Incisal Edge honors top young dentists in U.S. with ‘40 Under 40’ award, celebrates them at Manhattan photo session May 5, 6

PITTSTON, April 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PITTSTON, PA — April 27, 2022 — For a 12th consecutive year, Incisal Edge dental ...

WildSmiles®️ Braces Announces Orthodontic Resident Essay Scholarship Recipient

OMAHA, NE (May 4, 2022) - WildSmiles Braces is proud to announce its annual awarded Orthodontic Resident Essay Scholarship final recipient who ...

AADEJ and ADA Council on Communications Announce a Call for Entries – 2022 Awards for Excellence in Dental Journalism

Saint Clair Shores, MI., April 13, 2022 — The American Association of Dental Editors and Journalists, in partnership with the ...

Benco Dental and Overjet announce new partnership

Global leader in dental AI and the nation’s largest independent dental distributor collaborate  to bring FDA-cleared dental artificial intelligence platform ...

OrthoSelect Announces Compatibility of the Braces On Demand Bracket with their DIBS AI Digital Indirect Bonding System

  AMERICAN FORK, Utah, March 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OrthoSelect, a leading orthodontics software company and digital orthodontics laboratory, ...

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