Welcome to Orthodontic Practice US

A dental journal and publication for orthodontists

Current Issue

Brava by Brius™

Bringing transformative technology to orthodontics Brius Technologies is a forward-thinking innovation company dedicated to improving the orthodontic experience of both ...

Gaidge’s New Patient Tracker

Introducing a better way to manage your new patients Gaidge’s newest product, the New Patient Tracker, will be released in ...

What is in a number?

Dr. Amy B. Jackson discusses pricing psychology and how it relates to orthodontics For many in the world of healthcare, ...

The power of choice

Dr. Manika Agarwal discusses relying on our strengths to develop a versatile approach The choice The prevalence of social media, ...

CareCredit — Financing Simplified

It’s simple. Accepting CareCredit to help more patients get a straighter and more attractive smile is easier than ever because ...

The 4th industrial revolution and dental sleep medicine: Digital Sleep Dentistry 4.0™

Béatrice and Diane Robichaud explain how Panthera’s cutting-edge technology is transforming treatment experiences The French have played a distinguished role ...

A proposed grading system for severity of a skeletal maxillary transverse deficiency

Dr. John L. Hayes says that a grading system can help increase communication with patients Abstract Introduction This article proposes ...

A little bit of summer

While writing my message for this summer issue, John Mayer’s song “Wildfire” started playing on the radio. It started me ...

How to handle negative reviews

Dr. Len Tau discusses how to soothe the sting of a negative review No matter how much we try, negative ...

Treatment results — what’s ahead?

In 1959, Dr. Cecil C. Steiner in his classic article, “Cephalometric in Clinical Practice” asked, “Do you really want to ...

“Are you ready to start your treatment?”

Drs. Donald J. Rinchuse and Dara L. Rinchuse discuss the importance of establishing a policy for the retention phase Orthodontists ...

Built to Last. Built for You. Built by Boyd!

“Built to Last. Built for You. Built by Boyd!” is more than a tagline: It’s our commitment to every one ...

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

The power of choice

Dr. Manika Agarwal discusses relying on our strengths to develop a versatile approach The choice The prevalence of social media, ...

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 ...

Orthodontic Industry News

Gaidge Announces its Latest Product: The New Patient Tracker

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – September 26, 2022 – Gaidge, the leader in practice analytics and business intelligence solutions, announced it will ...

Curve Dental Announces Partnership with Dental Whale to Simplify the Business of Dentistry

Las Vegas, Nevada, September 19, 2022 - Curve Dental, the most-widely used cloud-based practice management solution for the dental industry, ...

EasyRx now integrates with In Hand Dental

ATLANTA – September 15, 2022 – EasyRx®, a leading provider of universal lab prescription, digital workflow, and 3D software for ...

Candid reloads leadership team with industry giants, significantly enhances its clinical capabilities

  This fall, high-growth clear aligner challenger Candid is stacking its leadership team, with dental giants Dr. Lou Shuman coming ...

Two Years Running: Ultradent Makes Fortune ‘Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production’ & Enters Top 5 in Nation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah September 7, 2022. Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is ...

HopeKids & Tuttle Shuttle Announce Partnership

Sept. 6, 2022 Scottsdale, AZ  USA- The Tuttle Shuttle Foundation is excited to announce a partnership with HopeKids in which ...

Complete Specialty Solutions Completes Funding Round and Launches Stream Dental Software Platform

Industry First In-House Specialty Software Platform for DSOs & Traveling Specialists HOUSTON, TX (August 23, 2022) – Complete Specialty Solutions ...

ONDIEM AND ADAA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

As staffing costs rise, onDiem drills down to improve bottom lines PORTLAND, ORE., August 22, 2022 — onDiem is excited ...

Raise money for the Tuttle Shuttle Charitable Foundation

The Tuttle Shuttle is a mobile dental clinic that gives away smile makeovers to the underserved or those who have ...

Cloud 9 Software Acquires Game – Changing Customer Experience Management Software Company

On August 1, 2022, Cloud 9 Software, the leading provider of cloud-based practice management systems for orthodontists, pediatric dentists, and ...

PepperPointe Partnerships Expands into New York Market

Expansion into this region represents a 22% increase in individual office locations supported by this doctor-owned dental service organization LEXINGTON, ...

LightForce Welcomes Roger George to Company Board

Roger George, LightForce Board of Directors Former Invisalign Exec Joins LightForce to Help Drive the Second-Wave of Orthodontic Digitization  BURLINGTON, ...

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

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