Drs. Larry W. White and Francesca Scilla Smith discuss their chosen method of bracket bonding Introduction Every orthodontic textbook and countless articles about bracket placement have emphasized the importance of proper bracket positions. Still, there is no complete agreement regarding these locations, and in fact, orthodontists continue to receive recommendations that vary widely regarding this …Read Article
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“Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare Each of us has our own idea of greatness. While some want to stand in the spotlight, others want to aim the spotlight. It’s all a matter of perspective and how you choose …Read Column
Christine Taxin offers guidance on screening for childhood sleep apnea and billing Orthodontics has become the first line of defense for children who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and TMD issues. Your collaboration with medical professionals is so important and lifesaving. I have authored a book and talked about this previously, but having grandchildren …Read Article
An editorial focus of this issue is sleep and, importantly, the comorbid consequences of sleep pathology. The most common sleep pathology is insomnia, the inability to get to sleep or to get back to sleep after arousal — the transition from deeper to lighter sleep via stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system associated with bruxism …Read Column
David M. Sarver, DMD, MS • 2020, Quintessence Publishing Co. • www.quintpub.com Dr. David M. Sarver has offered the dental profession a valuable tome whose esthetic premise he explains in the following three categories: Macro-esthetics, which regards the attributes of the face Mini-esthetics, which considers the several features of the smile Micro-esthetics, which reviews the …Read Column
Drs. Emad Hussein, Sari Amer, Yazan Ashhab, Khaled Qattawi, Mohammad Abo Mowais, Nezar Watted, Zuhir Anani, and Manal Samarah treat a challenging malocclusion A height angle Class II malocclusion is one of the most challenging malocclusions to treat, especially for adult patients. Orthodontic treatment is seldom sufficient alone in treating this type of craniofacial pattern and …Read Case Study
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Introducing a better way to manage your new patients Gaidge’s newest product, the New Patient Tracker, will be released in Fall 2022! This addition to the Gaidge suite of business solutions will allow practices to track new patients from the moment they call in through the time they convert into an active start! The New …View Product Profile