Dr. Maria L. Geisinger discusses likely modes of transmission for the virus that causes COVID-19 Aerosols created during dental procedures have been suggested as a risk for disease transmission for patients and practitioners in the dental office. The current worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 caused by the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 represents a novel disease and presents …Read Clinical Study
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Editor’s intro: Using combination treatment plans allows Dr. Adam Schulhof to approach appliances like menu options — let him whet your appetite for this approach that can result in more predictable results for your patients’ treatment, as well as setting your practice apart. Dr. Adam Schulhof discusses how combination treatment plans can yield greater efficacy for patients …Read Clinical Study
Editor’s intro: Dr. Patrik Zachrisson shows how CEREC Ortho is a very versatile software that has many uses apart from the popular Invisalign. The powerful software used in CEREC for orthodontic applications is used widely for Invisalign®, but there are several other uses that can easily be accessed. Dr. Patrik Zachrisson looks at some of the other …Read Clinical Study
Editor’s Intro: Even Tom Cruise flashes an imperfect smile. Model wide-raging smile esthetics with celebrity photos. Dr. Donald J. Rinchuse discusses showing famous smiles to illustrate orthodontic variations The great Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi said, “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” This author has been in …Read Clinical Study
Dr. James J. Jasper discusses the efficacy of the Jasper Vektor® Appliance Introduction From the beginning of the modern ortho-dontic era, which began in the early 1900s to the present, orthodontic clinicians have had the perception that the etiology of Class II malocclusions resided in the maxillary arch. Clinicians can imagine how that appreciation began …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Andrew Wallace uses the principles of “smile design” for a patient seeking cosmetic improvement of his upper and lower teeth A patient’s own self-perception and body image can be a motivating factor for cosmetic treatment, including cosmeticdentistry and orthodontics (Davis, Ashworth, and Spriggs, 1998), and patients expect to have an improvement in posttreatment (Pabari, …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Daniel Klauer uses MFT for his patients on a daily basis for malocclusion and OSA The TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Northern Indiana (my practice) is limited to treating craniofacial pain, TMD, headaches, and sleep-disordered breathing for both children and adults. What started as a TMJ and Sleep Therapy practice for adults …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Patrik Zachrisson describes a tooth-colored milled bonded retainer in PEEK Abstract Following all types of active orthodontic treatment, a period of retention is advised in order to prevent relapse and the natural movement of teeth as they wear and shift as we get older. As there are many types of retainers, the one …Read Clinical Study