Drs. Larry W. White and Kim Fretty discuss simple, inexpensive, and patient-friendly supplements to the Class II corrector armamentarium Abstract Class II malocclusions make up a large part of the difficult orthodontic maladies that clinicians must correct. [userloggedin] Traditional techniques, such as elastics, headgears, and removable functional appliances, have recently been supplanted with so-called noncompliant …Read Clinical Study
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Drs. Rohit C.L. Sachdeva, Steve Moravec, and Takao Kubota discuss the application of SureSmile® technology in the management of patients presenting with Class 2 malocclusions Introduction The Class 2 malocclusion does not simply manifest itself as a sagittal problem of the craniofacial complex. [userloggedin] Its etiology and manifestation is a result of a blending of …Read Clinical Study
Drs. Donald J. Rinchuse, Ethan Drake, Janet Robison, and Dara L. Rinchuse offer insights on the various forms of tooth movement Hooke’s Law for springs (and in orthodontics, springs act like beams) simply states, “The extension of (a spring), so the force.” Hooke’s Law applies to stainless steel wires (linear curve) and not for nickel-titanium …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Rohit C.L. Sachdeva, and Drs. Takao Kubota and Kazuo Hayashi, discuss a treatment for Class I non-extraction patients Introduction BioDigital Orthodontics is driven by a culture of high performance organizing.1-4 In a previous article,5 the ability to complete care of Class I patients requiring non-extraction treatment in 6 months or less was discussed. [userloggedin] …Read Clinical Study
Drs. Matthew McCabe and Donald J. Rinchuse uncover the latest trend in the use of lateral cepahlometric radiographs Abstract Introduction: The purpose of this study was to survey orthodontists in North America to assess the routine use of lateral cephalometric radiographs in orthodontics. [userloggedin] Methods: A 20-item survey questionnaire was e-mailed to 2,215 randomly selected …Read Clinical Study
Dr. Rohit C.L. Sachdeva, and Drs. Takao Kubota and Kazuo Hayashi discuss management of space closure in patients requiring extraction therapy. Introduction The purpose of this article is to discuss the application of SureSmile© technology1-6 in managing space closure in patients requiring extraction therapy. Strategies to optimize the use of SureSmile prescription archwires and …Read Clinical Study