Orthodontics

by Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane
Dr. R. Bruce McFarlane shares cases in which he used manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration to help speed treatment of deep bite using clear aligners.
December 2019
by Dr. Blair Feldman
Dr. Blair Feldman discusses the main types of retainers, and the most common causes of failure for each.
November 2019
With our monthly poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession. Take a look at this month’s topic and results.
November 2019
A doc considers extraction on a young patient, but that might not be the right approach.
November 2019
A new case that has the doc pondering the paths of either expansion with grafting, or extractions with appliances. Check out the treatment planning help from Townies.
November 2019
A thorough review on how to make the call on 7s that may or may not erupt completely.
November 2019
Ultimate efficiency in orthodontic instrument reprocessing
November 2019
The votes are in and the ballots are counted! See which products, services and equipment won the top spots for 2018.
January/February 2019
by Dr. Daniel Grob
Orthotown Editorial Director Dr. Daniel Grob shares how taking the right photos in various stages of orthodontic treatment can help you improve your practice and better show treatment progress.
November 2018
A new, "clearly" different aligner solution from Henry Schein Orthodontics
November 2018
by Dr. Donna Galante
Orthotown editorial board member Dr. Donna Galante shares a case study and discusses Invisalign First, clear aligners for Phase 1 patients who need space creation in early to middle mixed dentition.
September 2018
by Dr. Justin M. Hughes
Dr. Justin M. Hughes discusses aesthetic treatment options for adult patients
October 2018
by Dr. Ed Lin
Orthotown editorial board member Dr. Ed Lin discusses the seven key factors to be examined when considering the purchase of a CBCT machine, including radiation levels and price.
September 2018
Orthotown recaps the new orthodontic products and services that made a splash at this year’s American Association of Orthodontists annual session in Washington, D.C.
June 2018
Fast, easy and reliable
June 2018
by Dr. Payam Ataii
Dr. Payam Ataii discusses how acceleration techniques such as manual osteoperforation and high-frequency vibration can help speed orthodontic treatment of patients, even if they insist on using only clear aligners during treatment.
May 2018
Healthy, beautiful smiles faster
May 2018
by Dr. David Paquette with Drs. Scott Frey and James Paschal
Drs. David Paquette, Scott Frey and James “Jep” Paschal tallied and compared patient treatments using self-ligating brackets—duration of treatments, number of broken brackets, detailing appointments and more. The authors share their results and discuss how any orthodontist could use similar metrics to make their own decisions about product or procedure changes.
March 2018
by Alexander Waldman, DMD
Dr. Alexander Waldman shares case studies using his new “multi-tooth intruder” skeletal anchorage tool, which can be paired with either traditional braces or aligners.
Jan/Feb 2017
by Orthotown staff and OrthodonticMarketing.net
These savvy tips from the team at OrthodonticMarketing.net will improve the patient response rate to your direct-mail postcards.
June 2016
by Dr. Saritha Chary-Reddy and Karthik Reddy
Dr. Saritha Chary-Reddy and Karthik Reddy share a case of microscrew-assisted Class II correction in an adult patient.
July/August 2018
Is it better to treat early than treat later? Check out this case on early treatment.
November 2014
by Dr. Daniel Grob
Do you have a CBCT in your practice? Orthotown Editorial Director Dr. Daniel Grob shares why he thinks this technology will have a huge impact on the profession in the near future.
May 2018
by Dr. Darren Forcier
Dr. Darren Forcier explains how he treats “aesthetically astute” patients who aren’t keen on traditional braces. His preferred method uses clear aligners, digital workflows and composite attachments.
July/August 2018

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