How did orthodontia—expensive, painful, and often medically unnecessary—become so popular?
Today, dentists and cosmetic physicians are changing the manner in which they correct issues affecting dental and facial esthetics and embracing a more comprehensive dento-facial approach.
To a greater extent than ever before, a conservative approach to esthetic procedures fills the bill, especially during tough economic times.
Cosmetic dentistry now represents the largest nonsurgical beauty industry after makeup. This includes the multibillion-dollar teeth-whitening business, which began in earnest in the 1990s with dentists applying peroxide gel directly to the teeth; soon they incorporated blue LED lights to accelerate the process.
When a parent thinks their kid needs braces then they probably do, and when a parent doesn’t think their kid needs braces then they probably don’t, it’s as simple as that.
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Welcome to the companion site for Adult Orthodontics edited by Birte Melsen. This website gives you access to the following resources relating to Chapters 4, 7, 8, 12 and 18:
The Journal of Clinical Orthodontics is a peer-reviewed professional publication, published monthly, with offices in Boulder, Colorado. JCO began publication in September 1967 as the Journal of Practical Orthodontics, changing to its current name in 1970. JCO focuses on the practical aspects of everyday orthodontic treatment techniques and practice management.
The Journal of Orthodontics has an international circulation, publishing papers from throughout the world. The official journal of the British Orthodontic Society, it aims to publish high quality, evidence-based, clinically orientated or clinically relevant original research papers that will underpin evidence based orthodontic care.
Founded in 1900, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization. It represents more than 18,000 orthodontist members throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
Published for more than 100 years, the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics remains the leading orthodontic resource. It is the official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, the American Board of Orthodontics and the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics. Each month its readers have access to original peer-reviewed articles that examine all phases of orthodontic treatment.
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Orthodontic Products, the only magazine focused exclusively on orthodontic business solutions and products, delivers complete coverage of technology and product advancements, clinical techniques, and business and practice management strategies.