American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics Journal

Articles

Vol. 23, No. 4, December

Treatment Goals and Good Records
Greetings Friends! This is my favorite time of the year. Halloween looked like Mardi Gras in our neighborhood with parents pushing decorated baby carriages, hay rides pulled by 4 wheelers and pickup trucks loaded with trick or treaters anxious for...
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Cranial, Early Treatment & New International Members
This is an issue that will make you think. Gavin James and Dennis Strokon present a review of the series of articles they published in the IAO Journal. I found this to be a very helpful summary of the cranial hypothesis and its practical application...
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Cranial Strains and Malocclusion
In our introductory article (1) we outlined a working hypothesis, the first part of which was regarding cranial movement and the significance of cranial strains in understanding malocclusion. The cranial concept comes from the osteopathic profession....
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Stability and Relapse: Early Treatment of Arch Length Deficiency
Nearly 5 decades ago, the faculty of the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Washington began collecting postretention records for patients treated in their private practices and at the University's orthodontic clinic. This collection has...
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A Case from "A Manuel on Crozat Technic of Orthodontia"
Bicuspid development 4 to 4 Start 32 mm. Finish 40 mm. Molar development 6 to 6 Start 41 mm. Finish 50 mm. A bilateral distrocclusion. This should mean only one thing. The upper first molars and both bicuspids of the upper arch are...
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Answers in Search of Questioners
Because the literature contains most, if not all, of what will be said by "the usual suspects" rounded up for this early treatment symposium, the considerable attendance is both surprising and a reason for reflection. The symposium was not a part of...
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Diplomate Theses on File Available for Loan
Following are theses on file and their authors. Members may take them out of the library on loan for 30 days by sending $25 to the central office, 2651 Oak Grove Rd., Walnut Creek, CA 94598. There is a surcharge of $10/week after 30 days. NAME ...
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Tier Advancement Procedures
The American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics has given the study clubs the authorization to conduct the Associate, Active, and Board Eligible tier level examinations. They may also be conducted at an annual meeting. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] ...
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Informed Consent Form
Available from the AAGO on NCR paper (so you keep a copy). $1.00 per copy General Information and Office Policies for Orthodontic Patients Orthodontics is like a ball game--in order to be successful everyone involved must do his or her share....
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Vol. 23, No. 3, September

Dr. John Baranko
My Dad passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 30 at our family home in Bloomington. My Mom, sisters and brother were there as well as my aunt from Tuscon. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on July 21. He chose to be at home with hospice care....
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Force Activation and Biomechanical Effects of the Crozat and Quad Helix Appliances in the Maxillary Mixed Dentition
ABSTRACT Arch length discrepancy problems have been a longstanding clinical dilemma facing most dentists who treat children. The Crozat appliance has been used in arch development for many years with great success. The quad helix is another appliance...
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Research & New Members
This issue contains another product of research at UCLA under the direction of Conrad Sack, underwritten by the AAGO. Once again, I would like to compliment Conrad on the great work he is doing; and he tells me there is more in the works. This article...
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Strengths and Weaknesses
I have taken time to reflect on my good fortune to have known John Baranko as a friend and mentor. He was peerless in his devotion to his family, friends, patients, peers and his profession. Our heartfelt condolences to Joy, his family, and friends....
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