Issue: Volume 14 Number 3 - July 2021

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P117  Editorial Comment:  It ain’t rocket science. . . by J Sandler

One thing that continually surprises me is how long it takes some people to complete a course of orthodontic treatment. Having had the privilege of working with many really talented clinicians over the past 37 years, I have over the years, drawn up a checklist of top tips that I now teach to the...  Read more

Articles

P119  Orthodontics:  Run-through training: a trainee and trainer perspective by CA Brierley, PJ Sandler

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A run-through training pilot has been conducted in orthodontics during which trainees completed 2 years of higher training in the same units in which the first 3 years of specialist training was conducted. This article outlines a trainee and trainer’s experience of run-through training in...  Read more

P125  Orthodontics:  The continued development of multiple supernumerary teeth: do they influence orthodontic treatment? by G Oliver, S Hamilton, N Read, N Atack

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Supernumerary teeth occur in approximately 1–2% of the population. Multiple supernumerary teeth are less common and usually associated with certain medical conditions. Most supernumeraries develop at a similar time to the normal series; however, this article describes the presentation and...  Read more

P135  Orthodontics:  Shark teeth: a case of multiple supernumerary teeth by F Loy, V Elton

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A 44-year-old male was referred to the Department of Orthodontics at Manchester Dental Hospital. He presented with pain from his heavily restored, lower right second premolar, which had an apical supplemental tooth, visible radiographically. The dentist queried whether the second premolar tooth...  Read more

P139  Orthodontics:  Missing lateral incisors: implant-related dilemmas by N Wade, A Shelton, M Gahan

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This article provides an overview of the management of developmentally missing lateral incisors. When prosthodontic replacement of the missing lateral is required, wherever possible, implant-supported prostheses are considered the preferred definitive replacement option. The developmentally missing...  Read more

P147  Orthodontics:  Misbehaving mandibular canines by O Hameed

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The incidence of permanent canines failing to erupt in the mandible is not as common, and, therefore, not as well reported, as that in the maxilla. Mandibular canines have important functional and aesthetic purposes and knowledge of this uncommon condition is essential for those involved with the...  Read more

P156  Orthodontics:  A Review of the Eating Disorders Literature with Reference to Dentistry by A Waylen

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Eating disorders are severe psychiatric illnesses associated with physical and psychological morbidity and mortality. In the UK, around 1 in 9 people are directly affected. Oral healthcare professionals may be among the first to observe the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder because of the...  Read more

P163  Orthodontics:  History of interceptive orthodontics by A Tsipkis, J Noar

Interceptive orthodontics refers to all interventions and treatments that can be performed during the primary or mixed dentition with the aim of eliminating or minimizing dento-alveolar and skeletal disharmonies that can interfere with the normal growth and development of occlusion, function,...  Read more

P169  Tricks of the Trade:  Debonding loops for bonded acrylic expanders by NI Adam, SJ Littlewood, DM Sarver

Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) provides a means of expanding the upper arch by separation at the midline palatal suture. One approach to this expansion is to use a bonded acrylic variant.  Read more

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