Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Spring 2013 - (Page 40)

EARL’S PEARLS Edited By Dr. Earl S. Johnson PEARLS FROM IDAHO D r. Karl Peach from Post Falls, Idaho, has generously submitted these “landlocked” pearls: HOLDING 3-3 RETAINERS WHILE BONDING Figure 1. Gishy Goo syringe dispenser 1. Form your 3-3 retainer on a model. 2. Extrude a large pea-sized portion of Gishy Goo* from the dual dispensing syringe. 3. Knead the putty with your fingers for 8 to 10 seconds to thoroughly mix the Gishy Goo. 4. Adapt the mixed Gishy Goo over the center of the wire and the incisal edges of the central incisors. 5. Bond normally. Figure 2. Form retainer wire on lab model. This example wire is from Gold’n Braces: 6. Support the newly bonded wire and peel off the Gishy Goo transfer index. *Gishy Goo is available from Opal™ Orthodontics: CEMENTING HERBST APPLIANCES WITH TELESCOPING ARMS 1. Compress telescoping arms. Figure 3. Gishy Goo transfer jig in place, ready to go to the mouth 2. Place small elastics to hold the arms in a compressed position during cementation. 3. Snip and remove elastics after cementation. 40 PCSO BULLETIN • SPRING 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Spring 2013

Dental Ethics
Save a Little and Invest a Lot
Plan for Ongoing Success
AAO Trustee's Report
PCSO Business
AAOF Report
Component Report
PCSO at a Glance
Dr. Terry McDonald Interviews Dr. Harry (Hap) Doughterty, Jr.
Case Report Pre-Treatment
Dr. John Ive
3-D Image-Aided Treatment of Impacted and Transposed Teeth
Controversies in Orthodontics
DIY Technology Upgrades on a DIY Budget
Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontic (AOO) System -- Physiological Benefits and Increased Range of Movement
Case Report Post-Treatment
Pearls from Idaho: Holding 3-3 Retainers While Bonding

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Spring 2013