Practical Reviews in Orthodontics

Stay current on the latest advances in Orthodontics with our unbiased expert reviews from today's leading dental journals.

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Practical Reviews is just that—practical, expert reviews of the most relevant articles from leading dental journals in Orthodontics.

Connect to Research Summaries from Leading Dental Journals

Our expert dental faculty conduct a comprehensive review of hundreds of articles from current leading dental journals so you don't have to. Our knowledge leaders summarize the most relevant dental research for you to review at your convenience and add commentary with perspective for applying these findings in your own practice.

Connect to Practical Reviews in Orthodontics and get:

  • 16 articles summarized in each issue, each with an expert audio review
  • Online quizzes and instant pass/fail notification
  • Instant access to our database of Orthodontics journal reviews
  • 14 issues annually
  • Ability to earn up to 56 CDE credits

View our full list of Reviewers, Journals, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Did You Know?

Arjun S. Chanmugam, MD, FACEP, MBA, the Attending Emergency Physician with the Johns Hopkins Hospital, serves as the Medical Director for Practical Reviews.

Articles in each issue of Practical Reviews are selected, vetted and summarized by expert panelists who are some of the leading practitioners and instructors in their fields.

The free Practical Reviews app provides easy search capabilities across 125,000+ articles to aid you in your research needs.
 

Coordinating Editor

John S. Casko, DDS, MS, PhD

  • Professor Emeritus
  • B.F. and Helen E. Dewel Endowed Chair in Clinical Orthodontics Emeritus
  • The University of Iowa
  • College of Dentistry
  • Iowa City, IA

Associate Editors

John Kanyusik, DDS, MSD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • University of Minnesota Orthodontic Department
  • Orthodontist in private practice
  • Southern Minnesota Orthodontics
  • Mankato, MN

Kevin O’Brien, D.Orth, BDS, MSc, PhD

  • Professor of Orthodontics
  • JR Moore Building
  • School of Dentistry
  • University of Manchester
  • Manchester, UK

 

Benjamin T. Pliska, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Oral Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia
  • Vancouver, B.C.
  • American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Angle Orthodontist
  • Australian Orthodontic Journal
  • British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Cleft Palate Journal
  • European Journal of Orthodontics
  • International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • Journal of Orofacial Pain
  • Journal of Clinical Orthodontics
  • Journal of Dental Research
  • Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Journal of Orthodontics
  • Journal of Periodontology
  • Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
  • Seminars in Orthodontics

Intended Audience

Orthodontists and others interested in orthodontics.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide orthodontists with an understanding, overview, and critical analysis of the most current and clinically useful information available in the literature related to orthodontics
  • Read reviews of the latest basic scientific findings and the impact of these on clinical problems, as well as concise, targeted lectures by noted specialists on the most important practice-oriented subjects in these areas
  • Evaluate where controversy exists and, with our distinguished editorial board of orthodontists, examine the evidence and present advantages and disadvantages of the method in question. Also, controversies, advantages, and disadvantages of diagnosis and treatment plans will be emphasized
  • Find useful guidance on integrating non-conventional principles and practices with conventional ones — and learn how to select and use the best of all available approaches
  • Expand upon, reinforce, and give additional perspective to the participant’s own regular journal review
  • After completing each issue’s activity, the participant is expected to have a working familiarity with the most clinically important information gleaned from the articles reviewed

Accreditation

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the American Association of Orthodontists and Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Completed continuing education hours help meet the CDE requirements for many state dental boards, state and local associations and hospitals and clinics. Since criteria vary, participants are advised to check directly with the appropriate board or organization for applicability.

The American Association of Orthodontists designates this activity for 4 continuing education credits per issue.

Estimated time to complete each issue: 4 hours.

To obtain credit, the quiz must be completed online within 24 months of publication date. The participant must score a minimum of 70%.

Designation

The American Association of Orthodontists is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Association of Orthodontists designates this activity for:
Practical Reviews 56 continuing education credits per 14 issue subscription.
Practical Reviews On-Demand unlimited continuing education credits.

Disclosure

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone’s planners, medical reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

Faculty Affiliations and Disclosure

John S. Casko, DDS, MS, PhD and Benjamin T. Pliska, DDS report no relevant financial interest.

John Kanyusik, DDS, MSD: Advisory Role: American Board of Orthodontics Guest Examiner

For release and expiration dates, please see the front matter material at the beginning of each issue.