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Clinical Resources

For Clinicians 

Retainers & Whitening

Retention Appliances - A Review
International Journal of Dental Clinics, 2010

Removable Thermoplastic Appliances as Orthodontic Retainers – A Prospective Study of Different Wear Regimens
European Journal of Orthodontics, 2011

Statement on Safety & Effectiveness of Tooth Whitening Products
ADA, Council on Scientific Affairs, 2012

Sports Mouthguards


ADA, 2008


Using Mouthguards to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Sports-related Oral Injuries
The Journal of the American Dental Association, 2006



A Protocol for Evaluating Condylar Position in Symptomatic TMD Patients

Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2011




Dr. Robert Ricketts Interview

Orthodontic CYBERJournal, 2003



Herbst® Appliances

The Herbst Appliance: Research-Based Clinical Management

H. Pancherz, S. Ruf, 2008


Clinical Management: Herbst Appliance

James A. McNamara, Raymond P. Howe, Ann Arbor, 2008

Herbst is not a trademark of DENTSPLY.




Study of Orthodontic Diagnosis &Treatment Procedures

Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2014


Fixed Functional Appliances – A Classification

Orthodontic CYBERJournal, 2001




Tooth Positioner Effects on Occlusal Contacts and Treatment Outcomes

The Angle Orthodontist, 2008


Short-Term, Intensive Use of the Tooth Positioner in Case Finishing

Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 2002


Wax Bite Records for Tooth Positioners

Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, 1989



For Patients

Retainers & Whitening

ADA, MouthHealthy.org, 2013


Sports Mouthguards

Mouthguards - Video
ADA, MouthHealthy.org, 2014

Keep Sports Safe – Wear a Mouthguard
The Journal of the American Dental Association, 2012

The Importance of Using Mouthguards
The Journal of the American Dental Association, 2004



Temporomandibular Joints (TMJ)
ADA, MouthHealthy.org, 2013