Practical Reviews is just that — practical, expert reviews of the most significant articles from the top orthodontic journals. This time-saving information management tool helps you understand what’s relevant to your practice, and keeps you on the cutting edge of patient care. Explore reviews in orthodontics, plus 22 others — including pediatric dentistry. These engaging audio commentaries and written summaries focus on the hottest topics, newest technologies, groundbreaking clinical updates, and more.
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It takes just 15 minutes to read the summary, listen to the commentary, take a quiz and earn credit. You’ll learn that Practical Reviews is:
A subscription to Practical Reviews includes access to our online database, audio, PDF abstracts and quizzes, not to mention the free app. You can also add audio CDs and a reference booklet, which we'll mail directly to you each month.
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Associate Professor, Assistant Director, Clinical Director
Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine
Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Professor of Orthodontics
School of Dentistry
University of Manchester
Professor and Orthodontic Residency Director
Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Associate Professor
Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental Maxillofacial Radiology
European Journal of Orthodontics
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Journal of Clinical Oral Investigations
Journal of Clinical Orthodontics
Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
Journal of Clinical Pedodontics
Journal of Clinical Periodontology
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
Journal of Dental Research
Journal of Dentistry
Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Journal of Oral Rehabilitation
Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology
Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics
Journal of Orofacial Pain and Headaches
Journal of Orthodontics
Journal of Orthodontics (formally World Journal of Orthodontics)
Journal of Periodontal Research
Journal of Periodontology
Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontics
Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research
Progress in Orthodontics
Seminars in Orthodontics
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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 apropriate board or organization for applicability.
Designation for Practical Reviews per Issue: The American Association of Orthodontists designates this activity for a maximum of 4 continuing education credits per issue.
Estimated time to complete each issue: 4 hours.
Designation for Practical Reviews per Review: The American Association of Orthodontists designates this activity for 1 continuing education credit per 4 reviews.
Estimated time to complete each review: 15 minutes.
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