Entries by Brad Delaney

Passing Of James Hansel

Dear Alums, I am sorry to share more sad news. Another alum, James Hansel, recently passed away on Sept 7th 2018.  He received his orthodontic certificate in 1970, and he practiced in Kitsap County for decades.  During the 1980’s, he became interested in woodcarving, specifically birds, and he became an accomplished artist. Jim’s obituary can […]

Passing Of Jim Mulick

Dear Alums, Jim Mulick, Class of 1961, passed away this past December.  Jim practiced in the San Fernando Valley in California, and was heavily involved with the treatment of cleft and craniofacial patients.  He shared this expertise with the orthodontic residents at UCLA for decades.  Jim was devoted to his family, his community, and his faith, and […]

Passing Of Alumnus Andy Hong

Dear Alums, It is with sadness that I inform you about the passage of another one of our UW alums, Dr. Andrew Marc Houg. Andy graduated with the class of 1960, and he practiced for many years in theNorthgate area.  He taught part-time in the Department from 1961 – 1972. Andy was an extremely talented […]

Passing Of Alumnus Warner Young

Dear Alums, It is with sadness that I report another alumnus has passed away, Warner R. Young.  Warner passed away on Jan 1, 2019.  He was a 1966 graduate of our UW Orthodontic program and taught as a part-time faculty for a number of years.  Warner practiced in Redmond for over 40 years and was very involved in his […]

Passing Of Jay Decker

Dear Alums, It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that Jay Decker passed away on Feb 7.  He slipped on the ice while walking, and suffered a severe head injury.  I am sure almost all of you were friends with Jay, and we will miss him dearly.  I have many memories of […]

Passing Of John Rogers

Dear Alums, It is with sadness that I relay the news of John Roger’s death on January 29, 2019. John was a 1961 graduate of our program, and he practiced in Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond. He was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoyed many hobbies, including photography and dancing. Unfortunately, I did not receive information about […]

UWOAA Wire Fall 2018

Message from UW Department Chair Greg Huang Dear UW Ortho Alums, It has been a busy year, and as the holidays quickly approach, I would like to thank each of you for your support of our Department. I also would like to thank the UWOAA, and in particular, Perry Ormiston, who has done a wonderful […]

Passing Of Dr. Richard Giles

Dear UW Orthodontic Alums, I am sorry to pass along the news that another UW alum, Richard Giles, also passed away recently. Richard practiced as a general dentist in Bellevue before earning his orthodontic certificate and MSD from the UW graduate orthodontics program in 1972. He then returned to the Crossroads area of Bellevue to […]

Memorial Service Nicholas Arnold Johnson

Dear UW Orthodontic Alums, It is with sadness that I share the news about Nicholas Johnson, who recently passed away. Nick earned his dental degree from the UW School of Dentistry, as well as his Orthodontic Certificate and MSD from the UW graduate orthodontic program (Class of 1970). He practiced in the Burien/Southcenter area for […]

The Influence of Labio-lingual and Mesio-distal Anterior Tooth Dimensions on Inter-arch Relationships: A Modified Anterior Bolton Analysis

Yelena Akselrod Beygelman Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Anne-Marie Bollen, Graduate Program Director Department of Orthodontics Introduction: Tooth size and morphology of anterior teeth influence inter-arch relationships. The Bolton analysis uses tooth width to calculate a sum of mandibular to maxillary tooth widths ratio necessary for proper occlusion. Several parameters not factored in the Bolton […]