Entries by Brad Delaney

Assessing the feasibility of yttria-stabilized zirconia in novel designs as mandibular anterior fixed lingual retention following orthodontic treatment.

Matthew Stout Purpose: To explore the feasibility of yttria-stabilized zirconia (Y-TZP) in fixed lingual retention as an alternative to stainless steel. Methods: Exploratory Y-TZP specimens were milled to establish design parameters. Next, specimens were milled according to ASTM standard C1161-13 and subjected to four-point flexural test to determine materials properties. Finite Element (FE) Analysis was employed […]

In Memorium – Dr. Vince Kokich

Dr. Vincent G Kokich The passing of Dr. Vince Kokich this past July has left us stunned and bereft.  Vince had a way of making each and every interaction a meaningful one, and thus his loss is extremely personal and poignant for all of us; especially here at ‘his’ orthodontics department at the UW. Vince […]

Peter Shapiro honored by Dean’s Club

DR. PETER A. SHAPIRO, former head of the UW Department of Orthodontics, has given more than 30 years of distinguished service to the School of Dentistry as a researcher, faculty member and department chair. Beyond this, he has established an outstanding record of leadership and commitment in generating support for the department and the School, […]

The Riedel Arch Former

In the old days, the ’60s and ’70s, before bonded, ‘straight wire’ brackets and preformed arch wires, the brackets were cut with zero torque, no angula-tion and no offsets. We had preformed bands with brackets welded, but it was long before bonded brackets. The stainless steel wire came in straight lengths, literally straight wire. First, […]

UW grads win presteigious research awards

The Council on Scientific Affairs (COSA) reviewed 22 applications for the Hellman, Sicher, and Graber Awards and the winners will present their lectures during Annual Session. Of the 6 winners, 2 were recent graduates from the University of Washington. The Harry Sicher Research Award was awarded to Brienne Roloff-Chiang (Class of 2010) for her research […]

Jim Clark Dedication Pictures

Thanks to everyone who were able to attend the Dedication Cermony for the Jim Clark Imaging Center that was held on Friday, December 9, 2011 at the  Department Open House. You can find some of the pictures from this event below. Jim’s contributions to dental photography are priceless. His years of guiding orthodontic students through […]

Jim Clark Imaging Center Dedication

You are Cordially Invited to Attend the Dedication of the Jim Clark Imaging Center Friday, December 9, 2011 Department Open House 4:00 – 6:00pm Dedication 5:15pm University of Washington Department of Orthodontics Orthodontic Clinic Room B338 Health Sciences Center Seattle, WA Champagne & Light Hors d’oeuvres We look forward to seeing you! Contact Joni if […]

Reunion 2011

UWOAA Reunion 2011 in Seattle Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the 2011 UWOAA reunion in Seattle. It was great to see you!

Clinic Remodel Tour

Take a tour through the newly remodelled clinic. Narrated by our Chairman and tour guide, Dr. Greg Huang. Thank you University of Washington Orthodontic Alumni for your generous support in making this dream a reality.