Entries by Brad Delaney

A Message From the Chairman

Dear Alums, The economic challenges facing the nation have been felt here in the state of Washington, where state revenues from sales taxes have decreased dramatically over the past several years. The state has found itself struggling to fund its many commitments, and higher education has taken tremendous cuts in state support.     The […]

Jim Clark Honored as Kokich Shapiro Lecturer

Jim’s contributions to dental photography are priceless. His years of guiding orthodontic students through the complicated maze of imaging have turned him into a hero for our many Department graduates and faculty. Along the way, he has also become a noted speaker worldwide. His dedication to detail and nuance are matched with his great sense […]

Cephalometric Analysis and Long-Term Outcomes of Surgical Jaw Advancement in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

ELIZABETH UBALDO  Purpose: To describe the posterior airway space and soft tissue changes in patients who received orthodontics and single or dual surgical jaw advancement and to evaluate if there is a correlation between increasing amounts of advancement and long-term reduction in obstructive sleep apnea. Methods: Records were searched from one oral surgeon and one […]

Characteristics and Fate of Orthodontic Articles Submitted for publication: An exploratory study of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

Nadia Farjo DMD Purpose: The orthodontic literature lacks any study that investigates the characteristics and fate of manuscripts submitted to a top journal, such as the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (AJO-DO). Having such information could be valuable to authors and editors alike in understanding critical aspects of the review process. Methods: This exploratory study […]

A Retrospective Investigation of the Effects and Efficiency of Self-ligating and Conventional Brackets

Megha Anand  Introduction: Marketing strategies for self-ligating brackets have focused on less need for extractions and faster treatment. Recent meta-analyses have not found these claims to be well supported, but they point out limitations of the current evidence. These meta-analyses also conclude that additional, well-designed studies are indicated to improve our evidence base. The purpose […]

Changing of the Guard

UWOAA Moves Forward with New Board Immediate Past President Heather Woloshyn (right) turned over the gavel to new UWOAA President Heidi Horwitz and Vice President/Treasurer Paul Nelson at the 39th Annual Alton Moore Lecture and Thesis Day.