Should dental x-rays be used to assess age of migrant children?

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southwestern border seeking asylum, according to a commentary published on November 20 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dental x-rays should not be used to estimate the age of unaccompanied children who arrive at the U.S.

A century-old method may be key to tooth removal in anxious kids

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A tooth-extraction method that originated at least a century ago for patients with hemophilia may be the answer to removing baby teeth from nervous kids, according to research published on July 3 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Clinical Companion.

Man loses tooth after retainer causes canine avulsion

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according to a case report published June 24 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Orthodontic wire leads to appendicitis in 11-year-old girl. A fixed lower jaw dental retainer completely avulsed the canine tooth of a 26-year-old man in the U.K.,