Topics of the day:

1. Become a Patient Yourself
2. Query
3. Invitation to the 1st International Workshop of the International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation
4. ESCO - The Electronic Study Club for Orthodontics

 


From: Ejpdrb@aol.com
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 15:33:23 EST
Subject: Become a Patient Yourself
To: esco@listserv.uic.edu

Colleagues:

I recently became my own patient. For restorative purposes, I needed to extrude a tooth. Having never worn fixed appliances, I had only the vicarious experiences of my patients as a control. What a difference being the patient. My partner placed my appliances. I was (and still am) in agony. Sore, sharp, scratchy, pokey ends. Everything our patients complain about I experienced. It is a whole new window on what braces really feel like and is an experience we should all endure every so often. It sure has made me much more sympathetic to the complaints I previously dismissed as "whiny" or "wimpy." Seems I'm both.

Eric Ploumis

 


Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2005 11:27:42 +0000 (GMT)
From: "rakesh rao annamaneni" <drrakeshrao@yahoo.co.in>
Subject: query
To: esco@listserv.uic.edu

Sir,

I have a query to be posted.it is as follows "why is it that the begg bracket slot gingivally placed than occlusal?"

Regards,

Rakesh

 


Date: Sunday, February 13, 2005 12:49 AM
From: "cleftworkshop" < cleftworkshop@yahoo.co.in >
To: esco@listserv.uic.edu
Subject: Invitation to the 1st International Workshop of the International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation

Please see the attached message or visit http://www.cleftworkshop.com for more details.

 


 

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