The following articles, written by Dr. Christensen, have appeared in the Northwest Herald Newspaper as a weekly column dedicated to information about orthodontics, called "Getting it Straight". Click on each subject to read the articles. They are listed in order of publication.

  • 1. The General Dentist Doing Orthodontics
  • 2. Do I Have To Go Where My Dentist Sends me?
  • 3. What Ages Can Have Ortho Treatment?
  • 4. Two Phases Treatment-Explained
  • 5. The Invisilign Myth
  • 6. Adult Treatment-What To Expect
  • 7. How Braces and Wires Move Teeth
  • 8. Braces and TMJ
  • 9. Becoming an Orthodontist
  • 10. High Volume Practices
  • 11. Mother's Day Salute
  • 12. Cost of Orthodontics
  • 13. The Benefits of an Ideal Bite
  • 14. Recognized Orthodontic Specialty Organizations
  • 15. The Self-Ligating Bracket
  • 16. White Spotting On Teeth After Braces
  • 17. Tooth Trauma; What to do
  • 18. Headgear Vs. Bite Repositioners
  • 19. Oral Habits
  • 20. Periodontal Disease From Poor Occlusion
  • 21. Know Who is Diagnosing and Planning
  • 22. Jaw Surgery; Reasons For Needing It
  • 23. Micro-Implants Helping Orthodontic Treatment
  • 24. Micro-Implants Instead of Jaw Surgery
  • 25. Need for Cooperation with Orthodontic Elastics
  • 26. Comparing Retainers
  • 27. General Dentists, Specialists, Ethical Limitations, and the Law
  • 28. Is there a link between a person's bite and their snoring?
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