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Legends of the PCSO

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of temporomandibular joint tomography and temporomandibular disorder therapies; the concept of
early treatment and facial orthopedics; the concept
of the intrusion of teeth, previously thought to be
impossible; frontal facial and facial asymmetry
analysis; growth prediction analysis, leading to
computerized growth projection as an aid to diagnosis and treatment planning; airway analysis and
its role in growth and development; pentamorphic
arch forms, individualized for various facial types;
and root ratings based on the works of Miura and
Lee to quantify the forces needed to move teeth
in any plane of space. He also provided unique
insights into facial esthetics and their relationships
to divine or golden proportions, nutrition and physiology, anthropology, world conditions, politics,
music, the arts, and more.

member of 17 professional societies and authored
more than 300 refereed articles and numerous
chapters and textbooks on orthodontics, all
derived and financed from his private orthodontic
practice in Pacific Palisades, California, and thereafter following his retirement.

Dr. Ricketts was an active part of orthodontic education, holding professorships at the University
of Illinois; Loma Linda University; the University of
California, Los Angeles; the University of Southern California; the University of Texas at Houston; the University of Oklahoma; and dozens of
orthodontic departments around the world. The
University of Illinois and Loma Linda University
have established research libraries in recognition
of Dr. Ricketts' enormous contributions. He was a

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Overwhelmingly, Rick remains recognized as a pioneer and history maker in our beloved specialty. He
was a highly skilled, imaginative, and innovative
clinician, an inquiring researcher who was brilliant
to the end. He readily divulged his discoveries and
learned from his failures, igniting ideas and turning enthusiasm into reality. He was a leader within
and outside orthodontics, a pursuit which he
dearly loved and respected. At the same time, he
inspired countless orthodontists to push beyond
their personal and professional accomplishments.
His influence will be felt by generations to come. In
the hearts and minds of those he touched, he was
a legend in his time, a true Renaissance Man.
For those wishing to gain a further sense of
his true measure, please see the PCSO Bulletin
volume 75, number 3 (Fall 2003); the Foundation
for Orthodontic Research Report, Special Edition,
2003; and Wikipedia, some of which has been
excerpted for this article.

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