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College of Dentistry
801 S. Paulina Street
  • Chester
  • Handelman
  • DMD
  • Clinical Professor of Orthodontics

Scholarly Interests

Adult orthodontics, maxillary expansion, iatrogenic phenomena in orthodontic treatment, limitations of treatment, condylar resorption.


1. Wells H, Handelman CS, Milgram E. Regulation by the sympathetic nervous system of the accelerated growth of salivary glands of rats. Am J Physiol 201:707-10, 1961.
2. Handelman CS, Wells H. Morphological and histochemical studies of experimentally englarged and atrophied salivary glands of rats. Am J Anat 112:65-80, 1963.
3. Irving JT, Handelman CS. Bone destruction by multinucleated giant cells. In, Mechanism of Hard Tissue Destruction. Am Assn Adv Sci, Washington, DC 75:513-30, 1963.
4. Handelman CS, Morse A, Irving JT. The enzyme histochemistry of the osteoclasts of normal and “ia” rats. Am J Anat 115: 363-76, 1964.
5. Handelman CS, Pruzansky S. Occlusion and dental profile with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate. Cleft Palate J 38:185-98, 1968.
6. Stuebner EA, Rubin LH, Handelman CS, Gold HO. Contemporary surgical techniques in oralfacial reconstruction. In, The Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. ME Tardy (Ed.), Sanders, Philadelphia, PA 3:603-29, 1972.
7. Handelman CS. Letter to the editor: Reservations on third molar enucleation. Am J Orthod 69: 100-1, 1976.
8. Handelman CS, Osborne G. Growth of the nasopharynx and adenoid development from one to eighteen years. Angle Orthod 46:243-59, 1976.
9. Handelman CS. Letter to the editor. Lower premolar extraction combined with Herbst treatment for mandibular retrognathia: A risky treatment concept. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 93:445-6, 1988.
10. Lupi JE, Handelman CS, Sadowsky C. Prevalence and severity of root resorption and alveolar bone loss in orthodontically treated adults. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 109:28-37, 1996.
11. Handelman CS. Limitations of orthodontic treatment in adults: Part I, the impact of iatrogenic phenomena. In: Orthodontic Treatment: The Management of Unfavorable Sequelae. JA McNamara, CA Trotman (Eds.). Monograph 31, Human Growth and Development. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 177-207, 1996.
12. Handelman CS. Limitations of orthodontic treatment in adults: Part II, the significance of the width of the alveolus. In, Orthodontic Treatment: The Management of Unfavorable Sequelae. JA McNamara, CA Trotman (Eds.), Monograph 31, Human Growth and Development. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 204-240, 1996.
13. Handelman CS. Processo alveolar daregiao anterior: Importanciana limitacao do tratamento odontico einfluenciana ocorrencia de sequela iatrogenica. Revista Denta Press De Ortodontia E Ortopedia Maxilar 1:1-15, 1996. 
14. Handelman CS. The anterior alveolus: Its importance in limiting orthodontic treatment and its influence on the occurrence of iatrogenic sequelae. Angle Orthod 66:95-110, 1996.
15. Handelman CS. Nonsurgical rapid maxillary alveolar expansion in adults: A clinical evaluation. Angle Orthod 67:291-308, 1997.
16. Handelman CS, Wang L, BeGole EA, Haas AJ. Nonsurgical rapid maxillary expansion in adults: Report on 47 cases using the Haas expander. Angle Orthod 70:129-44, 2000.
17. Handelman CS. Orthodontic treatment of the patient with a compromised periodontium: Short-term results and long-term evaluations. In: JA McNamara, Jr., KA Kelly (Eds.), Frontiers of Dental and Facial Aesthetics, Craniofacial Growth Series. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 145-82, 2001.
18. Handelman CS. Orthodontic care of the periodontally compromised patient followed long term: Part 1, Maximizing favorable outcomes. World J Orthod 2:127-141, 2001.
19. Handelman CS. Orthodontic care of the periodontally compromised patient followed long term: Part 2, Evaluation of unfavorable outcomes. World J Orthod 2:244-52, 2001.
20. Handelman CS. Ask us: Condylar resorption. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:16A, 2004.
21. Bills DS, Handelman CS, BeGole EA. Bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion: Cephalometric traits and orthodontic correction. Angle Orthod 75:333-9, 2005.
22. Asakawa S, Al-Musallam T, Handelman CS. Nonextraction orthodontic treatment of a Class II deep bite case with severe mandibular crowding: Visualized treatment objectives for selecting treatment options.133:308-316,2008
23. Handelman C.S., Nonsurgical maxillary expansion and concurrent mandibular expansion in the adult. In: Textbook on Orthodontics, R Lima, AM Bolognese (Eds.) 2007 Expansäo näo cirugica em adultos In: Ortodontia: Artee Clência. R.M.A. Lima Filho and A.M. Bolognese.
Dental Press Editora. Marinya-Paraná, Brazil.
24. Handelman C.S., Nedvetsky Y., and Levine N., 2010.The orthodontists role in implant site development.In: The 36th Annual Moyers Symposium: Surgical Enhancement of OrthodonticTreatment. Ed. by J.A. McNamara Jr and S. Kapila.Craniofacial Growth Series, Vol. 47 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,175-201.
25. Eltink A.P.,Handelman C.S.,BeGole E.,2011. A new measure of gingival recession and the significance of attrition,genderand race. The 37th Annual Moyers Symposium, Ed.By J.A. McNamara Jr.,Hatch N, and Kapila S. Craniofacial Growth Series,Vol. 48, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 353-375.
26. Lippencott J., Handelman C.S., Kim M.R. 2011. Alveolar cortical palte movement associated with incisor retraction using skeletal anchorage. The 37th Annual Moyers Symposium, By J.A. McNamara Jr., Hatch N., and Kapila S., Craniofacial Growth Series, Vol. 48, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,333-351.
27. Handelman C.S., 2011. Point- Counter-Point. Palatal expansion in adults: surgical versus nonsurgical. The case for nonsurgical expansion. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 140: 462-468.
28. Handelman C.S., 2012. Adult nonsurgical maxillary and concurrent mandibular expansion; Treatment of maxillary transverse defiency and bidental arch constriction. Seminars in Orthodontics,18: 134-151.
29. Handelman C.S., Greene C.S., 2013. Idiopathic/progressive condylar resorption: An orthodontic perspective. Seminars in Orthodontics, in press.
30. Handelman C.S., Greene C.S., 2013. Progressive condylar resorption and dentofacial deformity. Editors,
Seminars in Orthodontics, in press.
31. Yue I., Handelman C.S., Kusnoto B., BeGole E., 2013. Establishment of anterior width and height norms and its correlation to skeletal patterns.
Angle orthod. In press.
32. Balakrishnan M., Handelman C.S., BeGole E., (in preparation) Comparison of surgical and nonsurgical concurrent maxillary and mandibular arch expansion in adults with bidental arch constriction.

1. Handelman CS, BeGole EA. Non-surgical rapid maxillary expansion in adults. Paper
presented at 76th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society, Hersonissos Crete,
Greece. Abstract 50. Eur J Orthod 22:584, 2000.
2. Balakrishnan M, Handelman CS, BeGole EA, Schneider BJ, Mukherjee S. Non-surgical
maxillary and concurrent mandibular expansion in adults. J Dent Res 85 (Spec Iss
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