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Jason B. Cope was born in Dallas, Texas while his father, Don, was in dental school. He grew up in Bossier City, Louisiana, where his Dad's orthodontic practice was located. Jason got an early introduction to orthodontics, beginning his informal education at 13 years of age by making retainers and grinding study models in his Dad's lab. By 15, he was helping his Dad as an orthodontic chair-side assistant.

His formal dental training was at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. He received his DDS in 1995, his orthodontic certificate in 1997, and his PhD in craniofacial bone biology in 1999 for his dissertation entitled Distraction Osteogenesis and Histiogenesis During Bilateral Mandibular Lengthening: Biomechanical and Biological Findings. The work that Dr. Cope performed on the then novel bone growing technique, distraction osteogenesis, generated 12 peer-reviewed journal articles, a feat unheard of in the three years it took to complete his PhD. In addition, he was awarded 6 national awards for his distraction osteogenesis research.

Upon completion of his orthodontic certificate, Dr. Cope was invited to join the Department of Orthodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry as an adjunct clinical assistant professor. He is also a visiting professor at several universities and has lectured to graduate students at 11 universities in North America, Central America, South America, and Australia.

Dr. Cope has published 8 non peer-reviewed and 19 peer-reviewed journal articles, 37 book chapters, a research handbook, a 220-page dissertation, co-edited a multimedia CD-ROM, a 600-page textbook Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis, and self-published a 500-page textbook OrthoTADs: The Clinical Guide and Atlas available at

He has given over 250 lectures nationally and internationally to associations, study clubs, and universities. He has also been involved in the development of several educational websites.

Dr. Cope is an ad hoc reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, the World Journal of Orthodontics, The Angle Orthodontist, the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Journal of Dental Research, Archives in Oral Biology, and was the guest editor for the March 2005 issue of Seminars In Orthodontics on OrthoTADs.

In the span of one month in March 2002, he presented cases to the Texas Tweed Group, the Southwest Component of the Edward H. Angle Society, and the American Board of Orthodontics, passing all three exams and becoming board certified. A year later, he became a full member of the SW component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. In September 2007, he was awarded fellowship in the American College of Dentists.

Most recently, Dr. Cope's activities have been focused on the development of clinical protocols and products to enhance Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) use, particularly Miniscrew Implants (MSIs), the most popular subcategory of TADs. In 2003, he partnered with IMTEC Corp in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to develop the Ortho Implant, one of the very first US manufactured orthodontic miniscrew implants.

Since then, he developed the Cope Placement Protocol , the first minimally invasive protocol that utilized drill-free MSI placement with topical anesthetic only. He also developed a patented life-like triple-density typodont for teaching MSI placement methods. Other protocols and products he has developed include the biomechanically sound palatal approach to openbite closure protocol, the openbite closing transplatal arch (patent pending), the locking closed coil spring (patent pending), the biomechancially sound facial approach to Class II distalization, and the Class II MSI distalizing appliance (patent pending).

As a result of his extensive lecturing, publishing, and clinical technique development, he has been interviewed by several local and national news networks for cover stories on orthodontic technology and treatment. Dr. Cope's private orthodontic practice is located in Dallas, Texas, where he treats patients 3 days a week. The remainder of his week is spent developing lecture material, educational aides, and new orthodontic products.

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