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Who provides the best orthodontic information on the internet: Dentists or specialists?

By on August 21, 2017 in Recent posts with 5 Comments
Who provides the best orthodontic information on the internet: Dentists or specialists?

Who provides the best orthodontic information on the internet: Dentists or specialists? I have based this post on a new study that looked at the quality of orthodontic information on the internet. (Visited 2,032 times, 129 visits today)

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An A-Z of orthodontics.

By on August 14, 2017 in Recent posts with 23 Comments
An A-Z of orthodontics.

An A-Z of orthodontics. As we enter the dog days of a long wet English summer, I have decided to write a simple A-Z of orthodontics.  It is meant to be light hearted…. (Visited 3,119 times, 15 visits today)

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A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery.

By on August 7, 2017 in Recent posts with 5 Comments
A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery.

A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery. One of the most interesting recent orthodontic developments is the “surgery first” approach for orthognathic  surgery. This post is about a new trial that provides us with some information on this technique. (Visited 3,338 times, 7 visits today)

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Straight teeth at the speed of light?

By on August 3, 2017 in Recent posts with 4 Comments
Straight teeth at the speed of light?

Straight teeth at the speed of light? This guest post is written by Padhraig Fleming who is an experienced orthodontic researcher and clinician based in London (South of England). This is about photobiomodulation making teeth move faster…or not… (Visited 2,767 times, 9 visits today)

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TMD is not associated with dental occlusion?

By on July 31, 2017 in Recent posts with 21 Comments
TMD is not associated with dental occlusion?

TMD is not associated with dental occlusion? One of the longest standing controversies in dentistry is about whether the occlusion is associated with TMD. This new systematic review may give us some answers? Over many years we have discussed, argued and debated whether the occlusion is associated with TMD.  People have organised conferences,  run legal […]

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Facebook based orthodontics

By on July 24, 2017 in Recent posts with 20 Comments
Facebook based orthodontics

Facebook based orthodontics A couple of posts ago Mark Wertheimer did a great post on professionalism. In this post he mentioned some of the effects of social media. This has led me to think about a new form of evidence “Facebook based orthodontics”. (Visited 4,981 times, 3 visits today)

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