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Archive for May, 2014

New Evidence on TADS and Brackets!

New Evidence on TADS and Brackets!

Two interesting papers from the European Journal of Orthodontics! The May edition of the EJO included two interesting papers.

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The accuracy of orthodontist’s websites in the UK: dear oh dear..

The accuracy of orthodontist’s websites in the UK: dear oh dear..

The accuracy of Orthodontist’s websites in the UK: Dear oh dear… When I signed off the last blog on self ligating brackets I wrote that I was concerned with the accuracy of orthodontist’s websites  particularly with relevance to claims being made for certain methods of treatment.

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Self Ligation: Another nail in the coffin?

Self Ligation: Another nail in the coffin?

Self Ligation: Another nail in the coffin? In this blog I am going to review a paper from the most recent edition of the AJO-DDO. This is another trial of self-ligating brackets that reveals there are no advantages to using these brackets. This is contrary to the claims made by the manufacturers and on many […]

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How do we make teeth move faster?

How do we make teeth move faster?

How do we make teeth move faster? If we all had a wish list of our hopes to improve orthodontic treatment, I am sure that one which would be close to the top would be the development of a method to make teeth move faster.

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