An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

Archive for September, 2014

Does malocclusion influence quality of life?

Does malocclusion influence quality of life?

Does malocclusion influence quality of life? The blog is a littler earlier this week because I have a busy week and I only have time today to write a  post. Several posts ago I commented that systematic reviews were being published in increasing numbers. Just when I thought that I covered all the recent reviews, […]

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Orthodontics: What would the Martian say?

Orthodontics: What would the Martian say?

Orthodontics: What would the Martian say? This blog has a strange title and I will start by explaining this. When I was a much younger researcher, I had several in depth conversations with a now retired USA based Professor of Orthodontics, he always attempted to open my mind. A favourite of his was to ask this […]

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Cross Bites!

Cross Bites!

Cross bites! I am writing this blog post in Edinburgh, where the British Orthodontic Conference is about to start. This is an important place for the UK at the moment, as the Scottish people are about to vote on their independence.

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One year of the Blog: My personal view

One year of the Blog: My personal view

By on September 10, 2014 in Personal opinion, Recent posts with 5 Comments

One year of the orthodontic blog. It is now almost exactly a year since I started the orthodontic blog. Last September I was off work for a month following some “minor’ surgery and got a bit bored one day and thought that a blog would be a good idea. I had intended that this would […]

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How to read a systematic review:  Some tips and tricks

How to read a systematic review: Some tips and tricks

How I read a systematic review Over the past year I have blogged several times on systematic reviews and I have occasionally been critical of the methods adopted by some investigators. It seems that the number of published reviews is increasing and I feel that we are coming under pressure to keep up with the […]

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