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Archive for May, 2016

Does rapid maxillary expansion cure bedwetting?

Does rapid maxillary expansion cure bedwetting?

Does rapid maxillary expansion cure bedwetting? While we’re clear on some of the benefits of orthodontic treatment. We have less confidence about other potential effects of our treatment, for example, breathing, muscle function and other related problems.  I find that these are interesting areas and this blog post is on a paper that investigated whether […]

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The top ten orthodontic papers that have influenced me.

The top ten orthodontic papers that have influenced me.

The top 10 papers that have influenced my career? I have been away lecturing in Italy and taking a short vacation this week, so I have not had time to write a new blog post.  But I have decided to re-publish one of my earlier blogs that readers may have missed. This was a simple list and […]

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Historical controls are not valid for orthodontic research?

Historical controls are not valid for orthodontic research?

Historical controls are not valid for orthodontic research This post is about the use of historical controls in orthodontic research and is based on a new paper in the EJO. To some readers this may appear to be a little dry, but I think that this paper is very important as it provides information that may […]

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Do functional appliances influence skeletal pattern? More reviews giving us the answer!

Do functional appliances influence skeletal pattern? More reviews giving us the answer!

Do functional appliances influence skeletal pattern? More reviews giving us the answer! I have just returned from the excellent AAO meeting in Orlando, where I met many followers of my blog. It was great to receive their feedback and I am genuinely surprised at how many people follow my postings. In this week’s post I’m going […]

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