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Should General Dentists provide orthodontic treatment?

Should General Dentists provide orthodontic treatment?

Should general dentists provide orthodontic treatment? In this post I’m going to discuss the rather controversial area of whether general dentists should provide orthodontic treatment. I will also risk discussing Short-Term Orthodontics (STO), Six Month Smiles, Anterior Alignment Orthodontics and Fast Braces.

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How to keep up to date with the literature

How to keep up to date with the literature

How to keep up to date Since I started this blog several people have asked me how I keep up to date with the literature.  My first answer has always been “that keeping up to date is part of my job as Professor, I also need to be ahead of my students”!  But this has […]

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Early orthodontic treatment: More evidence of lack of evidence!

Early orthodontic treatment: More evidence of lack of evidence!

Early orthodontic treatment: More evidence of lack of evidence! I was planning not to do a blog this week, as I am completely snowed under with work.  But then I spotted a tweet from the brilliant Dental Elf (@TheDentalElf) and they have beaten me again to a really interesting paper on early orthodontic treatment. As a […]

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A brief guide to removable functional appliance treatment

A brief guide to removable functional appliance treatment

A brief guide to removable functional appliance treatment. Last weeks posting on removable functional appliances and the results of a recent systematic review attracted a lot of interest and was hit almost 1000 times a day. I also received more comments than any other post. These are worth reading. As a result, I have decided […]

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Twenty Four Month Braces!

Twenty Four Month Braces!

By on October 3, 2013 in Featured, Personal opinion with 30 Comments

Twenty four month braces!  A new revolution in orthodontics Over the past few years there have been several new innovations in orthodontics that have simply been reinventions of existing techniques and are sold as something new for the adult market.  As a result, I thought that I would take a light hearted look at Twenty […]

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