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Orthodontic marketing: Are researchers behind the times?

Orthodontic marketing: Are researchers behind the times?

By on August 29, 2017 in Recent posts with 4 Comments

I have written several times about the poor evidence base of heavily marketed new orthodontic materials and techniques. This post is about a recently published paper that takes an interesting look at this problem.

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

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

By on August 21, 2017 in Recent posts with 6 Comments

I have based this post on a new study that looked at the quality of orthodontic information on the internet.

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An A-Z of orthodontics.

An A-Z of orthodontics.

By on August 14, 2017 in Recent posts with 23 Comments

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….

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A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery.

A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery.

By on August 7, 2017 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

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.

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Straight teeth at the speed of light?

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? 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…

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