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Can we predict eruption of palatally displaced canines?  a RCT

Can we predict eruption of palatally displaced canines? a RCT

Predictors of eruption of palatally displaced canines. Several months ago I reviewed an excellent trial on the interceptive treatment of palatally displaced canines (PDC). This was a very popular post that generated many comments. In my discussion, I wondered if the authors had carried out any additional work on whether they could predict the effects of removing the […]

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New systematic  reviews on orthodontics and gingival health.

New systematic reviews on orthodontics and gingival health.

New systematic  reviews on orthodontics and gingival health. This week saw the on-line publication of two systematic reviews on  orthodontics and gingival health. The first was concerned with the effect of clear aligners and the second was with professionally applied oral hygiene measures.

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A shameless plug for the World Orthodontic Congress 2015

A shameless plug for the World Orthodontic Congress 2015

By on June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

A shameless promotion for the 8th World Orthodontic Congress to be held in London 2015 I have been taking a short break over the last week and not had much time to write a blog, I am also spending some time writing a long(ish) blog about cephalometrics. As a result, I thought that I should […]

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The O’Begg Sonic Novel Orthodontic Paradigm bracket!

The O’Begg Sonic Novel Orthodontic Paradigm bracket!

The novel paradigm in orthodontic treatment It is now coming to a holiday season and I thought that I should write a light hearted blog.  Please remember this a joke and not intended to be serious.

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Anxious about fixed braces? October research update: Part 2

Anxious about fixed braces? October research update: Part 2

By on October 17, 2013 in Clinical Research, Uncategorized with 3 Comments

Anxious about fixed braces?  What can we do to make it better? Assessment of the effect of combined multimedia and verbal information vs verbal information alone on anxiety levels before bond up in adolescent orthodontic patients: A single center randomized controlled trial.     Jemnique Pal Kaur Sal et al American Journal of Orthodontics 2013: 144: […]

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