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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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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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Why a blog now?

Why a blog now?

By on September 1, 2013 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

This is the first post on my new Blog and I hope that it will set the scene for the future. 

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