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No evidence that AcceleDent increases the rate of orthodontic space closure: A new trial

No evidence that AcceleDent increases the rate of orthodontic space closure: A new trial

By on January 8, 2018 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

This new paper provides us with further information on the lack of effect of the AcceleDent device. Perhaps it is time for AcceleDent to change their promotional material?

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Whats going on with Invisalign?

Whats going on with Invisalign?

By on December 4, 2017 in Recent posts with 21 Comments

This post is about Invisalign’s recent opening of an Invisalign store and their recent advertising campaign.

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I think that I should become an Orthodontic Key Opinion Leader…

I think that I should become an Orthodontic Key Opinion Leader…

By on November 20, 2017 in Recent posts with 21 Comments

I’ve taken my bows and my curtain calls I am now rapidly approaching full retirement and I need to maintain my income and number of overseas lecturing engagements. Perhaps I should become a Key Opinion Leader? I have discussed potential changes in my career before. I have thought about becoming a Snake Oil Salesman and […]

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Invisalign is more comfortable than fixed appliances: A trial

Invisalign is more comfortable than fixed appliances: A trial

By on September 25, 2017 in Recent posts with 7 Comments

Invisalign has become an established orthodontic treatment method. However, there have been few trials into its effectiveness. This new study looks at whether there is less discomfort with Invisalign compared to fixed appliances.

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The use of a phone app improves oral hygiene in orthodontic patients?

The use of a phone app improves oral hygiene in orthodontic patients?

By on September 11, 2017 in Recent posts with 3 Comments

Every now and then a team of investigators does a simple study that may result in a clinically useful finding. This blog post is about one of these studies.

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