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Class II treatment and skeletal change: Did we know the answer in 1967?

Class II treatment and skeletal change: Did we know the answer in 1967?

By on August 18, 2015 in Clinical Research, Recent posts with 12 Comments

Class II treatment: a paper from 1967 In this post I am going to review a paper that the AJO published  in June 1967. This was the summer of love in San Francisco, the Beatles had just released Sgt Pepper, the Rolling Stones had released their psychedelic album “Their Satanic Majesty’s”. I was 10 years old […]

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Should we stop using cephalometrics in orthodontic research?

Should we stop using cephalometrics in orthodontic research?

Should we stop using cephalometrics in orthodontic research? This blog is concerned with my personal opinion on the use of cephalometrics in orthodontic research. Some people may not share this view, and I hope that this is not too controversial.

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Careful with that Ceph, Eugene (Part 2). Do you need that orthodontic cephalogram?

Careful with that Ceph, Eugene (Part 2). Do you need that orthodontic cephalogram?

 A discussion on the need for cephalograms Over the past few days I have been in a heated debate on a General Dentistry forum about the lack of evidence underpinning one of the rapid orthodontic treatment systems that can be learnt from attending a two-day course at a hotel. As part of the debate the […]

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