An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

Tag: distal movement molars

Two years of the blog:  What do we know about functional appliance treatment?

Two years of the blog: What do we know about functional appliance treatment?

Two years of the blog:  What do we know about functional appliance treatment? In this post I am going to continue with the theme from last week and make this post a summary of some of the most popular and relevant posts on Class II treatment.  This will be last post for a couple of weeks, […]

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Two years of this orthodontic blog: Temporary Anchorage Devices revisited.

Two years of the blog! Temporary Anchorage Devices revisited This week the blog is two years old. I am very surprised to find that from being read by about 100 people in the first week, it was hit 20,000 in September and this was a new record.  It has now become a major part of […]

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Does anchoring a fixed functional appliance to the mandible have an effect?

Does anchoring a fixed functional appliance to the mandible have an effect?

By on September 7, 2015 in Clinical Research, Recent posts with 12 Comments

Does anchoring a fixed functional appliance to the mandible work? After all the excitement of last week’s post I’m going to return to a simple review of a recent randomised trial on the effects of anchoring a fixed functional appliance to the mandible. It was published in the Angle orthodontist; so it is open access.

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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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Myofunctional orthodontics continued: A new trial!

Myofunctional orthodontics continued: A new trial!

Myofunctional orthodontics continued… a new trial! This post follows on from last week’s very popular blog which was read 2,500 times in a week. In that post I wrote that I was only aware of one prospective study of Myofunctional therapy. But Valter Ronnholm,  posted a comment that pointed me to a new study in the European Journal of […]

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