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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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A massive summary of the best of my blog for 2017

A massive summary of the best of my blog for 2017

By on December 20, 2017 in Recent posts with 10 Comments

In this post I have made a list of the most popular blog posts from this year. If you have time you can look back and re-read them or have a look at some that you missed. I have been doing this blog for three years now and the readership has grown dramatically. Over the […]

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Laser irradiation speeds up tooth movement?

Laser irradiation speeds up tooth movement?

By on December 18, 2017 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

There is currently a lot of interest in methods of speeding up the rate of orthodontic tooth movement. This new study shows that laser light irradiation has an effect. Let’s look at it critically.

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Myofunctional appliances are cost effective: A new trial

Myofunctional appliances are cost effective: A new trial

By on November 27, 2017 in Recent posts with 13 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I published a very popular post on myofunctional appliances.  This post is about a new trial that looks at their cost-effectiveness.

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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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