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Distal movement of molars: A case of swings and roundabouts?

Distal movement of molars: A case of swings and roundabouts?

Distal movement of molars: A new Cochrane Review   Orthodontic treatment for distalising upper first molars in children and adults Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013. Issue 10.  Today I am going to review a systematic review with which I worked on as as a co-investigator.  Several years ago we decided that we would review […]

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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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The Randomised Trial and the Retrospective investigation: Looking forward or back?

The Randomised Trial and the Retrospective investigation: Looking forward or back?

By on October 10, 2013 in Personal opinion with 12 Comments

Looking forward or back?  The randomised trial and the retrospective investigation At the last European Orthodontic Congress they held a debate on the value of the randomised  trial versus the retrospective investigation.

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