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Does childhood obesity increase the rate of tooth movement?

Does childhood obesity increase the rate of tooth movement?

By on February 20, 2017 in Recent posts with 6 Comments

Does childhood obesity increase the rate of tooth movement? Over the past few years there’s been a lot of interest in factors that may influence the speed of tooth movement. Until now,  I have not considered whether obesity has an influence. However, this new paper suggests that childhood obesity increases the rate of tooth movement. […]

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A New Year’s orthodontic blog of hopes and dreams…

A New Year’s orthodontic blog of hopes and dreams…

By on January 2, 2017 in Recent posts with 14 Comments

A New Year’s orthodontic blog of hopes and dreams… Just over three years ago, I got bored and decided to write this orthodontic blog. It has now turned into an important part of my work and I am having to devote a reasonable amount of time to it.  This new post is about what I […]

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How to read a paper on a randomised trial

How to read a paper on a randomised trial

By on November 16, 2015 in Personal opinion, Recent posts with 7 Comments

How to read a paper on a randomised trial. Since I started this blog several readers have contacted me and asked if I could write a post on what I look for when I read a paper on a randomised trial.  As my next few posts are on clinical trials I thought that it would be a good time […]

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Two years of the blog: 24 month braces!

Two years of the blog: 24 month braces!

By on October 12, 2015 in Personal opinion with 6 Comments

Two Years of the Blog: 24 month braces! I am now recovering from my cervical spine surgery and I have set up some automatic posts. As a result, I am continuing with the theme of revisiting posts and today I am going back to this light hearted look at recent developments in orthodontics.  This post […]

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I’ve been thinking about the orthodontic fringe or quackery

I’ve been thinking about the orthodontic fringe or quackery

I’ve been thinking about the orthodontic fringe or quackery. This blog is about the concept of the orthodontic fringe and is a discussion on treatments that some do not consider to be mainstream orthodontics.  When I first thought about this subject, I felt that it would be straightforward, however, defining the fringe is easier said […]

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