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Should general dentists provide orthodontic treatment (revisited)?

Should general dentists provide orthodontic treatment (revisited)?

By on January 2, 2018 in Recent posts with 35 Comments

In this first post of 2018, I am going to discuss  whether general dentists should provide orthodontic treatment.  I have decided to revisit this because of the recent advertising campaigns run by some of the specialist societies, in which they highlight the differences between a specialist and a general dentist.  

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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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Pulsed electromagnetic field reduces orthodontic pain

Pulsed electromagnetic field reduces orthodontic pain

By on November 13, 2017 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

Orthodontic pain is a major problem for our patients. This post is about a new technique that may reduce orthodontic pain.

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We need to talk about Myofunctional Orthodontics…

We need to talk about Myofunctional Orthodontics…

By on October 16, 2017 in Recent posts with 82 Comments

IIn this post I am going to revisit the concept of myofunctional orthodontics.  I have decided to do this because there has been increase in advertising about this type of treatment.

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