An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

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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 16 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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Invisalign is more comfortable than fixed appliances: A trial

Invisalign is more comfortable than fixed appliances: A trial

By on September 25, 2017 in Recent posts with 7 Comments

Invisalign has become an established orthodontic treatment method. However, there have been few trials into its effectiveness. This new study looks at whether there is less discomfort with Invisalign compared to fixed appliances.

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Extracting primary canines intercepts permanent canine impaction!

Extracting primary canines intercepts permanent canine impaction!

The impaction of permanent canine teeth is a real problem. We frequently try to intercept this by extracting primary canines. But is this effective?

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