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Is oral hygiene influenced by Invisalign or self ligating brackets?

Is oral hygiene influenced by Invisalign or self ligating brackets?

By on February 12, 2018 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

We are all concerned about the oral hygiene of our patients, but is it influenced by our choice of orthodontic appliances?  This new trial sheds some light on this problem. Some people have suggested that the choice of appliance may influence the ability of our patients to maintain their oral hygiene.  This may be particularly […]

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Invisalign let us know what is going on!

Invisalign let us know what is going on!

By on December 11, 2017 in Recent posts with 13 Comments

Last week I wrote a very popular post about Invisalign, their advertising and the opening of an Invisalign store in San Francisco. Since then Jamie Morley who is the General Manager for Invisalign, UK and Ireland, has responded to me. He has provided clarification on some of the points that I raised.

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Whats going on with Invisalign?

Whats going on with Invisalign?

By on December 4, 2017 in Recent posts with 21 Comments

This post is about Invisalign’s recent opening of an Invisalign store and their recent advertising campaign.

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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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Which is better Invisalign or Fixed Appliances: Part 2: Does this new systematic review help?

Which is better Invisalign or Fixed Appliances: Part 2: Does this new systematic review help?

By on June 19, 2017 in Recent posts with 11 Comments

Which is better Invisalign or Fixed Appliances: Part 2: Does this new systematic review help? This is the second of two posts on the effectiveness of Invisalign and Fixed Appliances. Last week I looked at a retrospective study and this week I will look at a new systematic review. A lot of people read this post and […]

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