An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

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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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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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Quo Vadis Orthodontia – Are we in the midst of a perfect storm?

Quo Vadis Orthodontia – Are we in the midst of a perfect storm?

Quo Vadis Orthodontia – Are we in the midst of a perfect storm? This is a guest post by Dr Mark Wertheimer from South Africa. This is about his feelings about potential issues with professionalism, new treatments and advertising.

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How to read a paper on a randomised clinical trial.

How to read a paper on a randomised clinical trial.

How to read a paper on a randomised clinical trial (revisited). Over the past few weeks, several people have asked me to republish some of my earlier posts on how to interpret papers.   I will start by providing an update on how to read a randomised clinical trial.  I hope that it is useful. .

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