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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?

By on July 6, 2017 in Recent posts with 14 Comments

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.

By on May 18, 2017 in Recent posts with 1 Comment

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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I have decided to invent a new form of treatment: 24 month braces revisited!

I have decided to invent a new form of treatment: 24 month braces revisited!

By on May 8, 2017 in Recent posts with 20 Comments

I have decided to invent a new form of treatment: 24 month braces revisited! One of my most popular posts is called 24 month braces. I posted this several years ago and I have decided to update it to reflect the current state of orthodontics.

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Are there too many orthodontic systematic reviews?

Are there too many orthodontic systematic reviews?

By on April 18, 2017 in Recent posts with 4 Comments

Are there too many orthodontic systematic reviews? Over the past 10 years there have been many orthodontic systematic reviews.  I am now wondering if there are too many…..just a thought in a short blog post….

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AcceleDent increases tooth movement by up to 50%…

AcceleDent increases tooth movement by up to 50%…

By on March 20, 2017 in Recent posts with 13 Comments

Does AcceleDent increase tooth movement by up to 50%? The other day I was looking at an online edition of the AJO-DDO.  There was a pop-up from Acceledent that drew attention to their new clinical evidence.  I thought that I should have a look at this again….         This is the link […]

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