An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

Tag: retrospective study

Which is better Invisalign v Fixed appliances: Does this study help?

Which is better Invisalign v Fixed appliances: Does this study help?

By on June 12, 2017 in Recent posts with 17 Comments

Which is better Invisalign v Fixed appliances: Does this study help? There is no doubt that the development of aligners has changed orthodontics.  However, I often wonder if we know whether aligners “work as well” as fixed appliances.  This post is about a newly published study that provides us with some information.

Continue Reading »

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. .

Continue Reading »

Do orthodontic retainers and extractions reduce marginal bone levels?

Do orthodontic retainers and extractions reduce marginal bone levels?

By on February 13, 2017 in Recent posts with 4 Comments

Do orthodontic retainers and extractions reduce marginal bone levels? This post is about a new study that investigates the effect of retainers and extractions on marginal bone levels. I thought it was very interesting as it included an evaluation of the effect of extractions.

Continue Reading »

Breathe..breathe in the air:  a classic paper on breathing and facial growth.

Breathe..breathe in the air: a classic paper on breathing and facial growth.

Breathe..breathe in the air:  a classic paper on breathing and facial growth. Since I started this blog  I have become aware of orthodontists and dentists who work in the area of breathing and orthodontic treatment.  So I thought that I would post on one of the classic research  papers in this area. This is a […]

Continue Reading »

The top ten orthodontic papers that have influenced me.

The top ten orthodontic papers that have influenced me.

The top 10 papers that have influenced my career? I have been away lecturing in Italy and taking a short vacation this week, so I have not had time to write a new blog post.  But I have decided to re-publish one of my earlier blogs that readers may have missed. This was a simple list and […]

Continue Reading »

Top