An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

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Orthodontic marketing: Are researchers behind the times?

Orthodontic marketing: Are researchers behind the times?

By on August 29, 2017 in Recent posts with 4 Comments

I have written several times about the poor evidence base of heavily marketed new orthodontic materials and techniques. This post is about a recently published paper that takes an interesting look at this problem.

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Let’s talk about Six Month Smiles

Let’s talk about Six Month Smiles

Let’s talk about six month smiles This post is one of the “let’s talk about series”.  This has previously included discussions on myofunctional  therapy, Acceledent and Fastbraces. So “let’s talk about Six Month Smiles”.

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Let’s talk about…..Fastbraces

Let’s talk about…..Fastbraces

By on April 25, 2016 in Personal opinion, Recent posts with 37 Comments

Let’s talk about Fastbraces Wouldn’t it be great if someone developed an orthodontic appliance that could be used by General Dental Practitioners with 1-2 days training. Better still, this appliance would allow them to complete treatment quicker than other braces, without taking teeth out. Welcome to  Fastbraces! 

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A new dental disease: Orthodontosis and orthodontitis

A new dental disease: Orthodontosis and orthodontitis

Orthodontosis and orthodontitis Since I started this blog I have confined my reviews and comments on papers in the mainstream orthodontic journals. However, I came across a paper and a letter in the British Dental Journal that I found so extraordinary that  I’ve decided to change my blogging practice. This blog is about my academic interpretation of […]

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