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No evidence that orthodontic extractions damage facial profiles.

No evidence that orthodontic extractions damage facial profiles.

By on January 30, 2017 in Recent posts, Systematic reviews with 11 Comments

Early last year I wrote several posts on the effect of orthodontic extractions on facial profile. Since then, this interesting systematic review has provided us with more useful information.

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Is early orthodontic treatment based on evidence? Looking for “needles in a haystack”.

Is early orthodontic treatment based on evidence? Looking for “needles in a haystack”.

By on January 23, 2017 in Recent posts, Systematic reviews with 15 Comments

One of the most controversial areas in orthodontics is about the timing of orthodontic treatment.  There are many orthodontists who are starting to introduce “early or interceptive” treatment into their clinical practices.  But is this evidence based?  This systematic review provides us with good information on early orthodontic treatment.

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A systematic review provides us with useful information on early facemask treatment of Class III malocclusion

A systematic review provides us with useful information on early facemask treatment of Class III malocclusion

By on January 9, 2017 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

A systematic review provides us with useful information on early facemask treatment of Class III malocclusion The interception of the development of malocclusion is one of the most interesting areas in clinical orthodontics. This post is my interpretation of a systematic review that looked at the effectiveness of early facemask treatment for Class III malocclusion. […]

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Review of the year? From speeding up treatment, extractions and snake oil

Review of the year? From speeding up treatment, extractions and snake oil

By on December 14, 2016 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

Review of the year? From speeding up treatment, extractions and snake oil! As we are now getting close to the end of the year, I have done a review of the year based on the top ten most widely read blog posts. I have now been doing this blog for three years. I am very pleased that it […]

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Evidence based orthodontic treatment-no good deed goes unpunished. Part 2: Let them eat cake

Evidence based orthodontic treatment-no good deed goes unpunished. Part 2: Let them eat cake

By on November 24, 2016 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

Let Them Eat Cake This is the second part of our joint lecture at the recent British Orthodontic Conference. Lysle Johnston has based this post on his presentation. This was about the value of alternatives to the orthodontic randomised controlled trial.  It is the first guest post on my blog. In Boston Society, it is said that […]

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