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CBCT vs conventional views in localising impacted canines. Careful with that radiation Eugene: (Revisited).

CBCT vs conventional views in localising impacted canines. Careful with that radiation Eugene: (Revisited).

By on March 27, 2017 in Recent posts with 18 Comments

CBCT vs conventional views in localising impacted canines. Careful with that radiation Eugene: (Revisited). One of the first posts that I did was on the use of CBCT in localising unerupted teeth.  The AJO-DDO has recently  published an investigation that looks at this subject in greater depth.  As a result, I am updating this post […]

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A non-random selection of blog posts on evidence based orthodontics

A non-random selection of blog posts on evidence based orthodontics

By on February 23, 2017 in Recent posts with 0 Comments

A non-random selection of blog posts on evidence based orthodontics I have decided to post an additional blog post this week because there has been a lot of internet chat about evidence based orthodontics.  I have followed this closely.  There seems to be some confusion in people’s mind about the relative merits of treatment being […]

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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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