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Evidence based orthodontics is not as straightforward as it seems…

Evidence based orthodontics is not as straightforward as it seems…

By on March 7, 2016 in Personal opinion, Recent posts with 8 Comments

Evidence based orthodontics is not as straightforward as it seems… My last blog post was a quick list of “what I knew about orthodontics”.  Surprisingly, this was one of those posts that was very popular and was read over 4,000 times over the weekend. I also got many comments, some were critical, and these made […]

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Two years of this orthodontic blog: Temporary Anchorage Devices revisited.

Two years of this orthodontic blog: Temporary Anchorage Devices revisited.

Two years of the blog! Temporary Anchorage Devices revisited This week the blog is two years old. I am very surprised to find that from being read by about 100 people in the first week, it was hit 20,000 in September and this was a new record.  It has now become a major part of […]

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AcceleDent again. Cyclic vibration accelerates tooth movement; A clinical trial!

AcceleDent again. Cyclic vibration accelerates tooth movement; A clinical trial!

AcceleDent again. Cyclic vibration accelerates tooth movement; A clinical trial! Earlier this year I posted about AcceleDent. This was a popular posting and was read 4,000 times. Since then several people suggested to me that I had not been critical enough of this new technology. I took this approach because they had developed a cautious […]

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How to read a systematic review:  Some tips and tricks

How to read a systematic review: Some tips and tricks

How I read a systematic review Over the past year I have blogged several times on systematic reviews and I have occasionally been critical of the methods adopted by some investigators. It seems that the number of published reviews is increasing and I feel that we are coming under pressure to keep up with the […]

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A systematic review that shows TADS are effective!

A systematic review that shows TADS are effective!

A systematic review that shows TADS are effective! In my last two blog posts I have outlined the findings of two systematic reviews which I felt did not provide high levels of evidence. This week I am going to review a recent Cochrane review, but I shall declare an interest because I am a co-author.

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