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Headgear does not harm the airway? A new trial

Headgear does not harm the airway? A new trial

By on January 15, 2018 in Recent posts with 19 Comments

The relationship between orthodontic treatment and the airway is an area of controversy in orthodontics. This recently published trial may provide us with some answers to this question.

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No evidence that AcceleDent increases the rate of orthodontic space closure: A new trial

No evidence that AcceleDent increases the rate of orthodontic space closure: A new trial

By on January 8, 2018 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

This new paper provides us with further information on the lack of effect of the AcceleDent device. Perhaps it is time for AcceleDent to change their promotional material?

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Myofunctional appliances are cost effective: A new trial

Myofunctional appliances are cost effective: A new trial

By on November 27, 2017 in Recent posts with 13 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I published a very popular post on myofunctional appliances.  This post is about a new trial that looks at their cost-effectiveness.

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Which is better a bonded or a vacuum formed retainer?  Here is a new trial.

Which is better a bonded or a vacuum formed retainer?  Here is a new trial.

By on November 6, 2017 in Recent posts with 11 Comments

One of the many controversial areas in orthodontic is our choice of orthodontic retainer. This new study gives us useful information. I have posted on retention several times. I have concluded that there are disadvantages and advantages of the main types of retainer. However, in general the type of retainer we use depends upon our […]

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Bone anchored RME increases nasal airflow: A good randomised trial!

Bone anchored RME increases nasal airflow: A good randomised trial!

By on October 30, 2017 in Recent posts with 10 Comments

It is about time that I posted about a trial. This new study looked at the effects of bone anchored RME appliances on the airway. I thought that it was great.

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