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TADS are effective in reinforcing anchorage: A new trial

TADS are effective in reinforcing anchorage: A new trial

By on December 10, 2018 in Recent posts with 1 Comment

This post is about a new trial that gives us useful information on temporary anchorage devices in reinforcing anchorage. I thought that the findings were interesting and clinically relevant.

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When should we take a Cone Beam CT? Careful with that radiation, Eugene Part 3

When should we take a Cone Beam CT? Careful with that radiation, Eugene Part 3

By on November 12, 2018 in Recent posts with 10 Comments

There is no doubt that CBCT has revolutionised orthodontic imaging. But when are we justified to take a CBCT?

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Are TADs cost effective? A new trial

Are TADs cost effective? A new trial

By on October 1, 2018 in Recent posts with 6 Comments

The introduction of temporary anchorage devices has revolutionised orthodontic treatment. But, are they cost effective? This new trial gives us an answer.

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A paper about orthotropics in preventing canine impaction.

A paper about orthotropics in preventing canine impaction.

By on August 6, 2018 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

The advocates of orthotropics make many claims about their treatment. This paper looks at whether orthotropics is effective at interception of canine impactions.

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Does using cervical pull headgear improve unerupted canine position?

Does using cervical pull headgear improve unerupted canine position?

By on April 30, 2018 in Recent posts with 6 Comments

Cervical pull headgear is used to correct molar relationships. But does it influence the position of unerupted canines? This new paper looked at this clinical question. The interception of potentially impacted permanent canines is one goal of early orthodontic treatment. The use of the early application of headgear has been looked at in several trials. […]

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