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Tag: Class III malocclusion

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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Are UK Orthodontists prescribing fewer extractions?

Are UK Orthodontists prescribing fewer extractions?

By on October 29, 2018 in Recent posts with 15 Comments

There has been discussion on the role of extractions as part of orthodontic treatment since the dawn of time. This recent survey reveals interesting perceptions of UK orthodontists on their recommendations to extract teeth.

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A new randomised trial of miniscrew supported RME

A new randomised trial of miniscrew supported RME

By on September 17, 2018 in Recent posts with 18 Comments

Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is an important orthodontic treatment method. A recent development has been miniscrew supported RME. This new trial compares mini screw with tooth borne RME.

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Foot posture causes malocclusion!

Foot posture causes malocclusion!

By on July 23, 2018 in Recent posts with 14 Comments

Sometimes I come across papers that may seem to be just weird. This new paper looks at the association between foot posture and malocclusion.

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Do orthodontic trials benefit patients?

Do orthodontic trials benefit patients?

By on June 18, 2018 in Recent posts with 4 Comments

It is well accepted that randomised trials are the best way of testing treatments.  But do they influence patient care?

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