An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

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Breathing and orthodontics

Breathing and orthodontics

By on January 24, 2019 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion on the association between orthodontics and breathing.  The AAO is also holding a conference on this interesting area. I thought that I should repost a series that I did on this back in 2016.

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My top 10 research papers.. 

My top 10 research papers.. 

By on November 19, 2018 in Recent posts with 4 Comments

One of my most popular posts was about the top ten orthodontic papers. I did this two and a half years ago and I thought that I would update it.  I hope that you find this interesting.

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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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Is orthodontic research poor? The Pyramid of Denial revisited

Is orthodontic research poor? The Pyramid of Denial revisited

By on April 23, 2018 in Recent posts with 12 Comments

This blog post is about the rejection of research findings.  I have decided to revisit the ‘Pyramid of Denial” which outlines the reason for illogical rejection of research.

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A massive Cochrane systematic review tells us a lot about Class II treatment.

A massive Cochrane systematic review tells us a lot about Class II treatment.

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

We have updated our Cochrane review on Class II treatment. The results are interesting and clinically relevant.

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