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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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Does AcceleDent increase the speed of Invisalign?

Does AcceleDent increase the speed of Invisalign?

By on December 3, 2018 in Recent posts with 9 Comments

We would all like to make teeth move faster.  This new trial looks at the effect of AcceleDent on the rate of Invisalign treatment.

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Let’s talk about the Carriere Motion appliance….

Let’s talk about the Carriere Motion appliance….

By on November 5, 2018 in Recent posts with 47 Comments

One of the new orthodontic developments is the Carriere Motion II appliance for Class II correction. This is getting a lot of publicity, so I thought that I should have a look at it.

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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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Who pays the piper?  An influx of Key Opinion Leaders

Who pays the piper?  An influx of Key Opinion Leaders

By on October 15, 2018 in Recent posts with 32 Comments

  I am becoming increasingly concerned with the effects of Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) on orthodontic practice. Two recent publications have bothered me and I simply cannot help responding.

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