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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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Bill Proffit: Equilibrium Theory revisited.

Bill Proffit: Equilibrium Theory revisited.

By on October 8, 2018 in Recent posts with 16 Comments

Last week I was stunned to hear about the death of Bill Proffit.  As a result,  I have decided to make this blog post about his classic paper “Equilibrium Theory Revisited”. Like many orthodontic students my first exposure to Bill Proffit and his teaching was in seminars and his book.  I also heard him lecture […]

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What I Wish I Knew Sooner

What I Wish I Knew Sooner

By on September 24, 2018 in Recent posts with 21 Comments

This is a guest post by Neal Kravitz who is an influential USA based orthodontist. I thought that it was a great appraisal of the effect of orthodontic experience on his clinical practice.

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A brilliant “take down” of myofunctional/orthotropics philosophy

By on July 2, 2018 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

I came across this brilliant and withering criticism of a recent book that promotes the magical thinking behind myofictional orthodontics, orthotropics and the epidemic of malocclusion. This was published in another orthodontic blog that is written by Professors from the University of North Carolina. The blog is good and worth following. This post was excellent. […]

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Be aware of old retainers

Be aware of old retainers

By on April 26, 2018 in Recent posts with 29 Comments

This is a guest post that is case report about some problems with old bonded retainers. I thought that it was interesting and decided to do an extra post for this week.

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