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Part 2 of a brilliant summary of orthodontics and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Part 2 of a brilliant summary of orthodontics and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

By on February 11, 2019 in Recent posts with 25 Comments

This is the second part of Greg Jorgensen’s report on the AAO winter meeting on OSA. This is about the diagnosis and treatment of OSA by orthodontists. How Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosed? As of right now,  a formal laboratory sleep study called polysomnography (PSG) is the only way to diagnose OSA. Although home study […]

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Top ten posts of the year!

Top ten posts of the year!

By on December 20, 2018 in Recent posts with 1 Comment

This is now the third year of this blog. I have decided to make this year’s last post a simple top ten most popular posts of this year. I hope that you enjoy revisiting them! 

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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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