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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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Is early orthodontic treatment based on evidence? Looking for “needles in a haystack”.

Is early orthodontic treatment based on evidence? Looking for “needles in a haystack”.

By on January 23, 2017 in Recent posts, Systematic reviews with 15 Comments

One of the most controversial areas in orthodontics is about the timing of orthodontic treatment.  There are many orthodontists who are starting to introduce “early or interceptive” treatment into their clinical practices.  But is this evidence based?  This systematic review provides us with good information on early orthodontic treatment.

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Summary of functional appliance treatment for Class II malocclusion

Summary of functional appliance treatment for Class II malocclusion

By on June 15, 2016 in Recent posts, Summary posts with 14 Comments

Summary of functional appliance treatment for Class II malocclusion In this post I am combining some of my most popular and relevant posts into one post that I hope will summarise the current knowledge of functional appliance treatment for Class II malocclusion.  This will start with a brief guide to functional appliance treatment and then […]

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Early orthodontic treatment: More evidence of lack of evidence!

Early orthodontic treatment: More evidence of lack of evidence!

Early orthodontic treatment: More evidence of lack of evidence! I was planning not to do a blog this week, as I am completely snowed under with work.  But then I spotted a tweet from the brilliant Dental Elf (@TheDentalElf) and they have beaten me again to a really interesting paper on early orthodontic treatment. As a […]

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A brief guide to removable functional appliance treatment

A brief guide to removable functional appliance treatment

A brief guide to removable functional appliance treatment. Last weeks posting on removable functional appliances and the results of a recent systematic review attracted a lot of interest and was hit almost 1000 times a day. I also received more comments than any other post. These are worth reading. As a result, I have decided […]

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