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My top 5 orthodontic promotional videos to make you laugh or cry?

My top 5 orthodontic promotional videos to make you laugh or cry?

By on November 26, 2018 in Recent posts with 25 Comments

I have decided to continue with my theme of favourite things. Here are my top 5 orthodontic sales videos to make you laugh or cry.  I think that they are interesting because it is hard to identify where the unfounded claims start or stop.

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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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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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MOPs speeds up tooth movement according to this new trial!

MOPs speeds up tooth movement according to this new trial!

By on October 22, 2018 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

  We all would like to speed up the rate of tooth movement. This new trial shows that Micro osteo-perforation (MOP) speeds up tooth movement. Recently, investigators have carried out several trials to evaluate methods of attempting to speed up tooth movement. One of these methods is micro-osteoperforation or MOPs. In this technique, small holes […]

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