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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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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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When should we take a Cone Beam CT? Careful with that radiation, Eugene Part 3

When should we take a Cone Beam CT? Careful with that radiation, Eugene Part 3

By on November 12, 2018 in Recent posts with 10 Comments

There is no doubt that CBCT has revolutionised orthodontic imaging. But when are we justified to take a CBCT?

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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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