An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

Tag: perception of malocclusion

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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Does substituting premolars for canines look good?

Does substituting premolars for canines look good?

By on October 9, 2017 in Recent posts with 11 Comments

  Occasionally, we decide that an impacted canine cannot be aligned and decide to remove it and replace it with a first premolar.  This study provides great information on the aesthetics of this approach.

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A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery.

A trial on “surgery first” orthognathic surgery.

By on August 7, 2017 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

One of the most interesting recent orthodontic developments is the “surgery first” approach for orthognathic  surgery. This post is about a new trial that provides us with some information on this technique.

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Which are best?  Fixed or removable functional appliances….

Which are best? Fixed or removable functional appliances….

By on December 14, 2015 in Recent posts, Systematic reviews, Trials with 9 Comments

Which are best? Fixed or removable functional appliances…. Over the past few months I have covered several interesting and clinically relevant systematic reviews. I was pleased to come across this new review on the effects of fixed versus removable function appliances published in the European Journal of Orthodontics. Our choice of functional appliances is important […]

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Is it better to use a fixed or removable appliance to correct a crossbite?: The final answer!

Is it better to use a fixed or removable appliance to correct a crossbite?: The final answer!

By on August 3, 2015 in Clinical Research, Trials with 14 Comments

What is the best method of crossbite correction: The answer! A few months ago I posted on the results of a trial of methods to correct anterior crossbites. Since then I have found several other papers from this trial and I have rewritten my original post to combine the findings into a single definitive post […]

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