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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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Does AcceleDent increase the speed of Invisalign?

Does AcceleDent increase the speed of Invisalign?

By on December 3, 2018 in Recent posts with 9 Comments

We would all like to make teeth move faster.  This new trial looks at the effect of AcceleDent on the rate of Invisalign treatment.

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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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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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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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