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Align Technology responds to my post about Invisalign Mandibular Advancement

Align Technology responds to my post about Invisalign Mandibular Advancement

By on February 4, 2019 in Recent posts with 25 Comments

Last week I posted about Invisalign Mandibular Advancement. Invisalign felt that some of my statements were not correct. As a result, I offered them a post to address their concerns.

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Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain?

Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain?

By on January 28, 2019 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

One of the most troublesome problems that our patient’s report is pain. Can this be reduced by merely chewing gum?

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Is periodontal health better with aligners than fixed appliances?

Is periodontal health better with aligners than fixed appliances?

By on August 20, 2018 in Recent posts with 3 Comments

We know that periodontal health is influenced by fixed appliances. But is it better with aligners? It is logical to assume that as aligners can be removed it should be easier for our patients to maintain good oral hygiene than with fixed appliances. As a result, periodontal health should be better with aligners than with […]

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Foot posture causes malocclusion!

Foot posture causes malocclusion!

By on July 23, 2018 in Recent posts with 14 Comments

Sometimes I come across papers that may seem to be just weird. This new paper looks at the association between foot posture and malocclusion.

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AcceleDent advertising is judged to breach a UK advertising code

AcceleDent advertising is judged to breach a UK advertising code

By on July 5, 2018 in Recent posts with 6 Comments

You may remember that sometime ago I posted about Damon advertising the the UK advertising code. It now appears that AcceleDent have done the same.  I have done an extra post for this week.

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