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Is orthodontic research poor? The Pyramid of Denial revisited

Is orthodontic research poor? The Pyramid of Denial revisited

By on April 23, 2018 in Recent posts with 12 Comments

This blog post is about the rejection of research findings.  I have decided to revisit the ‘Pyramid of Denial” which outlines the reason for illogical rejection of research.

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A massive Cochrane systematic review tells us a lot about Class II treatment.

A massive Cochrane systematic review tells us a lot about Class II treatment.

By on March 19, 2018 in Recent posts with 15 Comments

We have updated our Cochrane review on Class II treatment. The results are interesting and clinically relevant.

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Myofunctional appliances are cost effective: A new trial

Myofunctional appliances are cost effective: A new trial

By on November 27, 2017 in Recent posts with 13 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I published a very popular post on myofunctional appliances.  This post is about a new trial that looks at their cost-effectiveness.

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How accurate are orthodontic intra oral timers?

How accurate are orthodontic intra oral timers?

By on October 23, 2017 in Recent posts with 5 Comments

Wouldn’t it be great if we could accurately record the time that our patients wear their removable/functional appliances. Recently, new orthodontic intra oral timers have been developed and this new study provides us information on their accuracy.

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30 years of orthodontics….what has changed?

30 years of orthodontics….what has changed?

By on September 20, 2016 in Personal opinion, Recent posts with 22 Comments

30 years of orthodontics….what has changed? I have just returned from holiday and while I was taking a break I realised that it is 30 years since I completed my orthodontic specialist training.   I thought that I should write a post on the changes that have occurred in 30 years of orthodontics and I hope […]

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