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Orthodontics

I used to think that orthodontic treatment reduced the incidence of dental decay​ until I read this study…

“The influence of orthodontic treatment on dental caries: An Australian cohort study” https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cdoe.12446 Objective To assess the influence of orthodontic treatment on long‐term caries experience in 30‐year‐old South Australians. The …

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Can the temporomandibular joint adopt due to a functional shift of the mandible in a posterior crossbite case?

Here is an interesting article showing that the TMJ joint can remodel and adopt to certain forces, especially in cases of a funcitonal shift resulting from a posterior crossbite. ” These …

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Studies show that the MMA orthognathic surgery can reduce sleep apnea scores (AHI) significantly

This is a great paper that highlights some of the relationships behind sleep apnea and skeletal malocclusion such is maxillary and mandibular rethrognathia. The author shows that MMA surgeries can …

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