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Welcome to Orthodontic Update

Orthodontic Update is a clinical title aimed at both the high street Orthodontist and general practitioners with a small orthodontic patient list. Whether a specialist, a GDP or a therapist, Orthodontic Update proves an invaluable resource.

Each issue provides at least 4 peer-reviewed papers, written by expert clinicians and specialists in their field and all written in a clear and readable tone.

The journal offers practical solutions to issues and challenges occurring within practice on a daily basis: it also keeps you informed with the very latest in innovative developments and techniques, ensuring you remain up-to-date with clinically relevant information which benefits you, your practice team and your patients.

Subscription to Orthodontic Update offers the following:

4 issues per year

16 hours of verifiable CPD per year (with Enhanced CPD certificates and domains)

Available in print, online or via App

Access to an online archive with a comprehensive range of peer-reviewed papers

Help with Enhanced CPD

A subscription to Orthodontic Update offers 16 hours of verifiable Enhanced CPD each year and CPD certificates can be downloaded via the website or a member of the Orthodontic Update Team can send them on to you on request.

In line with the changes required for Enhanced CPD Orthodontic Update CPD certificates include all required details such as subject, learning content, aims and objectives. Furthermore each Orthodontic Update article will state the domain/s to which the CPD activity relates.

A world of Orthodontic Update

Membership also offers subscribers online access to the Orthodontic Update archive dating back to launch, as well as the opportunity to interact and engage online with authors, board members and fellow readers, inspiring discussion and debate.

Current Live Edition: Volume 12 Number 4 - October 2019

P125  Editorial Comment:  Never a dull moment by J Sandler

The thing I have most loved about orthodontics is that there are always new clinical challenges and innovative techniques to push forward the frontiers of the specialty. There is always something to pique the interest of enthusiastic orthodontists who still get excited about the mechanics and...

P134  Orthodontics:  Multiple Unerupted Teeth – an Interesting Challenge by N Adam, A Flett, C Sandler  CPD

This paper describes primary failure of eruption and presents some of the theories about the aetiology of this clinical condition. It also covers single ankylosed teeth as well as cases that present with multiple unerupted teeth. The various approaches to the clinical management of this not...

P140  Orthodontics:  Primary Failure of Eruption – a Review and Case Report by B Marlow, K Parker, S Hodges  CPD

Partial or complete failure of tooth eruption may be due to several causes, including primary failure of eruption (PFE), and an accurate diagnosis is essential for appropriate management. This article reviews PFE and the possible treatment options. Case reports of two patients diagnosed with PFE...

P145  Orthodontics:  How to Design and Set Up a Clinical Trial Part 2: Protocols and Approvals by A Atwal, PE Benson  CPD

Data from clinical trials involving human participants are essential in establishing an evidence base about the safety and effectiveness of our treatments. This second article describes the steps involved in designing and setting up a clinical trial, from writing a protocol to gaining the necessary...