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Issue: Volume 14 Number 4 - October 2021

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P175  Editorial Comment:  Race to the bottom by J Sandler

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We live in an age when we endlessly talk about evidence-based practice, but are constantly being bombarded by new, untested techniques supported by charismatic KOLs. So, how do we guard against being seduced by all this ‘fool’s gold’?  Read more


P180  Orthodontics:  Management of Bilateral Horizontally Impacted and Dilacerated Maxillary Central Incisors at the Nasal Floor: A Multidisciplinary Specialist Approach by P Mairéad Sinnott, K Parker, J Noar

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In cases of horizontally impacted and dilacerated maxillary central incisors where alignment is attempted, treatment is often prolonged, and achieving an optimal result can be uncertain. We present a case of bilateral horizontally impacted maxillary central incisors lying against the nasal floor,...  Read more

P186  Orthodontics:  Management of lower incisor extraction cases. Part 1: case selection and planning by J Scholey, S Visram, Y Ashok Patel

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Extraction of a lower incisor as part of an orthodontic treatment plan is still considered one of the more unusual choices in contemporary clinical practice. There are, however, situations where this treatment choice may be either enforced, or it provides an additional option that can both simplify...  Read more

P195  Orthodontics:  Unusual case report: ectopic canines, resorption and hypodontia in monozygotic twins by D Rosenthal, P Mistry

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Ectopic maxillary canines are present in 1–3% of the population and may consequentially cause root resorption in 66.7% of lateral incisors. Ectopic canines are thought to be of polygenic and multifactorial origin, although Msx1 and Pax9 are suggested genetic candidates. Hypodontia is present in up...  Read more

P201  Orthodontics:  Does orthodontic treatment provide long-term improvements in patients’ self-esteem and oral health-related quality of life? A literature review by D Coffey, K Doody

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Orthodontic treatment is often provided on the assumption that improvements of oral function and aesthetics will result in improved self-esteem (SE) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). This article reviews the current available literature pertaining to the effect of orthodontic...  Read more

P209  Orthodontics:  Clinical psychology and its role in the orthognathic surgical pathway by M Taloumtzi, CánP Devine, C Priestley, M Millwaters

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Orthognathic surgery is a major elective procedure that can pose a significant amount of psychological distress to patients before, during and after surgery. These patients tend to have higher levels of state anxiety and a poor (facial) body image of themselves. Patients less satisfied by their...  Read more

P214  Orthodontics:  Orthodontic-induced temporary sensory nerve deficit of the lower lip by M Chung, T Lord, N Flannigan

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This article presents a case of temporary right-sided numbness of the lower lip during orthodontic treatment to upright an impacted lower right second molar (LR7) in a 15-year-old male. Following cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) this was revealed to be a result of deficient bone between the...  Read more

P223  Orthodontics:  Diagnostic dilemmas: case presentation by G Oliver, N Atack

This article reports on a case presenting to a university dental hospital. We encourage readers to assess and develop their own management plan. Potential options and the treatment carried out are discussed.   Read more

P228  Tricks of the Trade:  How to disimpact an ectopic first permanent molar by CA Brierley

The prevalence of ectopic eruption of first permanent molars (FPMs) ranges from 0.75% to 6% in different populations, with some studies reporting a higher occurrence of impaction in the maxilla compared to the mandible.  Read more

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