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Issue: Volume 15 Number 3 - July 2022

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P111  Editorial Comment:  Extraordinary Guest Editorial by J Sandler

I penned an editorial in the previous issue of Orthodontic Update entitled ‘It beggars belief’ describing the unfathomable decision by RCS Edinburgh to remove treated cases from their version of the MOrth examination.1 There then followed quite some email ‘chatter’. We have therefore decided to...  Read more


P115  Letters to the Editor:  Letters to the Editor by N Harradine, CDS OBE, S Rudge, J Muir

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P118  Orthodontics:  Lost in Space: Orthodontic Space Analysis. Part 1 by C Wallis, NE Atack, AJ Ireland

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Orthodontic diagnosis is complex and multifactorial and an initial space analysis informing a decision on whether to extract teeth is consistently highlighted as the most significant diagnostic factor, with other clinical factors being secondary. Although the majority of clinicians are taught a...  Read more

P125  Orthodontics:  Management of the Palatally Displaced Maxillary Canine. Part 1: Extract, Align or Avoid? by T Frawley, N Parkin

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The decision-making process in the management of a patient with a palatally displaced canine can be complex, with several clinical and patient-related variables, each requiring careful consideration, both individually and in unison. In this article, we discuss these factors, along with the...  Read more

P132  Orthodontics:  Neurodiversity and Orthodontic Treatment by M Dillon, E D’Souza, I Edwards

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‘Neurodiversity’ is a term used to describe people with neurological variation; this includes people with autism, dyspraxia, dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Studies have shown an increased prevalence of malocclusion and dental trauma in people with these conditions....  Read more

P137  Orthodontics:  Eating Disorders and Orthodontics by A Singh Dhadwal, B Marnell, A Patel

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In modern-day practice, there is an expanding population of patients with suspected or confirmed eating disorders. Increased awareness of the presenting features and manifestations of eating disorders is required for recognition of this situation and appropriate management. This article provides an...  Read more

P143  Orthodontics:  Craniofacial Microsomia: Aetiology, Classification and Clinical Features. Part 1 by C Gibson, S Mubeen, R Evans

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‘This article gives an overview of craniofacial microsomia (CFM), its diagnostic features and relevant classification systems. Craniofacial microsomia is the most common facial anomaly after cleft lip and palate. It has a wide phenotypic variance and requires a multidisciplinary approach for...  Read more

P149  Orthodontics:  When Doing Nothing is an Option: Self-correction of an Impacted Mandibular Second Premolar by G Aruede, N Yaqoob, K Smart

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This case presents a rare example of self-correction of a deeply impacted mandibular second premolar (LR5) in a medically fit 14-year-old male patient, referred in 2017 regarding a retained deciduous lower right second molar (LRe). CBCT imaging highlighted that the origin of the ID canal was in...  Read more

P153  Tricks of the Trade:  Anterior Crossbite Correction: Bevelled Resin Turbos by O Hameed, G Minhas

Anterior crossbites are often treated interceptively to reduce the risk of enamel wear, periodontal loss of attachment or mandibular displacement. Although various techniques have been described, treatment usually entails the use of a removable or fixed appliance.1 This Trick of the Trade describes...  Read more

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