Faster orthodontics with MOPs?

In another interesting post from Prof. Kevin O’Brien, he reviews some research undertaken in Jordan looking at whether micro-osteoperforation can speed up tooth movement. Micro-osteoperforation is a process where orthodontists make small holes near your teeth...

Fixed retainers – a two year review

I’ve had my bonded retainers for a little over two years now (where has the time gone?) so thought it about time to share some thoughts on how I have been getting on with them. I have bonded or fixed retainers on my upper and lower front six teeth and was keen...

Dental Monitoring

A tweet from an orthodontic practice caught my attention this morning. It referred to a new way to remotely monitor orthodontic aligner treatment by taking a photo of your teeth with a smartphone which is then analysed by software which detects tooth movement. The...