This clinical research paper – recently published in the November issue of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry (J Clin Exp Dent) and which I’ve had the pleasure to have been a part of – aimed at investigating and comparing vertical gingival display (VGD) changes associated with upper (first vs second) premolars extraction during orthodontic treatment.Continue reading “Vertical Gingival Display Changes Associated with Upper Premolars Extraction Orthodontic Treatment: A Prospective Clinical Trial.”
Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.Zora Neale Hurston
This is a short blog post announcing the publication of our latest research article; a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis entitled: Is Piezocision effective in accelerating orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Birthed through the enormous collaborative efforts of colleagues Dr. Samer F. Mheissen (Syria) – the instigator and review coordinator – and Dr. Haris Khan (Pakistan), I’ve had the great pleasure of being a co-author on this project.Continue reading “Is Piezocision Effective in Accelerating Orthodontic Tooth Movement: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”
“Order And Simplicity Are The First Steps Towards Mastery Of A Subject. ” – Thomas Mann
As the saying goes: “Good is the new Average.”
In this age of high public demand for beautiful, natural-looking smiles and ever- increasing self-confidence, as well as the need for more rigorous scientific-based standards of care, there should be really no place for mediocrity.
“Knowledge is a process of piling up facts. Wisdom lies in their simplification.” ~ Martin Fischer
These free eBooks have been self-published by me over the past few years, and here, as my second post on my newly started blog; The Orthodontic Notefile, I would like to directly share them with all readers again.
Please feel free to contact me or provide constructive feedback in the comments below. It is always appreciated to help improve on the updated editions in the future.