Insufficient trial evidence that any surgical treatment for prominent lower front teeth is better or worse than another

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Prominent  lower front teeth can  be associated with a large or prominent lower jaw and/or a small or retrusive upper jaw . The reasons why this occurs are not well understood.  Treatments to correct this range from orthodontic to surgical.  The aim of this Cochrane  review was to evaluate different treatments of Angle Class III [read the full story…]

No evidence to recommend or discourage any type of orthodontic treatment to correct Class II division 2 malocclusion in children

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One of important differences about Cochrane reviews is their commitment of their authors to regularly review and update the content of their reviews.  This is an update of a Cochrane review published in 2006.  The aim of the review being to establish whether orthodontic treatment, carried out without the removal of permanent teeth, in children [read the full story…]

How stable is treatment for anterior open bite

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Anterior open-bite (AOB) is considered to be a challenging malocclusion to treat.  The aim  of this review  was to assess the scientific literature and compile the current state of  the evidence for stability of surgical and nonsurgical therapies for AOB malocclusion. Medline, Embase and the Cochrane Library were searched  for studies in humans where the [read the full story…]