Cranio-mandibular manual therapy for temporomandibular disorders

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This review of cranio-mandibular manual therapy (CMMT) on pain and maximum mouth opening in people with temporomandibular disorders included 6 RCTs. While the available evidence supports the use of CMMT it is of very low quality so should be interpreted cautiously.

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Photobiomodulation therapy and dental implant stability and success

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8 small short term RCTs were included in this review of the effect of photobiomodulation (low-level laser therapy) on dental implant stability and success suggesting no differences

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Orthodontic treatment; can it be accelerated by surgical and non-surgical approaches?

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With typical orthodontic treatment taking 18-24 months there is pressure to reduce the time it takes. This review considers a range of potential options but there is limited quality evidence for most of the techniques identified.

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