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  • If you wish to find out more about the work of the group or would like to contribute please speak to me during the course of the day or email me. You can also find further information on our website.


  • 1. Evidence for up-to-date clinical dental practice – a review of 10 years of the Cochrane Oral Health Group 30 th -31 st May 2006, Manchester The Gaps Bill Shaw Jayne Harrison Own logo Review of 10 years
  • 2. Where are the gaps?
    • Everyday technical questions
        • Bracket type
        • Arch wire sequence
          • NiTi – original/SE/heat activated
            • Alignment / pt and clinician outcomes
        • OB reduction
        • Bands or bonds for molars
    • Extraction / non-extraction
        • Extraction pattern – 6s vs. PMs
    • Anchorage
        • HG/palatal implant/mini-implants
    • Inter-visit span
    • Generalist vs Specialist treatment
    • Is ortho Rx necessary
    Own logo Review of 10 years
  • 3. Future plans for filling these gaps
    • Space closure - SR
    • Clinical trials
    • Patient centred outcomes
    • Alternatives to ortho
      • Borderline patients
        • Counselling/psychological coping stratagies
  • 4. Who is responsible for filling the gaps?
    • Research / clinician networks
    • Everyday providers
  • 5. Who will fund this work?
    • Pump-priming, a survey of current practice
    • Companies
      • Conflict of interest
    • Orthodontic Societies’ stamp of approval
    • Ortho societies
    • NHS R&D / NIH / Government
  • 6. What controversies need resolving?
    • Is ortho Rx necessary ?
      • If so at what level of severity?
    • Is ortho Rx beneficial?
      • Pt centred outcomes
        • Ultimate outcomes
          • Quality of life
  • 7. Thank you Own logo Review of 10 years Review of 10 years