How to look after my brace when my orthodontic practice is closed

First things first, don’t worry! There are very few emergencies in orthodontics.  If you have your braces on for a few extra weeks while your orthodontist’s clinic is closed this is not a problem. At … Read more

Forthcoming OSI Meetings

2020 OSI Autumn Meeting & AGM Friday 20th & Saturday 21st November 2020, Kilkenny with parallel sessions for: Orthodontic Therapists,  Orthodontic Teams and Orthodontic Laboratory Technicians OSI meetings are open to registered specialist orthodontists  

World Orthodontic Health Day

The WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTICS strives to encourage high standards of orthodontics throughout the world and on the 15th May we celebrate WFO WORLD ORTHODONTIC HEALTH DAY. The WOHD logo was designed by Ananth Shankar … Read more

The pitfalls of mail-order dentistry

Sir, – I read Fiona Gartland’s article “Mail-order dentistry at root of number of complaints” (July 19th) with concern but little surprise. The idea of mail-order dentistry reliably providing effective and safe treatment is, as … Read more

OSI Spring Meeting

31st March – 1 April Ten Square Hotel, BelfastClass II Treatment from Beginning to End Dr Lysle Johnston Treatment of class II with the Forsus appliance Dr José Chaqués AsensiCan’t brush, won’t brush; understanding dyspraxia in … Read more

‘Silence’, faith – and dentistry

Jan 10th 2017. Sir, – In his Saturday column, Donald Clarke observes “we do not ask for moral lessons from dentistry”. I am happy to provide one unsolicited: look after your teeth. Enormous amounts of … Read more